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Monday 16 October 2017

Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber

LIGHTER SIDE | I think he's taking the long route.  Taxi drivers take to the streets in protest...

QTOONS: Sean Penn Offers Costa Rica’s Spy Master Help With Information Leaks

QCOSTARICA - You have to like this timely caricature by Crhoy.com of Costa Rica's very own spymaster, sorry...

Transito Having A Bad Day

A Transito (traffic official) having a bad day. The 40 foot container he was towing in the area...

“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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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

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...

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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