The Heredia Fire Wednesday Morning

Photos of Bomberos (firemen) in action at the morning fire of the Euromobilia factory in Los Lagos, Heredia,...

Cuban Migrants Thank Costa Rica (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - Cuban migrants thank Costa Rica for the attention.  "I can only express gratitude for this country....

Fuerza Publica Celebrates 66 Years Of Service (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's national police force, the Fuerza Pública, celebrates its 66th year of service. President Luis...

The Turrialba, Up Close and Personal

Photos from the Turrialba volcano taken last Friday (November 6) by Marino Protti, seismologist at the Observatorio Vulcanológico...

Costa Rica Antigua

QCOSTARICA - A look back at Costa Rica through photos.   1980: The "polirestaurante", what we now call food court, ...

Marcha de la Diversidad (Photos)

(QCOSTARICA) - Six years ago, when the first Marcha de la Diversidad was organized, just a few hundred...

A Bird’s Eye View of A Train/Bus Crash

(QCOSTARICA) This accident between the commuter train and a bus occurred this morning at the Pirro crossing,...

Protecting The Children First (Photos)

Pave The Road, is an organization of concerned parents and community members that have worked for three years...

Bulls Go Head To Head In A Clash Over Females in Costa Rica (Photos)

(QCOSTARICA) The amazing photographs by French wildlife photographer Christophe Corteau, show a real clash of the Titans between...

The Estadio Nacional (National Stadium)

The building of the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium) in La Sabana, from April 2009 to November 2010 and...

Costa Rica’s Police Force in Action (Photos)

Tuesday morning, Costa Rica police forced united to take down a dangerous narco gang known as "Pollo", executing...

Ash From Turrialba Volcano Reached Orotina

QCOSTARICA - The ash from the Turrialba volcano following a series of eruptions on Thursday reached as far...

San Ramón, Alajuela, February 23, 2015 (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - In San Ramón, Alajuela, on Monday President Luis Guillermo Solís signed the "Ley de Fidecomiso" (Trust...

Costa Rica’s “Men At Work” Repairing and Maintaining Our Roads (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - A collection of photos on Costa Rica's road work and maintenance (or lack thereof). The collection...

Costa Rica’s Transitos (Traffic Cops) At Work – Photos

The Policia de Tránsito is a police body operating within the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT)...

March Against Violene Towards Children (Photos)

QCOSTARICA - Hundreds on Sunday took to the streets of San José to protest violence against children, prompted...

Costa Rica Photos: San José in the 70s

Fotografias Antiguas de Costa Rica is a great Facebook page with hundreds of photos of Costa Rica's past. ...

“Todos somos Costa Rica” (Photos)

Costa Rican faces that tell the story of a region nurtured by identity and diversity are also part...

Costa Rica’s Preparations For The CELAC [Photos]

Costa Rica plays host to the 3rd summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Spanish:...

Costa Rica Road Building (Photos)

Photos courtesy of the Ministerio de Obras Publicas...

Photos: National Tope Filled The Downtown Streets of San Jose With Horses and Manure

QCOSTARICA - The aroma of manure that gave the asphalt the colour coffee, along with the smoke of...

The Train Line To The Pacific

Warner Rojas Chinchilla was kind enough to post these photos of the train tracks and bridge of the...

[PHOTOS] A Pre-Game Walk Around The Stadium

All photos were taken between 5:10pm an 6:05pm in a walk around the stadium. Click on photos to enlarge.

LGBT San José Parade in Photos

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National Day Of Protest in Photos

Photos from various sources including, La Nacion, CRHoy, Amelia Rueda, Facebook and Q reader submissions.

[FOTOS] The Beauty And The Beast

  The "Beauty", the official ride of Presidenta Laura Chinchilla The "Beast", Obama's pimped out limo.  

[FOTOS] San José’s Mercado Central (Central Market)

San José's Mercado Central (Central Market), located in the heart of Costa Rica's capital city, was established in...

[FOTOS] Canada’s Governor General Visit To Costa Rica

On December 12 2009, Canada's Governor General, Michaelle Jean, accompanied by her husband Jean-Daniel Lafond,  made an official...

[FOTOS] Quepos – Matina

It wasn't too many years back when traveling to one of Costa Rica's most visited tourist destination of...

[FOTOS] 2009 Costa Rica Earthquake

The 2009 Costa Rica earthquake (also known as Cinchona Earthquake), occurred at 1:21:34 pm local time (19:21:34 UTC)...

[FOTOS] Costa Rica Way Back In 2005

Costa Rica in 2005 remembered in this exclusive photo collection by the Q.

[FOTOS] Costa Rica Way Back In 2004

Costa Rica in 2004 remembered in this exclusive photo collection by the Q.

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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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Costa Rica Long-Term Ratings Lowered To ‘BB-‘

QCOSTA RICA ECONOMY - Noting the political system's inability to agree on fiscal issues, Standard & Poor's has downgraded, from BB to BB-, the...

Tica Model In Nicaragua Prison For Alleged Money Laundering and Drug Trafficking

QCOSTARICA - A Costa Rica model is currently behind bars in Nicaragua, allegedly involved in money laundering in relation to a drug trafficking gang,...

Is Venezuela Becoming the Most Dangerous Nation in Latin America?

TODAY VENEZUELA - With nearly 25,000 violent deaths estimated for 2014 and 90 violent deaths reported in Caracas in the first week of 2015,...

Caldosa, A New Homegrown Costa Rican Dish

Q MAGAZINE - It’s not often we get to witness the birth of a new homegrown Costa Rican dish. For an ethno-foodie like myself,...

Paternity Leave Mandatory In Costa Rica

Paternity leave is mandatory in the public sector, ruled Costa Rica's Constitutional Court on Friday afternoon. The Court, also known commonly as the Sala IV,...