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"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! Rico brings his special kind of savvy to online marketing. His websites are engaging, provocative, informative and sometimes off the wall, where you either like or you leave it. The same goes for him, like him or leave him.There is no middle ground. No compromises, only a passion for presenting reality as he sees it!

Living large in Costa Rica

(CNN) -- Not so long ago, Costa Rica was a backpacker's game. Other than a few business-class hotels in...

No Concerts Past 8PM At National Stadium; Soccer Games OK

Rowdy and noisy sport activities are welcomed at the Estadio Nacional (national stadium) located in La Sabana, but...

“Notables” Propose Eliminating Autonomous Boards; Presidenta Promises Quick Action

The elimination of the boards of directors of independent institutions and the closure of Consejo Nacional de Vialidad...

Driver Who Killed 6 Says Cow Crossed His Path

"I am not responsible for the accident, I request my freedom. It happened because I dodged a heifer...

Costa Rica First in Latin America In Outsourcing: Tholons

Costa Rica places first in Latin America and thirtheenth in the world for outsourcing services, according to the...

Prime Rate Drops to 8.9%

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank - lowered the prime rate starting today (Thursday)...

Otto Guevara May Run For President, Again

Although he says he's out, he may just get back in the fight, again, for the presidential chair...

JetBlue plans new Fort Lauderdale-San Jose, Costa Rica service on June 27

JetBlue Airways plans new daily, nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and San José (SJO), Costa Rica starting June...

Los Chorros de Tacares: A Heavenly Place

Low cost and minutes from the San José airport Deep into the jungle, surrounded only by the sound of...

Variable Harlequin Toad On Extinction List

This is the Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad (Atelopus varius), also known as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical...

Water Rationing Possible This Summer

The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) is concerned about the low levels in the rivers, which would result in...

“Improvisados” At Palmares Not Insured

The death of 29 year old Melvin Valverde has brought to light that "improvisados" - amateurs who enter...

Only 8.100 Make The Cut For UCR This Year

Only 8.100 of the 20.594 applicants will be accepted for entry to the Universidad De Costa Rica (UCR)...

Closed For Business: Government Targets Short- Term Capital Inflows

Government to present draft legislation to discourage speculative capital coming in Last Minute News: 3:23pm - Through a Twitter...

Owners Of Assisted Homes Can Rent Them Out

The Banco Hipotecario de la Vivienda (BANHVI) said the institution will allow owners of assisted homes to rent...

Garza’s Italian Love Affair

BY Giordano Ciampini, Voice of Nosara For homemade Italian dishes, check out Sol y Mar restaurant in Garza. Partners...

This Is Austerity In Government?

At least 40 luxury Toyota Fortuner vehicles will be assigned to officials of the various courts and prosecutor's...

Political Humour: Presidenta Milking The Country

In this caricature of the Lincoln Plaza controversy over breastfeeding, we see mall security kicking out the Presidenta,...

Costa Rica Is Now An Exporter of Buses

Costa Rica became an exporter of buses with the first 12 units headed for El Salvador. Daewoo Costa Rica,...

Bloody Weekend in Costa Rica: 14 Deaths in 48 Hours

This past weekend was a bloody on in Costa Rica's, with 14 people losing their lives in only...

Driver In Weekend Accident Killing 6 Faces More than 40 Years Prison

It was Saturday evening, around 11:30pm, when a group of three couples were coming home from a party...

Young Man Killed By Bull in Palmares Festival

Melvin Valverde Villalobos lost his life in the bull ring in the Palmares Festival Monday night. The 26...

“Ticas” Struggle To Shed Their Male Name

Seven Costa Rican transgenders want to erase all of their identity as a male. They feel as being...

Almost 25% of Nicaraguans Would Go To Costa Rica For Work

A recent poll by M&R Consultores in Nicaragua reveals that 24.5% of Nicaraguans would be willing to leave...

Drunk Driver Kills 6 In Guanacaste

Six people were crushed under the weight of trailer loaded with stones in the late hours of Saturday...

Protest Planned To Extend Maternity Leave

A group of women are organizing a protest march on the Legislative Assembly for Friday, January 18, to...

Costa Rica On The Hunt For Brazilian Investment

Seduced by Brazila's economic boom, Costa Rica will be on the hunt for investors and entrepreneurs. According to...

Border Improvement Fee Proposed

Costa Rica is considering charging a border fee of US$25 for an export declaration and US$5 for each...

Costa Rican Seismologist Participates in Antartic Expedition

The Costa Rican scientist, Mario Protti, is in Antartica taking part in the WISSARD Project, as the team...

50 Mothers Took Part in Mamatón

Costa Rica News - At least 50 mothers took part in breastfeeding their infants at Lincoln Plaza Saturday....

“Palmares” Trash Sent to China and Mexico

In one thing Costa Ricans love more than the festivals is littering. Just look around after a concert...

Protest “Mamatón” Today (Saturday)

In protest of the prohibition of breastfeeding in public areas by Lincoln Plaza, mothers from all over are...

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Elena Correa Officially Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2017

"I am proud to be her boyfriend," were the words of businessman Carlos Rodriguez on Elena Correa who was officially crowned Miss Costa Rica...

Low Cost Carrriers (LCCs) Flying High in Central America

  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the launch of the region’s first local...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 21%

Between April 2016 and April 2017, the balance of credit card debt in Costa Rica grew by 21%, equivalent to 3.7% of GDP, says...

Courier Business Growing in Costa Rica

The parcel forwarding companies JetBox, Box Correos and Aeropost reported increases of between 12% and 35% in the number of packages shipped in the...

Big Game Today, Costa Rica Vs. Panama

CONCACAF Gold Cup action continues today, Wednesday, July 19,  as Costa Rica faces Panama in quarterfinal action. The game is being played at the  Lincoln...

EU Enhances Partnership With Costa Rica

Today, on the first-ever official visit of any European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD) to Costa Rica, the current Commissioner Neven Mimica...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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