Sixaola Bridge Construction Closer To Reality

Q COSTA RICA - The construction of a new bridge between Costa Rica and Panama to a step...

A Mega Port With No Access

QCOSTARICA - Delays in the  Ministerio de Obras Publicas y Transportes (MOPT) is threatening the Moin container terminal...

Twenty Schools Padlocked By Parents In Protest Against Sex Education

Parents padlocked the gates of 20 schools in Costa Rica on Thursday to protest sex education classes for...

Totally Unacceptable. Man Shot Over Stale Bread in Pococi

It was in La Rita, Pococi, in the province of Limon, that a woman complained to the local...

Violence Seizes City of Limon

(QCOSTARICA) There men were killed Thursday in the centre of Limon, in less than four hours in two...

OIJ “Can’t Hold On To Their Man”

While the Canadian Mounties (Canadian Mounted Police) have the reputation of "always getting their man", Costa Rica's Organismo...

International Airport Proposed for Limón, Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA (Crhoy.com) A US group has offered the Costa Rican government financing for the construction of an international...

It’s Time Limón To Awaken!

QCOSTARICA - A free zone (Zona Franca), two hotel developments and a condominium estimated at US$185 million and...

Floods in Guácimo Up To Two Metres High

The communities of Escoica, La Lucha, Santa Rosa and Camarones, in the province of Limón, were the most...

Collapse Of Old Sixaola Railraod Bridg Temporarily Closed Passage Between Costa Rica And Panama

  The collapse of the old Sixaola (Limon) railroad bridge on Monday afternoon forced the closure of the modular...

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...

Four People On Trial In Limon For Killing American Whose Body Was Never Found

Q COSTA RICA - No body, no problem, the case of homicide moves forward, is the decision of...

Man Calls OIJ To Pick Him Up For Murder

Q COSTA RICA - From the strange and pretty rare in Costa Rica, but true department, a man...

The Rain Will Not Let Up in Limón

(QCOSTARICA) - The country is in a state of emergency over heavy rainfall and flooding in the Caribbean...

Feeling The Cold?

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The Tropical Storm, that turned to a Tropical Depression and later today to...

Woman Tosses Baby Inside A Bag To Save It From The Flood

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - With faith in her heart, a woman tossed her neighbour's baby inside a...

MOPT Says Bridge Over Chirripo River Is OK, Contradicting Last Year’s “Almost Falling”

(QCOSTARICA) - The Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes  - MOPT) ,...

Residents of Puerto Viejo, Limon Held Beachside Memorial For Canadian Killed in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Some 200 people got together to walk to Playa Cocles, in the Caribbean coastal...

China Cranes Costly

(QCOSTARICA) Two cranes donated by the People's Republic of China to Costa Rica in 2009 are rarely used...

10.000 Homes In Costa Rica’s Coasts At Risk Of Being Demolished

QCOSTARICA - Thousand of homes built within 200 metres from the shoreline, the Zona Marítimo Terrestre (ZMT) -...

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...

30 Year-Old Man Convicted For Touching Breasts of Minor

QCOSTARICA - Touching a minor's breasts landed a Pococí, Limon man a 30 month conviction. The Pococí flagrancy court...

Heavy Weekend Rain Flooded 120 Homes In Caribbean

(QCOSTARICA) The downpoursbetween Saturday and Sunday in the Caribbean and northern area of the country caused the flooding...

American Business Group Proposing Construction of Modern Airport in Limón

COSTA RICA NEWS - Representatives of the Mel Group, based in the U.S.,  met with legislative members of...

Costa Rica Issues “Green Alert” For Caribbean and South Pacific For Hurricane Matthew

(QCOSTARICA) The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) issued a "green alert" for the province...

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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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Civil Aviation Confirms Juan Santamaría (San Jose) Airport Will Re-Open at 4AM Friday

QCOSTARICA (12:32AM) - Civil Aviation (Dirección General de Aviación Civil) confirmed it will be re-opening the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport at 4:00AM Friday...

US Report: Central America’s Revitalized Cocaine Corridor

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) The US State Department named the seven Central American countries as havens for laundering the proceeds of drug trafficking and organized crime,...

Sala IV: Victims of Bullying Anonymous

Children and teenagers who file complaints for bullying may remain anonymous, the Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) ruled last week. The...

My Parents and I Don’t Speak The Same Language

"If you're going to speak in English, don't speak at all," my mother hissed at me before we headed out to the market. Prior to...

Heroic Medical Attention Saves Baby

Last April 12, Daniella was born after only five months gestation, weighing only 675 grams and only 32 centimeters long, an incredibly tiny creature...