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[BLOG] Costa Rica’s Postal (Zip) Codes

TICO BULL - I thought to post a list of Costa Rica's postal code, no you didn't read...

Why It Took So Long To Finish?

A few months ago the idea began to take form in my head for a complete redesign and...

A National Holiday Should Be Declared

Rico's TICO BULL - I was in Pricesmart yesterday (Wednesday). On the big tv screens was the noon...

Otton Solis: The Man Who Would Be President, Thrice Removed

TICO BULL – If one can’t be president directly, legislators in Ticolandia, at least, can aspire to be...

Ebola: Liberia, Costa Rica and Liberia, Africa Are A LONG Way From Each Other!

TICO BULL - I can see the confusion, especially from the "geographically challenged" concerned about Ebola in...

“Sugar Babies”, A Trend Sweeing North America Always Been A Way of Life in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - While reading several articles about the phenomenon that is sweeping the United States and Canada,...

The Most Dangerous Roads In Costa Rica

(TICO BULL) A Youtube video by The Talko  listing the 10 most dangerous roads in the world inspired...

What The F**k Happened To The Sabana Lake?

An aerial view of the La Sabana lakeTICO BULL by Rico – Any who has spent any time...

Are We Going To Have Cuban Style Neighbour Watching Against Illegal Maids?

TICO BULL - I see the plan to fine employers who hire "empleadas" illegal in the country as...

“Territorio de Zaguates”

(TICO BULL) San Jose, Costa Rica - This from Costaricabargainhunter.com, an experience you will never forget. Imagine taking...

Yes, It Is Safe To Drink Tap Water in Costa!

TICO BULL - You need drinking water no matter where you go, but not all parts of the...

Always Check Supermarket Prices While in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - We all want to trust our favourite supermarket, trust them with giving us the lowest...

No Soup For You!

TICO BULL by Rico – After almost 20 years of Costa Rica, I came across the latest annoying...

SJO and SJC, Two Cities, Similar Code, Worlds Apart

TICO BULL - I can just see it now, a Brit gets on a plane headed for Pura...

My Pricesmart Index To High Prices in Costa Rica

TICO BULL (BLOG) - I didn't need the Programa Estado de la Nación (State of the Nation Program) to...

The Alternative Fact” Of The ‘Platina’

This is what the bridge will look like, if it ever gets finished.TICO BULL by Rico – It’s...

Visiting and Living in Escazú Risky Says U.S. Embassy?

TICO BULL - I was surprised reading the post by our friend IVO Henfling on his website, about...

How To Be A Victim of Robbery in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - Anyone who has spent some time in Costa Rica can tell you that it's easy...

Almost Three Weeks and Nothing on Ryan’s Disappearance

TICO BULL - It's almost three weeks since Ryan Piercy disappeared. Being a public figure in the expat...

The Cost of Living in Costa Rica As An Expat or Nomad

TICOBULL - Where is the cheapest place to live and work remotely, best internet speed, temperature, air quality? Many...

San Jose 1910. A Simpler Time. (Video)

QBLOGS - The video by Costa Rica Antigua E Inedita gives a glimpse of simpler time in San...

Costa Ricans, Panamanians, The Same. But Different.

(TICO BULL) Besides being neighbours, Costa Ricans and Panamanians are the same. But are they? This difference is very...

Next Time You Fly To Colombia, Head For Panama To Save $$$

TICO BULL -- Every day AVIANCA and COPA are sticking it to us to fly around Central...

Mediocrity At Its best!

TICO BULL - Mediocrity at its best. Our minister of Finance, Helio Fallas, talking about the country's production...

In 2005 Costa Rica Tried To Block Skype. Now Uber!

TICOBULL - In an article in La Nacion Friday, blogger Pablo Fonseca, brings us back to 2005 when...

Carlos Vives And Marc Anthony Together in Costa Rica. NOT!

TICO BULL - Once again the U.S. media and one Costa Rican news source, confuses San Jose, California...

I’ll Take Any Day The “Ferreteria” Over EPA !

TICOBULL - The large, Home Depot style of retail store in Costa Rica, EPA, is great for just...

[BLOG] Is The Honeymoon Over?

TICO BULL - For the first time in his 100 days in office, President Luis Guillermo Solís, ran...

HAPPY CANADA DAY, EH!

(TICO BULL) Happy Canada Day to all Canadians living in Costa Rica (and around the world). You are...

[BLOG] The New License Plate As Easy as 1, 2, 3

The mandatory license plate switch over is already in its third of 10 cycles lasting three months each....

Avoid Getting Kidnapped At Gunpoint (Bajonazo) In Costa Rica

(TICO BULL) Came across this great article by Sarah Barker on FITTISH.com about the dangers of travelling in...

Don’t Get Ripped Off, Watch That Exchange Rate

(updated) TICO BULL by Rico – The local currency, the Colon, can be confusing to visitors, for many...

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Illegal Immigrants in Mexico Are Now Using Uber to Cross Border Points Undetected

(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

Diversidad In Chepe 2017

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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?...

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...

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...

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