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(Q COSTA RICA) OPINION - Practically everyone I talk to these days shows an air concern of what...

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EDITORIAL - In his opinion column for Crhoy.com, Edgar Espinoza, writes about nightmare that has gripped us all...

Suicides Are Not Published

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Should We Be Worried?

(QCostarica) Should we be worried? Maybe not, but certainly concerned for the start of a trend of citizens,...

The “Serious Side” Of The Yucca

The buzz around the water coolers in Costa Rica is the "yuca", the viral video of surgeons removing...

Feminism, Indifference and Bad Choice Murdered Dirk Beauchamp And His Children

QCOSTARICA - The problem is not random murder in Costa Rica, the problem is lifestyle and bad choice,...

Fighting the future is futile, the future always wins

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EDITORIAL: The News At Q Is Well Ahead Of Its Time

QCOSTARICA EDITORIAL - It is interesting to review the Blogs on the Q, to note that in many...

NOT The Way To Go Costa Rica, To Tax Electricity, Water, Rents and Health

TICO BULL - One of the issues made clear by both foreign and national businesses, is that Costa...

Costa Rica: A Greek Tragedy in Central America

QCOSTARICA - The country which used to stand out in the region because of its good relative level...

EDITORIAL: If The Law Creating the Corporations Tax Is Unconstitutional, Why Do I Have To Pay?

If you own a corporation in Costa Rica - an S.A. (Sociedad Anomina) - you know well that...

Costa Rica and Panama Run Counter to Rest of the World

QCOSTARICA - Free parking in Panama and heavy trains running through the streets of the capital of Costa...

The Recklessness of Reckless Driving

EDITORIAL --  I wrote this on my personal blog, TICO BULL, and felt compared to share it here. Reckless...

The Q Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary!

FRONT PAGE -- Dear readers, it was two years ago that QCostarica.com went online, with the very first...

“Our very own Christopher Howard, a retirement pioneer” Featured on USA Today

EDITORIAL - On Wednesday, June 11, our very own featured contributor,  Christopher Howard, was featured in an article...

Editorial: Solís Missed Opportunity To Be The Bigger Man With Ortega

Although like many I wait in anticipation of the new government we are about to get. And so...

EDITORIAL: The Arayas and Second Round Vote 12 Years Apart

It was on a Sunday like today twelve years ago when some 2.2 million Costa Ricans, for the...

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...

EDITORIAL: Please Somebody Tell Me What Today’s Protest is About

Since early this morning I have been watching the television news reports, the images of protesters blocking streets...

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Analysis: — Pity a poor president who wants to get his agenda past the opposition in congress when...

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Presidenta Chinchilla All Alone

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EDITORIAL: The Presidenta’s “Torta”

The weekend trip that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla to Peru on a private jet has generated many quests that...

What Was Obama’s Costa Rica Visit For?

U.S. President Barack Obama spent about 22 hours in Costa Rica this past weekend, leaving many wondering about...

Eight Presidents Await Obama In The Most Violent Region

Protesters burn an image mockery of President Barack Obama on Wednesday May 1, 2013, during the International Labour...

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

Pedro Castro's days as Transport Minister appear numbered. His adovcacy of a "ruining" contract, his performance as "representative"...

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Not so long ago, the president-elect was a hate figure among Chávez supporters There was a time – not...

Perspective: Did You Turn Off Your Lights?

Did you turn off your lights at  last night? Apparently neither did most in Costa Rica. Not a word...

Common Sense Needs to Prevail

- Costa Rica, a country anxious to kiss the proverbial butt of the U.S? - In Cost Rica suspicion...

So, This Is High Speed Internet?

The Connection Was Reset. Try Again. This is high speed internet in Costa Rica.At a cost of US$99...

Traffic Law Isn’t Right Yet!

Lawmakers can't seem to get it right. The reform to the reform of the old traffic law still...

Do What You Want And Don’t Worry!

OPINION In yet another case where the courts in Costa Rica send the message that, "yes, do what you...

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