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Thursday 24 August 2017

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...

“So You Know” The Mexicans Can Win With No Penalty Kick

(TICO BULL) In case you were wondering who won the Gold Cup (Copa de Oro), duh, who else?...

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...

Are Americans Living In Costa Rica For More Than 180 Days Not Covered By Medicare Back Home?

(TICO BULL) Not being an American the world of Medicare (United States) that provides health insurance to millions...

Air Panama Has A Great Deal From San Jose To Panama. But is it?

(TICO BULL) Air Panama wants our business, offering cheap flights from San Jose, Costa Rica, to Panama City,...

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...

Mexican Comedian Proposes Costa Rica Hire EL Chapo Engineers To Fix the “Platina” Bridge

(TICO BULL) Costa Rica's roads are world known, and the "Platina" bridge of the autopista General Cañas in...

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials discovered 60 migrants from Central America packed into a frozen food truck at a South Texas border checkpoint. A...

How Orange Peels Revived a Costa Rican Forest

  In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park....

Why a Marxist Regime Precludes the Good Life

Totalitarian states such as North Korea or Cuba create a social framework in which our choices of actions are constrained, thus thwarting our opportunity...

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(TODAY PANAMA) Panama announced this week that refugees fleeing Venezuela must have a stamped visa to enter the country. President Juan Carlos Varela released a...

Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime may soon become a crime in Venezuela

(TODAY VENEZUELA) Criticizing Nicolás Maduro’s regime in Venezuela online may soon become a crime there. The new Constituent Assembly, which Maduro implemented unconstitutionally to...

Costa Rica’s Dancing With The Stars Pairs Former US Ambassador And Salsa Champion

Former U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica, Fitz Haney (S. Fitzgerald Haney), will take to the stage with dance partner, world salsa champion, Costa Rica...

Costa Rica With An Average Of 2 Homicides Per Day In The Past 34 Days

Q COSTA RICA - 74 homicides in the last 34 days, for an average of 2 murders per day, according to statistics from the...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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