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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!

New Methods of Money Laundering in Costa Rica

A new method of money laundering coming from drug trafficking is evident in some hotels in Costa Rica,...

ICE Announces 4G For Year End

The current trend in mobile communications to use devices connected to the internet full time is forcing carriers...

Is the iPhone 4G 4G?

It's becoming increasingly common to hear phone makers and mobile phone service providers hype their networks or phones...

UPDATED: Gasoline Price Drop In Effect Saturday. Maybe.

The expected publication of the price drop in La Gaceta did not occur on Tuesday as had been...

License Plate Changeover By Mid Year

The Dirección de Servicios del Registro Nacional announced that the planned license plate changeover will start by the...

All The Way To The Vatican To Give An Invite?

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla is being raked over the coals by CRHoy.com in this Toon. The captions Doña Laura: "Holy Father,...

United States Hits Costa Rica Court Corruption Control

The U.S. State Department strongly criticized the Costa Rican courts' internal corruption controls in its latest International Narcotics...

“You Are A Woman Of Courage”, Pope Tells Costa Rica Presidenta

It was a brief meeting, a few seconds, on Tuesday at the Vatican where the exchange between the...

The Benefits of Eating Like a Local in Costa Rica

Eating like a local is one of the best ways to keep your cost of living low in...

Starbucks Plans To Buy Costa Rica Coffee Farm

The Seattle coffee store chain Starbucks announced it plans to buy its first coffee farm, a nearly 600-acre...

Tigo Announces International Calling Number For Costa Rica

Families and friends separated by distance, can now communicate more easily and at more competitive prices, thanks to...

Everest, Kilimanjaro pop up on Google Maps Street View

Google released a way to visit the tallest of the Seven Summits. The world's biggest mountains are starting...

It’s Vacation Time in Costa Rica. Government Employees Off All Of Semana Santa

In a few days Costa Rica goes into "holiday" mode as Semana Santa rounds the corner. And while...

No Left Turn From Sabana Sur

Starting Wednesday eastbound traffic along the Sabana Sur, the road parallel to the Ruta 27, will no longer...

One In Four Inmates In Costa Rica Appeal For A Bed

One in four inmates who made an appeal since 2009 was to get a bed, this according to...

Costa Rica Central Pacific Top Tourist Destination For Semana Santa

Semana Santa is big for tourism in Costa Rica, both for national and international tourists, as hotel operators...

Panama “Most” Catholic Of Central America

Panama is the Central American country with the most number of Roman Catholics, this according to the latest...

Post In The Road.

A matter of lack of co-ordination, a situation that unfortunately is more common than unsual.  

The “Good Doctor” For President!

Dr. Rodolfo Hernández is the third declared candidate for the 2014 presidential elections, being chosen Saturday as leader...

Should the San José – San Ramón Be A Toll Road?

The approval of the concession for the construction and maintenance of the toll road between San José and...

Cats Overrun Costa Rica’s Legislature

Nobody knows how many there are in total or where they came from, but they have been seen...

Tico Inglish!

The owner of this car will exchange for a "picap". One can assume that it refers to a...

MOPT Minister Says San José – San Ramón Tolls May Be Lowered

The photo says it all, as the ministro de transportes, Pedro Castro, visited the community of San Ramòn...

Downtown San José CLOSED To Traffic Sunday (Map)

About 5.000 runners are expected to participate in the Central American Games marathon this Sunday, March 17, forcing...

Costa Rica Losing Its Fight Against Drug Trafficking?

Costa Rica is ill equipped to prevent its growing importance as a major drug smuggling corridor, according to...

Samsung S4 is expected to be available in Costa Rica by June.

Samsung Galaxy S4 keeps calm, carries on with big screen If you're looking for Samsung's new Galaxy S4 to...

Only Two Candidates Confirmed For 2014 Presidential Elections

With less than a year to go before the presidential elections, on the first Sunday of February 2014,...

Expomóvil With Lukewarm (Re)Opening Friday

Following the tugging and pulling between the municipalidad de Belén, the Centro de Eventos Pedregal and the Asociación...

Costa Rica – Panama Cross-Border ID Ready

Costa Rica and Panama have agreed to a cross-border card and so Costa Ricans and Panamanians no longer...

Tico Pricing!

Tico pricing: 1 pineapple for ¢500, 2 for the special price of ¢1.000!

Tempisque Bridge Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary and A Decade Of Neglect

Next month, April 2013, the bridge over the Tempisque river in the Nicoya Peninsula celebrates its 10th anniversary....

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Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins

On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in...

Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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