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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!

Bank Manager and ¢378 Million Colones Missing

Juan Carlos Quesada is the prime suspect in the missing ¢378 million colones (US$750.000 dollars) missing from the...

Illegal fishing suspected in Costa Rica mass turtle killing

(AP) The Costa Rican government says illegal fishing could be the cause of 280 sea turtles showing up...

Gonzalez Says Costa Rica’s History Helps Qualify Her to Lead WTO

While Presidenta Laura Chinchilla is in Europe promoting Costa Rica, at home Trade Minister Anabel Gonzalez, who is...

2013 Yellow Pages Is Here!

Starting last week the 2013 Páginas Amarillas (Yellow Pages) has been hitting the doors of homes and businesses...

New Political Party Emerges From The Crumbling PUSC

A new political party has emerged for the upcoming presidential elections in 2014, the Centro Democrático y Social...

Epsy Hires Creator of “Menos Malo” For Publicity Campaign

Epsy Campbell has hired Giovanni Bulgarelli, creator of the "El Menos Malo" (Least Bad) political campaign in the...

ICE Employee Suspected in Cable Robbery

"Gato Casero" is Spanish for an inside job. That has been the the assumption of the Instituto Costarricense...

Costa Rica Most Expensive Country in Central America, One Of the Highest in Latin America

Anyone living in Costa Rica will tell you, while experts confirm that living in Costa Rica has gotten...

1.100 Bottles of Liquor Aging in Legislative Assembly Cellar

Hundreds of litres of vodka, whiskey, rum and brandy are among the spirits aging in the cellar of...

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Blocks Naming of Costa Rica Honorary Consul

OTTAWA – Canada’s foreign affairs department blocked the appointment of Canadian businessman Nathan Jacobson as Costa Rica’s honorary...

Costa Rica Largest Recipient of Migrant Workers In The Region

Costa Rica is, in absolute numbers the largest recipient of labour migration in the region, this according to...

More than 200 Lights Posts Downed in Traffic Accidents Every Year

The Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz (CNFL) - power and light company - says it as to...

Up to ¢43 Gas Hike On The Way

Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) is processing a request for a hike in fuel prices that...

Production Council Has No Idea Of Location and Use of 48 Properties

If the Consejo Nacional de la Producción (CNP) - National Production Council - where a business it probably...

Another “Happiest Country” Survey; Costa Rica Doesn’t Make the Cut

Norway tops the list of happiest countries in the world What does happiness mean to you? At its core...

Costa Rica Banana Production Falls 2% in 2012

Costa Rica exported about 103 million boxes of bananas during 2012, a decline of 2% in production compared...

INS Cellular Insurance Covers Theft But Not Larceny

Currently the only insurer to provide coverage for a cellular phone is the state insurer, the Instituto Nacional...

6 Drivers A Day Caught Drunk

The Policia de Tránsito (traffic police) catch on average six drunk drivers, which seem not to appear scared...

Three Quakes Shook Costa Rica Friday

An earthquake measuring 4.5 degrees on the Richter scale occurred at 8:21 pm Friday off the coast of...

Where to live – West of San José

By Christphoer Howard/Live in Costa Rica Blog I originally started this series a couple of months ago but got...

‘Wild West’ of Medicine: Costa Rica has only 52 plastic surgeons duly recognized

The Asociación Costarricense de Cirujanos Plásticos (Costa Rican Association of Plastic Surgeons) confirms there are only 52 plastic...

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon in Costa Rica

If you are considering cosmetic or plastic surgery, do not overlook the importance of choosing the right physician....

Weather forecast for strong and cold winds this weekend

If you are going out and about this weekend make sure you have a jacket or even a...

4.5 Quake in Puntarenas

Costa Rica has been rock and rolling, siemic wise, with the latest registering at 8:26pm Friday night. The OVSICORI...

Offenders To Pay Traffic Fines

A ruling by the Sala Constitucional (Constitutional Court) says that the offender is the one responsible to pay...

Moms And Babies Took To The Streets For Longer Breastfeeding

Moms and babies, including strollers and baby bottles, paraded on Friday through downtown San José in support of...

Ticos Abroad Can Vote on Party Conventions

The more than 6.000 Costa Ricans that live abroad adn who are registered to vote in the upcoming...

Introducing Question 2 Answer!

Question 2 Answer or Q&A is a new feature on QCosta Rica, a place where people ask and...

Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth Hit Costa Rica’s Beaches

Miley and Liam have hit Costa Rica for a romantic, bikini-clad vacation getaway! Aren’t they so romantic? While hanging...

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...

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Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

OIJ Presumes Body Found In River Is Brother of Murdered Model

The body of a young male found this Sunday in Esparza is believed to be related to the murder of model Isamar Villata, 24...
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Travelling to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

History of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is apart of Luzerne County and it is one of the...

Landslide Causes Problems On The Ruta 2, Inter American Highway South

The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down to only one lane, at kilometer...

Higher Dollar and Interest Rates Slowed Consumer Spending

The constant instability of the dollar exchange rate and the increase in interest rates, especially in colones, have slowed the growth of consumer spending...

Cloudy Skies and Rain May Cloud Costa Rica View Of Eclipse

While million across the U.S. and the world are in the path of totality for today's solar eclipse, in Costa Rica the eclipse is...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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