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Thursday 20 July 2017

Ticketing Illegally Parked Vehicles Without Presence of Driver Now In Force

  Q COSTA RICA - Don't be surprised to find a ticket for your illegally parked vehicle, even if...

25 Year Prison Sentence For Killing American Pensioner Made Her Laugh

Q COSTA RICA - Sisters Ruth and Dayana Gaytán Ramírez, 23 and 21, were sentenced Monday afternoon to...

Sala IV Rejects Writ of Habeas Corpus By Foreigner To Avoid Deportation

Q COSTA RICA - The mere existence of a link, whether by marriage or cohabitation with a Costa...

Three Private Costa Rica Hospitals Making Investments To Infrastructure and Services

Q COSTA RICA - Three private hospitals operating on Costa Rican are in the midst of carrying out...

Nicoya Peninsula Moves 11 Milimeters A Year

Q COSTA RICA - The Nicoya Peninsula moves 11 milimeters, the equivalent to more than one centimeter  (.43...

Costa Rica Only Maintains Its Roads, And Does Not Improve Them

Although 85% of the national roads are in an "acceptable" state, the fact is that the government only...

Bulgarian Came To Costa Rica To Clone Debit Cards In ATM Scam

Using 'modern devices' to clone debit cards with which he stole at least ¢34 million colones (US$59,000 dollars),...

Once Again A Life Lost Under The Wheels Of The Train

Traffic in San Pedro, on the east side of San Jose, became a total nightmare - worse than...

Residents of Pavas & Rohrmoser Without Lights For Hours

Q COSTA RICA -  A heavy truck that took out five, count them five, light posts in Pavas,...

Despite Being Ilelgal Cockfighting Event In Costa Rica Annouced In Social Media

Q COSTA RICA  - Despite it now being illegal with a new law against animal abuse, an unknown...

Transito Left For Dead In Grecia

  Q COSTA RICA - Road rage,  the aggressive or angry behavior exhibited by a driver of a road...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at...

Costa Rica’s Pineapple Production Halted

Q COSTA RICA - The Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental (Setena) - National Environmental Technical Secretariat - has ordered...

Lava Lake Forms In Turrialba Volcano

Q COSTA RICA - After several overflights and field analysis, the Red Sismológica Nacional (RSN) - National Seismological...

Church Apologizes to Don Evangelista and Returns Him to Zarcero Park

Q COSTA RICA - Archbishop Angel San Casimiro, Bishop of Alajuela, apologized to don Evangelista Blanco and reinstated...

Trucks Crash Into The Same House In Less Than A Month

Q COSTA RICA - Xinia and Rosario live in what has to be one the unluckiest spots in...

Italian Tourist Arrested At San Jose Airport For Carrying Hashish-impregnated In Paintings

UPDATE: On Tuesday (July 4) the Alajuela court ordered the Italian tourist to 3 months preventive detention. Q COSTA...

Costa Rica Headed Towards Higher Murder Rates

Q COSTA RICA - "Costa Rica is like never before, I am not the one to say it,...

It’s Vacation Time!

Q COSTA RICA - If you find traffic lighter than normal today it's because of the mid-year school...

Failure In Panama Cause of Blackout in Costa Rica!

Q COSTA RICA - A failure in a high-voltage power transmission line in Panama produced an imbalance in...

The Bodies Keep Piling Up

Q COSTA RICA - Four men were killed on Thursday in a four-hour period in Pavas, Paso Ancho...

Substation Explosion Affected The Daily Lives Of Some 500,000

Q COSTA RICA  - The explosion and fire that knocked out of service the El Porvenir (Desamparados) electrical...

MOPT Analyzing If They Can “Take” Buses From Companies That Announced A Stop In Service

Q COSTA RICA - Two bus operators are calling it quits, throwing in the towel, announcing they will...

Explosion & Fire In Substation Leaves Some 100,000 Without Electricity On South Side of San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - An explosion Wednesday evening at the Porvenir de Desamparados electrical substation left some 100,000...

Staying Single Was A Good Business For Children of Government Pensioners

Q COSTA RICA - Staying single (not legally married) was a good business for dozens of children of...

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...

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...

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...

Fourth Murder Trial Ordered For Ann Patton

If at first, you don't succeed, try, try, try and try again. Literally. That seems to be the position...

Costa Rica Improves In 2017 On Trafficking in Persons Report

Q COSTA RICA - The U.S. State Department published this morning the 2017 Report on Trafficking in Persons,...

Poas Volcano Records Early Morning Eruption

  Q COSTA RICA - A plume of ash and gas rose more than 1,000 meters above the crater...

Teachers On Strike Today

The streets of downtown San Jose will full of protestors today Tuesday, as teachers plan to concentrate in...

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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 was officially crowned Miss Costa Rica...

Low Cost Carrriers (LCCs) Flying High in Central America

  Low cost carriers (LCCs) airlines are finally starting to penetrate the intra-Central America market, driven primarily by the launch of the region’s first local...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 21%

Between April 2016 and April 2017, the balance of credit card debt in Costa Rica grew by 21%, equivalent to 3.7% of GDP, says...

Courier Business Growing in Costa Rica

The parcel forwarding companies JetBox, Box Correos and Aeropost reported increases of between 12% and 35% in the number of packages shipped in the...

Big Game Today, Costa Rica Vs. Panama

CONCACAF Gold Cup action continues today, Wednesday, July 19,  as Costa Rica faces Panama in quarterfinal action. The game is being played at the  Lincoln...

EU Enhances Partnership With Costa Rica

Today, on the first-ever official visit of any European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development (ICD) to Costa Rica, the current Commissioner Neven Mimica...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would...

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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...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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