Former President Laura Chinchilla Upset At Nicaragua’s Detention and Torture of Ticos

(qCOSTARICA) - Upset and indignant is the reaction by former President Laura Chinchilla following...

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,...

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...

“Common Visa” Proposed For Tourism In The Region

The organization of the Central American Council of Tourism recently held a meeting in...

Ross Denny Appointed New British Ambassador to Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - Ross Denny has been appointed British ambassador to  Costa Rica....

President-Elect Announces First Names of His Cabinet

President-elect Luis Guillermo Sol7s on Monday announced the first 21 members of his cabinet. Celso...

The Cost Keeping Secreet Information About Public Works

In Costa Rica, the central government and its agencies often keep secret files and...

Women Play An Important Role in 2014 Presidential Elections

Women play an important role in the 2014 presidential elections as each of the...

Presidenta Chinchilla Calls Legilslators Two Month Vacation Plans a “Vaganbunderia”

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla described the intended two month vacation by the country's legislators as...

Chinchilla Blames Frente Amplio For Demonstrations Against Her

In a tour of Nueva Cinchona, in Sarapiqui de Alajuela, said that her "strict...

Number of Nicaraguans Seeking Asylum In Costa Rica Has Shot Up

The number of Nicaraguans seeking asylum has skyrocketed in Costa Rica, as an overflowing...

Costa Rica Gag Law Straight Out Of The Pages Of South America

QCOSTARICA - The draft gag law (ley mordaza), that intends to regulate the press...

Growing Opposition To Tourism Industry Subsidies

( QCOSTARICA) There is growing opposition to a plan to subsidize the tourism industry using...

Zoilamérica Ortega Murillo Speaks Out Of Her Stepfather: ‘Daniel Ortega Invents Conspiracy’

"The president comes out to invent that there is a conspiracy because he does...

Should We Be Governed by Persuasion or by Force?

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, noted that “Europe was created...

October 12, 1987: Oscar Arias Peace-Broker in Central America

1987 - Costa Rican President Oscar Arias Sanchez (1986 - 1990 and 2006 -...

Candidates Winning The Last Three Presidential Elections Occupied The Same Spot On The Ballot Box

What do Abel Pacheco, Oscar Arias and Laura Chinchilla have in common besides being...

President-elect Carlos Alvarado Calls For Unity, ‘Taking The Country Forward’

Following a long and divisive campaign, president-elect Carlos Alvarado, has called for unity, for...

Costa Rica: The Invention of The “Mixed” Refinery?

QCOSTARICA (Crhoy.com) Costa Rica's state oil company, the Refinadora Costarricense de Petroleo  (RECOPE), has...

Presidenta Chinchilla Puts Brakes on San José – San Ramón Concession Road

It was 7:52pm Monday night when Presidenta Laura Chinchilla took to the airwaves, appearing...

She Said. He Said. And He Said. Now They Will Say.

QCOSTARICA - For the last two days a legislative commission has been trying to...

Manitoba’s Pallister Elected Premier Despite Spending “Too Much Time” in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Despite being on the hot-seat this past week for spending "too much...

Abel Pacheco: “Trump Is Interesting … As A Psychiatric Case”

QCOSTARICA - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump "is interesting, as a psychiatric case",...

Ortega Says He “Has Received No Invitation” To The SICA Meeting With Obama

Are you surprised? We're not. Nicaraguan president, Daniel Ortega, questioned his attendance to the...

Communications Minister Resigns

Costa Rica's Communications Minister Francisco Chacón resigned on Wednesday amid the scandal engulfing President...

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

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

President Solis Argues Public Sector Wage Reforms Would Take Effect Within18 Years

(qCOSTARICA) It would take between 15 and 18 years, maybe even 20, to feel...

Costa Rica Politiqs: A “YouTube” Moment – Araya Team Pulls Ad With Retired Bishop and Franklin Chang

Presidential candidate Johnny Araya and the advertising agency Tribu had an embarrassing moment in...

Marx’s Predictions Failed: There are Fewer and Fewer Poor People

Q FRONT PAGE -Karl Marx’s ideas have been put into action dozens of times...

Oscar Arias Has No Moral Authority to Propose Reducing Fiscal Deficit, Says Ottón Solís

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Legislator Ottón Solís questioned the plan proposed by former president...

Costa Rica Now Member of Pacific Alliance

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla (the only woman in the photo) in Cali, Colombia. Costa Rica’s...

René Castro: Political Houdini

Even though it is among the most powerful newspapers in Latin America, La Nacion...

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