[OP-ED] SO FAR….???

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

Ali, Remembering The Day I Had Breakfast With Him

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

What if Costa Rica had an army?

(OP-ED) Costa Rica is capable of maintaining an army and may be facing the...

[OP-ED] Getting Ready For the Competition

QCOSTARICA OP-ED- Pristine white beaches, torques waters, all-inclusive destination hotels, plenty of fresh drinking...

[OP-ED] Why Always The Poor?

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

[OP-ED] Let’s Gamble, Okay?

The Central Bank (BCCR) took steps Wednesday night to devalue the U.S. dollar. And,...

OP-ED: Who Are These Guys Anyway?

According to the political pundits, most Costa Ricans will vote along party lines since...

Costa Rica Needs More Intellectualism!

We have survived contemporary intellectuals and visionaries since the don Pepe Figueres days right...

One Step Closer to New World Order

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

[OP-ED] Have You Ever Heard of Fundacion de Salud Sin Fronteras?

The public health system in Costa Rica, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS),...

I Hate This Little Guy!

For one, living in Costa Rica, I am sick and tired of being lured...

[OP-ED] “Who me?” Says Costa Rica

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

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...

Entertainment is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

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

Common Sense Needs to Prevail

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

There Is No Simple Answer To…

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

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

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

“Hear ye, hear ye, buy your programs here!”

What started out as a demonstration of democracy has become a constitutional crisis and...

In Costa Rica What Goes Down, Goes Up? Asks Q

Being highly touted as a substantial savings only a few days ago, the government...

My Perception of the Up-coming Presidential Election

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

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

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

Latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us

,(OPINION) San Jose - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations...

[OP-ED] And the Beat Goes On

Heavily reported in the Spanish language press, only mentioned in the English speaking news...

Costa Rica’s Election Offers Fiscal Faith Test

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

Nicoya is Proof that Soccer Isn’t Just for Men

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

Costa Rica: The Luxury of Misery

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

A Fourteen Year Old Christmas Present – Gift Wrapped

As a living, sincere testimony and a sorrow thanks to Newtown, Connecticut that becomes more viral, more...

A NEW POPE – ASKS Q

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

OP-ED: Where Are We Now?

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

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

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

Costa Rica’s “Swiss Cheese” Open Border Policy

As I sit here at the computer this Sunday morning, a little before dawn...

[OP-ED] The Johnny Araya That I Know

As is often the case in Costa Rica nothing is simple nor is it...

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