Crack Down On Prostitution In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA / Many living and visiting Costa Rica's capital city know about San Jose's other side,...

Cody Dial Killed By Tree in Costa Rica, Says Father

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The remains of Cody Roman Dial, an Alaska adventurer who went missing in...

Who Would Marry A Serial Killer?

Q COSTA RICA - Before moving back to Canada, Leanne Bordelais lived with her new husband Thierry Bordelais,...

Almost One Quarter Of Costa Ricans Admitted To Paying “Chorizo”

The report “People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean” by Transparency International (TI) reveals that one in...

Study: Ticos Grew 11.2cm and Ticas 13.7cm In The Last 100 Years

(QCostarica) A study by the Imperial College London (ICL) published Tuesday revealed that on average, Ticos (Costa Rica)...

The “Zona Roja” Of San Jose

QCOSTARICA - We often hear of the term "zona roja" (red zone) to a particular area of downtown...

Medical Marijuana In Costa Rica: Government To Charge Up to US$2.5 Million For Concession

The bill that would legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal, industrial and food purposes would allow the...

‘Nobody Wants Costa Rica To Be Another Greece’, President Solis

  President Luis Guillermo Solis shakes off criticism following his Tuesday evening's television address to the nation that Costa...

Water Crisis: How Come Costa Rica Has a Water Shortage?

Costa Rica's endemic problems with water supply are being complicated by the effects of El Niño, and while...

Working “Legally” In Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - People often think that it is possible to move to Costa Rica to work or increase...

Costa Rican Christiana Figueres Slams The White House On US Pullout From Paris Climate Deal

Q COSTA RICA - Global reaction to the US pullout from Paris climate deal included the remarks of...

As Others See Us

Q OPINION - The world is especially turbulent this month. There is a potential war in Korea and...

Chinese Cement Scandal Monopolizes President’s Independence Speech In Cartago

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis can't seem to get out of the mix of the cement scandal...

A Synopisis of the Cementazo Scandal

Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the...

Solis Laments OAS Secretary General Almagro’s Aggressive Approach to Venezuelan Crisis

Q COSTA RICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis said the “belligerence” of the Secretary General of the Organization...

Territorio de Zaguates Under Fire For Alleged Animal Abuse

Although the approved Animal Welfare Law has not yet received the required Presidential signature and publication in La...

45 Years Ago, a UFO Sighting In Costa Rica Impressed The World

(QCOSTARICA) Alien sightings (like in UFO) in Costa Rica are not new. One of the more recent is...

Costa Rica Sets Record For Tourist Arrivals: 2.9 Million in 2016

Q COSTA RICA - The number of tourist arrivals to the country last year grew by 12.8% compared...

Is China Poised to Take on US in Latin America?

A Chinese company has started construction on a US$165 million port in Panama for cruise ships, the first...

Street Harassment Plagues Costa Rica Women Every Day

QCOSTARICA - Thousands of women report of being harassed in the streets of Costa Rica, the capital city...

Costa Rica Decides: Latest Poll

If the presidential elections were held today, who would win? The latest poll reveals no one. The current field...

How Much English is Spoken in Costa Rica & Central America

According to EF English Proficiency Index (EF-EPI), Costa Rica has not been able to raise their level of...

French Legislators Debate Ban on Paying For Sex. Could The Same Happen in Costa Rica?

OPINION - Prostitution in Costa Rica (the exchange of sexual services for money) is not illegal. The country's...

Costa Rica Looks “Brighter Now”, says President Solis

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis begins his last year in office saying it's...

Such Was The “Amigo”, A Car Made in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica is known around the world for coffee, bananas, pineapples and flowers among other agricultural...

New “San Jose” International Airport Would Be Ready As Early As 2027. Or 2032. Or?

Q COSTA RICA - The new San Jose international airport that will be located in Orotina, west of...

44 Lawyers Suspended, Some Even Up To 30 Years

Q COSTA RICA - Not showing for hearings, litigating cases while suspended, to convictions for sex offenses are...

Divorce In Costa Rica: Until Death Do Us Part?

Q COSTA RICA - For almost three decades, divorce has grown in Costa Rica. How many legal break...

Sex Tourism, Free Speech and Cuba Dave in Costa Rica

QCOSTA RICA SPECIAL REPORT - The Expat-chronicles.com, provides a thorough review of the Dave Strecker (alias "Cuba Dave")...

BCR President To Resign Over Clash With Board of Directors

Q COSTA RICA - A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Banco de Costa Rica...

American Arrested In Costa Rica For Promoting “Sex Tourism”

QCOSTARICA- In what is believed to be the first case of its kind, Friday the Organismo de Investigación...

How Nicaragua Sees Costa Rica In Court

Q COSTA RICA - In its presentation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, over...

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Flight Deal: U.S. to Costa Rica from $216 Round-Trip

The premier travel site Condé Nast Traveler reports round-trip flights to San Jose, Costa Rica from eight U.S. cities including Houston, Miami, and Pittsburgh,...

Costa Rica’s San Ramon Road Project Turns Into Marathon

Costa Rica’s long-running San Ramon road project is costing more than originally expected while taking longer to build than planned. The work on the 29.7...

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The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras rose by 25% from 2007 to 2015, in contrast to...

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(Reuters) - Seven Latin American governments said on Wednesday that they supported the decision by Honduras’ electoral tribunal to proceed with a total recount...

Costa Rica Retail Sector to Grow 2.8% in 2018

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The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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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...

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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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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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