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Friday 23 June 2017

Costa Rica Limps To Attend Its Seniors

QCOSTARICA - While Costa Rica's over 65 population grows in numbers, the State limps to provide attention. In 2000,...

Turrialba Spewed Lava Rock, Magmatic Levels Are Rising: RSN

QCOSTARICA - Scientists at the Red Sismológica Nacional (UCR-ICE) - National Seismological Network - found "indisputable" evidence of...

Turrialba Volcano Is Preparing For A Major Eruption, Says Geologist

QCOSTARICA - The recent expulsion of gases, ash and rocks by the Turrialba volcano are signs that...

Costa Rica Developed VASIMR Rocket Could Send Humans To Mars In Just 39 Days

A new type of rocket that could send humans to Mars in less than six weeks instead of...

Turrialba Volcano Spews Incandescent Rocks, Gases and Ash In Early Morning Eruption

QCOSTARICA - It was 2:05am this morning (Tuesday) when the Turrialba volcano erupted again, expelling incandescent rocks, gases...

Turrialba Volcano Eruption on April 5, 2015 (Video)

Turrialba volcano eruption on April 5, 2015. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LZmbdDn3G0]

Fear and Shame Torment 86,000 Illiterates In The Country

QCOSTARICA - For most people reading a sign or leaflet is simple and routine, but for some 86.000...

Slide Inside Slope of Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - The Turrialba volcano recorded on Saturday a new slide in the inside slope, on the west wall,...

Turrialba Volcano Resumes Activity Of Expulsion of Gases and Steam

BREAKING NEWS (6:23AM) - After more than a week of little external activity, the Turrialba volcano resumed its...

National Emergency Commission Activates Contingency Plan In Event Of Turrialba Volcano Eruption

QCOSTARICA - The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) has activated a contingency plan in...

Team Of Experts Documented Activity From The Mouth of the Crater Of The Turrialba Volcano

QCOSTARICA - A team from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de...

Falling Ash? Costa Rica Has Lived Through It Before: The 1963-65 Eruption of Irazú Volcano

QCOSTARICA - On March 13, 1963, the Irazú volcano gave Costa Ricans a big surprise. The ash fall...

Seismological Network Predicts A Magma Eruption of Low Magnitude But Of Great Economic Impact

QCOSTARICA - The behavior of the Turrialba volcano this past week is the trigger of a magmatic eruption...

First Flight Out of San José Friday Kicks Up Dust!

QCOSTARICA - The first airplane to leave the San José airport, the Iberia flight 6314 headed for Madrid,...

San José Airport Back To “Normal Operations”

QCOSTARICA - 3:23 pm - It was at 2:30pm Friday when officials at the Juan Santamaría international airport...

San José Airport “Temporarily” Open

QCOSTARICA - 12:37 pm -  The San Jose airport manager Aeris, announced minutes before noon the "temporary" reopening...

San José Airport CONTINUES CLOSED

QCOSTARICA - 8:23am - The Juan Santamaria (SJO) airport continues closed this morning, the airport manager, Aeris, saying...

Ash From Turrialba Volcano Reached Orotina

QCOSTARICA - The ash from the Turrialba volcano following a series of eruptions on Thursday reached as far...

San José Airport Closure Extended to 8:00am Friday

QCOSTARICA - 9:34 pm -The closure of the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) will continue until 8:00 am...

Ash Forces Total Closure of San Jose Airports

QCOSTARICA - 5:23 pm - Air Surveillance (Vigilancia Aérea) reports a number of flights cancelled or delayed due...

Turrialba Registers Third Eruption Today!

UPDATE: 4:11 PM - The Turrialba continues its activity, with a four eruption, the largest since 1996, at...

The Most Miserable Countries In The World. Where Does Costa Rica Stand?

QCCOSTARICA - A report by the Cato Institute reveals that Honduras and Costa Rica are the countries with...

13 Year Old Divides Her Time Between Being A Full Time Student And Mother

QCOSTARICA - At 13 years of age, María Fernanda divides her time between being a full time student...

Sex Tourism In Costa Rica Attracts More and More Younger Men

COSTA RICA JOURNAL (By Tim Rogers)  - Costa Rica’s sex tourism industry used to be the exclusive province...

La Carpio May Be Costa Rica’s Worst Ghetto

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - Very few expats living in Costa Rica have ever heard of La Carpio.  Even...

Costa Rica’s Quakers dodged US draft, now face perils of changing world

QCOSTARICA JOURNAL - MONTEVERDE, Costa Rica — Marvin Rockwell is a man full of stories. Originally from Fairhope,...

Drought Forces Costa Rica Households To Incur Extra Expenses

QCOSTARICA - The driest months of the year forces many families in Costa Rica to incur additional expenses,...

The Legend of Malacrianza: Costa Rica’s Badass, Killer Toro

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (SBNation) Last year,  SBNation did a story on Costa Rica's most celebrated and revered badass...

Scientists Rediscover Critically Endangered Frog in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (EPOCH TIMES)  In the past 20 years, amphibian species around the world have experienced rapid...

Costa Rica Is World Example of Reforestation: NY Times

QCOSTARICA (NY Times) La Virgen, Costa Rica - Over just a few decades in the mid-20th century, this...

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Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

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?...

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...

Nude Hotels & Beaches in Costa Rica

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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