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Sunday 22 October 2017

‘Nobody Wants Costa Rica To Be Another Greece’, President Solis

  President Luis Guillermo Solis shakes off criticism following his Tuesday evening's television address to the nation that Costa...

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...

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...

Chinese Cement Scandal Monopolizes President’s Independence Speech In Cartago

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis can't seem to get out of the mix of the cement scandal...

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...

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...

BCR President To Resign Over Clash With Board of Directors

Q COSTA RICA - A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Banco de Costa Rica...

How Nicaragua Sees Costa Rica In Court

Q COSTA RICA - In its presentation to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague, over...

Costa Rica’s Fight Against Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force on Latin America highlighted Costa Rica's progress achieved in the area of ​​financial...

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...

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...

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...

Former Presidents of Costa Rica Expected To Act As International Observers In Venezuela Popular Vote Sunday

Q COSTA RICA - Former Costa Rican president, Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) and Miguel Ángel Rodríguez (1998-2002) have been...

Construction of The North Arc of Circunvalacion Started This Morning

It was 7:00 am this Monday morning when President Luis Guillermo Solis officially gave the order for 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...

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...

Costa Rica Calls Venezuela Process and Results “Null and Illegitimate”

"The Government of the Republic of Costa Rica does not recognize and considers void, vacated, unlawful, unconstitutional and...

Costa Ricans In U.S. Concerned Of Trump’s Immigration Proposal

The Middletown, New York, Times Herald-Record reported some locals decrying U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration proposal includes a...

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...

Costa Rica Legislators Say “NO” To Venezuelan Constituents

The President of the Legislative Assembly, Gonzalo Ramirez, at 2:35 pm Thursday announced the Congress canceled the permission...

China Expects A One-year Delay In Construction Of Road To Limon

The Chinese company, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), in charge of the reconstruction of 107 kilometers of the...

Solis Meets With Canada’s PM To Discuss Visas For Costa Ricans Among Other Topics

In the United States, among other world leaders, to address the United Nations General Assembly this week, on...

Deregulate Taxis, Don’t Regulate Uber

(By David Kemp, Fee.org) A recent New York Times article discussing taxi medallion owners in New York City illustrates how innovation...

Costa Rica Rejects “Military Options” Against Venezuela

Despite the extremely serious situation in Venezuela, Costa Rica does not support the military option spoken by U.S....

Trump’s Pick As Costa Rica Ambassador Has Easy Senate Hearing

Sharon Day of Fort Lauderdale moved a step closer on Wednesday to become the new U.S. ambassador to...

Costa Rica to strengthen ties with the UAE

Costa Rica is planning to use the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a hub to look for investment...

Six Women Presidents and Their Fall From the Top

In recent political history, six of the most promising and high-profile female leaders have been victims of a...

Costa Rica and Nicaragua Back In Court Over Dispute Of Borders

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica and Nicaragua are back in court again in their ever continuing dispute...

EU Enhances Partnership With Costa Rica

Today, on the first-ever official visit of any European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD) to Costa...

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...

President Solis Criticizes United States Maintaining Embargo Against Cuba

In an energetic speech at the United Nations General Assembly, Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis criticized 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...

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“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

3 Ways to Get a Second Passport and 2 Countries to Get It From Quickly

A Second Passport is not just for the "James Bond" or "Jason Bourne" or the super wealthy of this world. The truth? Millions of...

Croway Aims to Be the Airbnb of Car Rentals in Uruguay

A new digital car rental service has begun operation in Uruguay. It’s called Croway, and similar to Airbnb’s housing rental model, the app serves...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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