New Tropical Wave Could Affect The Country This Coming Weekend

The month of October is the worst of the rainy season. Typical forecasts are...

Shotgun Used To Kill Five in La Cruz Guanacaste

The Fuerza Publica (National Police) reported on Friday night the finding of the bodies...

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...

Nicaragua’s Inexplicable Obstacle to Tourism

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

Well-known sports book owner “Tony” goes missing in Costa Rica

The Organismo de Investigacion Judicial (OIJ), confirmed they are investigating the disappearance of the...

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...

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

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

Ruta 27 To Be Closed During Heavy Downpours

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

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...

Nicaragua Claims to Be Safest Country in Latin America

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

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,...

David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave Acquitted

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

National Strike On Monday!

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

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,...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Costa Rica Banking For Foreigners (and Visitors) Made Easy

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

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...

Fourth Murder Trial Ordered For Ann Patton

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

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...

Low-priced Drugs Flood The Country

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

“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,...

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