Drug Police Destroy More Than 200,000 Marijuana Plants During Christmas Week; Over 2 Million For The Year

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - In six days between December 19 and 23 agents of the Policía de...

Gold Fever Grips Corcovado

COSTA RICA NEWS -- The difficult economic situation affecting the Southern Zone of the country is causing some...

Dolphins, Whales To Be Honoured At Tourism Festival in Bahia Ballena

COSTA RICA NEWS  - From 2010 to 2013, the sighting of whales and dolphins boomed in Costa Rica...

Couple Sentenced To Eights For Forced Prostitution Of A Dominican Woman

The Tribunal Penal de Osa sentenced a couple to eight years in prison each, for trafficking in persons...

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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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Police Kep Handcuffed Semi Nude Young Woman For Two Hours

(QCOSTARICA) Officers of the Drug Control Police (Policía de Control de Drogas - PCD) kept handcuffed a young woman, for two hours, wearing only...

Venezuelan Youth Burned for ‘Being Chavista’ Dies from Injuries

Orlando Jose Figuera suffered burns on 80 percent of his body in a heinous attack the government has dubbed a hate crime. The Venezuelan youth...

CORRECTED: Truck Collission With Train Sends Six To Hospital

The lack of proper train crossing signals and lack of respect for the train among drivers in Costa Rica continues to pile up accidents...

Bus The Most Economic Way To Travel To Costa Rica’s Beaches For the Holidays

Visiting the beaches is a favourite way for many to spend the Christmas and New Year's holidays in Costa Rica. And what better than...

Costa Rica: Will This Winter Ever End?

From the social media:  "Terrible ordeal...but some of us have to survive this awful winter here in Costa Rica...."