Costa Rica Immigration Prepares For Increase In Nicaraguan Arrivals

Costa Rica's immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME), is preparing...

President’s Finger Pointing To Keep Prosecutors Busy

COSTA RICA NEWS - President Luis Guillermo Solis's long awaited 100 days report, also...

Government Counts Job Offers at Job Fairs As “Jobs Created”

QCOSTARICA - The government of Luis Guillermo Solis tells us it has created more...

Otto Guevara Confirms He Will Run For President. Again.

Q COSTA RICA - If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. In...

Oscar Arias Unveils His Plan To Reduce The Country’s Fiscal Deficit

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Former president Oscar Arias joined the chorus of voices seeking...

MOPT Froze For Two Years Expansion Plan For The Road To Caldera

During the last two years, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) shelved...

Bishop denounces discrimination against Episcopal Conference for his rejection of equal marriage

The bishop of Ciudad Quesada, Monsignor José Manuel Garita, denounced on Tuesday a supposed...

Costa Rica: Gone Are Traditional Politicians

The times they are a-changin' and nowhere more than in elections where Presidential nominees...

Some 270 Public Officials In Costa Rica Earn More Than ¢10Million Monthly

Costing him almost ¢300.000 colones, legislator for the Movimiento Libertario, Otto Guevara, said he...

President’s “100 Day” Report Stirs Media Storm

COSTA RICA NEWS - As might be expected, President Luis Guillermo Solis's 100 day...

Otto Guevara Suspected Of ‘Legitimating Capital’

The Chief Prosecutor (Attorney General), Emilia Navas Aparicio, confirmed on Saturday that during the...

Transfer of Powers Will Be An Austere Ceremony

Starting Saturday, international delegations will start arriving in Costa Rica for the Tuesday ceremony...

“Laura Se Fué” Website Counts Down Presidenta Chinchilla’s Mandate

Taking the words from the singer NEK, a website was named "Laura Se Fue",...

As President Villalta Proposes Renegotiating Free Trade With The U.S.

Presidential candidate for the Frente Amplio, José María Villata, said that as president he...

Legislative Commission Closes Hearings On Soley Case, To Issue Report Next Week

QCOSTARICA - The legislative commission delving into the Soley case has ended all public...

José María Villalta, “Laura Chinchilla Is Not Corrupt”

2014 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS - Presidential candidate, José María Villalta, of the Frente Amplio party,...

Voter Absenteeism May Win 2014 Presidential Elections

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

Costa Rica to seek bilateral US steel tariff deal

Costa Rica's government plans to seek a bilateral agreement with the US on steel...

MOPT Minister Was Legal Advisor To OAS

The online news source, ElPeriodicocr.com, reports that the minister of Public Works and Transport...

“If the President Arrives At Mass, I Will No Give Him Communion”

"If the President arrives at mass, I will not give him communion," are the...

President Solis Hams It Up In Interview With Camelia LLanta

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZb5Ic6jY7I] QCOSTARICA EXTRA - Perhaps taking a cue from Xi Jinping's unusual and almost...

“There is No Conflict of Interest” Says Chinchilla

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla said on Wednesday that "it is not up to her to...

Alvarados in “Technical” Tie

With eight days to the polls, Carlos Alvarado of the Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC)...

Costa Rica Voted Support For Venezuela’s Seat On UN Secuirty Council

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica supported Venezuela, which on Thursday won a seat...

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

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

He’s Done! President Solis Confirms Resignation of Melvin Jiménez

QCOSTARICA - President Luis Guillermo Solis confirmed this morning the resignation of Melvin Jiménez,...

‘Grandmother plant’: Ex-UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres Has Advice For Australia’s PM

AGL's Liddell power station, a coal-powered thermal power station, is a "grandmother" plant that...

Otto Guevara Heads Into His Fifth Consecutive Campaign To Be President of Costa Rica

The man who really, really wants to be the president of Costa Rica, Otto...

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 Needs Reform, Kevin Casas

COSTA RICA NEWS - In an interview with La Nacion, former Vice President, Kevin...

Legislator Pursues Own Interest

Legislator for the Movimiento Libertario party, Jose Alberto Alfaro, in urging the Administration to...

President Solís Says No Plans For Corruption Probe of Chinchilla Administration

COSTA RICA NEWS - President Luis Guillermo Solís says he will tell the nation...

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