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Thursday 19 October 2017

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...

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,...

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(Panampost.com) The mainstream media delights in painting Trump’s policies as rooted in a toxic blend of virulent xenophobia, racism, and nativism centered around an...

What Goes up Might Keep Going up

Costa Rica, might well challenge Isaac Newton’s theory that what goes up must come down. The cost of living keeps going up and does...

Costa Rica Second in Expat Destinations in 2017

Costa Rica was chosen as the second best country to live abroad, according to a survey conducted by expat resource website InterNations. InterNations reports surveying...

Costa Rica Effective Dollar Rate Goes Up

The effective rate in dollars went up to 2.13% from 2.01% last week, while the passive basic rate in colones dropped to 5.75% after...

Chris Leroux Cleans House in Costa Rica on The Bachelor Canada

(Toronto Star) Bachelor Canada’s Shanti told us not once but twice that she’s used to being around A-listers. I can’t vouch for that, but there...

Costa Rica’s Slow Pace, Political Stability Attract Expats Weary of U.S. Uncertainty

According to a new report from International Living, Costa Rica’s political stability and low-key profile are proving to be increasingly strong draws for expats...

Cubana Celebrates 100th, “Hoping To Live 100 More”

Amanda Torres Ferrer celebrating her 100th. Radio Santa Cruz/ Raúl Reyes Rodríguez Surrounded by family, neighbors and friends, Amanda Torres Ferrer, a resident of Santa...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

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How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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...

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The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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