EDITORIAL: The News At Q Is Well Ahead Of Its Time

QCOSTARICA EDITORIAL - It is interesting to review the Blogs on the Q, to...

[OP-ED] Tourism & Transparency

Tourism is supposedly 5% of the national GDP. But who really knows? The numbers...

“The PAC Conned The People”, Otto Guevara

COSTA RICA NEWS - "The PAC led the people to believe that their political...

No Honeymoon For President Carlos

Most of the Costa Ricans polled on the President Carlo's Alvarado performance in his...

Budget Fight Becoming Clearer

COSTA RICA NEWS -- With the reorganization of the Citizen Action Party (PAC) in...

Costa Rica Gets Ready To Elect A President, Closing A Strange and Unusual Presidential Campaign

The man who could be president and has sat out most this election campaign,...

Justice Scandal Shakes Costa Rica’s Democracy

On November 20, the 2012 Latin American Democratic Development Index found that Costa Rica...

Costa Rica’s VP in China To Deepen Political Mutual Trust

Costa Rica's VP, Aflio Piva (left) meeting with China's VP, Li Yuanchao (right). BEIJING --...

Presidential Candidates Use Social Media To Reach Voters Overseas and At Home

For the first time in Costa Rica's political history, more Ticos living abroad will...

CELAC Summit Will Cost Costa Rica More Than US$4 Million Dollars

QCOSTARICA - The government of Costa Rica will invest more than US$4 million dollars...

Obama ‘Screwed’ Us, Cuban Migrants Lash Out At U.S. President

Many Cuban migrants feel US President Barack Obam turned his back on them.Much of...

Otton Solis Says He Has Lost Confidence in Melvin Jimenez

COSTA RICA NEWS - Is the Ministro de la Presidencia, Melvin Jiménez, next in...

Legislative Commission Closes Hearings On Soley Case, To Issue Report Next Week

QCOSTARICA - The legislative commission delving into the Soley case has ended all public...

Left Alliance Created by PAC, FA and Unions

(QCOSTARICA) - The left leaning groups inside and outside the Legislative Assembly signed a...

[OP-ED] SO FAR….???

OP-ED - In 2010 I wrote a strong defense of the newly elected president,...

“Hire Me!”, Araya Asks of Costa Ricans

  In his first campaign in the media, presidential candidate for the National Liberation Party...

Solís: The Travelling President

QCOSTARICA - Tuesday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís, once again for the second time...

[OP-ED] Instant Guilt, Innocence or Fame

Unlike more of the developed nations, the newspapers, newsprint almost instantly make a person...

Municipalities Leave Money on Table

(QCOSTARICA) One of the most common complaints (or excuses) citizens hear from their local...

11 Legislators, 1 Judge and 4 Ministers Under Investigation in Costa Rica

The tally is eleven legislators, four ministers and one judge that are under investigation...

Effort To Overturn Trawling Ban in Costa Rica Fails

(Q24N) The effort b ythe government of  President Luis Guillermo Solis to overturn a...

President-Elect Announces First Names of His Cabinet

President-elect Luis Guillermo Sol7s on Monday announced the first 21 members of his cabinet. Celso...

EDITORIAL: The Arayas and Second Round Vote 12 Years Apart

It was on a Sunday like today twelve years ago when some 2.2 million...

EDITORIAL: The Presidenta’s “Torta”

The weekend trip that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla to Peru on a private jet has...

Malavassi Backs Hernandez

Former Libertarian deputy Federico Malavassi announced this week that he intends to back Social...

Araya Leads The Polls In 2014 Presidential Elections

With seven months to go to the February 2, 2014 presidential elections, former San...

Opposition: “President Flexes Law For His Own Interests”

Recent decisions by President Luis Guillermo Solís has led to raised concerns by opposition,...

Bishop denounces discrimination against Episcopal Conference for his rejection of equal marriage

The bishop of Ciudad Quesada, Monsignor José Manuel Garita, denounced on Tuesday a supposed...

OP-ED: Where Are We Now?

COSTA RICA OP-ED - Bottom line is that I have an opinion that Costa...

Legislative Parties Alarmed At Frente Amplio Legislators Participating in Sandinista Celebrations

COSTA RICA NEWS - Legislative members Partido Acción Cuidadana (PAC) and of the Partido...

Taxi Drivers Firm On Tuesday’s Protest Action

As had been announced prior to Semana Santa, the "fuerza roja (red force) or...

Former President Figueres Confirms His Support Of Araya

Former president José María Figueres Olsen has given his support to San José mayor...

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