Ruling Party Presidential Contender Vows to Cut Deficit

Carlos Alvarado, presidential candidate of the ruling Partido Accion Cuidadana  - Citizens' Action Party...

They Still Have To Get To The Other Side

QCOSTARICA - For the Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica and those still to...

Dr. Hernandez Quits. Again.

Yo Yo Politics. For the second time in less than a week, Dr. Rodolfo...

Costa Rica President Solís Head For China Next Week

QCOSTARICA - President Luis Guillermo Solís will travel to China next week, leading a...

Has Democracy Outlived Its Usefullness…Maybe!

An authoritarian government is only promoted and supported by the people when the alternative,...

AyA Says It Cannot Touch Employee Salaries Or Reduce Payroll

(qCOSTARICA) Unlike the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), the state water and sewer utility...

Viva La Democracia! First Polls Open In Australia in Costa Rica’s Presidential Elections

Although in Costa Rica the second round voting to elect the next President doesn't...

[OP-ED] The Absurdity of Tourism + Residency Tico Style

It seems like every time there is some sort of news regarding tourism there...

Luis Guillermo Solís To Those Who Regret Having Voted For Him: ‘Think Better About The Vote Next Time’

With only days left in his term as the 47th President of the Republic,...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation...

President Says He Was “Taken By Surprise”

COSTA RICA NEWS - President Luis Guillermo Solís said Thursday morning "we were all...

“Don Pepe” Statue To See Light of Day Again!

QCOSTARICA -- The statue of former president José Figueres Ferrer will soon be back...

Abel Pacheco : Who Doesn’t Know That In Politics There Are Snakes?

Abel Pacheco and Rodolfo Hernández  share two traits: both are doctors and were presidential...

Legislators criticize Sala IV for passing onto them the responsibility on gay marriage

Legislators on Thursday joined in the criticism of the Constitutional Court passing onto them...

Costa Rica To Join Car Free Day on September 22

(QCOSTARICA) Can you imagine, just for one fleeing moment, a day in San Jose...

Why Did US Blacklist Most LatAm Countries for Money Laundering?

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

Canadian Island Short On People Offers Jobs and Land To Move There

(QCOSTARICA) Many expats in Costa Rica swear they're moving away from the country. Too...

45 Years Ago, a UFO Sighting In Costa Rica Impressed The World

(QCOSTARICA) Alien sightings (like in UFO) in Costa Rica are not new. One of...

President Solís Aks Fiscalia To Investigate Former MOPT Minster Pedro Castro

COSTA RICA NEWS - President Luis Guillermo Solís is asking the Fiscalía (prosecutor's office)...

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...

Costa Rica Politics: Otto Guevara, Is Fourth Time The Charm?

Ok, now that the 2104 election race is official, we can start to poke...

Treneando: Ten Years of the Commuter Train In San Jose

QCOSTARICA - It was in October 2005 when the "Tren Urbano" - Commuter Train...

Opposition Bloc Takes Control of Legislature

QCOSTARICA - The ability of the government to approve new taxes, in vitro fertilization...

Entertainment is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

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

Yellow (Villalta) In the Lead For The Presidency

With only 61 days to the voting booths, the political campaign has narrowed down...

One Year Since Costa Rica Banned Mexican Avocadoes

QCOSTARICA - A year ago last week, Costa Rica took the unilateral decision to...

Australia Will Take Refugees From Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Australia's Prime Minister, Malcom Turnbull, told the UN that his country will...

President Carlos Calls National Strike Unjustified, Unfair and Illegal

On national television, Sunday night, President Carlos Alvarado, asserted that the illegality of the...

Ali, Remembering The Day I Had Breakfast With Him

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

EDITORIAL: If The Law Creating the Corporations Tax Is Unconstitutional, Why Do I Have To Pay?

If you own a corporation in Costa Rica - an S.A. (Sociedad Anomina) -...

Traffic Official Turns Down Bribe, Charges Driver

Here is a different kind of story, a story you rarely read about, but...

Costa Rica On The Verge On Murdering Judges and Prosecutors, Fears Attorney General

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica is "on the verge" that its prosecutors and judges are...

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