French Legislators Debate Ban on Paying For Sex. Could The Same Happen in Costa Rica?

OPINION - Prostitution in Costa Rica (the exchange of sexual services for money) is...

92% of Costa Ricans Believe in Withcraft (Brujeria)

QCOSTARICA - An analysis conducted by two students of the School of Statistics at...

Chinese Cement Scandal Monopolizes President’s Independence Speech In Cartago

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis can't seem to get out of the mix...

Former Romanian Minister Sentenced For Bribery Takes Refuge in Costa Rica

Elena Udrea, the Romanian tourism minister sentenced to six years in prison for abuse...

Costa Rica Court: Growing Marijuana For Personal Use Is Illegal, But Not A Crime

QCOSTARICA - In an interview with La Nacion, the lawyer acquitted for growing marijuana,...

Costa Rican Christiana Figueres Slams The White House On US Pullout From Paris Climate Deal

Q COSTA RICA - Global reaction to the US pullout from Paris climate deal...

Could Costa Rica go the same way of Argentina?

Argentina is in crisis. The fiscal deficit experienced by the country, added to inflation...

As Others See Us

Q OPINION - The world is especially turbulent this month. There is a potential...

Businesses And Residents Of The Poas Volcano Desperate To Have Park Reopened

Some 410,000 people visited the Poas Volcano, the closest to the Greater Metropolitan Area...

Why Is Costa Rica Voting On Easter Sunday?

Costa Rica has presidential elections every four years. The election is held in February,...

Costa Rica Bonds Fall In Price After Latest Poll Of Fabricio Alvarado In The Lead

The University of Costa Rica (UCR) poll released on Tuesday revealing Fabricio Alvarado of...

The Fall of Ortega’s Central American Wall

This article published in January 2016 on Confidencial.com. ni was translated from Spanish by...

Ticonomics: Real World Statistics on Crime in Costa Rica

QCOSTAIRCA via Outlier Legal - I am very curious about the crime situation in...

Juan Diego Castro: The Trump Wannabe of Costa Rica

“COSTA Rica is the most beautiful place in the world,” my much-travelled friend Jamie...

Costa Rican Tasked With UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

Q COSTA RICA - A Costa Rican has the responsibility on her shoulders to...

How Nicaragua Sees Costa Rica In Court

Q COSTA RICA - In its presentation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)...

Remembering The Limon Earthquake

Friday, April 22, 1991 was the 25th anniversary of the biggest recorded earthquake (temblor in...

Albino Vargas: The Face Behind The National Strike

A leave without pay granted to Albino Vargas on January 15, 1990, has allowed...

American Arrested In Costa Rica For Promoting “Sex Tourism”

QCOSTARICA- In what is believed to be the first case of its kind, Friday...

Prostitution of Minors In Downtown San Jose

(qCOSTARICA) In less than a month, a 17-year-old girl had been found working (prostituting...

Can Costa Rica Volcanos Erupt Same As The Fuego Volcano?

Mother Nature in a country like Costa Rica is unpredictable. And, therefore, it makes...

One Of The World’s Greatest Treasures Believed Buried In Cocos Island

(QCOSTARICA) Legend has it incredible amounts of treasure are hidden around the world: gold,...

Is China Poised to Take on US in Latin America?

A Chinese company has started construction on a US$165 million port in Panama for...

Could Costa Rica’s New Pro-LGBT President Represent a Change Throughout Latin America?

In its report dated April 15, 2018, the Hornet.com's by Matt Baume sees the election...

Monorail for Costa Rica Proposed

A proposal has been made to build an elevated monorail metro (monorriel in Spanish)...

Costa Rica Immigration Prepares For Increase In Nicaraguan Arrivals

Costa Rica's immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME), is preparing...

Solis Laments OAS Secretary General Almagro’s Aggressive Approach to Venezuelan Crisis

Q COSTA RICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis said the “belligerence” of the Secretary...

Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of...

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,...

Foreign Residents Place Costa Rica Among The Best Places To Live: A Welcome As Warm As The Weather

If you’re looking to make friends, Costa Rica is the place to go. A...

Costa Rica: The Luxury of Misery

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

Proposed Is A Merger of The Banco de Costa Rica With the Banco Nacional

Costa Rica is down to two State banks, that is if you don't count...

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