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Wednesday 23 August 2017

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...

“Touching Without Consent” Is A Crime in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica, touching, without consent (Acariciar sin consentimiento in Spanish), the waist and...

The War Is On: Taxis Ready To Battle It Out With Uber Drivers

Q COSTA RICA - On Wednesday, the Constitutional Court or Sala IV as it is popularly known, declared...

Australia May Not Take Central American Refugees in Costa Rica in U.S. Deal

Q COSTA RICA - The 200 Central American refugees offered temporary protection in Costa Rica and to be...

Security Ministry Investigating Alleged Coup in Police Force

Q COSTA RICA - The Ministerio de Seguridad Pública (MSP) is investigation the origin of an alleged coup...

Bureaucracy Has No Limits in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The order to start a major road project has been temporarily suspended because of...

352 Costa Ricans Have Been “Deported” From or “Denied” Entry To The U.S. In The Past Year

Q COSTA RICA - Although the news of 'denials' and 'deportations' of Costa Ricans from the United States...

In 2016, On Average, There Were 5 Cases Daily Of Sexual Abuse Of Minors

Q COSTA RICA - On average, every day in 2016, five children in the country; authorities received more...

Tax Incentives Could Lure Migrants Back Home, Says OECD

Q COSTA RICA - Migrants could be tempted to return home if exempted from paying taxes on their...

You’re Fired! The Making Of An Entrepreneur

Q24N (Forbes.com) - It’s January 5th, 2009 the first trading day of the new year. I’m Co-Head of...

Oscar Arias: “To Kill A Person Is Homicide, To Kill All In A Town Of Hunger Is Called Chavismo”

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's Former President and Nobel Peace Prize Winner Oscar Arias had strong words...

Costa Rica Bans American From Entering The Country

Q COSTA RICA - Is it 'extreme vetting' or just revenge by Costa Rica authorities in issuing a...

History Shows President Trump Will Face Legal Challenges To​ Detaining Immigrants

(Q COSTA RICA) OPINION - Practically everyone I talk to these days shows an air concern of what...

Costa Rica Sets Record For Tourist Arrivals: 2.9 Million in 2016

Q COSTA RICA - The number of tourist arrivals to the country last year grew by 12.8% compared...

Costa Rica To Apply The Bogota Model In Crime Prevention

Q COSTA RICA - Due to the constant growth in public insecurity, the Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP),...

Costa Rica Is Back To School Today

Q COSTA RICA - The 2017 public school year (curso lectivo in Spanish) began today for approximately 948,000...

Otto Guevara Confirms He Will Run For President. Again.

Q COSTA RICA - If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. In the case of the...

Experts Predict The Turrialba With Two More Years of Ashfall or An Eruption

Q COSTA RICA - The materials being spewed out by the Turrialba volcano are chemically similar to those...

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Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save their belongings. In Las Acacias, cars...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as the main generator of foreign exchange in the country, despite...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by. He tells your parents he’s a...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

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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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