Gardener Scam Spreads Out Nationwide

(QCOSTARICA) Local police forces were warned this week to be on the lookout for anti-social elements taking advantage...

Don’t Fall Into “Free Vacation Prize” Trap

QCOSTARICA - An all-inclusive weekend at the beach and for free? ... it sounds great, but not all...

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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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[BLOG] Back In Time, Internet Wise

TICO BULL -- It feels like I went back in time this morning, internet wise that is. Despite the assurances by the three major mobile...

Panama Dismisses Judge For Not Ordering To Detention Four Costa Rican Narcos

(QCOSTARICA) Panama's Supreme Court dismissed a judge who set four Costa Ricans free after being arrested with 500 kilos of cocaine. La Prensa in Panama...

Norwegian Oil Company Denies Exploration in Costa Rica Waters

(QCOSTARICA) The Norwegian company, Statoil, denies its offshore concession blocks granted it by Nicaragua for the exploration and exploitation of oil in the Pacific...

Costa Rica Outplayed U.S. In Historic Defeat

Costa Rica is one step closer to Russia next year, defeating the United States in their home Friday night. The final score was 2-0. Costa...

The Economy of Central America According to Fitch

q24N - Fitch notes that the relatively favorable external environment will not be enough for Central American countries to improve their credit ratings, which...