14 Municipalities Say NO To Prohibition For Semana Santa

San José among municipalities not applying prohibition for Semana Santa   The list of municipalities not...

Once Again, it is Time to Play “Name That Vacancy Rate”

If ever any person ever wished to be in the tourism business, never believe...

United States Hits Costa Rica Court Corruption Control

The U.S. State Department strongly criticized the Costa Rican courts' internal corruption controls in...

Entertainment is Alive and Well in Costa Rica

Saturday evening, eight o’clock, I saw the second choreography of Henriette Borbón! As in...

The “Good Doctor” For President!

Dr. Rodolfo Hernández is the third declared candidate for the 2014 presidential elections, being...

MOPT Minister Was Legal Advisor To OAS

The online news source, ElPeriodicocr.com, reports that the minister of Public Works and Transport...

Poll Indicates No Winner if Presidential Elections Were Held Today

If the presidential elections were held today there would be no winner for Costa...

Chinchilla: “I Didn’t Come To Give Opinion On Who Will Replace Chavez”

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla, with Sebastian Pinera (Chile), Raul Castro (Cuba), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Daniel Ortega...

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...

Common Sense Needs to Prevail

- Costa Rica, a country anxious to kiss the proverbial butt of the U.S? -...

Chinchilla In Venezuela For Chavez Funeral

Despite comments that she would probably not attend, presidenta Laura Chinchilla, arrived in Caracas...

So, This Is High Speed Internet?

The Connection Was Reset. Try Again. This is high speed internet in Costa Rica.At...

Hugo Chavez the Venezuelan Leader is DEAD!

Informed sources suspect that he died a number of days ago and there certainly...

Traffic Law Isn’t Right Yet!

Lawmakers can't seem to get it right. The reform to the reform of the...

Thank God, Or The Bottle Of Scotch For Small Favours

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

Hernández Gets Leave of Absence To Seek PUSC Nomination

Dr. Rodolfo Hernández has been a familiar face for years, always smiling for the...

Do What You Want And Don’t Worry!

OPINION In yet another case where the courts in Costa Rica send the message that,...

Costa Rica Pretty Much Chased Away the “Boomer” Tourist

Where have all the Boomers gone? In fact where are all the tourists? Q...

Bicycles a la Costa Rica

Not long ago - another meaning! It was time to feed the family, tortillas, frijoles,...

A NEW POPE – ASKS Q

Some years back, perhaps ten or so I gave a speech in front of...

Jumping From Crisis to Crisis To Almost A Solution! Q Asks Why?

Paradise does not have enough jails and not enough prisons to house its criminals,...

Opinion: Road Crew Paints Over Remains Of Dog Run Over

It is incredible but true, the paint crew working on Ruta 32 (San José...

New Political Party Emerges From The Crumbling PUSC

A new political party has emerged for the upcoming presidential elections in 2014, the...

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Blocks Naming of Costa Rica Honorary Consul

OTTAWA – Canada’s foreign affairs department blocked the appointment of Canadian businessman Nathan Jacobson...

Medical Tourism: Q Says “Take Your Chances”

As much as we would like to say, “Come on down and get new...

Ticos Abroad Can Vote on Party Conventions

The more than 6.000 Costa Ricans that live abroad adn who are registered to...

“Costa Rica! We Have a Problem!”

As might be expected the problem revolves around money and lack of planning. With...

This Is Austerity In Government?

At least 40 luxury Toyota Fortuner vehicles will be assigned to officials of the...

The End Of The Arias Dynasty (For Now)

Surprising to most Costa Ricans and especially a large percentage of  the  Partido Liberación...

Rodrigo Arias Says He’s Out

Polls and financing did him in! In a surprise announcement former ministro de la Presidencia,...

The “Wachiman”

The Wachiman or Cuidacarro in Spanish refers to someone who looks after your car...

A Fourteen Year Old Christmas Present – Gift Wrapped

As a living, sincere testimony and a sorrow thanks to Newtown, Connecticut that becomes more viral, more...

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