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Wednesday 28 June 2017

“Cuidado, Caballos En La Via”

QCOSTARICA Lighter Side Of the News - If someone told you "beware, horses on the road", you probably...

QToons: ICJ Hands Out Red And Yellow Cards

I have give kudos to the creative minds at crhoy.com.

QToons: Festival de la Luz 2015

Is this what many will see tonight during the most important festival of the holiday season, the Festival...

Lighter Side: How The Central Bank Sets The Exchange Rate

This caricature posted in ElFinanciero may explain the mechanism used by the Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR)...

QToons: The Aguinaldo

The Aguinaldo is in the streets ... and so are the vultures!

Creativity Pokes Fun At Johnny Araya

QCOSTARICA HUMOUR - Who was the man in pink, under the big hat and the dark glasses in...

Costa Rica’s Road Infrastructure Reflected in Cost of Marchamo?

Ok, the Marchmo in Costa Rica is higher than our neighbours (Nicaragua and Panama), but we have better...

QToons: In Costa Rica, Every Car Pays A New

Words to live by in Costa Rica, when it comes to the marchamo (annual circulation permit),  "every car...

A very ingenious way to protest the potholes

A very ingenious way to protest the potholes. From Pamela Vindas Cordero Facebook post.

Party Cancelled!

QToons: The White Elephant and The Unions

In the caricature by Crhoy.com, President Luis Guillermo Solis is caught between the white elephant (Recope) and the...

“No Hay Pan Para Tanto Chorizo”

QCOSTARICA  - A photo that captures the mood of many in Costa Rica today. "No Hay Pan Para Tanto...

QTOONS: NASA Reports Finding Water On Mars; The AyA Is On The Job

Caption: We have a report of a water leak. We'll have to break the roads...

The Costa Rica Weather Forecasting: 100% Accurate, All The Time!

LIGHTER SIDE OF COSTA RICA - The following chart shows the weather forecast in the country for the...

“Esencial Costa Rica”

LIGHTER SIDE OF COSTA RICA - This is one of the first "meme" to go viral, featuring yesterday's...

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Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

Boat Sinks in Colombia After Capsizing, At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Missing

Rescue officials gather to take part in a search for survivors after the tourist boat Almirante sank in the Reservoir of Penol in Guatape...

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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...

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...

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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