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Sunday 23 July 2017

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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After 22 years of conflict and uncertainty, the artisans of Calle 13 bis, on the west side of the Plaza de la Democracia, in...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States,...

Is Tesla gearing up for a big surprise? Or is it hiding something?

TSGMAX - For a car that is widely expected to take the world by storm soon -- and that is now officially in production...

The Typewriter Over the Computer

The typewriter might be the snail-writer but it still has advantages over your computer. For one, your ‘files’ cannot be hacked and stolen. The...

July 25 is Guanacaste Day: A National Holiday

On Tuesday, Guanacaste Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's annexation of Guanacaste province in 1824. It is celebrated every July 25th....

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show off my expertise to no one...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

A 22-year-old man was arrested Sunday morning in Tibás, as a suspect in a "threat of attack" at the concert that Ariana Grande will...

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