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Saturday 27 May 2017

Bancredito To Close As A Retail Bank

As State banks go, Bancredito was not the top choice for Costa Ricans, even less for foreigners in...

Rain Causes Landslides In Viejo Arenal, Tilaran

The rains of the last couple of days have caused a series of landslides in the area of...

The Six Lane “Platina” Bridge Now Open!

Q COSTA RICA - It was 12:17 pm Wednesday. On the phone with his boss, President Luis Guillermo...

Illegal Gold Mining in Costa Rica Suggests Diversifying Criminal Landscape

Q COSTA RICA (Insightcrime.org) Recent reports suggest illegal gold mining and the associated trafficking of mercury are increasing...

Now It’s The Rincon de la Vieja!

It was 10:12am Tuesday when people from Buenos Aires de Upala, the closest community to the Rincon de...

Transito Looking For Volunteers In The Absence of Sufficient Officials

Q COSTA RICA - In the face of a lack of sufficient manpower (officials) to patrol the roads...

Man Arrested For Sexual Abuse Of Minor and Posting Video On The Internet

Q COSTA RICA - It was in San Miguel de Higuito de Desamparados, where police detained a 35-year-old...

Rookie Triggermen Behind Most Homicides Related To Drug Trafficking (Narco)

Q COSTA RICA - Men, mostly young and inexperienced in the handling of firearms, are behind the large...

Rise In Homicides Linked To Drug Trafficking

The street sale of crack and marijuana has become such a lucrative business in Costa Rica, that controlling...

President Solis Confirms The Decision Of Suspicious Foreigners “Pa’Fuera” (Out Of Here)

Q COSTA RICA - Costa Rica President, Luis Guillermo Solis, on Thursday backed the decision announced by the...

Road To Monteverde To Get Asphalted After A Decade Of Waiting

Q COSTA RICA - It's been more than a decade of waiting. Meanwhile, visitors to Monteverde continue to...

Costa Rica Government Promises To Expel The “Bad Guys”

Q COSTA RICA - Are you a bad guy? Living in Costa Rica? You're out of here. Thinking...

Monday, Could It Be The Day Of The ‘Platina’???

Monday (May 22) could be the day when the Alfredo González Flores, best known as the 'Platina' bridge...

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,...

Legislature Finally Approves US$100 Million Loan To Modernize Land Border Crossings

Eradicating problems in infrastructure, lack of inter-institutional coordination, insecurity, lack of user controls, repetitive and inefficient procedures, budget...

Costa Rica: From Tourism and Agriculture to Medical Manufacturing and IT Services

Some people might not see Costa Rica nestled between Nicaragua and Panama in Central America. With a population...

Avianca Cuts 91 Jobs In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - The Colombian airline, Avianca, is cutting back its operations in Costa Rica with the...

Violence Against Women in Guanacaste is 38% Higher Than the Rest of the Country’s

Q COSTA RICA, by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Antonio and Marta started living together thirteen years ago...

María Magdalena: Story of a Femicide Attempt

Q COSTA RICA, by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com -  Murdering women just for being women is called femicide....

It’s Been A Wet Week And The Season Has Only Started

The 'rainy' season has just gotten underway, a few weeks earlier than usual, and it's been already a...

Court Gives a Neighbor an Opportunity to Fight for Lands of the Chorotega Stadium in Nicoya

Q COSTA RICA, by Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste.com - The Cassation Court of the Administrative Contentious (Tribunal de...

Intense Rains Blamed For Shut Down Of San Jose Airport Friday Night

Q COSTA RICA The intense rains of Friday afternoon appears to have caused a short-circuit that shut down...

Is The “Rainy Season” Here? Heading to a River or Beach? Take Care, Because Rain Continues in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA (by Sebastián Rodríguez, Vozdeguanacaste.com) When Paul Rinta, his wife and two children (who are five...

“Platina” Closed This Weekend

Q COSTA RICA - Take note that the "platina" bridge will be closed from 3:00pm Saturday to 5:00am...

Once Again, Man Arrested For Unwanted Touching On A Public Bus

Q COSTA RICA - Unwanted touching is a no-no in Costa Rica. And despite the headlines of men...

Ministry of Environment Assures “The Discovery Project” Will Not affect Guanacaste’s Water

Q COSTA RICA by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com - “This project does not put any community’s water at...

Marino Protti: “Nicoya is a worldwide tectonic attraction”

(Q COSTA RICA) by María Fernanda Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com - In April of 1997, the Nicoya Peninsula became one...

Poas Eruptions Triggered GAM Air Pollution

Q COSTA RICA -The Poas volcano eruptions are triggering air pollution in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) of...

Costa Rica Vehicle Fleet in Numbers

Q COSTA RICA - Want to know why there is some much traffic congestion in the Greater Metropolitan...

Senior Murdered In Pococi For His Pension Money

Q COSTA RICA - While it is unclear the motive behind Steve Stephens' cold blooded murder of a...

Eruptions Undermine Wall That Surrounded Poás Volcano Crater

If you, like many, have visited the Poas volcano crater in the last several decades, the image in...

Lava On The Rise Causes Sudden Changes In Behavior In The Poas Volcano

Q COSTA RICA - Pressure from what experts call a "lava bag" - presumed on the rise -...