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Wednesday 18 October 2017

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...

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...

Who Would Marry A Serial Killer?

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

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Trump to Nominate Sharon Day as U.S. Ambassador To Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Sharon Day to serve as U.S. Ambassador...

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...

How Nicaragua Sees Costa Rica In Court

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

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...

Costa Rica’s Fight Against Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force on Latin America highlighted Costa Rica's progress achieved in the area of ​​financial...

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...

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")...

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...

Costa Rica, A Country of Luxuries That Are Necessities

The consumption habits have changed and the dynamics of the country has led to the fact goods and...

Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners Clash Over The Situation In Venezuela

Q COSTA RICA - The situation in Venezuela had two Nobel Peace Prize winners at odds on the...

US Ambassador To Costa Rica Looking For New Place To Live To Stay In Costa Rica After Trump Takes Office

UPDATE: January 18, 2017 - The U.S. Embassy San Jose announced that Ambassador, S. Fitzgerald Haney, received an...

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...

U.S. To Require Visa Applicants To Provide Social Media History And 15 Years Work and Travel History

Q COSTA RICA - The so-called “extreme vetting” urged by U.S. President Donald Trump could likely affect some...

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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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