AutoMercantil on Paseo Colon

This undated photo is of what was the old Mercedes-Benz dealership in Costa Rica,...

Puriscal Traffic Accident Required Airlift To Hospital

With the intervention of rescuers and ambulances of the Red Cross (Cruz Roja) from...

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Are You Paying Too Much In Taxes?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” according to Benjamin Franklin. But it is certain that some...

The Top Four Beaches in Costa Rica, According to Q!

There are few countries that “have it all” when it comes to vacations, but it could be said that Costa Rica falls into this...

Costa Rica Credit Card Debt Up 14%

The number of cards in circulation grew by 13% between January 2017 and the same month in 2018, while the balance of debt on...

Informality Takes Hold in Costa Rica

Four out of ten companies that operate outside the formal market are more than 15 years old, which reflects the fact that for many...

U.S. Orders Relatives of US Embassy Staff To Leave Nicaragua

The U.S. State Department has ordered the relatives of U.S. government employees based in Nicaragua to leave the country. In addition, services at the...

Director of Policia de Transito Moving Over For A New Top Traffic Cop

Mario Calderón has called it quits, next week he will be leaving his four-year post as the country's top traffic cop -  director of...

Petro’s Aguacate Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia’s economic savior

In response to charges that Petro is too closely aligned with the Chavista dictatorship in Venezuela, Petro has a clever argument, which he employs...

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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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Nicaragua President Meets With Diego Maradona

(TODAY NICARAGUA) President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, received in his office the Argentine world soccer star Diego Armando Maradona, who is visiting this Central...

2 Years In Prison For Killing An Animal; Fines Up to ¢212,000 For Abuse

Q COSTA RICA - Legislators on Thursday approved a bill that proposes prison a sentence for those who mistreat or kill animals on purpose....

Fidel and Raul Castro Send Messages to Nicaragua

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS - The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, and Cuban President, Raul Castro, yesterday sent greeting messages to Nicaragua on...

Court Rejects Suspension Marchamo Payment

QCOSTARICA - Fearing leaving drivers without insurance and medical coverage starting January 1, 2015, the Tribunal Contencioso Administrativo (Administrative Court) refused to suspend the...

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, a collision between two trains left...