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Secret Political Information…NOT!

Secret Political Information…NOT!

How does one define “secret political information”? Violation is a new law with no definable terms except by those who feel the author (s) have violated whatever and the hell it means. Please, Costa Rica, wake up and smell the coffee. We cannot afford censorship, even disguised censorship. This rule, this law this regulation is […]

Perspective: Shutting Up the Media

Perspective: Shutting Up the Media

This image found on Facebook sums the recently enacted law against, “Ley de Mordaza’ (Gag Law), as presidenta Laura Chinchilla (left) shushes the outspoken noon time news television personality, Pilar Cisneros. The presidenta has said that the new law would not apply to journalists. See story Costa Rica Government Pledges Gag Law Will Not Apply […]

Has Democracy Outlived Its Usefullness…Maybe!

Has Democracy Outlived Its Usefullness…Maybe!

An authoritarian government is only promoted and supported by the people when the alternative, democracy, is terribly bad. The only question is if we, in “Pura Vida” have reached that plateau? In the U.S the flagrant manipulation of voting rights has, sadly, most certainly rendered the moral sense of democracy impotent. We utter the mantra, […]

Living and Investing in Costa Rica?

Living and Investing in Costa Rica?

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |QFeature Numerous and serious studies conclude that Wanna-be expatriates are not lining the streets looking to live in our little country by the sea. Having said that, Costa Rica´s etched in bronze ecological fame (Real or imagined) and the mere image of escaping to a more laid back democracy where opening […]

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QNews Costa Rica Looking very much the executive, the ex-Vice Minister of Youth who elected to perform a sexy “come and get it” You Tube video and shortly after being fired ran off to Spain to become a sexy cover girl is now back in Costa Rica. Her purpose is […]

My Name Is Sandy: US Alone in Crisis!

My Name Is Sandy: US Alone in Crisis!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QOpinion The United States, the country every other country turns toward in a time of disaster or crisis has just survived the most diabolical storm ever recorded. And, no other country, developed or developing, has offered aide in any form or fashion. The U.S. is on its own! A recent […]

Today In The Life Of Our Government

Today In The Life Of  Our Government

With all of the truly important things requiring immediate attention, Costa Rica has recently opted to side step those challenges and come up with a gold mine of trivial rules, regulations and laws which, arguably will not be enforced. Each is intended to collect some money. Every day in Costa Rica nineteen homes are being […]

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