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Wednesday 28 June 2017

Elena Correa “Named” Miss Costa Rica 2017

Q MAGAZINE - The happiness that Costa Rican model Elena Correa is living is stronger than the wave...

Miss Costa Rica Will Be Wearing Beer Cans. Literally.

COSTA RICA EXTRA / Miss Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez will be wearing beer cans, literally, for the ‘national...

Up Close: Miss Universe Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez

Get to know Miss Universe Costa Rica Carolina Rodriguez Duran before she competes at the MISS UNIVERSE...

Miss Costa Rica Arrives in Manila For Miss Universe Pageant

COSTA RICA EXTRA (MANILA) – Miss Costa Rica and Miss Nicaragua arrived in the Phillipines Thursday, to take...

Cafeteria Served Up By Local Models

(CONFIDENTIAL) Marcela Negrini and Diana Ibarra, two local models, have joined forces to open the “Café con cuerpo”...

Colombian Models To Seduce Costa Rica From The Catwalk (Pasarela)

(CONFIDENTIAL) In addition to sharing a passion for modeling, three well known Colombian models to take to the...

Maureen Boza Crowned Mrs. Costa Rica 2016

COSTA RICA EXTRA – The mother of two children, 33 year-old Maureen Boza was crowned Señora Costa Rica...

Costa Rica’s Shakira McDonald Among The 12 Most Beauitful Mrs. World

QCOSTARICA - Shakira McDonald fulfilled her promise before leaving for the Dongguan, China, on February 28, to participate...

14 in Costa Rican Have Changed Their Color Of Their Eyes

If having blue eyes is a dream of yours, you can be part of a test group of...

Pococi, Guapiles Crowns To Beauties This Year

COSTA RICA EXTRA - It could almost be said that the most beautiful women in Costa Rica are...

Miss Universe For A Shining Moment

TODAY COLOMBIA -- Miss Colombia's Ariadna Gutierrez, had it, the Miss Universer crown, for one shining moment ......

Latinas Impacting At Miss Universe

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Once again, Latinas are the favoured to win the Miss Universe beauty pageant that...

Can You Spot The Victoria’s Secret Photoshop Fail?

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - If you think that models on magazine covers and ads like those by Victoria Secrets...

Brenda Castro Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2015

QCOSTARICA EXTRA - Guapiles is celebrating with the crowning of Brenda Castro as Miss Costa Rica 2015.  Brenda,...

13 Vie For Mrs. Costa Rica Crown

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Ranging in age between 26 and 49, Señora Costa Rica on Tuesday presented the 13...

Miss Costa Rica 2015 Has Its Finalists

(COSTA RICA EXTRA) Miss Costa Rica 2015 has its ten finalists, says the pageant's organizer, local television channel...

Costa Rica’s Karina Ramos Favorite To Win Miss Universe 2014

COSTA RICA EXTRA - With a few days to go, Costa Rica's Karina Ramos is one of the...

Controversy Over Miss Costa Rica Costume

QCOSTARICA - National fashion designer Daniel Moreira has been told by the Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry...

MR. Universitario Costa Rica Crowned!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - Ricardo Chan, 21, is the winner of the 2014 edition of  Mr. Universitario (Mr....

Karina Ramos Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2014

COSTA RICA EXTRA - The Miss Costa Rica pageant celebrated its 40th year* this year and in style....

Juliana Herz: Unknown in Costa Rica, An International Hit!

Juliana Herz is almost unknown in country.  However, the 24 year Costa Rican who grew up in Escazú...

Miss Costa Rica 2014 Looking for Candidates

The annual Miss Costa Rica pageant opened registration on Friday, looking for participants for the 2014 edition. The requirements...

Zara: 25 Years of International Expansion

The Zara stores, the flagship chain store of the Inditex group, celebrates 25 years of international expansion with...

Costa Ricans In The U.S. Crown Their Miss Costa Rica 2014

From The Trentonian -  TRENTON, New Jersey — On Sunday night the Costa Rican Civic Association of Mercer...

Lady Gaga reveals world’s first FLYING dress

At the release party of her latest album ARTPOP at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, the...

Edgy fashionistas: Latina celebs who take chances with their style

It’s no secret that Latinas tend to have a spicy flair and showcase their own sense of style....

The Mystery of John Lennon’s Eyeglasses

A new blog post by Arnoldo Rivera of La Nacion calls attention to something that tourists and Ticos...

Sashay in San Jose: Fashion Week is Approaching

Starting on August 8th, 2013, the most important fashion industry event for Costa Rica will unfold over four...

Miss World Costa Rica 2013 Crowned

Yarly Marín was crowned Miss World Costa Rica, in an activity held last Thursday at the Casa Chica...

Chinchilla Best-Dressed Woman Among Top 10 Best-Dressed World Leaders

Vanity Fair magazine lists Costa Rica's presidenta second of the ten best-dressed world leaders, the top among the...

Meggings (Male Leggings) For Men: Would You Wear Them?

This new trend has its roots in history and offers men more style flexibility. Without a question most Costa...

One Cause, Many Voices: A Bra For Life

What started out as a project to install an exhibit at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in 2011...

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Staying Single Was A Good Business For Children of Government Pensioners

Q COSTA RICA - Staying single (not legally married) was a good business for dozens of children of government employee pensioners. Their 'single' status...

Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

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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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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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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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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