Que Vergüenza!

EDITORIAL - Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere...

EDITORIAL: Americans Should Get Their Act Together Before Condemning Child Marriage Practices In Costa Rica

(OPINION) OK, this one threw for a loop. On the pages of QCostarica there...

Nicaragua: Will Revoking Pension Reform Be Enough?

On Sunday, President Daniel Ortega revoked the controversial law to reform the Instituto Nacional...

History Shows President Trump Will Face Legal Challenges To​ Detaining Immigrants

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

The Pophecy Has Been Fulfilled!

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

Suicides Are Not Published

OPINION - They were on the way home from a religious gathering, mother sitting...

Should We Be Worried?

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

The “Serious Side” Of The Yucca

The buzz around the water coolers in Costa Rica is the "yuca", the viral...

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

QCOSTARICA - The problem is not random murder in Costa Rica, the problem is...

Fighting the future is futile, the future always wins

QCOSTARICA - In an editorial by the ElFinancieriocr.com of August 22, the newspaper says...

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

QCOSTARICA EDITORIAL - It is interesting to review the Blogs on the Q, to...

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...

Costa Rica: A Greek Tragedy in Central America

QCOSTARICA - The country which used to stand out in the region because of...

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) -...

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 Recklessness of Reckless Driving

EDITORIAL --  I wrote this on my personal blog, TICO BULL, and felt compared...

The Q Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary!

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

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Tale Of Two Presidents

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

Traffic Official Turns Down Bribe, Charges Driver

Here is a different kind of story, a story you rarely read about, but...

Presidenta Chinchilla All Alone

Editorial - Presidenta Laura Chinchilla Miranda is more and more all alone.  The once...

EDITORIAL: The Presidenta’s “Torta”

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

What Was Obama’s Costa Rica Visit For?

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

Eight Presidents Await Obama In The Most Violent Region

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

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

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

PROFILE: Maduro, From Bus Driver to President

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

Perspective: Did You Turn Off Your Lights?

Did you turn off your lights at  last night? Apparently neither did most in...

Common Sense Needs to Prevail

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

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