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Monday 16 October 2017

[BLOG] I Have The Solution To Reducing Accidents At Train Crossings

TICO BULL - I believe I have the solution to ending, or at least reducing, the number of...

[BLOG] Universal Basic Income For Costa Rica?

(TICO BULL) Could it work in Costa Rica, universal basic income, to reduce poverty? The general concept of basic...

Why Ticos Are Called Ticos

TICO BULL - What is "Tico"? is a great article by Jennifer Rich on Ticolingo.com, about the origin...
A taxi driver holds a sign which reads "No Uber, out", during a protest against car-sharing service Uber.

Costa Rica Taxi Drivers Could Take A Lesson

TICO BULL - Costa Rica taxi drivers could take a lesson from their counterparts in Toronto, who facing...

Have Taxis Have Lost The War Against Uber?

TICO BULL - An article by Carepicha Blog tells why the formal taxis (red taxis) are their worst...

Happy New(s) Year!

Happy new(s) year to everyone. I want to thank everyone for a great 2015, thanks to you we've...

A Police Patrol Car For Christmas!

TICO BULL - Want to see more police patrols around your house this holiday season. The Policias de...

Municipalities Need To Get Their Act Together

TICO BULL - The aspiring mayor of Santa Ana, Peter Guevara and brother of legislator Otto Guevara, on...

“Black Friday” The New Holiday in Costa Rica

TICO BULL - OK, please someone give ME an answer to how was it possible that Multiplaza Escazu...

Funny How My Car Can Maintain Its (Tax) Value

TICO BULL - It's funny (not in a humourous way) how my car as it gets older, its...

Is Costa Rica’s Bottled Water Only Tap Water?

TICO BULL - On Friday, the Pepsi corporation admitted that its Aquafina bottled water is not purified water...

Bridge Making Machine Could Be THE ANSWER To Costa Rica’s Bridge Problems

TICO BULL - I hope this video reaches someone with common sense at the MOPT, the ministry the...

Please Explain?!

QCOSTARICA - A very frustrating situation from our of readers. I am: ALAN JAMES SEAMAN  (email, cedula and phone...

Costa Rica’s Postal Codes. Yes, The Country Has A Postal Code System. Believe Me, It Does.

TICO BULL - Have you ever found yourself filling out an online form with your Costa Rica address,...

Never As Bad As This!

TICO BULL - This is 'Tico Culture' at its finest, the conversion of the fountain clock on Avenida Central,...

TICO BULL - The other day I am sitting around with a group of friends, talking about life...

OPINION: It’s Just Wrong To Blame The Woman

TICOBULL - In the last couple of days the social has been buzzing with the news of a...

Track Any Flight, Any Time, Anywhere, in Real Time

On my third day without television (or cable internet connection) I started getting creative about my time. Strangely...

Solis Wants To Solve The Middle East Conflict

TICO BULL - Giving up on fixing the problems in Ticolandia, Luis Guillermo Solis is on a new...

Uber Fails Gringa

  TICOBULL - While surfing the internet came across this article on the Costa Rican Bargain Hunter by Dolores...

What Time Is It? It’s Tico Time!

TICO BULL - Ha, (Ja in Spanish, not to be confused with Ya, which has totally different meaning)...

Some Of The Most Absurd Things About Modern Life!

This question was posed on Quora, one of my all time favourite websites, where you get to read...

Costa Rica is a Hurricane-free Zone

TICO BULL - To all my friends and family up north, I am fine. In Costa Rica we...

UCR Students Practice Becoming Public Employees

Q: Why did the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR) take to the streets in protest on Thursday? A: It...

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...

Let Canadians Vote! Constitutional challenge failed.

TICOBULL - This is for Canadians only living in Costa Rica (and anywhere but Canada). Your help is...

The World Economy Explained With Just Two Cows

TICOBULL - This Is So Accurate It Hurts. Found this on tickld.com, thought I was worth sharing it....

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...

Alien Invasion of Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA  via TICO BULL - An impressive sight, the cloud formation Sunday afternoon (Agusut 16), over Escazu. At first...

Mediocrity At Its best!

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

Utility Poles In The Middle Of The Street, A Common Practice In The Land of Pura Via

Not that this could happen only in Costa Rica, utility posts in the middle of the street, like...

I’m At 10 And Loving It!

Unless you are living in some remote corner of Costa Rica, or Jacó, you will know that Windows...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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