Proposal To Ban “Piropos” Failed To Obtain Legislative Support

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Legislator Proposes Father’s Day Be A Legal Holiday in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - There's Mother's Day and then there's Father's Day. In Costa Rica Mother's...

Now You Can Get Discounts While Recycling

Ecolones is the name of the program that pays for recycling: separating waste, cleaning...

In Costa Rica, “MAC” Means Art

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In Typical Soda Kitchen Staff Bring Their Meals To The Tables

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A Real, Prickly Christmas Tree In Costa Rica Can Cost US$270 Or More

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People In Search of Recreation In The GAM Are Condemned To Malls

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Teatro Nacional Restored 37 Year Old Harpsichord

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First Thing In The Morning NOT The Best Time To Drink Coffee; Says the Science

COSTA RICA EXTRA (FORBES) -- Drinking a cup of coffee first thing in the...

Pura Vida, A Phrase To Excuse Anything!

Costa Rica is known for its Pura Vida. The phrase is used for just...

Downtown San José’s First Wine Shop

QCOSTARICA - The first wine shop in Downtown San José had its grand opening...

New Book Reveals The Secrets of Costa Rica Coffee

QCOSTARICA - If you are someone who enjoys a great cup of coffee, you...

Spy Toys Seduce Ticos

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The Beguiling Bronzes of 4th Avenue

QCOSTARICA - Avenida Cuatro (4th Avenue) in Downtown San José is known as “The...

Anagrams Never Lie

Someone once said, "All the life's wisdom can be found in anagrams. Anagrams never...

Easter in Costa Rica Not Easter Without a Charlton Heston Epic on TV

QCOSTARICA - While many of the Devout trek to Cartago on foot, others spend...

Foods North Americans Miss While Living In Costa Rica

Living in Costa Rica can be a daily challenge, especially when it comes to...

Cloud of Bottles To Promote Conservation

QCOSTARICA - A fat, multicolored cloud seems to float below a large sign in...

Two Women Get in Street Brawl Over Cell Phone

COSTA RICA CONFIDENTIAL - Two women got into a street brawl over a cell...

A Delight…

Photos by Marciano Molina on Facebook of the "Fiestas Patronales Santo Domingo de Guzman"...

Costa Rican Journalist Wins Garcia Marquez Award

Costa Rican journalist Giannina Segnini won the Recognition of Journalistic Excellence 2013, granted by...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the...

Full Moon Cabalgata

Q COSTA RICA by Jack Donnelly - Costa Rican love horses, even if they...

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...

Education Against Animal Abuse To Be In Classrooms By Year End, Says Minister of Education

QCOSTARICA - Sunday's march brought together hundreds of people and their pets in favour...

The National Theater of Costa Rica, The Nation’s Cultural Treasure

Q COSTA RICA, by Michael Miller - If you ask the average Costa Rican,...

Cinco de Mayo Is Not A Costa Rica Holiday. Or Mexican Independence Day

  QCOSTARICA LIFE - Today, Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) is a day of margaritas...

Bank Helps Private Sector Employees With Savings Fund For Back To School Expenses

QCOSTARICA - The Banco Popular will be handing over ¢1.689 billion colones to the...

Grand “Boyeros” Parade Sunday In Escazú

QCOSTARICA - Every year the town of Escazú celebrateS the "Desfile de Boyeros" (Oxcart...

Bendigo woman teaches in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Hola! My name's Hannah, I'm a 26 year old primary school teacher...

Dias de Los Diablitos (Days of the Little Devils)

QCOSTARICA - If you have spent any time in Costa Rica, you have probably...

Closings in Barrio Amon and Barrio Otoya (San Jose)

(QCOSTARICA) By Michael Miller - In the past few months, a surprising number of...

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