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Friday 23 June 2017

Models Slam BMW Into House And Flee Scene Of The Accident

QCOSTARICA - It was 6:24am Saturday (September 12, 2015) morning when a big bang shook the house of...

A Few Days in San Jose

QCOSTARICA  by Ashleigh Timchenko - Little Girl, Big World  - Ask most people for a location recommendation in...

An “Arribada” In Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The beach of Ostional is the scenery for a rarely-seen biological wonder. In rainy season, the...

Old Radios On Exihibition At Avenida Escazu Today

QCOSTARICA - If you are  a lover of the radio, a person who listens to the radio every...

How Much Coffee You’d Have To Drink To Literally Kill Yourself?

QCOSTARICA - Lucky  you if you've never drank so much coffee that you fear for your life. For...

The Nutella Lock: German Gadget Clamps Down on Nutella Thieves

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - If you hate sharing your Nutella and want to make sure no one gets their...

The Costa Rican “Beast”

QCOSTARICA - When we hear the term "The Beast" we instinctively think of President Barack Obama's "Cadillac One",...

Costa Rica In World Top Ten For Laughter and Tears

QCOSTARICA - Latin Americans, with their fiery temperaments and spirit of joie de vivre,  dominated the list of...

Bendigo woman teaches in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Hola! My name's Hannah, I'm a 26 year old primary school teacher from Australia, and International...

Life Isn’t Easy. The Relentless Search for Happiness.

QCOSTARICA by Marvin Castillo, Vozdeguanacaste - Life isn’t easy. This could be one of the most cliché and...

Couples Who Engage In “Sexting” Have Better Sex, Says Study

QCOSTARICA EXTRA,  via Livescience.com -  Couples who practice sexting, sending sexually suggestive or explicit images by phone, have...

Cats In A Hospital: Eight Cats Roam The San Juan de Dios

QCOSTARICA - Eight beautiful and fat cats roam the Bansen park, one of the oldest area of the...

The Cultural Center and Eugene O’Neill Theater are Costa Rican Treasures

QCOSTARICA-  If you are a North American with a middle-class income, you probably do not go to the...

Brenda Castro Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2015

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - Guapiles is celebrating with the crowning of Brenda Castro as Miss Costa Rica 2015.  Brenda,...

International Beer Day Today

Today, the first Friday in August, is International Beer Day (IDB). Founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California,...

Katy Perry Tickets Go On Sale Monday

(QCOSTARICA EXTRA) Katy Perry is coming to Costa Rica, as part of her Prismatic World Tour that began...

“Bomberos” Celebrate Their 150th Birthday

(qCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller in San Jose - There is always something happening in the Plaza de la...

The Top 10 Gadgets of Ticos

(qCOSTARICA TECH) The La Nacion, in an article earlier this month, made list of the top 10 gadgets...

Roasted Chickpeas – Super Simple High Protein Snack!

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are the main ingredient for this nutritious, wholesome snack! Like most...

Rachel McAdams On Travelling Solo: Slept With a Knife When Ttravelling Solo in Costa Rica

(COSTA RICA EXTRA)  From the small town of St Thomas, Ontario, Hollywood’s latest ‘it’ girl Rachel McAdams, now...

Adotped At One, Reunited With His Tica Family 26 Years Later

  (QCOSTARICA) Picking mangoes and riding a bicycle in Guanacaste, while reuniting with his birth parents, part of Andres'...

MAC Brings Giant Shoes to Downtown San José

(QCOSTARICA) There are shoes in the Plaza! Not just any shoes. Giant shoes! Costa Rica's national art museum, properly...

Costa Rica’s Absense In The Miss Universe Is Being Echoed Around The World

(COSTARICA EXTRA) Phrases like "the misses of each country are not to blame for what happened", and...

Making Coffee The Costa Rican Way

(QCOSTARICA) - Costa Rica is known for its coffee, could even be said it is the coffee capital...

Oh It’s So Cute! Wait, WTF?

(QCOSTARICA) - As you might have guessed by now, this is not a fluffy cat taking a nap,...

Pride Run in San Jose (Photos)

(QCOSTARICA) - The first Pride Run in San Jose, Sunday, June 28, 2015. ...

Marcha de La Diversidad and Pride Run on Sunday, June 28

(QCOSTARICA) San Jose will be hosting on Sunday, June 28, Marcha De La Diversidad to commemorate different sexual...

Pets Welcome Here: Pet Friendly Restuarants in San Jose

(QCOSTARICA) - What's better than taking your four-legged family member to a restaurant with you and enjoying a...

Donald Trump Says He Will Sue Univision For Dropping Miss USA Pageant

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) - Donald Trump's offensive remarks about Mexicans has led the Univision, the biggest Spanish-language broadcaster...

5 Tips to Lowering Your Electricity Cost in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica’s beautiful climate and natural nature leave little to complain about, but no place is perfect...

Ticos Drink More Liquor In A Single Outing, But Do So Less Often Than The Latin America Average

(QCOSTARICA) Comparing to Latin America, Costa Ricans drink liquor fewer days a week, but consume more than the...

Keylor and Andrea: The Wedding Of The Year!

(COSTARICA EXTRA) The wedding of the year took place Saturday, Costa Rica's top goalkeeper Keylor Navas and former...

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Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

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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?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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