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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Laura Chinchilla: From President to Pole Dancer?

Ok, before you get the wrong idea, no, our beloved Doña Laura has not hit financial hard times...

Woman to Watch: Costa Rica’s Marcela Aguilar

COSTA RICA NEWS - Costa Rica's own, Marcela Aguilar, has been hired by Apple as marketing director for...

Presidenta Chinchilla Says Has No Definite Plans Post May 8

In a few short months, Doña Laura Chinchilla, will no longer be president and returns to private life. On...

Doña Laura Looks Fresh and Relaxed in Latest Photos

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Former President of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla Miranda (2010-2014), looks relaxed and recovered from...

This is Cobáno, Mae!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - While in Costa Rica Matt Damon is the total opposite of his aggressive onscreen...

Distinguished Educator Dies

COSTA RICA NEWS - Distinguished educator and former Minister of Education Maria Eugenia Dengo, 87, died Wednesday in...

Venezuela To Revoke Actress Citizenship For Criticism of Government

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Venezuela's government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita...

San José City Drags Feet On Statue For Marito

COSTA RICA NEWS -- One of San Jose's most colorful figures known as Marito Mortadela, 58, died Friday...

Costa Rica’s María Auxiliadora Bonilla To Compete in World Barista Championship Tomorrow

Two-time Costa Rica National Barista Champion, María Auxiliadora Bonilla, will be competing in the World Barista Championship, to...

Mili: The Magic Herb Woman

COSTA RICA EXTRA (By Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste)  -- As she can’t fly around on a broom, Milagro...

Doctors Give Guarded Prognosis For Marito Mortadela

COSTA RICA NEWS -- Mario Gilberto Solano Quirós, known as “Marito Mortadela”, collapsed Wednesday morning in front of...

The Smallest, Greenest “People Mover”

From TICO BULL - While taking my regular early morning walk around the La Sabana park I noticed...

State Must Pay Farmer US$100,000 For Not Giving Him A Cedula

QCOSTARICA - How much is not having a cedula (Costa Rica identification card) worth? The Tribunal Contencioso-Administrativo says...

Karol Cabalceta: “In Any Little Town You Visit, You Will Always Find Talented People”

QCOSTARICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - The life of Karol Cabalceta is very musical with guitars, marimbas...

Photographic exhibition “Somos Todos Costa Rica” (We Are All Costa Rica) Shows Ethnic, Physical and Sexual Diversity Of The Country

QCOSTARICA - Opened on March 19, the photographic work of Argentine Lucas Iturriza is on show at th...

Kim, Khloe Kardashian Throw Water on Scott Disick for Bringing Girl on Family Trip To Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Payback! Kim Kardashian, Khloé Kardashian and Kris Jenner team up against Scott Disick in...

First Lady of the Revolution: The Henrietta Boggs Story

Q COSTA RICA  - While visiting an aunt and uncle in the exotic countryside of Costa Rica, a...

If The World Leaders Were Hipsters

Through the eyes of  Isreali  illustrator Amit Shimoni, we are able to see iconic leaders of our times...

Three Celebrity Ticas Dare Face Cameras Without Make-up!

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- Three celebrity Ticas (Costa Rican women) put aside their make-up for one day, pose...

Keylor and Andrea: The Wedding Of The Year!

(COSTARICA EXTRA) The wedding of the year took place Saturday, Costa Rica's top goalkeeper Keylor Navas and former...

Legislator Proposes Granting Pinto “Honorary Citizenship”

  COSTA RICA NEWS - Jorge Luis Pinto, the coach of Costa Rica's national football (soccer) team is undoubtedly...

Why Ticos Make the Best Boyfriends

Q24N by Rachel Shiple (The Weeeky Crawler) Te quiero mucho…mucho, mucho, mucho. I hear this every morning and...

Spring Break in Pura Vida! Michael And Catherine Vacation in Costa Rica.

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Costa Rica continues to be a favourite spot for Hollywood celebrities. The latest to...

Once Upon a Time in Nicoya, There Was a Storyteller Named Luis Teocintle

COSTA RICA EXTRA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste - Some people believe that stories are all set in...

Güicho Pizarro: The Last Liberian Oxherd

Q COSTA RICA (By Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com) José Luis Villareal Villareal, known as “Güicho Pizarro,” is a...

Quebec Students Help Out Costa Rica Orphanage

QCOSTARICA - About 22 students Quebec (Canada) high school students have given some orphans in Costa Rica a...

How Travel Inspired A Downsize Lifestyle

QCOSTARICA - M. Terry Bowman, 51, an occupational therapist, writer and photographer in San Francisco, told Forbes how...

Zapping: Costa Rica Proposes To Rid Itself Of Ugly People

TICO BULL - In his article last weekend in La Nacion's entertainment section, Alessandro Solís Lerici, proposes that...

Rachel McAdams On Travelling Solo: Slept With a Knife When Ttravelling Solo in Costa Rica

(COSTA RICA EXTRA)  From the small town of St Thomas, Ontario, Hollywood’s latest ‘it’ girl Rachel McAdams, now...

Nicoya Celebrates Sele’s Advance to Round of 16

COSTA RICA NEWS - By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - The morning of June 20 seemed to be...

GOOD BYE JO STEWART

April 25, 2014, its is a sad day to have learned the death of Jo Stuart, a fine...

Lindsay Lohan: I Just Wanted To Start The Year With Peace and Love

COSTA RICA EXTRA- Using her Instagram profile, actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, made it clear she did not...

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Illegal Immigrants in Mexico Are Now Using Uber to Cross Border Points Undetected

(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

Diversidad In Chepe 2017

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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?...

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...

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