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Saturday 24 June 2017

Grecia is Rising to End Violence against Women

Q COSTA RICA,  Grecia, Alajuela – The United Nations has declared Wednesday, March 8, 2017, International Women’s Day....

Costa Rica to become official stop on the WSL QS tour

Q24N via Surfersvillage Global Surf News - Two hundred and eight of the best surfers in the world will...

Enjoy Turkey Day (American Thanksgiving) On the Beach

QCOSTARICA - Turkey day (American Thanksgiving) is here and what better way than to spend it on the...

U.S. Embassy San José’s Participation in Diversity March (Photos)

COSTA RICA LIFE NEWS - For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy San José participated in the...

Kayak Paddle Fest in Jaco This Weekend

Kayak Jaco will host PaddleFest 2014 on Saturday May 24th. There will be paddling events going on all morning...

Not every country has a “Cup of Excellence”. Costa Rica does.

The Cup of Excellence is the most prestigious award given to a fine quality coffee. The level of...

Feria del Café 2014

Some 15.000 people are expected to attend the Feria del Café de Frailes, January 17, 18 and 19,...

Palmares Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow

It's been less than two weeks since the Zapote Fair, now it's Palmares' turn with concerts, bulls, horse...

Escazú Set For A Day of Haunting

Everyone is invited to Escazú today, as the Municipalidad de Escazú holds its traditional "Domingo Embrujado" (Haunting Sunday). The...

Los Suenos Resort Hosts Links & Laces Golf Tour

Costa Rica News & Events – About a week ago I had the pleasure of going out and...

Christmas In San José: Zapote, Tope & Carnaval

Christmas in San José is party time for everyone, from the family day activities, the bulls an night...

Costa Rica’s Festival de la Luz Saturday, A Magical Time That Can’t Be Missed!

In two days, on Saturday, the most important of the annual holiday parades, the Festival de la Luz,...

Annual Telethon Tonight

It's December and time for the annual "Teletón" (Telethon), testing the solidarity in Costa Rica in raising money...

More Than 200.000 Attended Puntarenas Air Show Sunday

An estimated (by Traffic Police) crowd of 200,000 gathered in Puntarenas Sunday to watch an international assortment of...

Craft Beer Festival Saturday in Escazú

The 2nd Craft Beer Festival (II Festival de Cerveza Artesanal) will take place Saturday, April 20, at Avenida...

Enjoy A Great Cup of Java and More This Weekend In Los Santos

Los Santos is holding its first coffee festival - Festival del Café - this weekend, where you can...

7.000 Costa Ricans To Celebrate Chinese New Year To Break Guinness Record

The Chinise colony in Costa Rica is getting ready to celebrate the year of the snake.  On February...

The Cirque du Soleil Is Coming To Costa Rica

The famous Cirque du Soleil, self-described as a "dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment", has posted...

Animal Foundation Needs Your Donations

Fundación Tierra de Animales is having a drive on Saturday 8 December 2012 and needs your help. The...

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

Costa Rica's firefighters (Bomberos) are holding their first ever race - Carrera Bomberos 2012 - on Saturday 8...

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ATMs dispense more than money: The dirt and dope that’s on your cash

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door...

Is Mexico ready for gay marriage?

In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” – protests against a proposal to legalise...

Wonder Woman: feminist icon or symbol of oppression?

It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

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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...

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...

The 10 brands Preferred by Costa Ricans

Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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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...

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Doing what we all think about – going nude in a public, is not so easy in a conservative culture like Costa Rica. What...

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