Hotel Security And Manager Arrested For Preventing Police To Enter Downtown San Jose Hotel With Dead Body

A call to 911 reported an alleged person deceased inside the Hotel Del Rey, in downtown San Jose....

Gerardo Cruz’s Ex-Girlfriend Sentenced to 30 Years In Prison

It was on October 5. 2015 that the young man, 22-year-old Gerardo Cruz Barquero, shamed publicly an alleged...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald...

Women’s March, San Jose, Costa Rica

On January 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, massive demonstrations for equality, justice, and tolerance...

Police Declare War On Chepe’s Narcos

Don't be surprised or scared if one of these days, on your way home, to work, shopping, etc....

Beware Of Fruits Sold On Street Corners Of San Jose

Tamales and pork are not the only whim that Ticos satisfy during the Christmas season, but also fruits...

Shootings So Common In Alajuelita That Residents Do Not Even Report Them To Police

Shootings In Alajuelita So Common Residents Don't Even Call Police Shootings in Alajuelita, on the south side of San...

Three Injured, One Dead In Early Morning Shooting in Guadalupe

Although the motive is not yet clear, gunmen from a vehicle opened fire against the Centro Institucional de...

San Jose Pursuing Dream of Being Friendlier, More Modern City

(efe-epa) Bogged down in a mobility crisis that is the bane of local residents, Costa Rica’s capital is...

Drunk Driver Kills Marathon Runner Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a...

San Jose Train Collision Leaves 20 Injured

Trains are not like cars. They don't brake like cars. They shouldn't be driven like a car. Yet,...

Avenida 2 To Have Exclusive Bus Lanes On Friday

In an effort to find ways to curb the traffic congestion nightmare lived daily in San Jose, the...

Shooting On The 27 In La Sabana Leaves Three Injured

Three people traveling in an SUV were shot at on Tuesday afternoon by several gunmen riding in another...

Driver Found With An AK-47, 9mm Guns, Ammunition and Wads of Cash In Car in Cuidad Colon

A routine police spot-check on the road from Santa Ana to Cuidad Colon nets wads of cash and...

9-1-1 Makes Call For People To Use It For Emergencies And Not To Report Uber Drivers

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Calling 9-1-1 to report Uber drivers has forced the Emergency System to make...

Pilot Plan For Trunk Line For Public Transport Unveiled in Tibas

Traffic in Tibas Saturday morning was more chaotic than normal, thanks to the implementation of the pilot plan...

Bicycle Racks Are The Main Target Of “Tachadores”

Computers, leather handbags, and bicycle racks are the main targets for theft by "tachadores" (criminals), explained the Organismo...

Artisans Lost Fight For Call 13 bis, Agree To Relocate

After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of...

Bulgarian Came To Costa Rica To Clone Debit Cards In ATM Scam

Using 'modern devices' to clone debit cards with which he stole at least ¢34 million colones (US$59,000 dollars),...

Once Again A Life Lost Under The Wheels Of The Train

Traffic in San Pedro, on the east side of San Jose, became a total nightmare - worse than...

Residents of Pavas & Rohrmoser Without Lights For Hours

Q COSTA RICA -  A heavy truck that took out five, count them five, light posts in Pavas,...

Trucks Crash Into The Same House In Less Than A Month

Q COSTA RICA - Xinia and Rosario live in what has to be one the unluckiest spots in...

Italian Tourist Arrested At San Jose Airport For Carrying Hashish-impregnated In Paintings

UPDATE: On Tuesday (July 4) the Alajuela court ordered the Italian tourist to 3 months preventive detention. Q COSTA...

The Bodies Keep Piling Up

Q COSTA RICA - Four men were killed on Thursday in a four-hour period in Pavas, Paso Ancho...

Substation Explosion Affected The Daily Lives Of Some 500,000

Q COSTA RICA  - The explosion and fire that knocked out of service the El Porvenir (Desamparados) electrical...

MOPT Analyzing If They Can “Take” Buses From Companies That Announced A Stop In Service

Q COSTA RICA - Two bus operators are calling it quits, throwing in the towel, announcing they will...

Explosion & Fire In Substation Leaves Some 100,000 Without Electricity On South Side of San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - An explosion Wednesday evening at the Porvenir de Desamparados electrical substation left some 100,000...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the...

Teachers On Strike Today

The streets of downtown San Jose will full of protestors today Tuesday, as teachers plan to concentrate in...

LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand...

Clash Between Formal Taxi Drivers and Uber Drivers Results In Arrest Of 10

Being an Uber driver in Costa Rica cannot be easy given the resentment by formal taxi drivers that...

Platina II: The Sequel

Change location. Change the actors. The Platina II is the sequel to the story of the plate (platina)...

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Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

Panama Company Pleads Guilty In U.S. To Bribing Costa Rican Soccer Official

The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

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,...

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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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An Opinion Piece And NOT A News Story At All – Q

Wednesday, the 7Th of August, I read not an interview as expected of the Johnny Araya camp but rather a rambling, negative, commentary of...

Downpours Expected Today. Don’t Forget The Rain Gear!

"El Veranillo de San Juan" will take a break today (and may for the coming day or two) as a Tropical Wave  (Onda Tropical...

Costa Rica’s Minister of Finance in Debt Over Jocotes

Lighter Side of the Costa Rica News - The Ministro de Hacienda (Finance minister), Edgar Ayales, had to borrow to buy a "couple of...

Costa Rica Sloths Stars Of International Television and Online Programming

  QCOSTARICA EXTRA - The cute and cuddly sloths of Costa Rica were once again featured in international television and online programming. The award-winning production...

Expanding Your Business Into South America

QBUSINESS - Are you ready to take your business international? Do you want to expand into other markets where you can generate even more...