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Friday 23 June 2017

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 -...

Who Didn’t See This Coming?The Platina Bridge Will NOT Be Ready End Of April!

Q COSTA RICA - Surprise, surprise, the "Platina" bridge continues to be a thorn on the side of...

Drone Provides A Look Inside Turrialba’s Active Crater

Q COSTA RICA - Photographs taken by a drone, some 300 meters over the active crater of the...

Guana Beer: The Beer From Hojancha That Doesn’t Waste Water

Q COSTA RICA (by Roberto Acuña Ávalos, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Even though its name sounds a bit Spanglish, Guana Beer...

San Jose With No Vehicular Restrictions For Semana Santa

Q COSTA RICA – The vehicular restrictions of San Jose will be suspended for Semana Santa (Easter Week)....

Quema de Juda (Judas Night): Scandals and Scoundrels

Q COSTA RICA – Judas Night (Quema de Judas in Spanish) is the night before Easter. For some...

Costa Rica Bureaucracy Affecting Central America

  Q COSTA RICA – The dream that the border post of Tablillas, in Los Chiles, becoming the great...

The Poas Acting Up Again

Q COSTA RICA - After several months of relative calm, the Poas Volcano is acting up again, with...

Where, when and how to recycle in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA by Amanda Zúñiga, Vozdeguanacaste.com - Seven municipalities in Guanacaste offer recycling-collection services in some communities....

Cienaguita: A Town Fears That the Sea Will Steal Its Shiny New Face

Q - CIENEGUITA, Costa Rica (IPS) - Two years have gone by since the new government initiative which...

4 Municapalities To Apply ‘Dry Law’ at Easter

Q COSTA RICA - Semana Santa or Easter Week is around the corner and so are some local...

Radial de Lindora Road Expansion Gets Green Light

Q COSTA RICA - The Radial de Lindora (ruta 147), the road between the Ruta 27 and the...

Costa Rica Soccer Fans Stranded At San Jose Airport When Travel Agent “Deal” Fell Apart

Q COSTA RICA - We've all fallen into a 'deal to real to believe'. That was the case...

Is Canadian Woman A Victim Of A Cult in Costa Rica?

Q COSTA RICA - Kayla Jean Reid went missing in February, a possible victim of a "cult" in...

Traffic Police Gets Tough On Illegally Parked Vehicles in Downtown San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Drivers insist on parking in areas such as boulevards and any space to squeeze...

Nicoyan Farmers Harvest Rainwater to Survive the Summer

Q COSTA RICA, by David Bolaños, Vozdeguanacaste.com -El Jobo and Cerro Verde are two small villages boxed in...

Bike Lanes Begin to Gain Traction in Guanacaste

Q COSTA RICA, by Wilberth Villalobos wilberth, vozdeguanacaste.com - Residents of Liberia, Nicoya, and Santa Cruz have already...

Government Wants To Raise Marchamo And Road Tolls To Finace The Commuter Train Service

Q COSTA RICA - Getting the train moving is no easy task, financially. For many, the commuter train...

Photos Show Driver That Killed Three Cyclists in Curridabat Was Drinking Heavily In A Bar in Alajuela Before The Incident

Q COSTA RICA - It was 4:11am Sunday, January 29th last, in front of the Walmart store in...

16 Year-Old and 40 Year-Old Give Birth To Babies With Microcephaly

Q COSTA RICA -  In Puntarenas, a week ago, a 16 year-old girl and a 40 year-old woman...

Costa Rica Considers Higher Taxes On Foreign Truckers

Q COSTA RICA - The Costa Rican Government is to consider hiking taxes on foreign haulers. Meetings were held...

U.S. Embassy in San Jose Warns: “Crime Is Increasing In Costa Rica”

Q COSTA RICA - Through its website, the U.S. Embassy in San Jose, warns Americans of the danger...

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...

¢307,000 Fine For Excessive Noise or Polluting Will Only Apply To Owners Of Vehicles

Q COSTA RICA - Driving a noisy or polluting vehicle? If you don't own the vehicle, don't worry,...

Four Countries Show Interest In Investing In A Passenger Electric Train in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - State entities from Spain, China, Switzerland and Italy are said to be interested in...

New migrant crisis building on Costa Rica border

Q COSTA RICA (Newsroompanama.com) A new migration problem is developing on Panama’s border with Costa Rica, this time...

Canadian Tourist Killed in Puerto Viejo, Limon

Q COSTA RICA - A Canadian tourist was stabbed to death Sunday morning in Puerto Viejo de Limon,...

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Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

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On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

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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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

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