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Sunday 22 October 2017

Five Reasons Sean Penn Failed as a ‘Journalist’ in ‘Chapo’ Interview

  Q24N by Steven Dudley (Insightcrime.org) Sean Penn’s exclusive interview with Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán may have gotten Mexico’s...

“Macho Coca”, The Fishing Entrepreneur Accused Of Building The Biggest Drug Empire of Costa Rica”

QCOSTARICA - Why the nickname Macho Coca? Everybody calls me Gilbert or just Macho. That was the conversation...

The Curious Case of Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA via Harvard International Review - In many respects, Costa Rica has been Latin America’s success story in...

American Arrested In Costa Rica For Promoting “Sex Tourism” Lingers in Jail “Indefinitely and Without Trial”

QCOSTARICA - The American arrested for promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica is reaching out to his followers...

‘End of Times’ Cloud Phenomenon Spotted in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Residents of the Central Valley, especially in the area of Escazu, San Jose, Pavas and Hatillo...

Snakebites in Costa Rica Are Associated With Poverty, Weather Fluctuations, and El Niño

QCOSTARICA - Snakebites are environmental and occupational health hazards that mainly affect rural populations worldwide. In Costa Rica, climatic...

The Open Pit and the Great Green Macaw in Costa Rica

Reading about the struggle to regulate the mining industry in Latin America can be downright discouraging. The practice...

The Story Behind The “Sex Motel ” Tax

QCOSTARICA JOURNAL - As legislators continue their work on "modernizing" the tax on motels that was established 43...

The Tico Immigrant

(QCOSTARICA) - The number of Costa Ricans living the United States has almost doubled in the last decade,...

Will The New Terminal Be A Den For Criminals In San Jose’s “Red Zone”?

(qCOSTARICA SPECIAL) - On Monday, August 3, the new bus terminal, "Terminal Central 7-10", opens for business, bringing...

TSE Denounces “Nonexistent” or Marriages of Convenience Every Other Day

(qCOSTARICA) Faced with complaints of "nonexistent" or "marriages of convenience" every other day, the Civil Registry (Registro Civil),...

Father Goes To Jail For Third Time For Child Support Debt

(qCOSTARICA) Jorge Pita, 70, today sits in a jail cell in La Reforma prison, for the third time...

The Language Of The Future and It’s Not English or Chinese

(QCOSTARICA) Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. This was revealed by the Instituto...

Costa Rica Among Top “Defaulting” Countries

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

Super Dads

  (QCOSTARICA - By Roberto Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com)  The arrival of a child is seen as a gift of love....

The Data Sleuths of San José

(Via ForeignPolicy.com)  The real estate agent was angry. She had spent weeks helping her well-heeled client shop around...

Protesting Against Unpaved Roads in Southern Nicoya Peninsula

(QCOSTARICA) Thousands of locals and expats are protesting against the unpaved roads in the Southern Nicoya Peninsula of...

40 Volcanos Are Erupting Right Now, Including Two In Our Front Yard

(QCOSTARICA) JOURNAL - You may not have noticed, but our planet is becoming increasingly unstable.  According to Volcano...

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...

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Drunk Driver Kills Marathon Runner Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

3 Ways to Get a Second Passport and 2 Countries to Get It From Quickly

A Second Passport is not just for the "James Bond" or "Jason Bourne" or the super wealthy of this world. The truth? Millions of...

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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...

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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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