[OP-ED] The Dollar Has Certainly Appreciated – But So Has The Cost of Living!

Many of those who live and earn in dollars are finally realizing a well...

My Perception of the Up-coming Presidential Election

Nothing makes me an expert in neither predictions nor results. You, as expatriates very...

Open Government is “Fictional”

QCOSTARICA - Many of the officials working in Central American governments are annoyed at...

Government Spends ¢32 Million To Advertise Cuts In 2016 Budget

QCOSTARICA - The government of Luis Guillermo Solis says it has "invested: some ¢31...

Prosecuters Ask Corruption Charges Against Presidenta Chinchilla Be Dropped

Prosecutors have asked the judges of the criminal court (Sala III) to dismiss a...

New Zealand Spied On Costa Rica’s Former Minister of Trade

QCOSTARICA - If we are to believe our country's personalities and local businesses are...

Government Can’t Find A Vice Minister Because of “Low” Salary

QCOSTARICA - "Unattractive" salary or professional commitments is the reply President Luis Guillermo Solis...

OP-ED: Where Do We Go From Here?

Most certainly it is correct that our new president elect, as announced on Monday,...

Araya Campaign Looking To Bring In Foreign Adviser

Being tossed about in the "verdiblancos" camp is the proposal to hire a foreigner...

“We’ll Do Much Better In The Second Year”, Promises President Solis

QCOSTARICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis is the first to admit that his not...

OP-ED: What or Who Should You Believe?

When it comes to politics, our true national sport, it comes down to a...

Legislator Blasts Finace Minister For Costa Rica’s Financial Situation

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

[OP-ED] AND NOW WHAT?

More recently I have been following the case of a young lady, a student...

OP-ED: President Who?

We who live in Costa Rica are not able to escape the up coming...

Have We Been Abandoned By Government?

We know that we have been duped. The question now is if we have...

The 12 Solís Comandments of His Cabinet and Heads of Public Institutions

Ministers, Deputy Ministers and CEO's of public institutions are expected to abide by a...

Liberación Readies For President’s Report

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Partido Liberación Nacional (National Liberation party) is still doing...

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...

Guevara’s 4th Presidential Attempt To Be Announced Today

The proverb 'If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again' popularized by...

The Race Is On. 1.113 Candidates Registered For the 2014 Elections.

The Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) - electoral tribunal - yesterday closed the registration...

Evangelical Alliance Fined For Elections Ad

Costa Rica's Tribunal Supreme de Elecciones (TSE) -  Supreme Elections Tribunal - Friday condemned Evangelical...

Did Budovsky Contribute to 2010 Presidential Elections?

Movimiento Libertario legislator, Patricia Pérez, is asking to know from the Tribunal Supremo de...

“Government Has Chosen To Ally Itself With The Left”, Says Business Sector

QCOSTARICA - "The government is playing with the jobs of Costa Ricans, despite campaigning...

New Ministers Must Be Accountable, Solís

On Monday, president-elect Luis Guillermo Solís announced his first group of cabinet ministers and...

Costa Rica’s Legislators Blame Press For Poor Image

The grade is in and with no surprise of another failure for Costa Rica's...

Latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us

,(OPINION) San Jose - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations...

Legislator Warns Of Government’s Plan Of Additional Tax on Vehicles To Finance Electric Train

(QCOSTARICA) - The legislator for the Alianza Demócrata Cristiana, Mario Redondo, warns of a...

Villalta Denies Ties To Nicaragua’s Sandinisa Youth

The presidential candidate for the Frente Amplio (FA), José María Villalta, denies any links...

Update 3: Araya Quits? Costa Rica Waits!

1:22 pm: The waiting continues. Johnny Araya, his wife,  his vice-presidential candidates and the...

Is It Time To Worry Yet?

For so many years Costa Rica was laid back, pleasant, one could walk in...

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

Pedro Castro's days as Transport Minister appear numbered. His adovcacy of a "ruining" contract,...

Costa Rica Looking To Opportunity To Develop Political, Economic Ties With Azerbajian

QCOSTARICA  - Azerbaijan, an energy-rich country is looking to develop good political and economic...

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