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Monday 16 October 2017

One Driver’s License For Central America?

Your Costa Rica drivers license could be used throughout Central America if transit authorities and road safter councils...

Four Decades As Civil Servant Never Went on Disability

At 67 years of age Dr. William Argüello is just one the some 176.000 civil servants employed by...

Hotel Don Carlos, A Center for Costa Rican Art

QCOSTARICA - If you are fortunate enough to spend some time in Downtown San José, you should make...

Costa Rica’s Amazing New Jade Museum

(QCOSTARICA) by Michael Miller - In May of 2014, Costa Rica's Jade Museum moved from the insurance building...

Moving Abroad For Love

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL - There are many reasons why people decide to move to Costa Rica. Or anywhere else....

Diablo masks reflect Costa Rican rainforest

By  Susan Rife, Herald-Tribune / Centuries ago, Borucan Indians in the rainforest of Costa Rica carved "diablo" masks...

Do As I Say, Not As I Do!

(TICO BULL) We've all seen them, in Costa Rica and am sure in other cities of the world,...

Costa Rica Monkeys Direct Own Film

Not expecting the monkeys would take charge and begin directing their own film, Cole Weber, from California, left...

Yes, There are Chinese in China Town

QCOSTARICA by Michael Miller - If you have any Costa Rican friends who live in San José, and...

General Cañas To Be Closed From 2-4 Friday Afternoon. You’ve Been Warned!

(QCOSTARICA) You have been warned. Don't say we didn't tell you. Be prepared from tremendous congestion tomorrow between...

Costa Rica Green Coffee Inspired Chanel’s Blue Serum

Q COSTA RICA - Inspired by the notion of longevity led Chanel's research and technology team to study...

Fresh Baked German Bread Now in Escazú!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Just discovered this new bread place/eatery that is a must try, Mocapan. Located in...

Madonna Celebrates Birthday In Cuba

HAVANA – Madonna started her birthday celebration with a drive from José Martí International Airport into Old Havana...

Mexican and Central American Independence: A Historic Backdrop for Present Challenges

On September 15th, five Central American nations — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua — will...

Historic Costa Rica (Photos)

Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, province of Limon. Images from Arquitectura Histórica En Costa Rica Facebook page. ...

If The World Leaders Were Hipsters

Through the eyes of  Isreali  illustrator Amit Shimoni, we are able to see iconic leaders of our times...

Humor: Couple Of The Year!

QCOSTARICA - The social media has been abuzz over the pending break of President Luis Guillermo Solis and...

Will it Bend? iPhone 6 Takes A Turn For The Worse

The new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus may be thinner and larger, but reports are emerging that...

QToons: Landslides Or Not Drivers Have To Pay The Toll

The concessionaire of the Ruta 27, the San José - Caldera, says landslides are "unpredictable" despite reports and...

Ticos Drink More Liquor In A Single Outing, But Do So Less Often Than The Latin America Average

(QCOSTARICA) Comparing to Latin America, Costa Ricans drink liquor fewer days a week, but consume more than the...

Nutella Prices Could Go Up, But Not For Why You May Think

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The next time you go to grocery store to pick up some Nutella, you...

Scientists Unravel Mystery of Costa Rica Coral Snake Venom

COSTA RICA NEWS (AFP) - Scientists have unraveled the mystery of how the Costa Rica coral snake venom...

Costa Rica Travel: Best Hot Springs

QCOSTARICA TRAVEL (By Justin, Costaricatop10.com) – There are scores of hot springs in Costa Rica, but you have...

Laugh Of The Day

QHumour - At the Q we try our best to bring you the very best news and information...

U.S. Embassy San José Auction Sale of Government Property

From September 21, at 08:00 A.M. and to September 28, at 04:30 P.M COSTA RICA NEWS -- How to...

Colonel’s Nephew Reveals KFC Secret Recipe

KFC is without question the first choice in fried chicken in Costa Rica. And the Costa Rica franchisee...

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July to our all our American friends from the Q! Independence Day is commonly associated with...

Public Sector Employees Back To “Normal” Work Hours in January

The Minister of Labour, Olman Segura, announced Tuesday that central government employees will go back to their 8am...

Humour: The Posivite Side of High Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica

The positive side of high gasoline prices: reduces street racing and all the bad stuff that comes with...

My 10 most epic travel fails and what I learned from them

Q TRAVEL - I’d go as far and say that on 80-90% of our trips we experience travel...

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Teatro Nacional (Costa Rica’s National Theater) Celebrates 120th Anniversary

This week the Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica (TNCR) - National Theater -  in downtown San Jose, on the south side of the Plaza...

Drug Traffickers Move At Least ¢800 Million A Year In The Prisons

The fact that 87% of the criminal population in the country has had contact with illegal drugs, causes traffickers to see prisons as an...

Costa Rica Tourism Big Business

Costa Rica tourism, foreign travel to the country,  generated US$4 billion dollars in income between July 2016 and June of this year. Expenditures of dollars for...

The Costa Rica Medical Marketplace

By Galya Gerstman - I often joke to outsiders that in Costa Rica, it would appear that traffic regulations are not obligatory, but merely...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to the next item on the agenda. The issue was what...

Christmas Arriving In November in Costa Rica: Gas Price Drop On The Way

Christmas is arriving early in Costa Rica this year, a reduction in gasoline prices that will take effect next month. On Friday, the Refinadora Costarricense...

Costa Rica Cruise Season Expectations

  For the 2017-2018 cruise ship season, the Caribbean port town of Limon expects the arrival of 240,000 tourists aboard 115 cruise ships. December 30, 2017,...

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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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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