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Friday 23 June 2017

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...

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...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

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

Costa Rica Immigration Going Paperless

Q COSTA RICA - Starting in August, travelers arriving or leaving Costa Rica by way of the Juan...

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...

US Embassy Costa Rica Threatens To Close Domain Registry Over “Pirate Bay” Domain

QCOSTARICA - The Costa Rica Academy of Sciences, operator of Costa Rica's .cr internet registry since 1990, says...

Increased competitiveness in apparel production

(QCR) The repudiation by the United States last January of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should increase the...

Low-priced Drugs Flood The Country

Q COSTA RICA - A change in the business model of narcos - drug traffickers - has resulted...

Platina II: The Sequel

Change location. Change the actors. The Platina II is the sequel to the story of the plate (platina)...

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...

Costa Rica Being Promoted As “Film Friendly”

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica, there are a variety of locations and services businesses to support...

“I ate it. I ate the wasp.” Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis

Q COSTA RICA -  President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera ate a wasp while giving an interview on his...

Transito “Sweep” Of Badly Parked Vehicles On Downtown San Jose Streets

This Thursday morning alone, in the area of the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) and the Ministerio de...

Costa Rica’s Luxury Hotel Market

Q COSTA RICA - In Costa Rica, the Cámara Costarricense de Hoteles (CCH) - Costa Rican Chamber 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...

1998 to 2002 Model Years Favorite of Car Thieves in San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Owners of 1998 to 2002 vehicles take note, yours is mostly likely to be...

The Institute For Support To Men Criticizes Precautionary Measures in Cases of Domestic Violence

Q COSTA RICA - The Instituto de Apoyo al Hombre (Fundiapho) - Institute for Support to Men -...

Bus Strike Cripples Thousands

UPDATE: Bus service was resumed by mid day on Wednesday. Is it a protest strike by the bus operators...

Entrepreneurs Offer To Pay Fix To Ruta 27

A group of businessmen have offered the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MOPT) to pay for the...

MOPT Minister Resigns Following Charge Of Alleged Domestic Violence

Q COSTA RICA - It wasn't the Moín Container Terminal (TCM) scandal, the delays in the completion of...

U.S. Helicopters In Costa Rica This Week

Q COSTA RICA  - A Blackhawk and Chinook of the Joint Task Force Bravo (JTF Bravo) arrived in...

Animal Welfare Law In Costa Rica Became A Reality on Sunday

Labrador retrievers, basset hounds, beagles, French bulldogs, chihuahuas, fox terriers, chow chows and German shepherds, among other breeds,...

Warriors Touch Down in Costa Rica

Trinidad&Tobago’s senior men’s soccer team arrived in San Jose Sunday evening ahead of Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa...

Costa Rica’S Autopistas del Sol Issues Landmark Project Bonds

QMONEY - Two international law firms, Jones Day (US) and BLP (UK), have helped Autopistas del Sol (Globalvia),...

Five Americans Arrested In Costa Rica For U.S. Phone Lottery Scam

Targeting people over 55 years of age in the United States, five Americans were arrested Wednesday afternoon in...

New Measures to Control Rise In Dollar Exchange

The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) or Central Bank has raised the monetary policy rate, this time...

Model Agency Was Screen For Production of Child Pornography In Costa Rica

Operating as a "modeling agency" since 2009, on the promise of becoming international models, a child pornography network...

Heritage Center Assures The Facade Of The Remodelled Gran Hotel Costa Rica Will Not Be “Agringado”

Which is it, black and white or shades of gray? And what about the new look that was...

Heavy Rains in Pacific Left More Than 31,500 People Without Electricity and Telephones

Heavy rains, starting in morning this Wednesday affected the Central and North Pacific coast, causing a cut off...

Costa Rican Frog Makes Reappearance After Being Declared Extinct in 2004

An endemic Costa Rican frog species, after being declared extinct in 2004, has made a shocking reappearance. It was...

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Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

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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...

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

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