The Absense of Tort (Damages for Negligence) Law In Costa Rica’s Civil Law System

Although there exists the legal concept of Moral Damages (Daños Morales) in Costa Rica's...

English Common Law Versus Roman (Napoleonic) Civil Law; What Are The Differences?

(QCOSTARICA BLOG) Most readers will understand that Costa Rica has a Roman (Napoleonic) Civil...

How The Trump Era Will Affect Life in Costa Rica

QBLOGS / Donald Trump has and continues to make bold statements regarding “Making America...

The Second Round of the Presidential Election

Neither of the two Presidential Candidates, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party (PRN),...

Condo Living in Costa Rica – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

(QBLOGS) Let me start by saying for the last twelve of the eighteen years...

Costa Rica Society: Trickle-Down Corruption

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - We all bandy about the term “corruption”, when it comes time...

Squatter’s Rights – What Are The Implications in Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - Squatter’s Rights, or Prescriptive Rights, as they are formally referred to as...

Costa Rica Supermarket Merchandising Practices

(QBLOGS) I don’t think anyone would disagree, that the two top supermarket chains in...

[BLOG] THE CALDERA HIGHWAY – ROUTE #27- MANAGEMENT CUDOS AND CRITICISMS

QCOSTARICA - The Caldera Highway, as it is known to most of us living...

The Current Economic Crisis iN Costa Rica; How Did It Arise?

QCOSTARICA BLOG - Possibly it is my overly active analytical legal mind, coupled with...

Promoter Scams In Costa Rica

Q BLOGS - Once again, Costa Ricans have been scammed by an unscrupulous promoter/travel...

Why Is The Caja Always Broke?

(qCOSTARICA BLOGS) The CAJA, or Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social, as it is more...

The Looming Social and Economic Decline of Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) On October 13, 2014, I wrote and submitted a blog to this...

BLOG: Checking-Out Your Costa Rica Attorney

As an expat considering Costa Rica for more than just a brief vacation, one...

Estate Planning Tips For Foreigners Living in Costa Rica

(QBLOGS) Most foreigners arriving to live and acquire assets in Costa Rica will already...

Retail Marketing and Consumer Protection Law in Costa Rica

(QBLOG) As I mentioned in my previous blog regarding supermarket merchandising practices at major...

[BLOG] A Possible Solution For The Guanacaste Water Shortage?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Last Tuesday, May 10th, the President signed a Presidential Decree prohibiting...

Beachfront Property Ownership in Costa Rica

QBLOGS - In 1977, Costa Rica passed the Maritime Zone Law, which established property...

The Costa Rica Real Estate Market Explained

(QBLOGS) I have over twenty-eight years of combined experience as primarily a Real Estate...

Costa Rica Social Control Through Promotion of Professional Sports and Personal Debt

QBLOGS - I’m not a promoter of conspiracy theories, but I believe the evidence...

[BLOG] A Proclamation Of Emancipation For Costa Rica’s Less Empowered Social Members

QBLOG - Many, if not most counties in the world, like to involve the...

An Interesting Aspect of Private Motor Vehicle Insurance in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA BLOGS - It is “Marchamo” time again in Costa Rica, the name...

PROBLEM SOLVING COSTA RICA STYLE- REACTIVE NOT PROACTIVE

Before becoming an attorney in Canada at age thirty, I had obtained a Private...

Corruption And Promotion of Chaos in Government by Costa Rica’s Ruling Class

COSTA RICA BLOG - I read with interest the 100 days in office report...

[BLOG] Thank You Mr. Trump; Now Will You Please Go HOme!

QCOSTARICA BLOG - Yes, I know that I’m a Canadian, about to comment on...

Does The Costa Rica Government Have “The Right Stuff”?

QCOSTARICA - Of course, I’m referring to the Government having the necessary intestinal fortitude...

The GLOBAL Movement Towards Nationalism

QBLOG - There is no doubt in my mind, that given the dependence on...

What Does China Really Want With Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA BLOG  - The relationship between Costa Rica and China is somewhat like comparing...

Jealousy As A Motivation For Obstructionism

COSTARICA BLOGS - Many of you foreigners living in Costa Rica and reading this...

[BLOG] Expats Working in Costa rica

As with most countries, Costa Rica has a number of protectionist oriented laws to...

Driving Courtesy In Costa Rica. Or Not.

QBLOGS - For the eighteen years that I have lived in Costa Rica, the...

Choosing Your Perfect Costa Rica Beach Vacation

(QBLOGS) I’ve lived in Costa Rica for over eighteen years and practiced law for...

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