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Monday 26 June 2017

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...

In Costa Rica, 76% of Women Would Prefer To Work, But Only 39% Find It

Q COSTA RICA - Three out of four women in Costa Rica (76%) would prefer to work rather...

Young Woman Tells Of The “Hell” She Lived When Someone Posted Photos Of Her Naked

Q COSTA RICA - Ardelia Maurel is a brave young woman. Now, at 18, she posted a video...

Thousands of Acres of Ecosystems Wiped Out by Pineapple Growing in Costa Rica

(Q24N) Thousands of hectares of forested ecosystems have been cleared in Costa Rica to provide cropland for pineapples...

Global Trade Is Why Your Television Did Not Cost US$6,200 Like It Did in 1964

By Mark J. Perry - Pictured above are some color TVs from the 627-page 1964 Sears Christmas Catalog,...

The Tragedy of March 14th

Q COSTA RICA - The tragedy that occurred on March 14, 1926 is still remembered by descendents of...

The ‘Platina’ In The Final Stretch

Q COSTA RICA - The headache called "la platina" that began in April 2009 and turned to a...

Costa Rica Bets on Convention Tourism: Convention Centre To Be Ready In Early 2018

  Q COSTA RICA - The goal of Costa Rica's tourism board, the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) is...

‘What If Mom Doesn’t Come Home’

Q COSTA RICA - Parents of children, U.S. citizens, who immigrated illegally to the United States fearing deportation...

Costa Rica and Nicaragua Agree To More Cooperation in Fight Against Organized Crime and Drug Trafficking

Q COSTA RICA (Insightcrime.org) A high level meeting between officials in Costa Rica and Nicaragua is expected to...

A warning from Latin America: Trump is opening the door to military rule

(Q24N) America’s military is having its day in the sun. On February 27, President Donald Trump published...

Tourism To Costa Rica Continues To Grow, But Is Alo Diversifying

Q COSTA RICA- No longer tourists come to Costa Rica only for the beaches, volcanoes or cloud forests,...

As US closes borders, thousands of Haitian refugees trapped in Mexico lose hope

(Q24N) A United States federal court has blocked President Donald Trump’s January 27 executive order barring citizens from...

Gruesome Shark Finning Discovery Leads To Major Legal Victory For Sharks

Q COSTA RICA (Fusion.net) San Jose - On February 7th, a Costa Rican judge delivered the country’s first-ever...

Trump Administration Stumbles On Mexico Message

(Q24N) United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly held meetings with...

Divorce In Costa Rica: Until Death Do Us Part?

Q COSTA RICA - For almost three decades, divorce has grown in Costa Rica. How many legal break...

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Illegal Immigrants in Mexico Are Now Using Uber to Cross Border Points Undetected

(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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...

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