8 Arrested In Jaco Supermarket Shooting

Police in Playa Jaco arrested 8 people suspected in the shooting in front of...

Tourist Drowns In Jaco

A foreigner visiting Costa Rica with her family was dragged by waves of Playa...

Female Dolphin Surprised Dozens of Tourists at Herradura Beach

A female dolphin surprised dozens of tourists at Playa Herradura beach (south of Jaco...

Campaign Seeks To Reactivate Tourism and Economy of Playa Jacó

The growing lack of opportunities in the area of Jacó in Puntarenas led area...

Two Morning Quakes Shake Costa Rica’s Central And North Pacific Coast

Two tremors of moderate magnitude were felt on Tuesday morning in the Central Pacific...

Zika Outbreak Worsens In Jacó

QCOSTARICA - The outbreak of the Zika virus in the Central Pacific town of...

Zika Virus Outbreak in Jaco: 19 Cases So Far

QCOSTARICA - The number of patients with the Zika virus has reached 19 in...

Dozen Homeless As Storm Floods Playa Jaco

QCOSTARICA - At least a dozen, among then seniors and children, were left homeless...

Aunt Forced Her 15 Year-old Niece To Have Sex With 73 Year-old Man

QCOSTARICA - Threatened to be returned to the care of the  Patronato Nacional de...

Travel Channel Comes To Playa Jacó, Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA TRAVEL) We are very excited to share the news that Jaco Beach was...

Luxury Resort Planned in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific

COSTA RICA NEWS -- An environmental impact study has been presented for a development,...

[SATIRE] Jacó Tope Actively Recruiting Prostitutes to Fill Horse Shortage

SATIRE From QMENTIRAS - the story is not real, all details are fabricated, and...

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In 1895 Argentina Had the World’s Highest GDP Per Capita: What Went Wrong?

It is widely known that towards the end of the 19th century Argentina had managed to position itself as one of the richest countries...

Ortega Government Accepts Dialogue Call After Protests

The government of Daniel Ortega, through its spokesperson, Vice-president and First Lady, Rosario Murillo, on Friday accepted a call for dialogue by the private...

Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of the violence in Nicaragua since Thursday, the Nicaragua Foreign Ministry...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica Call For Peaceful March

A Facebook group called Comunidad Nicaragüense Residente en Costa Rica (Resident Nicaraguan Community in Costa Rica) is calling for a march on the Nicaragua...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service - announced Thursday night that the fine for those foreigners overstaying...

3 Dead, Dozens Injured in Nicaragua Protests

Tragedy. At least three people died last night during protests against reforms to the Nicaraguan Institute of Social Security (INSS), reported various media and...

Elevated Train: Good or Bad Option For Urban Transport In The GAM?

By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid passenger train (Metro), which would help reduce traffic congestion, President-elect...

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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’s Central Bank Gets US$1 Billion Credit Line To Strengthen Foreign Reserves

Costa Rica's Central Bank (Banco Central de Costa Rica - BCCR) is getting a billion-dollar boost by way of a credit line from the...

Chinese Donation To Ease San Jose East Side Traffic Congestion (SATIRE)

From the Vatican Enquirer, the Chinese government has donated US$225 million dollars to the government of Costa Rica for the construction of a toll...

Saturday Illuminating

The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) - national weather service - reports the fall of 142 lightning bolts in the greater San José area, from...

License Plate Changeover By Mid Year

The Dirección de Servicios del Registro Nacional announced that the planned license plate changeover will start by the middle of the year. The plan...

Honduras: Drug traffickers destroy forests

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – A new threat is hitting Honduran forests: drug trafficking. Every year, the Central American country loses 50,000 hectares of forest due to...