Costa Rica Seeks Trade Deal With Japan

Costa Rica is aiming to reach a free trade agreement and an investment pact with Japan as part...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an...

New Transport Minister Says San Ramon Road Tolls Would Be More Than ¢4,000

Q COSTA RICA - The San Jose - San Ramon road, if and whenever it gets built, won't...

Costa Rican Tasked With UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

Q COSTA RICA - A Costa Rican has the responsibility on her shoulders to push forward an international...

Trump to Nominate Sharon Day as U.S. Ambassador To Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Sharon Day to serve as U.S. Ambassador...

Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners Clash Over The Situation In Venezuela

Q COSTA RICA - The situation in Venezuela had two Nobel Peace Prize winners at odds on the...

Territorio de Zaguates Under Fire For Alleged Animal Abuse

Although the approved Animal Welfare Law has not yet received the required Presidential signature and publication in La...

PUSC Elects Rodolfo Piza As Their 2018 Presidential Candidate

Q COSTA RICA - Rodolfo Piza will once again lead the Partido Unidad Social Cristiana (PUSC) into the...

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 included the remarks of...

New “San Jose” International Airport Would Be Ready As Early As 2027. Or 2032. Or?

Q COSTA RICA - The new San Jose international airport that will be located in Orotina, west of...

Science & Technology Minister Resigns For Participating In PLN Party Internal Elections

Q COSTA RICA - Carolina Vasquez Soto has been appointed as the new head of Costa Rica's ministry...

Isreali PM Asks Costa Rica To Change UN Votes On Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told visiting Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz on Thursday that the...

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 General of the Organization...

Costa Rica Looks “Brighter Now”, says President Solis

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis begins his last year in office saying it's...

Costa Rica Joins Latin America Countries Strongly Condemn Venezuela Gvt. Violence

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica joined Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Paraguay in condemning the...

U.S. To Require Visa Applicants To Provide Social Media History And 15 Years Work and Travel History

Q COSTA RICA - The so-called “extreme vetting” urged by U.S. President Donald Trump could likely affect some...

Bureaucracy And The New Convention Center

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica the new Centro Nacional de Congresos y Convenciones (CNCC) - National...

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 so awful that even...

Costa Rica Best In Latin America For Press Freedom

Q COSTA RICA -  Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that Costa Rica has the best record for press...

Implications of Costa Rica’s Money Laundering Law Reform

Q COSTA RICA - Lawyers, notaries, accountants, real estate agents, casinos, and non-profit organizations and others will be...

Climate Impact on Caribbean Coral Reefs May Be Mitigated If…

CAHUITA, Costa Rica (IPS) - A few dozen metres from the Caribbean beach of Puerto Vargas, where you...

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...

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Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking

The failure of the Central Government's latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the...

The psychology of Christmas shopping

Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’...

Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor

(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San...

Homer Takes Marge To Poas, Canopies La Fortuna With Bart

Though the Poas Volcano is closed to regular tourists, the national park was open to Homer and Marge Simpson. "Homer read the recommendations sent him...

Volaris Costa Rica confirms new flights to Los Angeles, New York and Washington

The low-cost airline Volaris Costa Rica confirmed the opening of new routes between San Jose (SJO) and Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK) and...

Álvarez Desanti Unintentionally Picks A Fight With Lady Gaga

Presidential candidate Antonio Alvarez Desanti unintentionally charged a Lady Gaga fan club for misuse of public resources in Costa Rica. The Partido Liberacion Nacional...

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The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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...

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