TRAFFIC ALERT: Plaza Mayor – La Uruca Bridge Closed

The bridge that connects Rohrmoser on the road between the two phases of Plaza Mayor and La Uruca,...

Juan Pablo II Bridge Closed Sunday

(QCOSTARICA) Driving to and from San Jose and points west to Heredia, Alajuela and the airport will get...

Ruta 27 Remains Closed Between Atenas and Orotina

NOTICE -- Globalvia, the concessionaire of the Ruta 27 (the San José - Caldera) confirmed this morning (Sunday)...

Fitch Warns Costa Rica About Runaway Debt

COSTA RICA NEWS  - Fitch Ratings of London has issued a warning to Costa Rica about its runaway...

Time Is Running Out!

Time is running out - don't let your Social Security Benefits be interrupted! The U.S. Embassy San José...

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More Business Between Nicaragua and Costa Rica

With the aim of increasing trade relations between both countries, Nicaragua and Costa Rica will reactivate the Chamber of Industry and Commerce jointly, in...

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...

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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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OIJ Takes Down Powerful Drug Gang Led By “Pollo”

Q COSTA RICA - It was minutes after the 4:00am when a large group of judicial agents and police began their orchestrated action dismantle...

Costa Rica Gets A+++ For World Cup 2014 Performance

COSTA RICA NEWS - FoxSports rates Costa Rica and Germany as the two big winners of the World Cup 2014. Both teams got the...

The Heredia Fire Wednesday Morning

Photos of Bomberos (firemen) in action at the morning fire of the Euromobilia factory in Los Lagos, Heredia, on Wednesday,November 25, 2015.  Photos courtesy...

OIJ Warns Of Increase Thefts Of The Streets of Downtown San Jose

Q COSTA RICA / If walking about downtown San Jose watch out for pickpockets, warns the head of the robberies section of the Organismo...

Sports: Socceroos Beat Costa Rica

  The kick off was at 2:30am Costa Rica time and by the time for the first edition of the morning news, Costa Ricans who...