[BLOG] Expats Working in Costa rica

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

Why Is The Caja Always Broke?

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

[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...

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...

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

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

[BLOG] Societal Differences in Costa Rica

There needs to be no doubt, that distinct differences exist between the Societies of...

[BLOG] Motorcyclists – The Scourge of Costa Rican Roads

Driving in Costa Rica is a challenge at the best of times, especially in...

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: One Misconception Made By Expat Canadians and Americans About Costa Rica

As an expat Canadian lawyer living in Costa Rica for fifteen years and practicing...

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 Supermarket Merchandising Practices

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

[BLOG] Electric Power Generation in Costa Rica

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

How The Trump Era Will Affect Life in Costa Rica

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

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

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

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

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

BLOG: Expats Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica

Purchasing real estate in Costa Rica can present many pitfalls to the would-be expat...

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COSTA RICA, GUILLERMO SOLIS

Dear Mr. President, Mr. President, please allow me to introduce myself. I am a Canadian,...

Retail Marketing and Consumer Protection Law in Costa Rica

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

The Great Facilitation: Developing To First World Country Status

QCOSTARICA BLOGS - There is no doubt in my mind, that Costa Rica has...

The GLOBAL Movement Towards Nationalism

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

Jealousy As A Motivation For Obstructionism

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

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...

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...

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] 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...

[BLOG] The Presidental Elections: The Second Round

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

Driving Courtesy In Costa Rica. Or Not.

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

[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...

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] Condominium Living in Costa Rica

Without a doubt, the most secure way to live in Costa Rica is in...

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