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Thursday 17 August 2017

Parque Viva Opens Its Doors Saturday

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The La Guacima racetrack (Autódromo La Guácima) in Alajuela has been converted into the...

Torn Flag Flies Proudly? Atop Atlantico Train Station

ONLY IN COSTA RICA  - Just a couple of weeks ago the government forced the designers of the...

The Exact Moment When People Stopped Talking On The Phone

(Q24N) December 31, 2007 is the date Slate magazine says "for the first time, Americans send more texts...

Kenneth Tencio Costa Rica’s Best BMX Rider!

QTV - Kenneth Tencio has a neon yellow bike and balls of steel. There are a few different...

Being Homeless In Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA TRAVEL - From the Lonely Planet forum: My girlfriend and I are extremely interested in backpacking...

“Costa Rica Tourism Report Q4 2014”

PRESS RELEASE -- The Costa Rica Tourism Report raises concerns about the proliferation of drug-trafficking throughout Central America,...

Toucan Loses Half Its Beak In Attack By Thugs

COSTA RICA NEWS - The attack by teenage thugs in Costa Rica causing a toucan to lose half...

End Of An Era: BlackBerry Will No Longer Make Its Own Phones

QTECH (CNN) It's the end of an era for BlackBerry. The Canadian multinational, famous for making cellphones with...

Costa Rica’s First Lady Waiting On Results of ‘Nationality’ Exams

Q COSTA RICA - Living in the country for the past 27 years, Costa Rica's First Lady, Mercedes...

The Art of Costa Rica: Beauty and Wildlife

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- Since he was a young boy, Nathan Miller, says he was drawn to nature....

Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast Among Lonely Planet’s To 10 Places For Best Value in 2016

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - Costa Rica's Caribbean coast is among the top 10 places Lonely Planet recommendations as best...

Starbucks Announces 4th Costa Rica Store

The U.S. coffee chain, Starbucks, continues its expansion in Costa Rica with a fourth store location in March. The...

QToons: Costa Rica and Canada Faceoff Today

This is a great cartoon by CRhoy.com, depicting the differences between the two cultures: hockey and soccer (futbol...

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)...

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...

Lighter Side: Drinking On The Job?

A little too much 'guaro' on the job seems the only explanation for this in Coronado. Unbelievable! Source: Diario...

The Heredia Fire Wednesday Morning

Photos of Bomberos (firemen) in action at the morning fire of the Euromobilia factory in Los Lagos, Heredia,...

Costa Rica Trip Among Costco’s Freebies To Entice New Members

TODAY COSTA RICA - To entice new members, Costco in the U.S. is offering a freebie in a...

Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

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

Please, Please Drive Careful This Holiday Season.

Q HUMOUR - Please, please this December drive safely. Remember that there are those waiting for you.  Accidents...

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...

Roasted Chickpeas – Super Simple High Protein Snack!

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) are the main ingredient for this nutritious, wholesome snack! Like most...

Funniest, Weirdest and Naughtiest Airport Codes Include Costa Rica’s NOB

Q TRAVEL - The funniest, weirdest and naughtiest airport codes in the world include Costa Rica's Nosara airport,...

The American Dream Was Killing Us…So We Moved to Costa Rica

(by Greg Seymour, Internationaliving.com) My lifestyle has changed significantly since moving to Central America three years ago. One...

Things You Might Not Know About Costa Rica

COSTA RICA TRAVEL (Mentalfloss.com) Costa Rica is as well known for its beautiful natural landscape and bustling biodiversity...

Trekkers Take A Costa Rica Hike for Marie Curie

(Q24N) In November 2017, trekkers from across Scotland will take on the challenge of hiking through tropical rainforest...

Costa Rica Scores High In Safety And Peacefulness

(QCOSTARICA) Safety is a pretty big concern for any traveller. For that, many can rely on the 2016...

Pupusas A Real Delicatessen of El Salvador In San Antonio de Escazu

(QCOSTARICA) Via Escazu News Blog - It started a few weeks, going grocery shopping at the fair farmers...

Monteverde & the Quakers: The Past that Preserved the Future

Monteverde in Costa Rica, is one of those places that you visit excepting to see beauty, but still...

The Scientific Reason You Should Take a Beach Vacation

QTRAVEL - You really don't need a scientific study to tell you a beach vacation is relaxing, but...

Why Airplane Windows Aren’t Always Aligned With Passenger Seats

(QTRAVEL) We can all agree that flying in economy class isn’t ever a comfortable experience. It’s cramped, sometimes...

Essential Costa Rica Open Pro QS3000 Confirmed for October 2016

(QCOSTARICA) At a press conference in San Jose on Thursday, the World Surf League (WSL) announced that Costa...

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Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from Mexico, which are now being sold in El Salvador and...

Downtown San Jose Through The Eyes of Ronald Duran Martinez

All photo from Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/ronald.duranmartinez

Uber Users In Costa Rica Are Exempt From Sanctions For Using The Illegal Transport

As the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police) crack down on Uber drivers, users (passengers) can rest assured as they are not exposed to any...

Ankle Bracelets A La Costa Rican

At 18 years of age, due to his drug addiction, on conviction, a judge ordered electronic monitoring and house arrest in lieu of prison....

LATAM To Commence On Jan. 1 Flights Between Lima and San Jose

Starting January 1, 2018, LATAM Airlines Peru will begin service between Lima (LIM) and San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica, from 1 January 2018. The airline...

Costa Rica Expands Access To Housing Finance

The Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) has established a strategic partnership with Cooperativa Nacional de Educadores (Coopenae), a leading savings and credit cooperative in Costa...

Costa Rica Snake Hitches Ride To Scotland

The Daily Record reports a snake hitched a free ride from Costa Rica to Scotland on a pineabpple before it was discovered by a...

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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...

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...

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...

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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