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Wednesday 24 May 2017

[BLOG] Nationalism!

Look, we are a small country, one of the last to emerge from volcano eruptions forming the magnificent...

Dangerous Driving Days Ahead!

Image: 300 pcs jigsaw puzzle: Wasgij Original - Wasgij Original 1: Sunday Drivers I've said it before and will...

[BLOG] The Presidental Elections: The Second Round

In Costa Rica, Presidential Elections are much more about personal power, than who is best to govern the...

[BLOG] Get Used To It Tico Times!

The story of the Tico Times appealing to the Constitutional Court after the Fedefut (Costa Rica's soccer Gods)...

Why Do We Need the Chinese To Build Our Road To The Caribbean?

(TICO BULL) Am I missing something here? I just finished reporting a story where the Nicaraguans have signed...

A Techie World

Q BLOGS - Global sovereign economies are each deeply concerned about employment, non so as in the U.S....

HAPPY CANADA DAY, EH!

(TICO BULL) Happy Canada Day to all Canadians living in Costa Rica (and around the world). You are...

[BLOG] “Mr. President, please stand up and tell us who you are!”

COSTA RICA BLOG - Most of us voted for a welcomed change in government based on a few...

Choosing Your Perfect Costa Rica Beach Vacation

(QBLOGS) I’ve lived in Costa Rica for over eighteen years and practiced law for fourteen of them. In...

[BLOG] Facing off Facebook: An Educative Issue

Going to the post office to send a letter, picture or an important file is now an old-fashioned...

OP-ED: What or Who Should You Believe?

When it comes to politics, our true national sport, it comes down to a liars club or to...

“Autosandwich”

(TICO BULL) It's Sunday morning, the sun is not shining yet, there is a cool breeze blowing. Perfect...

Funny How My Car Can Maintain Its (Tax) Value

TICO BULL - It's funny (not in a humourous way) how my car as it gets older, its...

[BLOG] Is The Honeymoon Over?

TICO BULL - For the first time in his 100 days in office, President Luis Guillermo Solís, ran...

[BLOG] What in the heck is the Farándula?

If you listen to the news in Spanish or know enough Spanish to read the Diario Extra you may have...

The FIFA Scandal: A Lesson in Socialization and Culture

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) The recent “take-down” of some very high profile FIFA Directors by the U.S. Authorities in Switzerland,...

How to Filter Google Search Results By Date, Relevance

Has this ever happened to you? You are searching Google, let's say you're looking for Pinterest tips, but...

Always Check Supermarket Prices While in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - We all want to trust our favourite supermarket, trust them with giving us the lowest...

[BLOG] Those Hijueputa Costa Rica Banks!

If you have a bank account - any account at any bank - in Costa Rica you will...

Driving Courtesy In Costa Rica. Or Not.

QBLOGS - For the eighteen years that I have lived in Costa Rica, the majority of which have...

Civility … And Then There’s Costa Rica

QBLOGS - I read the news or watch it every day for hours on end. One, to write...

[OP-ED] Investopedia

DEFINITION OF 'BA1/BB+'. This is generally one of the lowest investment grade ratings that an agency assigns to...

BLOG: Another Holiday Out Of The Way!

OK, another holiday out of the way, one of a dozen national holidays in Costa Rica. Coming up...

Corruption And Promotion of Chaos in Government by Costa Rica’s Ruling Class

COSTA RICA BLOG - I read with interest the 100 days in office report of President Solis. In...

The “Americanization of Costa Rica” Spills To The Family Courts

  Family Court judges order exaggerated amounts in support payments. TICO BULL – One of the more frequent complaints I...

The Independent Republics Of RECOPE, ICE and UCR

BLOGS - The Republic of Costa Rica, such as it is (I’ve said that it is really an...

Yes, It Is Safe To Drink Tap Water in Costa!

TICO BULL - You need drinking water no matter where you go, but not all parts of the...

My Neighbour Changed My Address

TICO BULL -- I have a new address this morning. Have had it for a few days, but...

Was There Really A Bomb Scare At The Isreali Embassy in San José?

TICO BULL - It's been a few days and still I have not been able to find anything...

Tico Legislators Have A Great Time In Nicaragua “Shopping and Drinking”

Photo from La Prensa in Nicaragua of Tico legislators, supposedly on a working trip to Managua, were seen...

OPINION: It’s Just Wrong To Blame The Woman

TICOBULL - In the last couple of days the social has been buzzing with the news of a...

Protester Blockades Indirect Cause of Fatal Accident

(QCOSTARICA) The protest by hundreds of porteadores (informal taxis) on Wednesday impeded an ambulance rushing a seriously injured...