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Friday 23 June 2017

Solis Laments OAS Secretary General Almagro’s Aggressive Approach to Venezuelan Crisis

Q COSTA RICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis said the “belligerence” of the Secretary General of the Organization...

Costa Rica Looks “Brighter Now”, says President Solis

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

Costa Rican Christiana Figueres Slams The White House On US Pullout From Paris Climate Deal

Q COSTA RICA - Global reaction to the US pullout from Paris climate deal included the remarks of...

Trump to Nominate Sharon Day as U.S. Ambassador To Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Sharon Day to serve as U.S. Ambassador...

Two Nobel Peace Prize Winners Clash Over The Situation In Venezuela

Q COSTA RICA - The situation in Venezuela had two Nobel Peace Prize winners at odds on the...

U.S. To Require Visa Applicants To Provide Social Media History And 15 Years Work and Travel History

Q COSTA RICA - The so-called “extreme vetting” urged by U.S. President Donald Trump could likely affect some...

New Transport Minister Says San Ramon Road Tolls Would Be More Than ¢4,000

Q COSTA RICA - The San Jose - San Ramon road, if and whenever it gets built, won't...

PUSC Elects Rodolfo Piza As Their 2018 Presidential Candidate

Q COSTA RICA - Rodolfo Piza will once again lead the Partido Unidad Social Cristiana (PUSC) into the...

Isreali PM Asks Costa Rica To Change UN Votes On Israel

Israel's Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told visiting Costa Rican Foreign Minister Manuel González Sanz on Thursday that the...

Costa Rican Tasked With UN Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons

Q COSTA RICA - A Costa Rican has the responsibility on her shoulders to push forward an international...

Science & Technology Minister Resigns For Participating In PLN Party Internal Elections

Q COSTA RICA - Carolina Vasquez Soto has been appointed as the new head of Costa Rica's ministry...

What Happens in Latin America if Donald Trump Wins, According To Laura Chinchilla

QCOSTARICA POLITICS - What happens in Latin America if Donald Trump wins CNN Español (the Spanish speaking version...

Costa Rica Looking To Reactivate Deportation of Cubans

Q COSTA RICA - From Casa Presidencial, the government of Luis Guillermo Solis is looking to reactive, as...

US Migration Policies To Dominate Mexico-Central America Summit To Be Held in San Jose

San José (AFP) - US President Donald Trump's hardline anti-immigrant policies are likely to dominate a summit of...

New Government Calls For Resignation Of Key Officials Appointed After Feb. 2

The administration of president-elect Luis Guillermo Solís is calling on the resignation of all public officials appointed to...

Daniel Ortega’s Stepdaughter Speak Out From Exile in Costa Rica

(QCostarica) The news coming of Nicaragua of late continues to impact and wow Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo, daughter of...

Women Have Disappeared From Presidential Ballots

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica has had its woman president. Is that enough? It may appear so...

Legislators Approve Ruta 32 Expansion

UPDATE: 5:47pm  - At 2:16 p. m. legislators passed in second and final debate the loan for the...

International Court Spat Between Costa Rica and Nicaragua Winding Down

QCOSTARICA - The long, bitter International Court dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is winding down with the...

Former President Rodriguez May Be Headed For Prison

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

Legislators Take Up To 9 Years To Process A Law

(QCOSTARICA) It takes an average of 700 days or 23 months for a bill to move through the...

The Looming Social and Economic Decline of Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA BLOGS) On October 13, 2014, I wrote and submitted a blog to this site entitled, “The Costa...

Bureaucracy And The New Convention Center

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica the new Centro Nacional de Congresos y Convenciones (CNCC) - National...

The Good Doctor Is Back, Doing An About Face On His Resignation

Dr. Rodolfo Hernández in an about face, on Saturday announced that he is back in the drivers seat...

Costa Rican Ambassador to China Has Only A High School Diploma

QCOSTARICA - All it takes to become a Costa Rica ambassador around the world is a high school...

Presidency Minister Says His Bags Are Packed

QCOSTARICA - After weeks of staying out the public eye and answering questions from the press, on Tuesday...

Chinchilla Best-Dressed Woman Among Top 10 Best-Dressed World Leaders

Vanity Fair magazine lists Costa Rica's presidenta second of the ten best-dressed world leaders, the top among the...

Former President Oscar Arias Blasted Over Comments Of The Ruta 27

- A post on Facebook in which former President Oscar Arias said he was "happy" to have built...

Only Araya And Guevara With Bodyguards During Elections Campaign

2014 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS -  Both say the feel safe, however, presidential candidates, Otto Guevara and Johnny Araya, are...

Who Is Lying, The President or Attorney General?

QCOSTARICA - The dissimilar versions between President Luis Guillermo Solís and Attorney General (Procuradora in Spanish) Ana Lorena...

A Casado Without Meat Or Egg For Many If Tax Plan Is Approved

QCOSTARICA - A casado without meat or eggs would be the meal for many if the government's new...

Presidenta Chinchilla Does Flip Flop On “Mutual Agreement”

The stern presidential look! It was the evening of April 22 when Presidenta Laura Chinchilla took to national television...

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Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación Solidaristas (Solidarity Associations), whose volume of credits is equivalent to...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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