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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Ticos Up To Their Eyeballs In Consumer Debt: UCR Survey

The cost to have the latest smartphone or appliance, for example, are the leading causes of consumer indebtedness of Costa Ricans (Ticos), this according...

Eight Men In Custody Related To Wed. Morning Shootout With Police

Following the chase, a gunfight and discovery of two bodies in a minivan Wednesday morning in La Sabana, police did not sit on their...

Specialists of the Hospital Mexico Achieve New Formula to Treat APL

A treatment that is used in very few Latin American countries and that orally less than ten countries in the world administer it, is...

Mexico’s Presidential Front-Runner Proposes Giving Amnesty To Drug Lords

In a bid for presidency, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a leading candidate, has promised to put an end to the drug war in Mexico...

Costa Rica Economic Activity Continues to Decline

The economic slowdown recorded in October is mainly due to the adverse weather effects from tropical storm Nate, which greatly affected construction and agricultural...

Schoolgirls Recruited Classmates For Prostitution

Four adolescents between the ages of 16 and 17 were arrested as suspected of trafficking in persons for the purpose of sexual exploitation (pimping)...

Police In Early Morning Gunfight In La Sabana

Right out of the page of an action movie, police find two bodies, gagged and shot, inside a minivan after a gunfight with three...

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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...

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...

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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...

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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