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Tuesday 27 June 2017

New Expat Survey Details “Trailing Spouse” Woes

QCOSTARICA - Relying on a survey to decide where to live abroad can be tricky. Costa Rica boasts...

OIJ Confirms Investigation Continues Into The Disappearance of Missing Canadian

QCOSTARICA - It's been almost a week, tomorrow Tuesday, since Piercy Ryan went missing. To date there is...

Heavy Trucks Prohibited, Ruta 27 One-Way To San Jose on Sunday

QCOSTARICA - On Sunday, the last day of Semana Santa, heavy trucks are restricted from circulating on four...

Monopoly Hubris: ICE Spurns Private Power

The National newspaper La Nacion revealed Friday that the government-owned power company ICE wrote into a 2007 contract...

New Starbucks Opens Today in San Jose; 15 More On The Way

QCOSTARICA - With seven existing stores and the eight about to open in Los Yoses, Starbucks in Costa...

Cid Gallup: Luis Guillermo Solis Second Worst President in Central America

QCOSTARICA - Luis Guillermo Solis, president of Costa Rica, is the second worst president in Central America according...

Costa Rica Predicts Strong Competition in Caribbean Tourism

QCOSTARICA -  Costa Rican tourism authorities predict that 2015 will be a positive year for this industry in...

Gowex CEO Alleges Negotiating With Tico Government

"We are skilled in creating Wireless Smart Cities® GOWEX reinvents and transforms your city into a Wireless Smart...

Costa Rica Dismantles “Important” Drug Organization

A criminal organization formed and led by Costa Ricans, that infiltrated the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR), to...

Private Investigator To Expats Headed To The U.S., But Not By Choice

Willspy Investigative & Security Services was touted as the oldest fulltime American owned private investigation agency in Costa...

A Pack of Kolbi With Your Kolbi Chip?

QCOSTARICA - The Tico blogger, El Infierno in Costa Rica, has pointed out a very interesting business association...

Only ¢8.000 To Rent An Entire Park For A Private Event in San Jose

QCOSTARICA - Looking for a special place to hold your next event? A little low on cash? Look...

Costa Rica Tops In Central America For Online Shopping

QCOSTARICA - While a small percentage in Costa Rica make only purchases, estimated around 12%, it is the...

DIS Director: Costa Rica To Investigate Undecover US Programs in Cuba

COSTA RICA NEWS (AP) - The director of the of intelligence and security (Dirección de Inteligencia y Seguridad...

Turtle Poacher Sent to Prison

COSTA RICA NEWS - A Nicaraguan resident who killed and gutted a green sea turtle in the province...

Cuban Migrant Situation Turns Ugly At Nicaragua Border

QCOSTARICA - The government of Daniel Ortega on Sunday deployed its military and riot police to repel the...

8:55pm: Araya and Solis Lead Early In the Count

With less than 10% of the votes counted, Johnny Araya of the PLN, with 33.22%, has a commanding...

Suspect In Kidnapping Of Little Girl Has a History of Abuse; Search Continues

COSTA RICA NEWS - Police in Heredia continue their search for six year old Yerelyn Guzmán Calvo, who...

Appeals Court Exonerates Former President Rodriquez

He said it all along. "I am innocent". Despite his assertions to his innocence, former president Miguel Angel...

MOPT To Expand Intelligent Traffic Lights Network

COSTA RICA NEWS -- At a cost of US$2.7 million dollars, the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes...

Last Hurrah: Heavy Rains Cause Floods In Many Areas In The Southern Zone

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Heavy rains in the last two days have flooded homes and villages in...

Costa Rica’s Marketing Drives Tourism

QCOSTARICA - Tourism boards don’t always get it right when it comes to marketing campaigns. But sometimes, they...

Canada’s Infinity Gold Suing Costa Rica For $2B

Infinity Gold Mining Inc., a Canadian gold mining company, said today that it would sue Costa Rica for...

Walmart Has It’s “Lowest Prices of the Year Day” Today With Discounts Up To 60%

(QCOSTARICA) If you have you been putting off Christmas shopping, today, Friday, November 4, is your day, as...

Russia Denies Trying To Change Military Balance or Encouraging Arms Race in Central America

Russia denied on Monday having an interested in changing the military balance in Latin America or encourage an...

Campaign aims to save thousands of people from the clutches of sexual exploitation

A strong campaign RAHAB Foundation shows the reality of thousands of women, children and men who are victims...

Consult The Used Car Database Before You Buy

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Asociación de Importadores de Vehículos y Maquinaria (Aivema) - Association of Importers of...

Takanakuy: Peru’s Fist Fighting Christmas Tradition

Every December 25th, it's not Santa Claus people in Peru are looking forward to. They're looking forward to...

Costa Rica Banks Loosen Restrictions On Cellular Phone Use Within Branches

(QCOSTARICA) The restriction on the use of a cellular phone inside a bank is a measure that has...

Two Days Of Protests!

QCOSTARICA - For today (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday) expect more traffic congestion, suspension of public services, such as...

Intel To Announce Departure From Costa Rica By Mid Year

For several weeks rumours have been saying that Intel is planning leaving Costa Rica, by the end of...

Waze and ministry of transport working together to better traffic conditions in San jose

QCOSTARICA - An agreement between Waze and the Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT) will soon bear...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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