Informality Takes Hold in Costa Rica

Four out of ten companies that operate outside the formal market are more than...

Director of Policia de Transito Moving Over For A New Top Traffic Cop

Mario Calderón has called it quits, next week he will be leaving his four-year...

Autopista General Cañas Will Get Dressed Up For Inauguration Of New President

Starting today, April 23, don't be surprised to start seeing the autopitsta General Cañas...

Costa Rican Trade-investment Office Opens in Seoul

Following the signing of a free trade agreement between South Korea and Central American...

Foreign Ministry Recommends Costa Ricans Avoid Travel to Nicaragua As Long As Violence Continues

The Costa Rica Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommends that Costa Ricans avoid traveling to...

Woman Charged With Production Of Pornography and Having Sexual Relations With A Minor

The video that was on a 14-year-old's cellular phone was evidence enough for police...

La Sele Unveils Alternate Uniform

Costa Rica's national team - "La Sele" or "La Tricolor" - lived its sweetest...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica Call For Peaceful March

A Facebook group called Comunidad Nicaragüense Residente en Costa Rica (Resident Nicaraguan Community in...
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Roger Waters In Costa Rica November 24

George Roger Waters, singer, songwriter, bassist, composer and co-founder of the progressive rock band...

May 8 To Be A Holiday For The Public Sector

The government decreed May 8 a day off for all public sector employees, with...

Millicom launches Tigo One OTT service in Costa Rica

Tigo Costa Rica (Millicom) has announced the launch of its Tigo One TV platform...

Two Injured In Mora As The Wooden Bridge Collapsed Under Loaded Dump Truck

The driver of a dump truck and his passenger were injured Wednesday afternoon, after...

Costa Rican Ex-President Leads OAS Election Observers in Paraguay

ASUNCION – Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla began on Tuesday her activities as...

Costa Rica: OECD Endorses Chemical Policy

The Committee of Chemists has endorsed the policies of management of industrial chemical products,...

Amazon Now Allows Purchases Delivered Directly in Costa Rica

Amazon today (April 17) announced the launch of the international shopping platform within the...

Court Order Prohibits Vehicles On Playa Conchal, Guanacaste

The Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación (Sinac) - National System of Conservation Areas...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Up 3%

The manufacturing industry and education services were the sectors that explained most of the...

Early Sunday Morning Crash On The General Cañas Leaves One Dead, Another Seriously Injured

For the second time in a month (to the day), at around the same...

[PHOTOS] Spectacular Rollover Sunday Morning Resulted Only In Injuries

  For reasons unknown, a vehicle overturned on Sunday morning on the Ruta 27 in...

Costa Rica Story Sparks Threat of Lawsuit

Manitoba's Premier Brian Pallister wants Free Press to apologize. Pallister is refusing to answer...

Summit Of America Leaders Urged To Take Stronger Measures To Isolate Venezuela’s Maduro

(Reuters) - The Heads of State and Government of Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile,...

Domestic Worker Invents Assault To Steal From Her Employer

  A woman surnamed Sanchez Arce was arrested last Tuesday for larceny, taking advantage of...

Otto Guevara Wants Back Money Seized During Raid Of His Law Office

Legislator Otto Guevara Guth and his brother-in-law want his money back, their lawyer, Federico...

Netflix Yes, Amazon No With Respect To The VAT

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) explained on Friday that the proposed 13%...

One Day Tours Invite Young People to Discover Costa Rica

Short trips to national paradises is gaining strength among travel agencies as a strategy...

Burger King Will Expand, Have breakfast and Open 24 Hours

Burger King in Costa Rica hopes to offer more options in its menu, have...

Costa Rica Inflation 2.6% YOY as of March 2018

In March, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded a monthly variation of 0.59%, mainly...

Financing for the Coffee Sector

A new bill has been presented to grant resources at a preferential rate to...

Costa Rica Opens an Embassy in Africa

On April 6, 2018 The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Manuel A. González Sanz, inaugurated...

Banana Exports Up 7%

In the first nine months of 2017, Costa Rica exported US$784 million worth of...

Online Hotel Reservations Grow In Costa Rica

  The leading platform for hotel reservations in the cloud, SiteMinder, revealed during its participation...

Costa Rica: The Footballing Country Where 56 Other Sports Are Played

Costa Rica is full of sports. From the most traditional such as basketball and...

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Are You Paying Too Much In Taxes?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” according to Benjamin Franklin. But it is certain that some...

The Top Four Beaches in Costa Rica, According to Q!

There are few countries that “have it all” when it comes to vacations, but it could be said that Costa Rica falls into this...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%

The number of cards in circulation grew by 13% between January 2017 and the same month in 2018, while the balance of debt on...

Informality Takes Hold in Costa Rica

Four out of ten companies that operate outside the formal market are more than 15 years old, which reflects the fact that for many...

U.S. Orders Relatives of US Embassy Staff To Leave Nicaragua

The U.S. State Department has ordered the relatives of U.S. government employees based in Nicaragua to leave the country. In addition, services at the...

Director of Policia de Transito Moving Over For A New Top Traffic Cop

Mario Calderón has called it quits, next week he will be leaving his four-year post as the country's top traffic cop -  director of...

Petro’s Aguacate Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia’s economic savior

In response to charges that Petro is too closely aligned with the Chavista dictatorship in Venezuela, Petro has a clever argument, which he employs...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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“Platina Bridge” in 100 Years

This composite found on Facebook shows the reality of the work pace of Costa Rica's Transport Ministry, the MOPT, in repairing the "Platina" Bridge...

40 Development Projects Stalled, Waiting Access Permits

QCOSTARICA - Gas stations, condominiums, shopping centres, banks, business parks, convention centres and supermarkets are among the 40 projects waiting, waiting for the Consejo...

The 50 Cheapest Countries in the World; Costa Rica Not Among Them

On March 5, Gobakingrates.com presented the ranking of the cheapest - as in most economical - countries to live in the world. The site...

One Of The Strangest Jobs In The World Can Be Found In Costa Rica

One of the riskiest and strangest jobs in the world has to be in Costa Rica. Imagine yourself getting up in the morning, to...

Southwest Airlines Announces The Launch of Daily Nonstop Service to Costa Rica.

Q TRAVEL - Southwest Airlines has announced the launch of daily nonstop service to Costa Rica. Service from Fort Lauderdale (FFL) to San Jose (SJO)...