I Saw The Arenal Explode!

That morning, on July 29, 1968, the was nothing unusual. At least that's how...

A Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Shakes up Costa Rica’s Election

The Economist - A “SLICE of Iowa misplaced on the Central American isthmus”, is...

President Solis Star Of His Own Television Show

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - If other leaders around the world can have their...

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...

PAC and Frente Amplio Team Up To Lead Legislative Assembly

Only in such a widely dispersed vote as the nation has had would one...

Costa Rican Bipartisanship Politics Revived

QCOSTARICA - The two-party system of power appears to be returning to Costa Rica...

Panama Papers: The Secrets of Dirty Money

(Q24N) Over a year ago, an anonymous source contacted the Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) and...

CELAC: Waste of Time and Money

QCOSTARICA - The 3rd Summit of the Community of Latin American and the Caribbean...

President Says He Was “Taken By Surprise”

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

Remaining 2017 ‘National Holidays’ Fall On Weekdays

Q COSTA RICA - The recent holiday left many workers in the dumps given...

SAVING AMERICA WITH QINNOVATION

By the hour, news from Washington is that the U.S. Government is about to...

Costa Rica To Regulate IVF

(qCOSTARICA) Via AFP - Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis said on Wednesday that...

So Far President of Costa Rica has Spent ¢ 265 million on Trips Abroad

At  2 years and 11 months in office, Chinchilla has consumed 95% of the...

Compare Living in Costa Rica To Your City

Here is an interesting website, NUMBEO, to compare the cost of living between cities. Using...

Costa Rica Bans American From Entering The Country

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

Presidency Minister Says His Bags Are Packed

QCOSTARICA - After weeks of staying out the public eye and answering questions from...

Costa Rica: Examples of How to be Like Greece

(QCOSTARICA) Information about salaries of officials at the state run telecoms company have been...

Why It’s Better To Be Poor In Costa Rica Than The U.S.

QCOSTARICA (The Atlantic) One of the many things economic development buys is longer life....

Legislator Blasts Finace Minister For Costa Rica’s Financial Situation

While Partido Accion Cuidadana (PAC) candidate Luis Guillermo Solis campaigns hard with less than...

The Q Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary!

FRONT PAGE -- Dear readers, it was two years ago that QCostarica.com went online,...

“Air Taxis” Could Be The Answer To San Jose’s Crazy Traffic Problem

QCOSTARICA - The lack of a proper infrastructure and the large number of vehicles...

President’s Campaign Promise To Reduce Traffic Congestion Not A Reality; Report

QCOSTARICA - Reducing traffic congestion in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) was part of...

Banking, Tax Secrecy and Political Parties

QCOSTARICA - Whenever there are suspicions about the management of money of political parties...

Presidenta Chinchilla Calls For “Frank and Open” Discussion

Faced with an unprecedented political situation, a presidential candidate "withdrawing" from a presidential campaign,...

Between 2000 and 2015, Costa Rica’s Murder Rate Nearly Doubled

(Q24N) InSightCrime.org, a non-profit journalism and investigative organization specialized in organized crime in Latin...

Sex With Minors Bill Obtains Final Approval

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica lawmakers on Monday gave final approval to legislation that jails adults...

US Embassy Welcomes Costa Rica’s Support on Syria Resolution

Press Release - The Embassy of the United States in Costa Rica welcomes last...

The “Serious Side” Of The Yucca

The buzz around the water coolers in Costa Rica is the "yuca", the viral...

Costa Rica Hedges Panama in Tourist Arrivals, But Half In Income

QCOSTARICA  - While Costa Rica, the leader in the region, continues hedge Panama in...

Costa Rica In Push To Give Identity Cards to Indigenous

QCOSTARICA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Reynaldo Miranda was born in Costa Rica in...

The 5 Best Chinatowns in the World. Costa Rica NOT Among Them!

(QCOSTARICA) Throughout the world, every metropolitan area hosts cultural enclaves. Little Italy. Japantown. Koreatown....

Thank God, Or The Bottle Of Scotch For Small Favours

Just when I am ready to cut my wrists with the sadness that prevails...

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