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Sunday 20 August 2017

Femicide: Is a Woman’s Life Worth More Than a Man’s?

(Q24N) To say that a woman’s life is worth more than a man’s sounds so awful that even...

Costa Rica Best In Latin America For Press Freedom

Q COSTA RICA -  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that Costa Rica has the best record for press...

Implications of Costa Rica’s Money Laundering Law Reform

Q COSTA RICA - Lawyers, notaries, accountants, real estate agents, casinos, and non-profit organizations and others will be...

Climate Impact on Caribbean Coral Reefs May Be Mitigated If…

CAHUITA, Costa Rica (IPS) - A few dozen metres from the Caribbean beach of Puerto Vargas, where you...

Pompeii to Poas, A Writer’s Perspective

Q COSTA RICA - by Chris Clarke - Many readers have strolled through the ghostly ruins of Pompeii....

Can Users Refuse To Have Their Customer Service Call Recorded?

Q COSTA RICA - A call to customer service should be a private matter. At least that is...

Two Costa Ricans Among The Arrested In Child Pornography Network

Q COSTA RICA - Two Costa Ricans are among 39 arrested, members of an"interconnected criminal network" that spanned...

Women Have Disappeared From Presidential Ballots

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica has had its woman president. Is that enough? It may appear so...

Incest Case Attests That, in Costa Rica, Abortion Is Legal In Name Only

Q COSTA RICA (by Larissa Arroyo Navarrete, University of Costa Rica) In Costa Rica, women have had the...

Costa Rica Looking To Reactivate Deportation of Cubans

Q COSTA RICA - From Casa Presidencial, the government of Luis Guillermo Solis is looking to reactive, as...

Are Electric Bikes The Solution To San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - The electric bicycle may be the solution for many to the ever-growing traffic congestion...

Costa Rica Model Released From Nicaragua Prison Back In The Country

Q COSTA RICA - A free woman and back in Costa Rica, Adriana Corella, says she is ready...

What happened when the Donald Trump of Costa Rica demonized neighboring Nicaraguans?

Costa Rica is often thought of as the “Switzerland of the Americas.” With a stable democracy and no...

What Is Life Like In Guanacaste For A Married Gay Couple?

(Q COSTA RICA) by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com – Behind the Santuario del Santo Cristo in Esquipulas, in...

Costa Rica Financial Institutions Victim Of North Korea Hack?

Q COSTA RICA - North Korea's hacking operations are growing and getting more bold, increasingly targeting financial institutions...

Alvarez Desanti The PLN Choice For 2018!

Q COSTA RICA - After a short but intense campaign, on Sunday the Partido Liberacion Nacional (PLN) held...

Father Accused of Raping and Impregnating 14-year-old Daughter Avoids Prison On A Technicality

Q COSTA RICA - A man accused of raping and impregnating his 14-year-old daughter will not be going...

US Migration Policies To Dominate Mexico-Central America Summit To Be Held in San Jose

San José (AFP) - US President Donald Trump's hardline anti-immigrant policies are likely to dominate a summit of...

100 Convicts Currently With Ankle Bracelet Monitoring In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - It started a month ago, with the first eight inmates, the project of outfitting...

Costa Rica Detains Suspected ‘International Terrotist’ At Border

Q COSTA RICA - Fingerprinting of African migrants daily entering Costa Rica at the Panama border helped detect...

Costa Ricans In London Terrorist Attack Report Being Ok

Q COSTA RICA - In spite of the terrorist attack on Wednesday in front of the London Parliament,...

Former Costa Rican VP : ‘Window of Opportunity Can Close’ on Latin America-EU Relations

Q COSTA RICA - The head of the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) has insisted that an alliance between...

It’s Open, The South Half of the ‘Platina’!

Q COSTA RICA - As promised last week, the three lanes of the south half of the 'platina'...

US Occupation Disguised as Humanitarian Aid: Southern Command in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - From the top of the great Talamaca mountain range in southern Costa Rica, you...

Who Would Marry A Serial Killer?

Q COSTA RICA - Before moving back to Canada, Leanne Bordelais lived with her new husband Thierry Bordelais,...

Trump Administration Upholds Obama Donation Offer To Costa Rica To Combat Drug Trafficking

Q COSTA RICA - Washington, with Donald Trump at the helm, is keeping its pledge for police equipment...

Why Did US Blacklist Most LatAm Countries for Money Laundering?

Q24N via Insightcrime.org - The United States has blacklisted nearly all Latin American countries for money laundering in...

Airbnb Hosted 228,000 Visitors To Costa Rica In The Past 12 Months, 8% Of All Visitor Arrivals

Q COSTA RICA - A tree house, a beachfront condo or a room in Heredia is the choice...

President Solis In Washington Expressed Concern About The Effect Of Possible Deportations

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis, Thursday in Washington, expressed his concern about the...

Whoopi Goldberg To Sue Costa Rica Blogger For “Fake News” Report

Q COSTA RICA - "Costa Rica is not big enough for the lawsuit that's coming your way," are...

Amazon Invests in Costa Rica As Country Carves Out Profitable Niche

Q COSTA RICA - In the 19th century, the customs house (aduana in Spanish) here brimmed with the...

US Report: Central America’s Revitalized Cocaine Corridor

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) The US State Department named the seven Central American countries as havens for laundering the proceeds...

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Money Laundering Risk Levels in Latin American Countries, Ranked

Insightcrime.org - An annual report by one of the world's leading institutions working against financial crimes ranks countries around the world in terms of...

Maduro strips Venezuela’s parliament of power

Venezuela’s political crisis has deepened after a new pro-government “superbody” stripped the opposition-held parliament of its legislative powers and the fugitive attorney general accused...

Canadian Couple Building Schools in Nicaragua

Sarah Kerr and Tom Affleck have a special affinity for Nicaragua. For the last 11 years, they’ve regularly visited the impoverished country to build...

David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave Acquitted

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Found guilty of promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica, David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave, is today a free man. Strecker,...

Private Sector Supports Uber And Demands New Legislation

Costa Rica's private sector is urging the government of Luis Guillermo Solis to modernize and enact new legislation to allow the new techonological platforms...

For The Gavilanes, The Lines Outside The La Uruca Cosevi Offices Is a “Gold Mine”

We've all seen them, the long lines at the immigration office, the registry office (both, the property and civil), at the Caja, the driver's...

9-1-1 Makes Call For People To Use It For Emergencies And Not To Report Uber Drivers

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Calling 9-1-1 to report Uber drivers has forced the Emergency System to make call to the general public to...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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