Government Backs Down On Gag Law On Radio and Television

QCOSTARICA - The draft bill General Broadcasting (Ley General de Radiodifusión) - gag law,...

Costa Rica’s Figueres: Illegal Fishing Goes Hand-in-Hand with Smuggling

Former President of Costa Rica, former Global Ocean Commissioner and co-founder of  Ocean Unite,...

PAC’s Solís Opens 2014 Presidential Campaign With First Television Commercial

Do you know Luis Guillermo Solis? Well, he wants to you to get to...

Albino Vargas: The Face Behind The National Strike

A leave without pay granted to Albino Vargas on January 15, 1990, has allowed...

Costa Rica Court: Growing Marijuana For Personal Use Is Illegal, But Not A Crime

QCOSTARICA - In an interview with La Nacion, the lawyer acquitted for growing marijuana,...

“You Have To Moderate Spending” Abel Pacheco Tells Luis Guillermo Solis

QCOSTARICA - Former president Abel Pacheco de la Espriella (2002 - 2006), in a...

Party Charges TSE For Election Expenses

COSTA RICA NEWS (inews.co.cr)  - The drain on taxpayers continues from political parties trying...

President Solis Throws In The Towel, Says Will Never Seek Re-Election

QCOSTARICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis seems to have thrown in the towel, looking...

President Solis Star Of His Own Television Show

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

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,...

Government Retracts Over Presidential Plane Offered by China

QCOSTARICA - Through a press release, the Ministry of the Presidency (Ministerio de la...

Presidenta Chinchilla Puts Brakes on San José – San Ramón Concession Road

It was 7:52pm Monday night when Presidenta Laura Chinchilla took to the airwaves, appearing...

Why Did US Blacklist Most LatAm Countries for Money Laundering?

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

Araya Proposes “Commission” To Analyze Concession Contract

Up to now the PLN presidential candidate, Johnny Araya, has been quiet on the...

Former President Rodriguez May Be Headed For Prison

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Former president Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Echeverría (1998-2002) once again faces...

President Solis Sealed Deal With Barack Obama For U.S. Cooperation

(QCOSTARICA) In a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday,...

President Solis Readies His Road Trip

QCOSTARICA - After a rough start to May at home President Luis Guillermo Solis...

“Costa Rica Does Not Live Like The Wild West,” Says President Solis

QCOSTARICA - According to a publication by  La Nacion last week, president Solis stated...

The Price of Kings: Oscar Arias

COSTA RICA FRONT PAGE -- The Price of Kings is a projected twelve-part feature-length documentary...

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega Governs In The Style Of East Germany

(QCostarica) Without any political opposition, the ruling Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional (FSLN)...

U.S. Congresswoman Tours Cuban Migrant Areas Along Costa Rica Border

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) traveled last week to the Costa Rica...

Urban Mobility, Housing and Land Use Will Be A Priority For Costa Rica’s First Lady

Mobility, intervention in housing and territorial planning will be the main issues with which...

Government Delays Construction but Not Does Not Back Down on Concession

The Miniter of Transport, Pedro Castro, met with the mayors of seven municipalities in...

All Is Not Well in Costa Rica’s Ecotopia

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica is often held up as the model for democratic ecological governance...

Costa Rica Looks “Brighter Now”, says President Solis

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

President Solis In South Korea, His 13th Trip Abroad So Far This Year

(QCOSTARICA) On Tuesday, President Luis Guillermo Solis began a four-day trip to South Korea...

Propesed Tax On Beer To Benefit Poor

If legislator Oscar Lopéz has his way we can see the price of beer...

The ‘Platina’ In The Final Stretch

Q COSTA RICA - The headache called "la platina" that began in April 2009...

Climate Impact on Caribbean Coral Reefs May Be Mitigated If…

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

“Mental Block” And “Negative Thinking” Impede Solution To Costa Rica’s Traffic Congestion Problem

A "mental block" and the "negative attitude" of the public are factors preventing the...

Orozco Says “He” Will Be The Next President

If it were up to legislator and now presidential candidate for the Renovación Costarricense, Justo...

[OP-ED] “Profiles in Courage”

A quick overview of the book is a 1957 work by John F. Kennedy...

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