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Reminiscences, amusing or surprising pieces from various authors in Cost Rica and about Latin America.

10 Reasons Why Black Men Should Visit Costa Rica (List)

(By Tarik Pierce, Expatkings.com) What’s up fellas! I’ve shared a lot of stories and...

The U.S.A. Is Not America!

Invariably, in gatherings of Americans, Ticos and other Latins, the subject of what is...

Travellers Tales: Karin’s Story

'Introduction by Chris Clarke'. This is a traveler’s tale from Colombia, before the ruination of...

Echoes of Costa Rica or Impressions of Costa Rica from those who have not visited

Q EXPAT FOCUS - Most of us “know” about much of the world through...

In The Days When Flying Was Fun!

Introduction by Chris Clarke - Today, we complain, because we are temporarily stranded, due...

Travelers’ Tales: Welcome Back

Introduction by Chris Clarke - Carol McCool and I met five years ago, through...

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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 a wooden bridge they were traveling on gave way under...

OECD: Lack Of Competition Is Why Costa Rica Is So Expensive!

Costa Rica stands out as a country where a good portion of its markets have little competition, which affects the poorest, says OECD Economic...

Millennial Expats in Costa Rica

I grew up in Canada and never thought for a second that I would leave to live somewhere else. My parents expatriated to Costa...

Philip Morris International Will Stop Producing Cigarettes in Costa Rica

The Mendiola & Compañía, a subsidiary and 100% owned by Philip Morris International (PMI), absorbed the Tabacalera Costarricense S.A. and in addition, it will...

Fiscalia Raids Home Of Former Supreme Court Magistrate Celso Gamboa

This Wednesday at 6 in the morning, the Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) raided the home former Supreme Court magistrate Celso Gamboa, in search of evidence...

Costa Rican Ex-President Leads OAS Election Observers in Paraguay

ASUNCION – Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla began on Tuesday her activities as head of the Organization of American States (OAS) mission that...

Cuba’s new president: What to expect of Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro. Cuba’s National Assembly has elected...

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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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Downtown San José

An aerial view of downtown San José. Photo by FotosAereasCR

“Guanacaste Will Remember Me as a Fighting Woman”, Laura Chinchilla

By: Willberth Villalobos Castrillo, VozdeGuanacaste - Far from feeling intimidated by protests, President Laura Chinchilla toured with complete tranquility and much happiness to several...

INAMU Invites All To Dance In Respect For Women

QCOSTARIA - The National Institute for Women (Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres - INAMU) invites everyone to join the movement today, Saturday, February 14,...

Mother Of Gerardo Cruz, ‘He Opened His Eyes and Is Well’

QCOSTARICA - Gerardo Cruz's mother, Ana Patricia Barquero, said her son "has opened his eyes and is well", even making small movements with his...

You Too Can Help Those Affected By Nate

You can help all the people affected by tropical storm Nate by visiting the Televisora de Costa Rica (Teletica channel 7) central office in...