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Wednesday 24 May 2017

The Data Sleuths of San José

(Via ForeignPolicy.com)  The real estate agent was angry. She had spent weeks helping her well-heeled client shop around...

Miss Costa Rica 2015 Has Its Finalists

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Miss Costa Rica 2015 has its ten finalists, says the pageant's organizer, local television channel...

Is Apple Terrified of Samsung?

AFTER BIZ LIFE (Digital Trends) -- Everyone seems genuinely excited about the larger iPhone 6 since Apple’s announcement....

145.000 Without Water on Saturday

QCOSTARICA - Some 145.000 people in the areas of Santa Ana, Escazú, Alajuelita and Desamparados will be without...

Avianca Announces Two New Direct Flights To Mexico and Honduras

Q TRAVEL - The Colombian airline, Avianca, announced two new direct flights from Costa Rica, one to Mexico,...

Gold Cup Humour

Gift for Mexico! With a non-existent penalty Mexico eliminates Costa Rica

March 8, International Women’s Day: Yes, We Still Need To Protest

Q COSTA RICA - Once again women around the world will take to the streets on March 8,...

Nicoya Celebrates Sele’s Advance to Round of 16

COSTA RICA NEWS - By: Wilberth Villalobos Castrillo, Vozdeguanacaste - The morning of June 20 seemed to be...

iBend: Apple To Sell $199 Case to Fix Bendable iPhones

VATICAN ENQUIRER -- According to a report in MacTimes, the rigid metal device fits on each corner of...

The Settling of the Quakers in Monteverde

The undulating farmland of rich volcanic soils and a temperate climate is what attracted a group of Quakers...

Costa Rica’s National Theatre Offers Free Tickets To The Needy

The Teatro Nacional (National Theatre) says it will it set aside 10% of its box office to give...

Rincón De La Vieja Challenge 2014 Mountain Bike Race on Saturday

COSTA RICA SPORTS NEWS - This weekend mountain bikers from all over will take part in the Rincón...

Washing the INS Building

QCOSTARICA - What happens to a big office tower during the long Christmas holiday?  Well, one landmark building...

Avianca Cuts Prices To Colombia From San Jose Up to 50%

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Colombia’s largest airline, Avianca, said on Tuesday that it will cut prices of international tickets...

Samara Hosts Fashion Show and White Party to Benefit Children

QCOSTARICA (By Cher Compton, Vozdeguanacaste.com) Tabanuco's restaurant on the beach in Samara was all in white Saturday night,...

Toro Amarillo Waterfall

Toro Amarillo waterfall is located 2 hours from San José via Sarchí. Access to the waterfall is provided...

“Tres Hermanas” Opens Boutique Butcher Store

(QBUSINESS) The restaurant chain "Tres Hermanas" has unveiled its "Carnicería Boutique" (Boutique Butcher) in Terrazs de Lindora, in...

Samsung Releases Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA TECH - Not happy with the Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Alpha and others, Samsung has...

Do You Know What The Numbers Actually Mean?

We grew up with these brand names. But what do the numbers that appear on each of these...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

QTECH - The Nokia brand is set to return to mobile phones, two years after the Finnish company...

The Man Who Swims with Crocodiles in Costa Rica

  (QCOSTARICA) About 20 years ago, a farmer shot a huge crocodile on the banks of the Parasmina River in...

Nosara, The Anti-resort Resort Town

QTRAVEL - Dozens of surfboards bobbed on the Pacific waves rolling in as the sun came down on...

Miss Venezuela, Costa Rica Can Win If I Let Her!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Miami, Florida. No doubt Migbelis Castellanos, Miss Venezuela, knows the role she is playing:...

Many Lined Up, But The Expected “Apple” Frenzy Didn’t Happen

COSTA RICA TECH NEWS - Despite the news OF high unemployment, layoffs and uncertain economic times in Costa...

Felipe Gregorio Cigar Brand Is Looking To Costa Rica To Reblend

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - While it seems that so much of the premium cigar industry is turning...

A Bird’s Eye View of A Train/Bus Crash

(QCOSTARICA) This accident between the commuter train and a bus occurred this morning at the Pirro crossing,...

Presidenta Chinchilla Says Has No Definite Plans Post May 8

In a few short months, Doña Laura Chinchilla, will no longer be president and returns to private life. On...

Colombia to Costa Rica – Plan For The Yellow Fever

Q TRAVEL (EDITED)  The other day I got a call I have gotten many times before, a friend...

President Says He Won’t Participate in Trek To Cartago

President Luis Guillermo Solís, confirmed today Tuesday that he will attend the Saturday August 2, the  Día de...

So, This Is High Speed Internet?

The Connection Was Reset. Try Again. This is high speed internet in Costa Rica.At a cost of US$99...

Immigration Director To Be Back At Work Following Forced Vacation

The director of Migración y Extranjería (immigration service), Katia Rodríguez, will be back on the job on Friday...