Did Snow Really Fall On Costa Rica’s Chirripó?

The social networks are abuzz with a photo published first on Whatsapp, supposedly of a hill full of...

Potholes…But Well Painted!

Potholes are so much part of the 'Tico' culture that work crews paint in them, like the one...

Traffic Lights In Costa Rica Explained

From at #trendeiditoas Facebook we get the traffic light system in Costa Rica explained. On the left is what...

Only In Samara!

Q COSTA RICA - There is no place a mariachi band won't go. Literally. This could only happen in...

A very ingenious way to protest the potholes

A very ingenious way to protest the potholes. From Pamela Vindas Cordero Facebook post.

Only In Costa Rica (Photos)

A collection of images from Facebook about the way of things in Costa Rica.

Torn Flag Flies Proudly? Atop Atlantico Train Station

ONLY IN COSTA RICA  - Just a couple of weeks ago the government forced the designers of the...

Only in Costa Rica: Bike Path or Parking Space?

This photo comes to us from El Chamuko at El Infierno en Costa Rica, where in San Pedro...

Only in Costa Rica: The Craziness of “Palmares”

It's that time of year again, the middle of January and the craziness of Palmares festival is upon...

Only in Costa Rica From San Ramón!

In the only could happen in Costa Rica, the photo shows the banality of San Ramón municipal work. Foto...

Railway Has The Right Of Way

COSTA RICA NEWS -- For the past 10 days the residents of San Joaquin de Heredia can not...

What Traffic Light?

ONLY IN THE COSTA RICA --In this could only happen in Costa Rica department, we share with this...

Pair Try To Pass Off Photocopied Bills

Using a photocopier as a source of their new found wealth, two men decided to on a shopping...

“Alato” & “Aloto”

Residents of Mercedes Sur de Heredia are pretty upset - and with good reason - with their municipality...

Electronic Offering

This photo passed on to us shows banks in Costa Rica getting innovative in raising revenue though the...

Only in Costa Rica: Doctor’s Appointment for 2022?

No, you didn't read it wrong and there is no mistype, the attached receipt confirms that a Caja...

Only in Costa Rica!

Three humorous shots taken around Costa Rica and published on Facebook  

No Left Turn From Sabana Sur

Starting Wednesday eastbound traffic along the Sabana Sur, the road parallel to the Ruta 27, will no longer...

Costa Rican Papaya Will Be At Agitrade 2013

The papaya GoldenPerfecta® is exclusively produced in Costa Rica and belongs to the Pococi hybrid variety, whose seed...

Paving My Street A “La Tica” (Photos)

The street in front of the offices of the Q was recently repaved, this after years of complaints...

Transalation “A La Tica”

This photo was posted on Facebook, showing the transalation in Tico style of what appears to be a...

This Could Happen Only in Costa Rica

The photos says it all.

ICE Continues To Block Cell Phone Number Portability

While Costa Ricans and private carriers look forward to cellular phone number portability - the ability to change...

Legislators Start House Cleaning

Costa Rica Has Some 18.000 Laws On The Books Costa Rica's lawmakers are looking to eliminate 196 laws deemed...

Zoo Pries Into Crocodile Sex!

Oh those curious scientists! It isn't enough that the Bolivar Park Zoo (in San José) visitrs are alway...

What? ICE Selling Movistar Cell Phones?

The state telecom, instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), purchased is selling to its customers cellular telephones with the...

How Much Does Love Cost In Costa Rica? ¢600.000 For One Woman!

Unbelievable that in the 21st century these kind of practices still exist. The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) on...

Gay Activist Challenges Parties

Lawyer and gay activist Marco Castillo has put his foot in the bee´s nest. This week he filed...

What’s In A Letter? MINAET Changes Back To MINAE That Will Soon Be The MINAEM

The Environment ministry has dropped the "telecommunications" from its portfolio and goes back simple to Environment & Energy,...

Imported ‘Junkers’ Will Not Pass Riteve Inspection, Says Conavi

Vehicles declared "totaled" or junked in other countries and entering Costa Rica (although prohibited by the Ley de...

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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,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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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Downtown San José

Happy Anniversary to our capital, San Jose! Celebrating 200 years of industry, beauty, culture and more.

Is Honduras Faking Its Low Homicide Rates?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Officials say homicides in Honduras have dropped over 15 percent in 2014 compared to the same period the previous year,...

You Should Totally Pee in the Shower!

QLIFE- Admit to peeing in the shower, and you may get some dirty looks—but really you should be getting a gold star for helping...

Bike Riding in San José

Bike Ride of San José. Don't be pessimistic, the ChepeCletas boys have a passion for San José and you can take to their work...

Panama’s Former President Involved in Illegal Espionage

TODAY PANAMA (Prensa Latina) Former President of Panama Ricardo Martinelli repeatedly showed signs of the information he had, now linked to the telecommunication espionage...