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Monday 23 October 2017

Chinese Cement Scandal Monopolizes President’s Independence Speech In Cartago

Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis can't seem to get out of the mix of the cement scandal...

Head of OIJ in Quepos Arrested For the Illegal Detention of 3 Americans

(QCOSTARICA) The illegal detention of three U.S. citizens – one of them a minor., without cause, led to...

RECOPE Depots Back To Normal After Thursday’s Strike By Workers

Workers at the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) - state refinery - were on strike yesterday, shutting down...

Solís: The Travelling President

QCOSTARICA - Tuesday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís, once again for the second time this year gets out...

Costa Rica Opens Trade Office in Rotterdam

Q BUSINESS - Coinciding with the two day visit of Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis in Holland...

Four Years After Explosion Kills Five Regulations For Gas Cylinders Non-Existent

Q COSTA RICA / It's been four years since the tragedy claimed the lives of five people, from...

Bike Lanes Begin to Gain Traction in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA, by Wilberth Villalobos wilberth, vozdeguanacaste.com - Residents of Liberia, Nicoya, and Santa Cruz have already...

Mónica Araya Says She Won’t Continue

Mónica Araya, chosen last week by Dr. Hernandez as candidate for the vice-presidency, says she won't be back...

Pavas Train Derailment Sends Four To Hospital

Q COSTA RICA - A train derailment on the San Jose - Pavas - Belen line Friday afternoon...

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...

Costa Rica Still With The Highest Fuel Prices In The Region

(qCOSTARICA) In a report by Centralamericandata.com of a roundup of gasoline prices in Central America up to July...

Colombia’s rebels have survived war. Can they survive peace?

(From Latimes.com) After more than five decades of bloody civil war, Colombia’s infamous armed guerrillas were preparing for...

Traffic Police Gets Tough On Illegally Parked Vehicles in Downtown San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Drivers insist on parking in areas such as boulevards and any space to squeeze...

Ultrafast Internet To Hit Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Some 105,000 households could be surfing the world wide web (the internet) in ultrafast (ultraveloz in...

Toxic Gases Emanating from Costa Rican Volcano

Costa Rican authorities restricted the visit time to Poas Volcano crater after experts confirmed the emission of gases...

‘Coyote’ Accomplice To The Matapalo Monster Breaks Silence

QCOSTARICA - How did the Matapalo massacre suspect so easily make it into Nicaragua? Or  for that matter...

Man Dies, 4-year-old Boy Missing In Migrant Boat Capsize Off Costa Rica

One dead and a boy missing off one of the two small boats carrying migrants trying to cross...

Legislators Oppose Government Decision To Raise Sexual Diversity Flag at Casa Presidencial

Costa Rica's Legislators Question Government Decision To Raise Sexual Diversity Flag At Casa Presidencial Legislators for the Restauración Nacional,...

7.000 Costa Ricans To Celebrate Chinese New Year To Break Guinness Record

The Chinise colony in Costa Rica is getting ready to celebrate the year of the snake.  On February...

Bilateral Relations Between Costa Rica and Canada Smooth

A recent visit by The Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Prime Minister...

Almost 400 Trapped In Ruta 32 Thursday Night

COSTA RICA NEWS (3:20am) -- It was a nightmare for hundreds last night, trapped in their vehicles in...

A Hero’s Welcome For Andrey!

(QCOSTARICA) Andrey Amador was given a hero's welcome on his return to Costa Rica, for his finishing in...

From Sharks To Now Shrimp, President Solis Involved In Yet Another ‘Maritime’ Controversy

QCOSTARICA POLITICS - For President Luis Guillermo Solis the subject of "maritime" does not sit well with him,...

Holdback On Card Transactions Suspended

COSTA RICA NEWS - The 1.78% holdback to retailers on credit and debit transactions, was suspended by the...

Constitutional Court Considers “Excessive and Unreasonable” Medical Appt. for 2022

The Constitutional Court (Sala Constitucional) has stepped in and ordered the Hospital Fernando Escalante Pradilla in Pérez Zeledón...

Irate Father Beats Up Teacher For Chastising Daughter

(QCOSTARICA) An irate father beat up a teacher who allegedly physically chastised his daughter Thursday, sending the educator...

Costa Rica’s Presidenta Greeted in Cuba With Full Military Honours

Old cars patched up a thousand times are in stark contrast to the luxury vehicles used by diplomats...

Green Alert Issued For Central Valley Effect Of Turrialba Volcano Eruptions

Q COSTA RICA - Strong winds and a sustained eruption by the Turrialba volcano that began on Monday,...

President Publicly Criticizes Social Groups

Presidenta Laura Chinchilla is publicly criticizing social groups opposed to the San José - San Ramón concession contract,...

The Language Of The Future and It’s Not English or Chinese

(QCOSTARICA) Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. This was revealed by the Instituto...

Traffic Police Intensify Patrols Against Dangerous Driving Behaviours

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The high death toll on the roads has forced the Policía de Tránsito (traffic...

Senseless Deaths: Mother And Infant Struck While Trying To Cross Autopista General Cañas

QCOSTARICA - A short distance away was the pedestrian overpass, a young mother of 18 years of age,...

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Drunk Driver Who Ran Over And Killed Athlete Is Free!

Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of...

A Synopisis of the Cementazo Scandal

Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the words of a dear friend, it's...

Drunk Driver Kills Marathon Runner Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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 a group of tourists who travel...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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