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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Costa Rica Has 2.7 Million Registered Facebook Users

(qCOSTARICA) - Some 2.7 million people in Costa Rica have a Facebook account, according to a study by...

Facebook Users in Costa Rica Can Now Make Free Calls

(QCOSTARICA TECH) Using Facebook in Costa Rica is now for more than just catching up on the latest...

Facebook Launches Slingshot, An App That Forces You To Trade Messages

For those who want to keep on the edge of the latest social media, Facebook has launched a...

U.S. Spy Sgency CIA Joins Facebook, Twitter. Is DIS Next?

Make a friend with CIA on your Facebook or Twitter? It sounds weird. The U.S. spy agency on...

US$2 Billion Game of Goggles

Facebook has just announced that it's buying Oculus Rift for $2 billion. Seriously.  A LONG-TERM bet on the...

Facebook Dodges Opponent With The Purchase of WhatsApp

Facebook or "Face" as it is referred to in Costa Rica (like,"dame tu face" - give your face...

Facebook Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On Feb. 4, 2004, in his Harvard dorm room, Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com, a website where college students...

Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers

What, say it isn't so. If true, the loss of Facebook could create a social void in the...

Nobody ‘Likes’ Your Status Updates Any More? Blame Facebook

Do your Facebook friends seem inactive? Notification numbers shrinking by the day? It's not necessarily that your friends are...

YouTube Overtakes Facebook Among Teens

(Mashable) After months of speculation, Facebook last week acknowledged that there was some decrease in the number of...

Facebook Strangers

You'd think this would be a no-brainer, but, apparently, quite a few Facebook users have no problem adding...

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Staying Single Was A Good Business For Children of Government Pensioners

Q COSTA RICA - Staying single (not legally married) was a good business for dozens of children of government employee pensioners. Their 'single' status...

Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

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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...

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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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