Que Vergüenza!

EDITORIAL - Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere...

Why I like (and don’t like) taking the bus

Rico's TICO BULL - I find myself more and more taking pubic transportation, the...

What’s the strike all about?

What's the strike all about? Beats me. As did most of the people I...

Panama vs. Costa Rica: The Real Scoop, Part 2

The cost of living in a particular country is in many cases the most...

MOPT Says It Will Present Proposal For The Juan Pablo II Bridge. Will History Be Repeated?

Rico's TICO Bull - The Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) on Thursday...

Panama Vs. Costa Rica: The Real Scoop, Part 1

I have lived in Central America for almost 40 years and have had ample...

Costa Rica’s Taxman Faces A Challenge With Foreigners With Foreign Payment Options

Rico's TICO BULL - The current government, as its three predecessors, is intent on introducing...

The myths and truths about Nicaraugan migrants in Costa Rica

Rico's TICO BULL - While the myth that "we are all rich" applies to...

Response to the manifestations of the former CR Minister of Agriculture Arauz

By Marc Richard Beesley. In his article “Organic pineapple in the Post-Truth Era (http://qcostarica.com/organic-pineapple-in-the-post-truth-era/)...

“NoComaCuento”:f Tico Bull, Don’t Believe It!

Rico's TICO BULL - Several Facebook pages are using photos from 2016 to affirm...

Oscar Arias: Nicaragua Will Be Free Again

In an OP-ED "Nicaragua volverá a ser libre" published in El Pais, former president...

For Tortuguero Murder Suspect Nicaragua Justice May Better Serve

Rico's TICO BULL (Opinion) - The OIJ have their main. Following DNA and forensic...

Hacienda maintains global income proposal only for taxpayers obligated to declare it

The most recent version of the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (tax reform project),...

Organic pineapple in the post-truth era

By Luis Felipe Arauz Cavallini. An article published in several websites (nerdwallet.com, Nasdaq.com, qcostarica.com),...

This One I Did Not Know

One thing about living in Costa Rica or "Ticolandia" are the little nuances in...

It’s on the internet, so it must be real!

Rico's TICO BULL - The district south of downtown and alongside San Francisco Bay...

It’s Time for the Costa Rican Government to Defend Uber

Rico's TICO BULL (OPINION) - Costa Rica can take a page from Spain's playbook...

Google Put A Face To The Word Idiot!

Go ahead, try it for yourself, Google the word “idiot.” U.S. President Donald Trump’s face...

What’s In A Name?

The MOPT, through its various sub-agencies, builds and maintains and assures our safety on...

“The Real San José” is back

Earlier this year I had a number of technical problems with my website, "The...

EDITORIAL: Americans Should Get Their Act Together Before Condemning Child Marriage Practices In Costa Rica

(OPINION) OK, this one threw for a loop. On the pages of QCostarica there...

The Roads of Costa Rica Continue To Claim Lives

Rico's TICO BULL. The roads of Costa Rica continue to claim lives. A precast concrete...

It’s Nice To Have Friends In Low Places!

Rico's TICO BULL - Last week we learned that the Venezuelan government company, Alunasa,...

Ruta 39: The Nightmare With No End

Rico's TICO BULL -The Ruta 39, better known as the Circunvalación is one of...

Why Guatemala’s Volcanic Eruption Is So Much Deadlier Than Hawaii’s

Rico's TICO BULL - A report on CNN explains how Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption...

The Value of Girls

Olive Branch (*) In April 2014 two hundred seventy-five girls were kidnapped from their...

Why No one Washes a Rental Car

“In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car.”...

Costa Rica’s Hidden Minefields — a real danger

When one thinks of minefields, the first thing that comes to mind are the...

Bus “Vendors” Could Be Silenced By Transitos? Just An Idea.

Rico's TICO BULL - Here's an idea, have 'transit officers' patrol the buses and...

Tuesday, May 1, Is A National Holiday in Costa Rica!

Tuesday, May 1, is Labor Day (Día Internacional del Trabajor in Spanish) in Costa...

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