The Impossible Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The unemployment rate now reaches 10% in a population where 60% of...

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...

One Step Closer to New World Order

QBLOGS, by Rafael Stumbo Tarasco, guest columnist -  You may not know this, but...

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QNews Costa Rica Looking very much the executive, the ex-Vice...

Oscar Arias: Nicaragua Will Be Free Again

In an OP-ED "Nicaragua volverá a ser libre" published in El Pais, former president...

[OP-ED] “Fear” Might Be A Better Word

QCOSTA RICA OP-ED, By Juan Sebastian Campos -- Happy adjective ˈha-pē: feeling pleasure and...

Egypt: What Would ‘Don Pepe’ Do?

By Rob Eshman, JewishJournal.com - I spent Egypt’s second revolution in Costa Rica, in...

Nicoya is Proof that Soccer Isn’t Just for Men

COSTA RICA NEWS (Vozdeguanacaste) -- Luckily, the days when it was frowned upon for...

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

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

Come to Costa Rica: Whatever You Want We Got It!

Costa Rica is replete with everything from unscathed beaches, warm water, volcanoes, fine dining,...

MMMMMMMMMMM….Another Burger Joint!

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

So Far President of Costa Rica has Spent ¢ 265 million on Trips Abroad

At  2 years and 11 months in office, Chinchilla has consumed 95% of the...

Why Does Costa Rica Keep Shooting Itself In the Foot?

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

A New Type of War – Cyber War and We Are Not Prepared Says Q!

This last week, perhaps more than any other week has clearly defined the country...

How Costa Rica Gets It Right!

With authoritarianism and proto-fascism on the rise in so many corners of the world,...

[OP-ED] “Profiles in Courage”

A quick overview of the book is a 1957 work by John F. Kennedy...

[OP-ED] And Let The Rumors Go Forth!

Searching for witches in the dark, provocateurs of evil, and indeed publishing innuendos absent...

A Global Phenom – Being Gay

What can be lower on the totem pole of human values than a sexual...

OP-ED: Where Are We Now?

COSTA RICA OP-ED - Bottom line is that I have an opinion that Costa...

Hugo Chavez the Venezuelan Leader is DEAD!

Informed sources suspect that he died a number of days ago and there certainly...

Not So Fast With Carbon Neutral

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

Growing Up Is Hard To Do

Costa Rica to Peru as the legislature requires. Considering this president has been out...

[OP-ED] Tourism & Transparency

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

[OP-ED] Why Always The Poor?

Early in the morning, around 5:00AM, I am in the office to read hundreds...

[OP-ED] SO FAR….???

OP-ED - In 2010 I wrote a strong defense of the newly elected president,...

WOW! We at Q Are Absolutely Shocked!

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

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

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

Costa Rica: The Luxury of Misery

With 19% endemic poverty, 10% open unemployment and 40% informal employment, and some of...

The Pacific Alliance. What Can It Hurt?

Many times those who have tasted victory, be it in politics, business, acting or...

Entertainment is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

Saturday evening, eight o’clock, I saw the second choreography of Henriette Borbón! As in...

Tragically, We Are Not Isolated!

It was Costa Rica’s conscious decision to become a player in the developed world...

[OP-ED] Costa Rica Pura Vida Seduction!

Openly, I have no evidence except “intuition” to justify my position. However, I believe...

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