[OP-ED] Tourism & Transparency

Tourism is supposedly 5% of the national GDP. But who really knows? The numbers...

Thank God, Or The Bottle Of Scotch For Small Favours

Just when I am ready to cut my wrists with the sadness that prevails...

There Is No Simple Answer To…

|We awake at a little before dawn to arrive at work by 8:00AM and...

How Can We Be The “Happiest Country On The Planet?”

Apparently tourist do not believe the cute slogan since hotel occupancy is down ,way...

MMMMMMMMMMM….Another Burger Joint!

For your own good health, I hope the server of your food and/or drink...

Once Again, it is Time to Play “Name That Vacancy Rate”

If ever any person ever wished to be in the tourism business, never believe...

[OP-ED] SOON THE TOURIST SEASON WILL BE OVER, AND….

If you believe in the numbers, I’ve got a nice bridge I can sell...

This Train Has Already Left the Station…Says Q

The Presidenta, Laura Chinchilla, three years after she went into office has finally told...

[OP-ED] WHAT’S HOT ON THE INTERNET… NOT SEX

Sure, if you want a woman or man just click on Backstage or even...

Politicos Sniffing The Toxic Weed?

QCOSTARICA Opinion by Rod Hughes, iNews.co.cr - There are times when one wonders if...

Costa Rica’s Election Offers Fiscal Faith Test

(Bloomberg) With its open doors to tourists, no standing army since 1948, and proud...

An Opinion Piece And NOT A News Story At All – Q

Wednesday, the 7Th of August, I read not an interview as expected of the...

OP-ED: What or Who Should You Believe?

When it comes to politics, our true national sport, it comes down to a...

My Perception of the Up-coming Presidential Election

Nothing makes me an expert in neither predictions nor results. You, as expatriates very...

Jumping From Crisis to Crisis To Almost A Solution! Q Asks Why?

Paradise does not have enough jails and not enough prisons to house its criminals,...

Secret Political Information…NOT!

How does one define “secret political information”? Violation is a new law with no...

Ali, Remembering The Day I Had Breakfast With Him

QCOSTARICA  - The Internet is literally full of stories and personal relationship with Muhammad...

WOW! We at Q Are Absolutely Shocked!

Right there on the very front page of our most important daily Spanish language...

Why Does Costa Rica Keep Shooting Itself In the Foot?

According to a report and figures released titled “State of the Region”, SICA writes...

Once Again the Train has Left the Station – Says Q

 Without either comment or judgment, I have been very quiet on the Chinchilla –...

You Better be Good, Better not Cry Because Obama is Coming to Town

Let's look to night sky and see if Air Force One is being lead...

Costa Rica Pretty Much Chased Away the “Boomer” Tourist

Where have all the Boomers gone? In fact where are all the tourists? Q...

[OP-ED] How to Drive Away Business Without Really Trying

QCOSTARICA - When the government officials, all economists and institutional directors say that Costa...

There is Something to be Said for Peace – Thank You Costa Rica

Spoken or not, the June 25 national strike worried many locals and expats that...

Not So Fast With Carbon Neutral

The words “Carbon Neutral”, certainly melds with the newest darling of ecology in any...

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You – “Fiscal Plan II”

No matter what is said about Laura Chinchilla, she does not give up easily....

[OP-ED] “Who me?” Says Costa Rica

If there is any doubt that Costa Ricans are up to their pura vida...

My Name Is Sandy: US Alone in Crisis!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QOpinion The United States, the country every other country turns...

The Need to be “Legal” to Work in Costa Rica?

You do not need to be Donald Trump or Nobel Laureate, Paul Krugman to...

Living and Investing in Costa Rica?

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |QFeature Numerous and serious studies conclude that Wanna-be expatriates are not...

A NEW POPE – ASKS Q

Some years back, perhaps ten or so I gave a speech in front of...

[OP-ED] MORE MONEY: POR FAVOR!

COSTA RICA OP-ED, By Juan Sebastian Campos -  I find it curious if not...

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