Pets Welcome Here: Pet Friendly Restuarants in San Jose

(QCOSTARICA) - What's better than taking your four-legged family member to a restaurant with you and enjoying a...

The Most Successful U.S. Fast-food In Costa Rica

QSR Magazine just released its annual ranking of the top fast-food chains in the US, ranked by US...

Francisca Lachapel, A Beauty Queen That Is Different

COSTA RICA EXTRA - She thinner than the average Miss. Attractive, even with thick eyebrows and noticeably mixed...

The Most Famous Company Founded The Year You Were Born

Making a business work over the long term is a major challenge given than the majority of start-ups...

Naked In The Streets Of San Jose!

(QCOSTARICA) Three men and a woman totally naked and carrying only baskets in their hands, disrupted public order...

Costa Rica Prepares For Independence Day

Independence Day in Costa Rica is celebrated on September 15th, the day that all of Central America commemorates...

These Costa Rican dishes are delicious — and may help you live to 100

As part of their Eating to 100 series, TODAY.com explores recipes that promote longevity from the book The...

Hot Property. Mel Gibson Puts Up For Sale His Costa Rican Jungle Mansion. Again.

Discovering his 400-acre beachfront jungle mansion while scouting for his film "Apocalypto, Mel Gibson was bit the Costa...

Why Do You Keep Refrigerating Your Eggs?

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - If you’re from Canada or the United States living in Costa Rica, you probably store...

October 12 Holiday Moved To Monday 16th!

October 12 is a holiday in Costa Rica, the date to celebrate "Encuentro de Culturas" (Encounter of Cultures),...

Compare The United Stares Or Canada To Costa Rica

If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you...

In Pictures: Sex in Nature

Did you know that Phasmids (stick insects) in Florida remain attached for five months after copulation and sex...

The Mercado Central; A Slice of Costa Rican Life

North American visitors often ask this question: “I am visiting Costa Rica, and I will be here for...

10 ‘Best Italian Creations’ That Are Popular In Costa Rica

Since the Italians began to immigrate, they have made contributions to many aspects of Costa Rican life. Their...

How to Store Aguacate So They Don’t Brown

The aguacate (avocado) is one of the world’s favourite super foods, much loved for its high healthy fat...

Buffalo Farming in Costa Rica

They're big and strong but versatile and gentle. For milk production, they are better than cows or goats...

Karina Bolaños Former Deputy Minister of Culture and Youth (Video and Photos)

Costa Rica's Deputy minister of Culture and Youth Karina Bolaños has achieved international fame after learning that an...

Women Fight Child Prostitution in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA — Tarcoles Bridge in Costa Rica is famous for the crocodiles that sunbathe on the sandbars beneath...

La Casa del Cacao de Costa Rica (Costa Rica House of Chocolate)

TODAY COSTA RICA - Most people know that Costa Rica grows some of the best coffee in the...

I Bought An Ambulance On eBay … Just Entered Costa Rica …

"I bought an ambulance from EBay, turned it into my home then started driving south with my puppy......

Only In Pura Vida, “Chuzos” Donated By U.S. Embassy Fail Riteve!

From the "that can't be but true" department in the land of Pura Vida, the three "chuzos" donated...

Michigan Man To Climb Costa Rica’s Cerro Chirripó

(Tctimescom) Andrew Hudgins decided when things started to go downhill in his life, that he would begin an...

Yellow Sea Snake Discovered in Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce

TODAY COSTA RICA - Hanging upside down with its mouth open ready to pounce is the modus operandi...

Salsa Lizano, Costa Rica’s Favorite Sauce.

(QLIFE) "Wherever you can find a bottle of Salsa Lizano, you can also find a Tico." -- Costa...

First Food Truck Park Opens In Curridabat

The first food truck park in Costa Rica opened in Curribabat, the Calle Vieja Foodtruck Park counts with...

American Expat with Photography Exposition in San José

Daily Life in León, Nicaragua is the intriguing title of a photo exposition next month in Barrio Amón...

Tamales, A Christmas Tradition in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA EXTRA - For almost all Costa Rican families a Christmas season without tamales is just not...

Models Slam BMW Into House And Flee Scene Of The Accident

QCOSTARICA - It was 6:24am Saturday (September 12, 2015) morning when a big bang shook the house of...

Bomberos (Fire Fighters) on Motorcycles

Battling traffic on the roads is frustrating. For emergency vehicles, it can be life-threatening. Now four new, fully...

Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather...

Voters Dressed In ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Outfits Protested Costa Rican Election

On Sunday, a group of women dressed in costumes like those worn in The Handmaid’s Tale took to...

Costa Rica’s Airport Of The Future Is Now A Reality

Costa Rica's airport of the future is already a reality, if only in the minds of talented students...

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Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

OIJ Raids Cosevi Central Offices

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) - road safety council - offices in La Uruca was raided this Monday morning, as investigators delve into...

Migrants Up Against Nicaragua’s “Containment Wall”

(IPS) - Nicaragua’s “containment wall”, aimed at bolstering internal security, has been successful with regard to the fight against transnational crime. But its...

Latin America Focuses on Attacking Pockets of Rural Poverty

(IPS) - Identifying territories where rural poverty is most entrenched in Latin America and the Caribbean to apply new tools and innovative policies to...

Better Safe Than Sorry: Travel Tips

People often hear stories of travel incidents but they don't think it'll happen to them. Two of the biggest problems for travelers are stolen,...

Tigo To Invest US$30 Million This Year

Tigo (Millicom) is set to invest US$30 million in Costa Rica this year to substantially expand coverage, double broadband speed and bring DTT to...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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81-Year-Old Man Survives Being Trapped In Mud For Two Days After Nate

An 81-year-old man spent two days buried in mud before being rescued on Saturday. Alfredo Sequeria Ondoy, a native of Pueblo Nuevo de Cuidad...

$5 Land Exit Tax In Effect Monday

As of December 2 everyone leaving the country at land border posts will be required to pay a US$5 exit tax, announced the Dirección...

GlaxoSmithKline Announces Relocation Of Costa Rica Manufacturing Plant

Q COSTA RICA - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will be moving from Costa Rica its manufacturing plant and 150 jobs to other plants in Latin America,...

Four New Clandestine Helipads and Supposed Cocaine Processing Plant Uncovered

Some 25 agent of the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) and another 25 of the Special Tactical Response (Servicio Especial de Respuesta Táctica SERT)...

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...