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[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...

[OP-ED] How to Drive Away Business Without Really Trying

QCOSTARICA - When the government officials, all economists and institutional directors say that Costa Rica is expensive; it...

OP-ED: Numbers To Remember

QCOSTARICA - While it is used to be La Nación, Diario Extra, who etc. never really published “numbers”...

[OP-ED] Are We A Poacher’s Paradise?

Two recent events, both condoned of neglect by the government of Costa Rica and both simply confirm our...

[OP-ED] Keep Your Chin Up Costa Rica!

Here we are, arguably the Happiest Country on the Planet, and since the 1st. of the year it...

OP-ED: The List = Get Published And Maybe Even Paid!

If you ever want to crack into the Internet publishing game, make a list. The top ten, the...

We Love Meetings, but are Disgusted With the Demand of Implementation.

QCOSTARICA BLOG - Costa Rica, let’s be honest, we are not paradise except in our own self imposed...

[OP-ED] We All Want Something Free or at Least Almost Free

The country leaders trekking off to China with their hands out reminds me a little of the famous...

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Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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