The Mystery of John Lennon’s Eyeglasses

A new blog post by Arnoldo Rivera of La Nacion calls attention to something that tourists and Ticos...

Brenda Castro Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2015

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - Guapiles is celebrating with the crowning of Brenda Castro as Miss Costa Rica 2015.  Brenda,...

Up Close: Miss Universe Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez

Get to know Miss Universe Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez Duran before she competes at the MISS UNIVERSE...

The Most Beautiful Women In Costa Rica In One Place, And At The Same Time

It seemed an impossible task, but finally, on Sunday, November 5, after two months of planning, six of...

Can You Spot The Victoria’s Secret Photoshop Fail?

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - If you think that models on magazine covers and ads like those by Victoria Secrets...

Costa Rica’s Karina Ramos Favorite To Win Miss Universe 2014

COSTA RICA EXTRA - With a few days to go, Costa Rica's Karina Ramos is one of the...

Karina Ramos Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2014

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The Miss Costa Rica pageant celebrated its 40th year* this year and in style....

Miss World Costa Rica 2013 Crowned

Yarly Marín was crowned Miss World Costa Rica, in an activity held last Thursday at the Casa Chica...

Miss Costa Rica 2014 Looking for Candidates

The annual Miss Costa Rica pageant opened registration on Friday, looking for participants for the 2014 edition. The requirements...

Maureen Boza Crowned Mrs. Costa Rica 2016

COSTA RICA EXTRA – The mother of two children, 33 year-old Maureen Boza was crowned Señora Costa Rica...

Original Supermodels Reunite for Walk Down Runway 26 Years Later, Look the Same

The new generation of supermodels (which now includes Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia) may be having a moment, but...

Costa Ricans In The U.S. Crown Their Miss Costa Rica 2014

From The Trentonian -  TRENTON, New Jersey — On Sunday night the Costa Rican Civic Association of Mercer...

Miss Costa Rica Will Be Wearing Beer Cans. Literally.

COSTA RICA EXTRA / Miss Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez will be wearing beer cans, literally, for the ‘national...

Chinchilla Best-Dressed Woman Among Top 10 Best-Dressed World Leaders

Vanity Fair magazine lists Costa Rica's presidenta second of the ten best-dressed world leaders, the top among the...

Elena Correa “Named” Miss Costa Rica 2017

Q MAGAZINE - The happiness that Costa Rican model Elena Correa is living is stronger than the wave...

13 Vie For Mrs. Costa Rica Crown

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Ranging in age between 26 and 49, Señora Costa Rica on Tuesday presented the 13...

Custo Barcelona Headlines The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose (Photos)

Custo Barcelona (Custo Dalmau (Catalan pronunciation: )  is a Spanish designer, who spends his time between the family home...

Zara: 25 Years of International Expansion

The Zara stores, the flagship chain store of the Inditex group, celebrates 25 years of international expansion with...

Latinas Impacting At Miss Universe

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Once again, Latinas are the favoured to win the Miss Universe beauty pageant that...

Edgy fashionistas: Latina celebs who take chances with their style

It’s no secret that Latinas tend to have a spicy flair and showcase their own sense of style....

Sashay in San Jose: Fashion Week is Approaching

Starting on August 8th, 2013, the most important fashion industry event for Costa Rica will unfold over four...

Jennifer Lang At The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose (Photos)

  The Jennifer Lang collection presented at the fifth edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose #MBFWS2017 was full...

Colombian Models To Seduce Costa Rica From The Catwalk (Pasarela)

(CONFIDENTIAL) In addition to sharing a passion for modeling, three well known Colombian models to take to the...

Costa Rica’s Shakira McDonald Among The 12 Most Beauitful Mrs. World

QCOSTARICA - Shakira McDonald fulfilled her promise before leaving for the Dongguan, China, on February 28, to participate...

Last Day For The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose (MBFWSJ) 2017 Event

If you are a fashion enthusiast, today is the last day of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose...

Miss Costa Rica 2018 Casting Call Gets Cold Shoulder

Though there was no contest for the 2017 Miss Costa Rica, Teletica, the owner of the Miss Costa...

Controversy Over Miss Costa Rica Costume

QCOSTARICA - National fashion designer Daniel Moreira has been told by the Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry...

MR. Universitario Costa Rica Crowned!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Ricardo Chan, 21, is the winner of the 2014 edition of  Mr. Universitario (Mr....

Elena Correa Officially Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2017

"I am proud to be her boyfriend," were the words of businessman Carlos Rodriguez on Elena Correa who...

Miss Costa Rica Arrives in Manila For Miss Universe Pageant

COSTA RICA EXTRA (MANILA) – Miss Costa Rica and Miss Nicaragua arrived in the Phillipines Thursday, to take...

Lady Gaga reveals world’s first FLYING dress

At the release party of her latest album ARTPOP at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, the...

Juliana Herz: Unknown in Costa Rica, An International Hit!

Juliana Herz is almost unknown in country.  However, the 24 year Costa Rican who grew up in Escazú...

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Volcanologists Get Up Close To The Turrialba Volcano (Photos and Video)

Using a drone a group of volcanologists calling themselves Volcanes sin Fronteras (Volcanos Without Borders) were able to give us impressive photos and video...

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says it has detected the first bovine paralytic rabies outbreak of...

“Volá como el Presidente” (Travel Like The President)

President Luis Guillermo Solis came to power on May 8, 2014, and immediately got on an airplane. That made Solis harshly criticized by many...

3 Reasons Not to Live in Costa Rica (and 3 Reasons You Should Move There Now!)

It took a while for my husband and I to pluck up the courage to sell our house and most of our belongings then move...

Diet Coke gets a new look and new flavors

Diet Coke is getting a makeover to try to invigorate the sugar-free soda's slumping sales. Coca-Cola Co. said last week that it's making its 12-ounce...

Everything Simple Made Difficult, The Costa Rican Way!

RICO's TICO BULL - Costa Rica's first same-sex marriage that was set for today, Saturday, following the Corte Interamerican de Derechos Humanos (Inter-American Court...

Costa Rica Notaries Cannot Marry Same-Sex Couples

Despite a resolution of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights that guarantees same-sex marriages in Costa Rica, the first gay couple to have tied...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Agroexporters Ask For Drug Detecting Scanners

QCOSTARICA - In Costa Rica two Nutech scanners donated by China in 2008 remain unused, while exporting businesses are warning of the growing infiltration...

Honduran Smugglers Taking Advantage of Trump Victory: US Embassy

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) The United States' Embassy in Honduras has warned of an increase in the demand for Honduran "coyotes" to smuggle people into the...

Ad Astra Receive US$10 million From NASA To Build Plasma Engine

QCOSTARICA - Over a three year period, NASA will give Ad Astra around US$10 million dollars to fully develop a new version of the VASIMR engine...

2017 On Course to Be Most Violent Year in Mexican History Due to Drug War

2017 might be the most violent year in Mexican history, one NGO claims. Semáforo Delictivo said that, due to the 24,000 homicides between January...

Real Estate in Costa Rica Swings to Profit in 2013

A sharp increase in real estate acquisition and development by foreign investors in Costa Rica contributed $377 million to the national economy in the...