Study: Ticos Grew 11.2cm and Ticas 13.7cm In The Last 100 Years

(QCostarica) A study by the Imperial College London (ICL) published Tuesday revealed that on...

Nicaragua’s Inexplicable Obstacle to Tourism

Q COSTA RICA - Nicaraguan immigration authorities have introduced a new and inexplicable measure...

Medical Marijuana In Costa Rica: Government To Charge Up to US$2.5 Million For Concession

The bill that would legalize the production of cannabis for medicinal, industrial and food...

Ruta 27 To Be Closed During Heavy Downpours

To avoid the dangers of flooding and falling rocks, in the event of heavy...

Why Do They Paint Some Tree Trunks White At The Bottom?

QCOSTARICA - We've all seen them, trees with the bottom part painted white. Have...

One Dead, Another Wounded In Shooting Outside The Italian Embassy in San Jose

It was shortly before noon, the Italian and his Ecuadorian companion were coming out...

Costa Rica A “Disneyland of Sex” (Part 1)

Beyond its reputation as a nature destination, Costa Rica is also a 'Disneyland of...

National Strike On Monday!

Monday, September 10, will not be like any other Monday in Costa Rica, especially...

Hotel Security And Manager Arrested For Preventing Police To Enter Downtown San Jose Hotel With Dead Body

A call to 911 reported an alleged person deceased inside the Hotel Del Rey,...

Nicaragua Claims to Be Safest Country in Latin America

Nicaragua claims to be the safest country in Latin America says a report by...

David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave Acquitted

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Found guilty of promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica,...

“El Gringo” Among The 11 Assassinated This Weekend

  The most wanted in Costa Rica, 28-year-old Erwin Guido Toruño, known as "El Gringo"...

Eruptions Keep Poas Volcano National Park Closed To Tourists

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

Man Dies During the Envision 2018 Festival In Uvita

A 32-year-old man identified as Wesner Chavarría Camareno, died on Sunday at Playa Uvita,...

Five Dead, Four Injured In Sunday Afternoon Crash on The Ruta 27

Five died and four others were seriously injured on Sunday in a collision between...

“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...

25 Year Prison Sentence For Killing American Pensioner Made Her Laugh

Q COSTA RICA - Sisters Ruth and Dayana Gaytán Ramírez, 23 and 21, were...

David Strecker aka “Cuba Dave” Wins Appeal, Says Website Bearing His Name

Q COSTA RICA - David Strecker, the man known as Cuba Dave and in...

Quick Driver’s Licensing Process For Foreigners (And Ticos) On Tuesdays and Wendesdays

If you are a foreigner who lives in Costa Rica and have a driver's...

Cold Front Leaves Theee Dead, 35 Houses Roofless, Thousands Without Electricity

A cold front that has gripped the entire country since Saturday has caused three...

Acoustic imaging reveals hidden features of megathrust fault off Costa Rica

Geophysicists have obtained detailed three-dimensional images of a dangerous megathrust fault west of Costa...

Lady Gaga Joins The List of Celebs Vacationing in Costa Rica

Q MAGAZINE - Last Thursday, December 28, the immigration service registered the arrival in...

Nate Leaves 10 Dead, 8 Missing and Severe Damage Across The Country

As the rains across the country dimish and the groundwater recedes, the impact of...

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...

Fourth Murder Trial Ordered For Ann Patton

If at first, you don't succeed, try, try, try and try again. Literally. That seems...

Model and Boyfriend Found Shot Dead In Esparza, Puntarenas

The alert went out on Friday, 26-year-old model, Isamara Alejandra Villalta Solano and her...

Nature Air Aims To Return To Operation In 15 Days, But With Fewer Flights

Nature Air is waiting for approvals from the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC)...

“Had To Go To The Bathroom” Among The Excuses To Evade Paying For Bad Parking

Faced with a ¢52,000 colones parking ticket and maybe even your license plates confiscated,...

Man Missing In Costa Rica Found, Now Home In The U.S.

" Ryan, was full of emotion last night talking to his 7 month old...

Costa Rica Banking For Foreigners (and Visitors) Made Easy

(QCOSTARICA) The scenarios. In the first, you're in Costa Rica on vacation for say...

Low-priced Drugs Flood The Country

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

Nature Air GROUNDED!

The Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC) - Civil Aviation- grounded Nature Air, ordering...

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