New Law Approved that Could Affect Some Coastal Communities

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Contraloría Bans Miguel Carabaguíaz From Public Office For Six Years

The Contraloría General de la República Comptroller General's office) on Thursday placed severe sanctions...

Solis: Surprise Contender in Costa Rica Run-Off Presidential Vote

Luis Guillermo Solis, one of the presidential candidates near the bottom of all the...

Costa Rica Of Yesteryear Travels To Santa Ana

This image, blurred by the passing years, portrays the grotto of the Church of...

Pets: A Business Worth Millions

By Rico (QCostarica) A pet is certainly a great friend. After a difficult day,...

Mother Hearthbroken Over Her Son’s Death, Attacked by Crocodiles

Isabelle Páramo Hernández is facing the most painful period of her 58 years, the...

Obama Visit Questions and Fews Answers

In the minds of many these days in Costa Rica is the upcoming visit...

Medical Tourism: Q Says “Take Your Chances”

As much as we would like to say, “Come on down and get new...

Digital Currency Worrisome For Costa Rican Authorities

The growing use of digital currency like Bitcoin is worrying Costa Rican authorities, warning...

19 Schools In Costa Rica With Only One Student

On horseback, ten year old Noelia García Alemán, travels each day to attend school...

[OP-ED] The Absurdity of Tourism + Residency Tico Style

It seems like every time there is some sort of news regarding tourism there...

Costa Rica’s Schools Want Police To Get Tough on “Mega Fiestas”

Ever since a 13-year-old high school girl died after drinking a lethal cocktail of...

Fidel Castro Reappears in Public On Anniversary Of Cuban Revolution

(QCUBA/QNN) Cuban leader Fidel Castro has appeared in public for the first time in...

Why Is Latin America So Corrupt?

The annual release of the global Corruption Perceptions Index is rarely good news for...

World Cup: Rents in Brazil Skyrocket

(TODAY BRAZIL) RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Rents in Rio de Janeiro during the...

Communism Is the Disease It Tried to Cure

(Richard M. Ebeling) From Radical Revolutionaries to Privileged Bureaucrats. The great German sociologist, Max Weber...

Sloth Woman of Costa Rica

A Welsh researcher is living a “Lara Croft” like existence in the snake-infested jungles...

Tico Men Are “Out of Control” With Sexual Enhancers, Say Experts

Longing to be supermen under the covers, Costa Rican men, like many men around...

Soccer (Futból) and Sex in Costa Rica

According to a recent study commissioned by condom giants Durex, a shocking 40% of...

Volcano Covers Costa Rica In Ash (Retro)

On March 19, 1963, the Costa Rican volcano Irazú began an eruption lasting into...

Costa Rica Among Top “Defaulting” Countries

(QCOSTARICA)  Costa Rica is among the list of countries with the most "defaults" in...

The End Of Tico Time In Costa Rica

The proliferation of corporate parks and free trade zones, coupled with an expectation of...

Who Said So? – A Q Question

Not so many years ago, readers of the more serious national news outlets, especially...

Avocados, Soccer, Wire Transfers, and Money Laundering

The title is not the name of the latest Guy Ritchie film. It refers...

United Nations: Costa Rica is fighting organ and narco-trafficking

(Infosurhoy) Thirteen human-trafficking victims in Costa Rica this year were taken for their organs,...

Fear and Shame Torment 86,000 Illiterates In The Country

QCOSTARICA - For most people reading a sign or leaflet is simple and routine,...

Slide Inside Slope of Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - The Turrialba volcano recorded on Saturday a new slide in the inside...

Costa Rican Farmers Become Climate Change Acrobats

ALVARADO, Costa Rica, (IPS) - - José Alberto Chacón traverses the winding path across...

Costa Rica’s “Miracle Woman” Will Travel To The Vatican For the Canonization of John Paul II

Floribeth Mora, the Costa Rican woman whose miracle allowed the canonization of John Paul...

Costa Rica Is World Example of Reforestation: NY Times

QCOSTARICA (NY Times) La Virgen, Costa Rica - Over just a few decades in...

What Happened to the Beatle Bar?

One of the most infamous destinations in Costa Rica for guys wanting to escape...

Only Teaching Hotel in Costa Rica Has Trained 250 Southern Zone Residents In Six Years

Hotel Del Sur , Costa Rica is not your typical hotel. Located in San...

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