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Wednesday 24 May 2017

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...

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...

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...

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 Rica Looking To Reactivate Deportation of Cubans

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

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...

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...

Attorney General: Appointment of Jiminez As Minister of the Presidency is Unconstitutional

The Attorney General's Office determined that the appointment of the Lutheran bishop, Melvin Jimenez, as Minister of the...

Women Have Disappeared From Presidential Ballots

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

President Solis Considers Arias Criticism “Inappropriate and Disrespectful”

(QCOSTARICA) - President Luis Guillermo Solis called "inappropriate and disrespectful" the comments made by former president Oscar Arias...

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...

Obama Announces US Delegation for Solís Inauguration Ceremony

Last May, U.S. President Barack Obama made a personal appearance in Costa Rica. The visit on May 3,...

Legislator Propose Purchase of “Air Force Tico”

With the intention to avoid future scandals and controversies over the president's travels Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) legislator,...

President Solis In Washington Expressed Concern About The Effect Of Possible Deportations

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis, Thursday in Washington, expressed his concern about the...

Tribunal Absolves Presienta On Private Jet Trip To Peru

The office of prosecutors has absolved President Laura Chinchilla of the charge of violation of ethics surrounding her...

Johnny Araya “Does Not” Have A Harvard University Degree As Claimed

Presidential candidate Johnny Araya was quick to change his biography on his official campaign website, removing reference to...

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...

Voter Absenteeism May Win 2014 Presidential Elections

In nine months, in February 2014, Costa Ricans will take to the voting booths and elect a new...

“You Have To Moderate Spending” Abel Pacheco Tells Luis Guillermo Solis

QCOSTARICA - Former president Abel Pacheco de la Espriella (2002 - 2006), in a meeting with President Luis...

Bureaucracy And The New Convention Center

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

Political Parties Can’t Find Ways To Fund 2014 Campaign

Concern growing because Sala IV suspended use of bonds Parties looking to legislators to solve their access to campaign...

Costa Rica’s Legislators Blame Press For Poor Image

The grade is in and with no surprise of another failure for Costa Rica's legislators, according to the...

Re-Election A Hit With Former Presidents

Five of the last six former presidents are in agreement that re-election of a president should be maintained...

“There Are Always Surprises”, Chinchilla Warns Solís

"There are always surprises" are the words of warning and wisdom from outgoing president Laura Chinchilla to Luis...

No Private Plane For President-Elect Solís

  President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís, in his tour of Central America and the Dominican Republic, is flying commercial and...

It’s Back To Coach For the Presidenta

Casa Presidencial confirmed that Presidenta Laura Chinchilla will be travelling on commercial flights for her trip to Colombia...

Oscar Arias Recalls His Meetings With Margaret Tatcher

Oscar Arias and Margaret Tatcher in their younger years Former President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias, on Monday recalled...

Presidenta Promises The Breaking Of the Concession Contract Will Not Cost The Country “One Colon”

All alone in her support of the San José-San Ramón road reconstruction contract with the Brazilian firm OAS,...

Cash Strapped PLN Party Taxes Advisors

COSTA RICA NEWS - The cash-strapped Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) political party has found a new way to...

Casa Presidencial Lays Off 216 “Trusted” Employees

Casa Presidencial has handed out 216 pink slips to "trusted" employees, part of the change of government that...

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...