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(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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The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

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Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

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Presidential candidate Antonio Alvarez Desanti unintentionally charged a Lady Gaga fan club for misuse of public resources in Costa Rica. The Partido Liberacion Nacional...

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The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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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...

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