Dumb & Dumber Part 7

  Award # 1 That just has to go to INCOFER, our manager of trains which sometimes work and sometimes...

Dumb and Dumber Awards Part 6

QBLOGS - Sorry! But last week’s tragedies and morose news starting with the Death of Muhammad Ali and...

Bumb & Dumber Part 3

QCOSTARICA BLOGS: Award # 1 Goes to: President Solis, who, on our tax money, might have, as the...

Dumb & Dumber Part 2

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - The First Award Goes to: -Taxing ATM withdrawals. That is right, the executive branch has...

[QBLOG] The Dumb and Dumber Awards

QCOSTARICA BLOG - There are a few, okay maybe more than a few things in Costa Rica that...

[BLOG] And Here We Are!

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - War in the entire Middle East continued reports of mass killings in Iraq, Israel, Syria...

[BLOG] What is Craft Beer?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - What is Craft Beer? After a lot of reading, I have concluded nobody really knows....

[BLOG] Life In Costa Rica Is A Gamble

QCOSTARICA BLOG - We are a nation that seems to go from one end of the spectrum to...

[BLOG] Fear of the Law is Good

QCOSTARICA BLOG - Daily we read about new laws, new departments of law enforcement and new procedures used...

[BLOG] The Only Good News Last Week

President Solis has come out of the closet and said he would not ever run for president again. Based...

[BLOG] Say What?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS -I read in two periodicals including the narrative in the Tico Times regarding the plight and...

[BLOG] Long, But Good Article On The Value of The U.S. Dollar

For one thing, the dollar's weakness is helping to stabilize commodity prices in general, with precious metals the...

[BLOG] It Is Ironic!

QCOSTARICA BLOG - There is this annual event called Super Bowl which was held in Californa,February 7, 2016. Around...

The Fatal Error of Pontius Pilate and Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA BLOG - The construct of defining and then solving the many critical problems facing Costa Rica is...

Odd Thoughts on Life in Paradise. We Need To Change, And Soon.

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - As an expat, or even a two week tourist, do you find yourself thinking about...

The Perfect Storm

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Almost all the news, both published and on television, has focused on the epidemic of...

And Now What?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Pope Francisco, perhaps the most popular Pope we have ever had, not as Catholics but...

And Why Not Here?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - So far, we certainly are far from the brutality, murder rate and gang threats of...

It’s All About Taxes

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Like most folks who live here in Paradise, I really will tolerate paying taxes. However,...

Take it Easy, Get Used to A Slower Pace of Life!

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - As the saying goes, “In the U.S. you die of stress while in Costa Rica...

Things This Administration Must Do Now!

PAC and the presiding President of Costa Rica are from the same political party but you would never...

Taking a Look at News Headlines

QCOSTARICA BLOG - “Yes,” la Nacion is important if not critical to us locals as is digital news...

A Little More Applause, Please

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) - Not enough is being said about Costa Rica’s Special Olympic Team and the results of...

Selective Transparency

(qCOSTA RICA BLOGS) As my wife of many years would complain, “Juancito, you have selective Alzheimer’s.” True and...

Greece – Puerto Rico – China = Costa Rica

(qCOSTARICA BLOGS) While China is hardly going broke, it is in one lot of pain and taking dramatic...

Who Runs This Country Called Costa Rica?

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) Here we are in the second period of the Solís administration and other than a lot...

Why So Surprised?

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) -- "The salary is not much, but the graft is wonderful!" well said by a politician. By...

Let’s Think Hard About Two Things…..

One, kill our, obliterate our system of universal health that is the Caja, simply because it is costly,...

“Yes and “No”

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) Both Expats and Locals (Ticos) passionately argue or debate about everything possible. As I have said...

Bottom Line On Tourism; The People Ain’t Coming!

QCOSTAIRCA BLOG - Living in Costa Rica is way too close to the Wizard of Oz who might...

[OP-ED] Please Educate Me, Why?

I guess this could be re-titled what goes through their minds when making decisions, any decision. From the...

[BLOG] Breast Cancer And Therapy in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA BLOG - It is hard to find a female over 40 that does not want or...

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The Name Has Changed. So Has Its Function. But The Building Remains The Same.

(QCOSTARICA) The building looks familiar. Located on Avenida Segunda, diagonal to the Teatro Nacional, the building once housed the failed Banco Anglo Costarricense. The Banco...

What Is Life Like In Guanacaste For A Married Gay Couple?

(Q COSTA RICA) by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com – Behind the Santuario del Santo Cristo in Esquipulas, in Santa Cruz, there is a smattering...

Dolphin Cascade Costa Rica

COSTA RICA LIVING - "It was spectacular," says Shawn Larkin, who recorded the video of the impressive pod of dolphins west of Bahía Drake...