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Our Future…?!

If Costa Rica, the land of plenty and of nothing much is truly the...

Sad! Costa Rica Sharks Are in Hot Soup

“President Donald Trump reportedly dined on shark fin soup during a meal in Vietnam. The dish, which is considered...

End of Real Estate…….

The Legislative Assembly, our answer to Congress, is looking favorably and closely to charging...

How CSS Can Save a Little Money

Let’s face it when it comes to money Pura Vida is really good at...

What Goes up Might Keep Going up

Costa Rica, might well challenge Isaac Newton’s theory that what goes up must come...

Mac Jobs: The “Go No Place Jobs”

Newspapers, Internet new reports...each indicate a dire need for employers to hire residents of...

The USD…

Once again it is time to consider the US dollar as the one currency...

A True Story……

It is hard not to single out the Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social, better...

And Who……?

Q OPINION - Now that we finally have a law which protects animals, especially...

Only Twenty-one Year Olds to Drive in Pura Vida?

Q OPINION - The Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT), the keeper of...

Ad Honorarium, Say What?

Q OPINION - “An honorarium is an ex gratia payment (i.e., a payment made...

Waiting for Godot In Costa Rica: A Lot of Talk, A Lot of Expectation

Q OPINION - Waiting for Godot is a French play translated into English and...

A Techie World

Q BLOGS - Global sovereign economies are each deeply concerned about employment, non so...

WHY?

Q BLOGS - Once again President Luis Guillermo Solis is on a mission, or...

Put it Under the Mattress – Or Spend it!

Q BLOGS - It is really hard not to join the global news outlets...

Our Economy: Myth and Reality

Q BLOGS - If you want good news about Costa Rica (CR), it is...

Ecology

Q BLOGS / I have read at least twenty digital news sources not to...

The Big Inauguration

QBLOGS / D-day is almost upon us and like most Latins I have a...

What is Costa Rica?

QBLOGS / Costa Rica (Pura Vida) is an enigma. It is caught or brought...

Civility … And Then There’s Costa Rica

QBLOGS - I read the news or watch it every day for hours on...

What Me Worry?

QBLOGS - I cannot wait to get this thing on. That is President-elect Donald...

Why Costa Rica?

QBLOGS - For many years we were the kids on the block bullied by...

A SHAME!

QBLOGS - They are potholes or in Costa Rica, we call them “huecos” and...

Perspective

QBLOGS - First, here in Costa Rica we cannot avoid commenting as well as...

The U.S. Election

(QBLOGS) Like or not, it is going to take a long, long time to...

Not Much Longer – Thank You God!

(QBLOG)  Who and the hell is this Joe Garcia and what terrible, terrible things...

The Latin Family Myth

(QBLOG) Most Expats from the North agree that closeness and support of Latino family...

Pollution Source, Easy to Fix

(QBLOGS) We talk the talk but not the walk when it comes to creating...

Who Won The Taxi War?

(QBLOGS) The father of modern management, Dr. Peter F. Drucker in one of my...

A Worrisome World!

QBLOGS - While we stop traffic in protest over one thing or another, spend...

TRAFFIC!

QBLOGS - Everywhere, every corner and every barrio there are thousands, but thousands of...

Does Public Healthcare (Caja) Deserve to Survive?

(QBLOGS) The Caja (Caja Costaricense del Seguro Social - CCSS) has tried and tried...

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Woman Charged With Production Of Pornography and Having Sexual Relations With A Minor

The video that was on a 14-year-old's cellular phone was evidence enough for police to arrest a woman who took advantage sexually of the...
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(Video) Italian Gives The World Cup Anthem Competition

Italian multimillionaire entrepreneur Gianluca Vacchi and singer Sebastian Yatra have created a video to become the potential for the official theme, as excitement is...

Parallel Worlds – Seeing Red Again

Our world. My wife and I drove to a lunchtime party at Los Sueños, (The dreams), an enormous luxury housing development on Costa Rica's...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica In Peaceful Demonstration In Front of Their Embassy in San Jose

A group of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica demonstrated Friday afternoon in front of their country's Embassy located in Barrio la California, on the east...

Confrontation Leaves One Dead and Several Injured at Crucitas mine

A clash between 'coligalleros' and the police apparently left one dead death and several injured in the Crucitas mine, confirmed Friday night Costa Rican...

La Sele Unveils Alternate Uniform

Costa Rica's national team - "La Sele" or "La Tricolor" - lived its sweetest moments in World Cups by using the alternate uniform. In...

In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had managed to position itself as one of the richest countries...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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SUTEL Nixes Tigo – Telecable Merger

QCOSTARICA - The Telecommunications Superintendency - Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (SUTEL) - fearing marking concentration nixed the plan for Tigo and Telecable to continue with...

Paseo Colon, San Jose

Looking east, the end of Paseo Colon that turns into pedestrian walkway, the Avenida Central, also known as the "bulevar" (boulevard), while vehicular traffic...

300 Drivers Fined For No Marchamo In First 2 Days of New Year

More than 300 drivers were caught by the Policia de Transito in the last two days, all for not having their 2013 Marchamo paid. In...

Now It’s The Rincon de la Vieja!

It was 10:12am Tuesday when people from Buenos Aires de Upala, the closest community to the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, heard the noise...