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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!

“Imperial” Soldiers

INAMU Alarmed By High Number of Pregnancies Under The Age of 15

The Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres (INAMU) - Costa Rica's Natioal Women's Institute - is alarmed by the...

74% Of Gasoline Trucks In Costa Rica Fail First Inspection

Here is a not so comforting fact, 3 out of 4 trucks carrying flammable materials failed the Riteve...

Fitch: credit restrictions in Costa Rica neutral for ratings

Despite credit restrictions sanctioned by the Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) in January, ratings on the country's...

Costa Rica Asks Mexico To Finance Construction of Sixaola Bridge

Mexico's president, Enrique Peña Nieto, is in Costa Rica this week, arriving on Monday with his wife, Angélica...

Union Calls For Demonstrations on Thursday

The Asociación Nacional de Educadores (ANDE) - national education association - union has called on its members and...

“Trocha” Contract Data Stolen

Four computers containing information regarding road builders' contracts with the highway agency CONAVI were stolen late Wednesday night...

Early Morning Quake Shook Jacó

It was 5:53am when many in the Pacific coastal area of Playa Jacó were awakened by an earthquake...

Taxman Shuts Down 18 Retailers Last Week

The Dirección Nacional de Tributación (National Directorate of Taxation) shut down last week, 18 retail business located in...

A Violent Weekend: 16 Violent Deaths!

The Cruz Roja (Red Cross) released on Monday that 16 people died violently this past weekend, with traffic...

“Teatro al Mediodia” Kicks Off 2013 Season Today

The 2013 season of the “Teatro al Mediodia” (Theatre at Noon) begins today and every Tuesday at the...

“Country Owes Him”, Laura Chinchilla; “Mora Was A Great Friend”, Oscar Arias

Luis Paulino Mora Mora (April 8, 1944 - February 17, 2013) President of the Supreme Court of Justice of...

African Countries Fight Snakebites With Serum Made in Costa Rica

The objective of the institute is to save lives and not profit. Burkina Faso, Mali, Ghana and Kenya will...

The Presidenta At Work!

ICE Continues To Block Cell Phone Number Portability

While Costa Ricans and private carriers look forward to cellular phone number portability - the ability to change...

Costa Rica – Panama Border “Common Area” Picks Up Momentum

The idea of creating a "common area" at the Costa Rica - Panama border is picking up momentun,...

Four Decades As Civil Servant Never Went on Disability

At 67 years of age Dr. William Argüello is just one the some 176.000 civil servants employed by...

Costa Rica’s Chief Justice Luis Paulino Mora Dies

Supreme Court Chief Justice, Paulino Mora, died Sunday night at the age of 68. His death was a...

The Two Meteorites In The History of Costa Rica

During the great earthquake of Cartago in 1910, there were reports of a meteor streaking across the skies...

Some 190 small and medium sized businesses will be promoting their products this weekend at the "Feria del...

Man Climbs Stadium For Fourth Time

A weakness in security at the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium in La Sabana has allowed a man to...

Child-Molestation Suspect Arrested at LAX After Hiding Out For Years in Costa Rica

Norris moved to the farm town of Quepos, Costa Rica, in 2006 A man accused of sexually abusing a...

Benavides Blames Presidenta For La Trocha

The Ministro de la Presidencia (Presidency Minister) Carlos Ricardo Benavides Tuesday lay the blame for decisions on construction...

Teatro Melico Salazar To Get A Facelift

In celebration of its 85 years, the Teatro Melico Salazar, will get a facelift. The "Melico" as it...

Criminals Target Taxis

According to police authorities, taxi drivers in Costa Rica have become a favourite target of criminals. And not...

Too Much Political Exposure…Karina Apologizes For Saying Chinchilla Government is Corrupt

Former vice-minister, Karina María Bolaños Picado, retracted her statements made to the Spanish magazine, Interviú, on alleged corruption...

Costa Rica University Promotes Ban on Nuclear Weapons

Costa Rica is an advocate for peace. A University for Peace student delegation visited the Presidenta Laura Chinchilla,  at...

Presidenta Chinchilla Says Ready To Act To Defend Currency

In an interview with Isabella Cota of Reuters on Thursday, Presidenta Laura Chinchilla said that she was ready...

WARNING: Scotiabank Online Customers Being Targeted With Phoney Emails

If you are a customer of Scotiabank and use the bank's online services, WARNING OF THE EMAIL that...

Costa Rica – Colombia FTA Negotiations Remains Open

The negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and Colombia did not come to and...

Small Businessmen Can Take Out Loan Without Risking The Family Home

The government of Laura Chinchilla is promoting a bill that would allow micro, small and medium business owners...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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