[BLOG] Electric Power Generation in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - I come from British Columbia, where it is a given, that generation...

The Looming Social and Economic Decline of Costa Rica

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

[BLOG] Role Of The Press in Democratic Societies

QCOSTARICA BLOG - During this past week, we’ve listened to our esteemed President, Don...

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

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

The State Of The Nation; The Musings of A Concerned Citizen

I am a Canadian, Naturalized as a Costa Rican Citizen and a practicing Costa...

Costa Rica Rice Crop Failure Due To Drought: Could This Be A Blessing in Disguise?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Many of you will have either read, or heard that the...

[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...

How The Trump Era Will Affect Life in Costa Rica

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

Estate Planning Tips For Foreigners Living in Costa Rica

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

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

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

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...

[BLOG] HAS THE MESSIAH FINALLY ARRIVED IN COSTA RICA?

It may be a little too soon to give our new President, Luis Guillermo...

Last Saturday’s March Against Recope; Could This Be The Beginning Of the Costa Rica “Spring”?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - The interesting thing about last Saturday’s march held in San Jose...

[BLOG] COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT VERSUS DEVELOPER CONTRIBUTION TO OFF-SITE INFRASTUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS

COSTA RICA BLOG -- Before moving to Costa Rica in 1998, I was involved...

Mr. President, May I Invite You For A Beer?

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - Mr. President, as a Canadian Lawyer, Naturalized as a Costa Rican,...

Beachfront Property Ownership in Costa Rica

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

PROBLEM SOLVING COSTA RICA STYLE- REACTIVE NOT PROACTIVE

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

How to Approach A Presidential Election in Costa Rica As A Foreigner

I would say that most foreigners of the nationalities of Canadians, Americans, and Europeans,...

[BLOG] Expats Working in Costa rica

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

[BLOG] The Presidental Elections: The Second Round

In Costa Rica, Presidential Elections are much more about personal power, than who is...

[BLOG] North American Traditions Adopted by Costa Ricans

One of the unfortunate things I have found about Costa Rican Society is the...

Demographic Considerations For The Entrepreneurial Spirit in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA BLOG - I am a strong believer in the “entrepreneurial spirit” as...

[BLOG] Infrastructure Considerations in Costa Rica

Basic public infrastructure, such as roads, bridges, electrical generation, potable water systems, sewage disposal,...

[BLOG] The Unions Smell Blood!

With the distinct possibility of Luis Guillermo Solis of the PAC (Citizen Action Party)...

[BLOG] MIS— USE OF CELL PHONES BY COSTA RICAN PROFESSIONALS

I have lived in Costa Rica for almost seventeen years and practiced law as...

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

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

BLOG: Personal Security Considerations For Expats

As Canadians and Americans, personal security issues tend to be minimal in nature in...

BLOG: Multiplaza Paid Parking

I’m going to “switch gears” and write about what I consider to be a...

What Are The Expat Compromises Required To “Make-It” in Costa Rica?

(QCOSTARICA BLOG)  I have lived and worked in Costa Rica for seventeen years. I...

[BLOG] FIRST WORLD, THIRD WORLD, AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES – WHAT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE?

The answer to the question of what makes the difference in categorizing these different...

What Are The Consideraions For Costa Rica Being Your Best Latin American Offshore Retirement Destination?

I’ve lived in Costa Rica for the past eighteen years, I’m naturalized as a...

[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...

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