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Thursday 25 May 2017

Yummy Ceviche Goes Great With Costa Rica Christmas Dinner

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Ceviche (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a seafood dish popular in the regions of Central...

Spy Toys Seduce Ticos

QCOSTARICA - A wife suspects her husband is cheating. In the GPS tracking device she recently gave him...

Baldí Arrives At Courthouse In Ferrari, Defending Himself Against A Defamantion Suit Brought By Former President Chinchilla

He doesn't arrive on foot, nor bus or taxi, but in a Ferrari sports car. And a yellow...

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...

The “Gringoization” Of Costa Rica Spanish

QCOSTARICA - The "Spanish of Costa Rica" is the form of the Spanish language spoken in Costa Rica....

Independence Day Torch To Arrive in Costa Rica Sunday Night

QCOSTARICA - Some 2,000 students will be carrying the Antorcha de la Independencia (Independence Torch) from Peñas Blancas,...

Feliz dia de las Madres – Happy Mother’s Day!

Every August 15 in Costa Rica is Dia de la Madre or Mother's Day. Itis an important holiday...

Costa Rica’s Aging Population Multiplies Number of Seniors Driving

In Costa Rica, there are 185.231 people over the age of 65 with a active driver's licenses, according...

The Beguiling Bronzes of 4th Avenue

QCOSTARICA - Avenida Cuatro (4th Avenue) in Downtown San José is known as “The Other Pedestrian Walkway.” When...

San Jose Readying Its First Park of Dogs

Q COSTA RICA - Ramps, footbridges, labyrinths and areas for socialization and recreation are part of the plans...

Want To Know Why We Have High Gasoline Prices In Costa Rica?

TICO BULL - Want to know why we have high gasoline prices? Recope has a commercial to remind...

3rd Edition Of InstameetCosta Rica on Saturday

QCOSTARICA - Since the earliest days of Instagram, people have been meeting up to take photos and videos...

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 and cervezas (beers), but...

The Importance of Having a Satisfying Job

By: Mary Serphos, Voz de Guanacaste - Given the steep rise in the cost of living in Costa...

Cloud of Bottles To Promote Conservation

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

Manatee Now Costa Rica’s New National Symbol

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Legislative Assembly declared the Manatee (Trichechus manatus) the national symbol of Costa Rica's...

Get A Driver’s License in Costa Rica Can Cost over ¢100.000 Colones

COSTA RICA LIFE - Educación Vial (Driver Education) calculates the cost of obtaining a drivers license at ¢55.985...

[PHOTOS] Nativity Scenes in San José

  Submitted by Karol Alfaro Ceciliano

San José Street Officialy “Given” to Arts and Crafts Market

COSTA RICA NEWS - President Luis Guillermo Solís on Thursday guaranteed the continuance of the arts and crafts...

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

Q COSTA RICA - How much would you pay for a Christmas tree? Not one of those that...

The Cartago Express Brings Weary Pilgrims Back to San José

by Michael Miller - August 2 is the official day when faithful Catholics of Costa Rica (and nearby...

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 of animal rights and...

Children In Costa Rica Elect Next President

To promote civic duty and democratic spirit in young Costa Rica, the Museo de los Niños (Children's Museum)...

Two Weeks of Zapote Leaves 600 Injured on Average

QCOSTARICA - Starting at noon today, Christmas Day, and for the next two weeks thousands of people head...

Costa Rica Homeopathic Cures

What should you do if your child has hiccups? Tell them to hold their breath? Drink water? Give...

Woman Paid ¢ 75 million For Witchcraft Services

COSTA RICA NEWS - How much would you pay to have your personal and family problems resolved through...

“Paradise Tattoo Convention 2016” Until Tomorrow

QCOSTARICA - If you are into tattoos you can't miss the “Paradise Tattoo Convention 2016” ongoing at the...

The Spirit of the Season in “Chepe”

Getting into the holiday spirit in "Chepe" (San Jose). This photo is going viral on the social media in...

INAMU Invites All To Dance In Respect For Women

QCOSTARIA - The National Institute for Women (Instituto Nacional de las Mujeres - INAMU) invites everyone to join...

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...

MAC Brings Giant Shoes to Downtown San José

(QCOSTARICA) There are shoes in the Plaza! Not just any shoes. Giant shoes! Costa Rica's national art museum, properly...

Costa Rica Retailers Leave Christmas Behind For Back To School Shopping Season

The 2013 Christmas shopping season is history for retailers who now set their sights on the next biggest...