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[OP-ED] And Let The Rumors Go Forth!

Searching for witches in the dark, provocateurs of evil, and indeed publishing innuendos absent of fact and names...

[OP-ED] The Johnny Araya That I Know

As is often the case in Costa Rica nothing is simple nor is it totally comprehensible. Presidential candidate, Johnny...

[OP-ED] And the Beat Goes On

Heavily reported in the Spanish language press, only mentioned in the English speaking news outlets, and yet still...

[OP-ED] The Dollar Has Certainly Appreciated – But So Has The Cost of Living!

Many of those who live and earn in dollars are finally realizing a well deserved increase in that...

OP-ED: Not A Blog, An Opinion

Expats do not seem to much care, few have any idea who are the candidates, their political positions...

[BLOG] The Out-of Country Ticos Did Not Vote – Hell No!

Why the out-of-country Tico did not vote, according to the TSE, is because of the Super Bowl. What...

Three More Months to Go!

Lady Laura will be here to vote on Sunday, February 2, 2014 and just having her in the...

[BLOG] Some Ideas to Effect Change

Many, perhaps most, expats and locals agree that Costa Rica must effect change in direction in order to...

OP-ED: Who Are These Guys Anyway?

According to the political pundits, most Costa Ricans will vote along party lines since loyalty to one’s party...

[BLOG] Foreigner – Be Aware!

This is the time of year that it is cold, I mean really cold north of the equator....

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...

OP-ED: Can There be Anything More……

Can there be anything more commercial than Christmas? It is the time to market and sell products, services...

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“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

Reasons A Trip To Costa Rica Could Actually Change Your Life

Q TRAVEL This list  by Annie Daly was published on Buzzfeed in January last year, but still applies today. In Annie's words, "As a...

Construction of Restaurant On Disputed Land Halted in Tamarindo

(Tamarindo News) On May 22, the construction of a restaurant on a piece of land many believe to be the site of a Municipality-sanctioned...

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...

Eight Arrested in Colombia Shopping Mall Bombing

Official press conference announcing the Saturday’s arrest of the alleged bombers of the Centro Andino mall in Bogota The City Paper Bogota reports four men...

Clash Between Formal Taxi Drivers and Uber Drivers Results In Arrest Of 10

Being an Uber driver in Costa Rica cannot be easy given the resentment by formal taxi drivers that has often led to violence. Such as...

Puppet of History: Panama’s Manuel Noriega

The late General Manuel Antonio Noriega has done more to demonstrate the bipolar nature of US foreign policy in the Americas than any single,...

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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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