Man Sentenced To 12 Years in Prison For Killing In Road Rage Incident

José Francisco González Salas, 69, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing...

Two Large Scale Developments Continue To Take Shape in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - Two major development projects are taking shape in Costa Rica,...

Costa Rica Set To Exact Revenge on US; Mexico Game Tickets Went On Sale Today

Remember when the Americans beat the Ticos 1-0 in the snow? Well, in a...

Cuban Migrants Found Travelling Hidden In Truck Between Gas Cylinders

Q COSTA RICA NEWS  - Six Cubans, who entered the country illegally, were arrested...

Bailey, The Backbone of Costa Rica’s Roads

The Ministro de Transportes, Pedro Castro, confirmed Monday that two Bailey bridges, spanning 54...

Traffic Cop Arrested For Alleged Bribery

QCOSTARICA  - A traffic official may spend from two to eight years in prison,...

Taxi Drivers Firm On Tuesday’s Protest Action

As had been announced prior to Semana Santa, the "fuerza roja (red force) or...

U.S. Fugitive On The Run For Year Arrested in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - An escaped U.S. sex offender was arrested in Playa Jaco, Costa Rica...

Strike Affects Limon Docks and Fuel Supply Throughout The Country

QCOSTARICA - With only a few hours in, the national strike today led by...

Reckless Driving and Speeding Cause Of Accident Claiming Five Lives

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Q doesn't normally report or publish car accidents, just...

Landslide Isolates Several Communities in Puriscal

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Several communities in the area of Pursical, southwest of San...

Increased competitiveness in apparel production

(QCR) The repudiation by the United States last January of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Acquatic Park In Guanacaste Ready In 2014

Over the last few decades, surfing has been a major attraction for visitors arriving...

Family Blasts Brisith Foreign Office On Fifth Anniversary Of Son’s Disappearance in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA NEWS - The family of Michael Dixon who went missing in Costa Rica...

Costa Rica Delivers Nicaragua International Arrest Warrant For Sole Suspect In The Matapalo Massacre

QCOSTARICA - Running home after (allegedly) committing his gruesome act did Adrian Salmeron Silva...

U.S Judge Denies Eduardo Li Bail

QCOSTARICA - Eduardo Li, the former president of the Costa Rican Soccer Federation (Federación...

State Bank Faced With Declining Revenues and Rise In Bad Debts Calls For Government Aid

(QCOSTARICA) Facing financial problems, the Costa Rica state bank, the Banco Crédito Agrícola de...

Moms And Babies Took To The Streets For Longer Breastfeeding

Moms and babies, including strollers and baby bottles, paraded on Friday through downtown San...

TEDx Pura Vida!

The TEDx Pura Vida 2014 event, with 25 local and foreign exhibitors presenting their...

INS Announces Expansion To Trauma Hospital

Q COSTA RICA - The increase in demand and the possibility of diversifying the...

Insurance Portion of 2015 Marchamo To Cost Less

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The second component of the 2015 Marchamo (Vehicular Circulation Permit),...

Government resorts to “pawning grandma’s jewelry” to pay debts

The Government resorted to "pawning grandma's jewels" to be able to face the debts...

Health Insurance Reform To Give Same-Sex couples Access to All Services CCSS

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica's social security, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social...

Ticos Show Little Interest In Subsidy For Two Household Homes

COSTA RICA NEWS - In a report in La Nacion by Alberto Barrantes, we...

Autonomous Agencies Increase Their 2017 ‘Propaganda’ Spending

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Eleven autonomous government agencies (state agencies) including RECOPE (see...

Unemployment Falls To 9.5%

QCOSTARICA - 14,000 in Costa Rica left the unemployment line in the second quarter...

Costa Rica Television Can Now Be Seen On U.S. Cable

QCOSTARICA Popular television programs from Costa Rica will be part of Centroamerica TV, the...

Oscar Arias: Nicaragua Will Be Free Again

In an OP-ED "Nicaragua volverá a ser libre" published in El Pais, former president...

Criminal Accusations Against Political Parties Ahead of Election

Costa Rica's attorney-general, Jorge Chavarría, has brought charges against the Movimiento Libertario (ML) party...

DIS Will Cease To Be Political: President Solís

President Luis Guillermo Solís, following his first full session cabinet meeting on Tuesday, assured...

Terrorists In Costa Rica?

QCOSTARICA - The five Syrians detained in Honduras on Wednesday, travelling with stolen Greek...

Another Criminal Court Judge Fired

COSTA RICA NEWS - Another judge has been fired, but this time by the...

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