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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Closings in Barrio Amon and Barrio Otoya (San Jose)

(QCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller - In the past few months, a surprising number of establishments in San José's...

Farmer’s Market of San José Displays the Abundance of Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - By Michael Miller. Every Saturday, starting about 7 in the morning, thousands of residents of San...

Paseo Gastronomico la Luz; Downtown’s Restaurant Row

QCOSTARICA - In the last few years, the city of San José has been creating a “restaurant row”...

Bilingual Job Fair Attracts Thousands

QCOSTARICA - This past weekend, thousands of Costa Rican job seekers visited the CINDE Bilingual Job Fair in...

Talentum, A Fun Place for Lunch in San José’s Barrio Amon

QCOSTARICA - There is a fun new place to have lunch in Downtown San José.  It is called...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard of La Carpio.  Even...

Hotel Don Carlos, A Center for Costa Rican Art

QCOSTARICA - If you are fortunate enough to spend some time in Downtown San José, you should make...

In Costa Rica, “MAC” Means Art

QCOSTA RICA - It is surprising how many expats don't realize that Costa Rica has an art museum....

Lunch on the Plaza (Granada, Nicaragua)

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (By Michael Miller) We have mentioned before that Granada, Nicaragua is a popular excursion for international...

Washing the INS Building

QCOSTARICA - What happens to a big office tower during the long Christmas holiday?  Well, one landmark building...

Flying to Nicaragua (From Costa Rica)

QCOSTARICA  - Granada, Nicaragua is a popular destination for many North Americans living in Costa Rica.  The question...

Dias de Los Diablitos (Days of the Little Devils)

QCOSTARICA - If you have spent any time in Costa Rica, you have probably seen the brightly-painted balsa...

The Tile Art of Barrio Amón

QCOSTARICA - Downtown San José is filled with public art. Everywhere you look you will see statues, paintings,...

Downtown San José’s First Wine Shop

QCOSTARICA - The first wine shop in Downtown San José had its grand opening this week. It is...

Mes Negro (Black Month) A Month is a Terrible Thing to Waste

There is a level of insanity on display in Downtown San José that has been going on during...

The Beguiling Bronzes of 4th Avenue

QCOSTARICA - Avenida Cuatro (4th Avenue) in Downtown San José is known as “The Other Pedestrian Walkway.” When...

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Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: An Alarming Trend Share

From the U.S. State Department Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Fact Sheet, new technologies are facilitating the online sexual exploitation of...

Costa Rica Improves In 2017 On Trafficking in Persons Report

Q COSTA RICA - The U.S. State Department published this morning the 2017 Report on Trafficking in Persons, in which Costa Rica shows a...

Poas Volcano Records Early Morning Eruption

  Q COSTA RICA - A plume of ash and gas rose more than 1,000 meters above the crater in the early hours of Tuesday...

Teachers On Strike Today

The streets of downtown San Jose will full of protestors today Tuesday, as teachers plan to concentrate in front of the Ministry of Education...

Don Moisés: 35 Years An Indigent

Meet Don Moisés, a man who for the last 35 years has made the street his home. In the video by Teletica's 7 Dias we...

Attorney General: Venezuela is a police state

Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz Venezuela’s Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz said on Monday during an interview released in Lima, Peru, that subordination of the...

Central America Gangs Selling Drug Trafficking Services on Dark Web: UN Official

(Insightcrime.org) A UN official stated that Central American gangs are strengthening their ties with transnational drug trafficking groups, in some cases using the dark...

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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...

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...

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...

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?...

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