First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says it has detected the...

Second Plane Down In Ten Days In Costa Rica

  A small plane left the runway and crashed on Wednesday morning at Punta Banco beach, in Pavón de...

Early Morning 5.0 Earthquake Shakes Up Southern Zone

An 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Zona Sur (Southern Zone) of Costa Rica this Tuesday morning,  September 5,...

Landslide Causes Problems On The Ruta 2, Inter American Highway South

The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and Rio Claro is down...

Cuban Migrants Found Travelling Hidden In Truck Between Gas Cylinders

Q COSTA RICA NEWS  - Six Cubans, who entered the country illegally, were arrested while travelling in a...

Feeling The Cold?

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

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...

Flow of Migrants At Southern Border “Unstoppable”

(QCOSTARICA) The flow of migrants into Costa Rica on the southern border with Panama has become unstoppable, hundreds...

Dusty Roads in Costa Rica Make For A Sticky Situation — Literally

QCOSTARICA (By Andrea Crossan, PRI.org)  For the past two years, I've escaped Boston's January freeze by travelling south...

Disregarding Squirrel Bite Led to Death, Boy Could Have Been Saved

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministerio de Salud and the Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (SENASA) - Ministry...

Eight Detained In Protests In The Zona Sur

A total of eight people were detained this morning when they refused to clear the blockade of the...

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More Warnings Over Fiscal Deficit

Standard & Poor's maintained Costa Rica's debt rating at BB, but warned that it could lower it this year if the next government (on...

Populism and Division: Latin America At The Ballot Box

It does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America. At the start of the 21st Century, the region's...

Mexico’s America Humiliates Costa Rica’s Saprissa At Home in Concacaf Action

Mexico’s America blew out Costa Rica’s Saprissa 5-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League. Paraguayan Cecilio Dominguez...

The Second Round of the Presidential Election

Neither of the two Presidential Candidates, Fabricio Alvarado of the National Restoration Party (PRN), or Carlos Alvarado of the Citizen Action Party (PAC), has...

App Makes Downtown San Jose Parking A Snap

Parking in downtown San Jose is a challenge. Right? An app(lication) now makes life easier in the capital city, eliminating the time to looking...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the diesel it distributes since November to gasoline stations across the...

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...

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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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Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

Dog Walker, is the first company in Costa Rica dedicated to business of taking dogs for a walk, literally. The company says its clients...

El Salvador Homicides Skyrocket After Gang Truce Unravels

CENTRAL AMERIA NEWS (InsightCrime.org) Following the collapse of a controversial gang truce, El Salvador saw homicides spike by 57 percent in 2014. Now that...

Three Utility Poles Downed In Less Than 24 Hours

COSTA RICA NEWS - Hitting utility poles has been a trend in the last day, with three separate accidents in less than 24 hours. The...

Tax Is More Than Half Of Retail Price Of Gasoline in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The most recent drop in fuel prices will be remembered for being the 'biggest' drop in history. But there is another fact...

Costa Rica Pineapples In Demand

"Nowadays, Costa Rica's pineapples are the most demanded variety. Although produced also in other countries, Costa Rica has a reputation for producing the world's...