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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 in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

By Jason Holland. International Living/QCostarica Here in Tamarindo, on the northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica, everybody knows everybody....

Costa Rica builds National Police Academy

Infosurhoy/QCostarica News - Though Costa Rica has 14,000 police officers, 35% have not completed the basic police training...

Woman busted in Spain for cocaine in breast implants

(CNN) -- She arrived on a suspicious flight. Her story didn't sound right. And then there was the...

TACA To Get New Airplanes

TACA, which is now owned by the Colombian airline, Avianca will soon be getting new airplanes for service...

Kolbi First With iPhone 5 in Costa Rica At 10pm Tonight

First iPhone 5 offered starting at 10pm tonight Although the official release in Costa Rica is Friday, Kolbi -...

Costa Rica Teacher Sentenced; Paid Students for Sex

A 51 year old agriculture teacher in both Costa Rica's high school and primary school, was sentenced to...

How to Be a Lady in the Jungle

By Nina Arias and Arianna McKinney, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica Photos by Giordano Campini Summer is here! Along with the clear...

Costa Rica Cloud Forests

By Kerry La, Costa Rican Times/QCostarica You’ve heard of rainforests and maybe even remember hearing a few other types...

Costa Rica bans Hunting As A Sport

Ban does not affect Sport Fishing Costa Rica on Monday became the first Latin American country to ban hunting...

Costa Rica bans Hunting As A Sport

Ban does not affect Sport Fishing Costa Rica on Monday became the first Latin American country to ban hunting...

Chasing The ‘Impossible Dream’ – Nebraska Couple Starting a Resort in Costa Rica

Via Omaha.com/QCostarica Lush green jungle, white sandy beaches, roaring waterfalls – they are sights many people can only dream...

So, This is Barrio Chino?

Other than the arch that told me I was in "Barrio Chino", the only difference of the area...

4.9 Quakes Rocks Costa Rica

It was a few minutes before 1am when a jolt shook the house. It was an instant, more...

World of new experiences in Costa Rica, Nicaragua

By Elizabeth Yardley, Phylliburbs/QCostarica Having been to Costa Rica so many times, I’ve grown used to the different culture,...

Second Upscale Wyndham Hotel Opens as The Herradura Changes Over From The Ramada

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with nearly 7,260 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation,...

Second Upscale Wyndham Hotel Opens as The Herradura Changes Over From The Ramada

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with nearly 7,260 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation,...

The “Topes” Of Calle 7

In this first "Only in Costa Rica" post I bring you the remodeled Paseo de los Estudiantes, which...

New Feature: QOnly in Costa Rica

This new feature will depict the quirky side of Costa Rica, in photos and stories that will make...

Arroz Cantonez Con Chorrizo Chino

David Mani, on his Facebook page gives us a glimpse of San José of the future with mayor...

Have Broom Will…

Success! I am now a legal Costa Rican resident!

By  Judith Lipton, M.D. and David Barash, Ph.D., Psychology Today/QCostarica Success! The witch is dead, I got her broom,...

The Two Sides of Costa Rica’s Police

The sure can act tough against little old ladies...

Courts Decide on Dress Code: Miniskirts, Low Necklines & Tight Blouses Out

Costa Rica's female judicial functionaries may not wear miniskirts, low necklines, tight blouses or strapless wear. So decided...

Sansa Annouces Direct Flights To La Fortuna

Traveling to and from San José and La Fortuna, that includes the tourist area of Arenal and the...

Increase in Crime with Return of Tourists

By Arianna McKinney, Voice of Nosara/QCostarica During the first 15 days of November, the beginning of tourist season, the...

El Aguinaldo is a new concept for retirees

From LiveinCostarica blog/QCostarica It is almost that time of year when employers in Costa Rica have to pay employees...

Dry Air Mass Brings Hot Days All Week

A dry air mass will mean hot and sunny days this week, great for pre-Christmas vacationing at the...

Thousands Took To The Streets on Sunday For a “Tamal”

A Tamal and Christmas go hand in hand in Costa Rica, when thousands gathers on Paseo Colón Sunday...

Costa Rica set to ban hunting for sport

Costa Rica is set to become the first country in Latin America to ban hunting for sport, a...

RACSA Promises Fast Internet in January

RACSA, the subsidiary of the once-telecommunications monopoly ICE, promises ultra-fast Internet communications are coming for their customers next...

Former CONAVI Official Says Presidencia Asked For Secrecy In Construction of Trocha

Miguel Ramirez, an engineer who helped build the trail border road known as "La Trocha", in the northern...

It Doesn’t Pay To Be The First in Costa Rica In Anything

COMMENTARY By and large most Costa Ricans know this too well, it is part of the culture. Foreigners, especially...

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The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación Solidaristas (Solidarity Associations), whose volume of credits is equivalent to...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known...

The Best Online Degrees for Working in the United States

Online degrees have changed the face of education and their unique model has several advantages, from greater flexibility in workload and course completion time...

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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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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

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