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Monday 26 June 2017

Environment’s Plan Is To Remove Older Vehicles From Costa Rica’s Roads

QCOSTARICA - A plan by the Ministry of Environment and Energy (Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía - MINAE)...

Stone Walls A Part of History

QCOSTARICA byMitzi Stark - In sight of the busy highway on the way to Atenas and Jacó the...

Half Of The Internet Was Down Friday, Here’s Why

  (QTECH) If it seemed like half the internet was down on Friday...it pretty much was. William Turton at...

Good news for retirees who use taxis in Costa Rica

Retiring in Costa Rica by  Christopher Howard - Taxis and buses, are very affordable in Costa Rica when...

My Bloody Valentines

By Jess Tardy, (Purple Clover) Valentine’s Day has a checkered history for me. Actually, it has a checkered...

iPhone 6 Plus Teardown

AFTERBIZLIFE (iFixit) - iPhone 6 units are flying of shelves in Australia and Asia and the first teardowns...

4 (Not So) Essential Tips for Expats in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA, By Gregorio, Costaricacurious.com -- 1. Change – A Poker Strategy: Costa Rica has 6 different denominations for their pocket...

Retailers Misled Customers on Black Friday, MEIC Report

The Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC) - Ministry of Economy , Trade and Industry  - reports...

Flying In The ’70s Was More Awesome Than It Is Now. After Seeing These Pictures, You’ll Know Why

From YATZU - Having to catch a flight home for the holidays is a frustrating experience to endure...

If You Ever Get Stuck In a Sinking Car, THIS Is What You MUST Do To Survive!

QCOSTARICA - The idea of drowning is terrifying. Sadly, in many cases, drownings could have been easily avoided...

Brenda Castro, Miss Universe Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - Inspired by the coffee, designed by Manuel Mamilo Sancho, is the dress the 23 year...

January in Costa Rica

A cold beer, sand and the ocean is what awaits visitors to Costa Rica's beaches in January. Are you...

Costa Rica’s First Cold Spell Of The Season

Just when you thought the rain season was gone, the rains poured on San José again. But not...

Pacifico Azul Relocates

COSTA RICA EXTRA by Ariana Crespo, Vozdeguanacaste - Don’t worry if you can’t find the delicious seafood made...

Festival de la Luz Tonight In San Jose

QCOSTARICA - The 20th edition of the "Festival de la Luz" is at 6:00pm tonight, December 12, in...

Costa Rica Declares State of Phytosanitary Emergency

The increase of pest populations in banana crops has led Costa Rican authorities to declare a state of...

Donald Trump Says He Will Sue Univision For Dropping Miss USA Pageant

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) - Donald Trump's offensive remarks about Mexicans has led the Univision, the biggest Spanish-language broadcaster...

Alaska Airlines Announces Fare Sale for New Costa Rica Flights, Fares as low as $249 one way from Los Angeles*

(QCOSTARICA TRAVEL) PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines began selling tickets today (June 11) on newly-announced routes between Los Angeles and...

Claro Costa Rica Offers Online Movies and Karaoke

COSTA RICA EXTRA - For ¢4.000 monthly, Claro in Costa Rica is offering a new option to watch...

Honey Sweet Guanacaste

QCOSTARICA (By Henry Morales Navarro, Vozdeguanacaste) They are small insects that are easily overlooked. However, bees are responsible...

Costa Rica In Contiki’s 10 Bucket List Items For Adventurers

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - The number 1 travel company for 18-35 year olds, Contiki, has included Costa rica in...

Fine For Undocumented in Costa Rica Extended 10 Months

Undocumented foreign workers with expired tourist visas in Costa Rica, will have an additional ten months to get...

Only In Costa Rica (Photos)

A collection of images from Facebook about the way of things in Costa Rica.

Spy Toys Seduce Ticos

QCOSTARICA - A wife suspects her husband is cheating. In the GPS tracking device she recently gave him...

10 Mistakes to Avoid Traveling in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA by Sammi, Mytanfeet.com - We love talking to other travelers in Costa Rica to hear about their...

Paris Hilton Family: We’re Not Coke Smugglers!

Hilton Family Denies Owning Property in Costa Rica, Less Involved in Drug Trafficking COSTA RICA EXTRA - A recent...

Top 10 Exotic Animals of Costa Rica

Q TRAVEL - Sandwiched between two seas, Costa Rica is a biogeographical bridge bursting with life and natural...

Rain, Winds And Cold Grip Central Valley and Caribbean

Thursday afternoon we were reminded that full dry or summer season is not upon us, rain, accompanied by...

For The Second Year No Carnaval In Puntarenas

Q COSTA RICA - For the second year in a row, Puntarenas will not have its "Carnaval" (festival)....

Can You Name The Countries of North America?

  (QCOSTARICA) Quick, name the countries of North America. If you are like me and many others, you guessed only...

Impacts of Climate Change on Costa Rica

TODAY COSTA RICA (Escapeartist.com) While there have been dire and sensational predictions made on the impacts of climate...

Do’s and Dont’s In Uber Car. Or Be Banned!

Just ask an Uber driver to describe his or her worst passenger and you’ll hear tales of...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory that led to the country’s independence. The...

Diversidad In Chepe 2017

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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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...

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?...

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...

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...

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