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Monday 22 May 2017

Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

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

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...

Intelligence Service Had Recommended The Expulsion Of The Lebanese Brothers From Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The two Lebanese brothers, who on Monday one was shot and killed by assassins...

Minimum Wage Across Latin America. Where Is Earned The Most? The Least?

QCOSTARICA - A minimum wage comparison across Latin America by Mexico's Financialred.com.mx  provides an insight of what is...

Eruptions Keep Poas Volcano National Park Closed To Tourists

Q COSTA RICA - The indefinite closure of the Poas Volcano National Park has impeded the inauguration of...

Six Months Preventive Detention For Lebanese Linked To Shooting In Escazú

Q COSTA RICA - Ziad Akl, the brother of Elias Akl who was killed in Monday morning's shootout...

Costa Rica Government Promises To Expel The “Bad Guys”

Q COSTA RICA - Are you a bad guy? Living in Costa Rica? You're out of here. Thinking...

Taxation Evaluating Asking The U.S. For Information On Airbnb Hosts in Costa Rica

Although Airbnb has offered to collect the sales tax for transactions made on rentals in Costa Rica through...

Pope Francis: In Costa Rica Is “The Best Coffee In The World”

Q COSTA RICA - While being greeted by crowds of hundreds of thousands as he made saints of...

It’s Been A Wet Week And The Season Has Only Started

The 'rainy' season has just gotten underway, a few weeks earlier than usual, and it's been already a...

You can’t avoid Zika anymore. Here’s how to travel in Zika zones.

(QCOSTARICA) Avoiding Zika is no longer an option of saying "I'll just avoid places where there's Zika". According...

Riteve Inspection Rate Hike Approved

Q COSTA RICA - After 11 years without a rate adjustment, the cost of a the vehicular inspection...

Zika Virus in Costa Rica: What You Need To Know Before You Travel

Q TRAVEL - The holiday travel season is here and Costa Rica is a very popular destination for...

Heavy Rains Thursday Afternoon Flood Paseo Colon

Q COSTA RICA - The heavy rains this past week have caused problems all around the Greater Metropolitan...

Dollar Exchange Hit ¢580 On Tuesday

Q COSTA RICA - The dollar exchange on Tuesday by some banks reached ¢580 colones for the sell....

Banks Fear Increased Requests To Change Loans From Dollars to Colones

Q MONEY - A hike of ¢9.64 colones in the dollar exchange market since last Friday alone has...

President Solis Confirms The Decision Of Suspicious Foreigners “Pa’Fuera” (Out Of Here)

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica President, Luis Guillermo Solis, on Thursday backed the decision announced by the...

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...

Water Crisis: How Come Costa Rica Has a Water Shortage?

Costa Rica's endemic problems with water supply are being complicated by the effects of El Niño, and while...

That Was Quick. Back to Jail. ‘Cuba Dave’ Found Guilty!

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Well, that was quick, David Strecker, known as Cuba Dave on the internet,...

Costa Rica Dollar Exchange Rate Continues to Rise

Q COSTA RICA - In the first four months of the year the price of the dollar in...

The Poas Volcano Eruption From Above

After taking off from the San Jose airport, professional photographer Scott Rovak was able to capture the spectacular...

Young Boy Hurt In Monday’s Shootout Out Of Danger

The Hospital Nacional de Niños (Children's Hospital) in San Jose said on Tuesday the six-year-old boy, whose identity...

Crack Down On Prostitution In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA / Many living and visiting Costa Rica's capital city know about San Jose's other side,...

‘Today Costa Rica Is In Fashion in Europe and in Switzerland’: Lufthansa Regional Manager

  Q COSTA RICA - On Tuesday, May 9, the Swiss airline Edelweiss, a member of the Lufthansa Group,...

Costa Rica Vehicle Fleet in Numbers

Q COSTA RICA - Want to know why there is some much traffic congestion in the Greater Metropolitan...

Intense Rains Blamed For Shut Down Of San Jose Airport Friday Night

Q COSTA RICA The intense rains of Friday afternoon appears to have caused a short-circuit that shut down...

“Platina” Bridge Closed This Weekend

The Alfredo González Flores bridge, best known as the "Platina", on the autopista General Cañas, will be closed...

Security Minister Says ‘Private Schools Must Know Their Customers’

Q COSTA RICA - Gustavo Mata, the Minster of Public Security (MSP) has to be off his rocker,...

Win A Once-in-a-lifetime World Parrot Trust Volunteering Trip to Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Is this the best work experience in the world? World Parrot Trust is looking...

Costa Rica Economic Outlook Up To May

THE Q - Although the gradual process of credit dedollarization continues, the Central Bank has warned that a...

Construction Of Santa Ana and Belen Bridge Has Begun

The expansion of the bridge over the Virilla river that connects Lindora de Santa Ana and Belen, Heredia...