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Monday 25 September 2017

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...

[OP-ED] Getting Ready For the Competition

QCOSTARICA OP-ED- Pristine white beaches, torques waters, all-inclusive destination hotels, plenty of fresh drinking water, lots of sun….Cuba. For...

[OP-ED] Instant Guilt, Innocence or Fame

Unlike more of the developed nations, the newspapers, newsprint almost instantly make a person or group guilty of...

[OP-ED] A New Tico Day Has Cometh

QCOSTARICA - +It was not too many years ago that the number one criticism of Costa Rica journalism...

[OP-ED] IN COSTA RICA, WHAT GOES UP IS HARD TO BRING DOWN

While the real world shows that since June of this year, crude oil has dropped some 30% in...

[BLOG] OMG – Black Friday Tico Style

Of all the things to adopt from the North, Black Friday would be last on my list. But...

[OP-ED] “Fear” Might Be A Better Word

QCOSTA RICA OP-ED, By Juan Sebastian Campos -- Happy adjective ˈha-pē: feeling pleasure and enjoyment because of your...

What Do Japan and Costa Rica Have in Common? Too Much!

While we have always avoided this ugly word, it is called a RECESSION. Most call it with Tico...

[OP-ED] It’s Home Grown!

COSTA RICA -- I have a rule not to stray from Costa Rica in my opinion pieces, however,...

[OP-ED] Where Oh Where Has All the Business Gone?

We could not wait to vote for “change” and that’s what we have. This Administration is different, perhaps...

[OP-ED] Why so Quiet?

COSTA RICA OP-ED -- While indeed volatile, the price of oil has plummeted about 23% since June of...

[OP-ED] A Reality!

COSTA RICA (OP-ED) -- It is early Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 morning and I am still, after 73...

[OP-ED] Investopedia

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

[OP-ED] MORE MONEY: POR FAVOR!

COSTA RICA OP-ED, By Juan Sebastian Campos -  I find it curious if not amazing how little Costa...

Finding a Place Called Home

COSTA RICA BLOG -- Every expat who migrated to Costa Rica has looked and looked again to find...

[blog] Let The Dust Settle

COSTA RICA BLOG - President Luis Guillermo Solís’ (LGS) infamous 100 Day discourse which some time ago was...

ENOUGH ALREADY!

COSTA RICA BLOG - It is just amazing the amount of sad, tragic even disgusting news that has...

We Need More Alegría – Happiness

COSTA RICA BLOG - In so many ways we are a country of sadness hoping for the better....

[OP-ED] Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells- Jingle all the Way To The Bank!

COSTA RICA BOG - If there is one thing Costa Rica adopted from the United States it is...

And, Robin Williams

The internet has been awash with tributes, kudos and the achievements of Robin Williams. He has been compared...

[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...

[OP-ED] A Few Things That Rattle My Cage!

COSTA RICA BLOG - Like everyone else, there are a few things that drive me bonkers and I...

[OP-ED] Taking Care of Your Backyard?

In America, there was once a television program called, “This is the Week that Was” and the...

[OP-ED] SO THIS IS PROGRESS?

COSTA RICA BLOG - I like very much to read the comment sections of the online news publications....

[BLOG] THE DAY AFTER THE DAY

The horns are not blaring, the flags are drooping a little, yet some; some of the faithful still...

[BLOG] THANK YOU SELE!

It was a wonderful ride with the Cinderella team and all those people who cheered, cried and vented...

[OP-ED] WHAT’S HOT ON THE INTERNET… NOT SEX

Sure, if you want a woman or man just click on Backstage or even Craigslist. “Youporn” is the...

[BLOG] Nationalism!

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

[BLOG] WHERE ARE WE? WHERE WILL WE BE? WHERE SHOULD WE BE?

COSTA RICA BLOG - These are the three critical questions each and every manager must answer 24/7. If...

[BLOG] This Is The Reality of Tourism

First, let’s get something clear. My job is to be the “devil’s advocate” and secondly to publish contrarian...

[OP-ED] SO FAR….???

OP-ED - In 2010 I wrote a strong defense of the newly elected president, Laura Chinchilla and in...

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You Can’t Take Pictures of Public Buildings In Costa Rica?

Rico's TICO BULL - Journalist Freddy Serrano writes on social media he was verbally and physically assaulted by a private security guard, by the last...

Interest Payments Stifling Costa Rica’s Public Finances

In Costa Rica, interest payments rose from 1.5% to 1.7% of GDP, and this increase accounts for 32% of the increase in total spending...

Costa Rica Lifts Price Controls In Mobile Telecom Market

The Superintendencia de Telecomunicaciones (Sutel) - Costa Rica's Superintendency of Telecommunications - has declared that the country’s mobile market is now considered competitive following...

Costa Rica Looking To UAE Investments For The Logistics Sector

(Abu Dhabi) Costa Rica is aiming to become a major logistics hub in Central America and Caribbean region with a US$1 billion mega-port project. Jhon...

Lots of Rain and Cool, Landslides and Flooding

September and October are the months for the worst of the rainy season, where the rains are intense and temperature a few degrees cooler...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats because they produce longer during the...

Deadly Earthquake Could Cost Mexico US $10 Billion, One Percent of Its GDP

The September 19 earthquake that hit Mexico could cost the country up to one percent of its Gross Domestic Product, according to an estimate...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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