What’s Behind Phantom Cellphone Buzzes?

RICO’S JOURNAL – If this has never happened to you, you know that feeling your cellular phone is...

My Half Minute With “El Presidente”

A selfie with El Presidente, Saturday, March 11, Parque Viva in La Guacima RICO’S JOURNAL – Sporting a goatee,...

Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser: A Car You Should Drive Before You Die

Ready to go anwyhere, rain or shine, My FJ40 Landcruiser, 1975 RICO’s JOURNAL – The original Toyota FJ40 Landcruiser,...

Best Place To Retire: Florida, Costa Rica or Mars?

Best place to retire: Florida, Costa Rica or Mars? I’ve never been to Mars, so Mars it is. (RICO’S...

Cuba’s Flying Pizza

RICO’S JOURNAL – Watching this video brought back memories of my recent trip to Cuba. I didn’t try...

The Best Way To Burn Fat — And It’s Shockingly Easy

The best way to burn fat is by walking RICO’S JOURNAL – I have been lax in this over...

The Changing New Look Of Downtown San Jose

RICO’S JOURNAL – It has been some time since I took a leisurely stroll through the heart of...

Delete. Mark As Spam.

RICO’S JOURNAL – It was only the day before that I did a report on “Men In Costa...

Last-Minute Doubts Before Travel? Let Me Help.

In Cali, Colombia I wrote this as I sat at the San Jose airport on my recent flight Colombia....

Call Me Crazy, Paranoid But I Cover The Webcam On My Laptop

Cover your laptop webcam. I do. Some think I am crazy (that’s besides the point) for covering my the...

Was Ray Kroc the Founder of McDonald’s or Not?

(Rico’s Journal) Persistence. Being a great entrepreneur is not always the same thing as being the inventor of...

Do You Cover Your Webcam On Your Laptop? I Do.

From RICO'S JOURNAL / Some think I am crazy (that's besides the point) for covering my the webcam...

The Italian Diet

(From the MACARONI JOURNAL) How is it that Italian people in Italy have a lot to eat but...

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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...

OIJ Raids Cosevi Central Offices

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) - road safety council - offices in La Uruca was raided this Monday morning, as investigators delve into...

Migrants Up Against Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the fight against transnational crime. But its...

Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

(IPS) - Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Travel Tips

People often hear stories of travel incidents but they don't think it'll happen to them. Two of the biggest problems for travelers are stolen,...

Tigo To Invest US$30 Million This Year

Tigo (Millicom) is set to invest US$30 million in Costa Rica this year to substantially expand coverage, double broadband speed and bring DTT to...

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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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Guns Taken Away from Private Security Guards in Nicoya

By:  Arianna McKinney, Vozdeguanacaste - On October 25, the Public Force of Nicoya carried out a review of private security agencies to make sure...

Cuban Regime’s “Travel Ban” against Dissidents Turns Journalists into Prisoners in their Own Country

“They say that in Cuba you can travel freely if you aren’t under investigation for any crime. I’ve committed no crime, but am being...

Scientists Forecasted 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake

Scientists using GPS to study changes in the Earth's shape accurately forecast the size and location of the magnitude 7.6 Nicoya earthquake that occurred...

Being a Costa Rican Is Like Being a Citizen Of The World: Founder of the Costa Rica Networking Group NYC

Feeling the need to connect with fellow Costa Ricans in her adopted home of New York, 25 year Carol Guzowski, quickly realized that there...

Costa Rica Film To Debut At Toronto Film Festival

A security guard who wants to get into the cockfighting game buys, befriends, and becomes inseparable from his rooster protégé Rocky, in this winsome...