Poutine and Montreal Smoked Meat To Celebrate Canada Day in Costa Rica!

TODAY IN COSTA RICA - There was Poutine, Montreal smoked meat, Canadians, and Costa...

The Forgotten Sea Turtle Beaches in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA article by Shannon Farley  - Local eco-community Portasol Living is coordinating donations and...

Rare Albino Blue Marlin Captured On Film Off Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast

Few are the fishermen that can consider themselves lucky to tangle with a blue...

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

Dog Walker, is the first company in Costa Rica dedicated to business of taking...

“Once in a Blue Moon”: 5 Amazing Facts

  Here are 5 amazing facts about Tuesday night's full moon, that will technically be...

Feliz Dia a Todas Las Mamá de Costa Rica!

Dia de la Madre or Mother's day in Costa Rica is the holiday of...

Must Have A Lover

Many have a lover and others would like to have one. And then there...

Obama Visit in Costa Rica 2013

Get all the Q reports on U.S. President Barack Obama's 22 hour visit to...

Plan Ahead: Two Closures in Costa Rica This Week

If you are coming to Costa Rica this week, keep in mind two major...

Get Ready! TACA Travel Deal – TONIGHT ONLY

Starting at 6pm tonight, TACA says it will have "unbeatable" fare to fly from...

Fer-de-Lance (Terciopelo) in Costa Rica

The Fer-de-Lance (Terciopelo) in Costa Rica: Habitat Widely adapted and common, the terciopelo is no stranger...

Traffic Cameras To Start Rolling April 15

Although later than expected, the traffic surveillance cameras will start fining speeding drivers next...

Do pets really look like their owners?

I think there’s hardly anyone among our readers, who doesn’t like animals, it just...

Latin Men Allow Their Wives To Work For Need Of Money, But Fear They Will Be “stolen”

Latin men fear that the woman leaving the home to work will meet another...

NEW – DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS ADDED TO ARTICLES

We've added a new feature on the Q, the DISQUS comments and discussion section. Disqus...

On World Cancer Day, A Chance To Accelerate Efforts Toward A Cure

More than 700 people in Costa Rica are currently waiting for an appointment with...

Parents Should Inspect Buses That Transport Their Children to School

In a couple of days the 2013 school year starts in Costa Rica* and...

Foreign Capital Coming Too Fast to Costa Rica, VP Says

Foreign capital inflows have rushed into Costa Rica too quickly, sparking the government’s efforts...

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

So, you think you’re beating the sun, eh?  Well, the facts prove you wrong....

Banco Central Imposes A Ceiling On Credit Growth

The Banco Central (Central Bank) imposed a ceiling of 12.2% on the growth of...

Johnny Araya Acclaimed As PLN Presidential Candidate

Almost four years ago Johnny Araya had to take a back seat to Laura...

Fuel Carriers Fear Shortage Due To Expired Permits

A gasoline shortage could be a reality in the coming days due to the...

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) - water and sewer utility - expects more than...

Immigration Director To Be Back At Work Following Forced Vacation

The director of Migración y Extranjería (immigration service), Katia Rodríguez, will be back on...

Costa Rica To Promote Use of Electric Taxis

Two hundred taxi drivers will be able to exchange their old taxis for new...

More than Six Years Later Escazú Gas Station Fire Goes To Trial

It's been more than six years since the entire country looked on in horror...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

The start of the school year is around the corner and Costa Rica's Health...

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

Almost 300.000 people in 417 "informal settlements" (precarios in Spanish) live in poor conditions...

Laura Chinchilla and Raul Castro Held Historic Meeting While in Chile

For the first time since 1959, the leaders of Costa Rica and Cuba held...

One Driver’s License For Central America?

Your Costa Rica drivers license could be used throughout Central America if transit authorities...

Costa Rica Prepping for Legalized Marijuana in US

Costa Rica, Mexico and Colombia have opened talks with U.S. officials to prepare for...

A “Moving” Week, 15 Earthquakes Registered

It was 12:40am Friday another earthquake shook Costa Rica. This time the quake registered...

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Former Miss ‘Monoseada’ In Guatemala

Few men could resist the charms of the former Miss Karina Ramos, who visited Guatemala over the weekend and took the opportunity to play...

Talamanca Man Takes Pride And Cherishes The Coffin His Dear Friend Made For Him

This is the story of two friends looking out of each other. Don Adán López López, better known as Panchito, was sent home (medically...

Man Kills Own Brother Over Alleged Sexual Abuse Of His Woman

A man, 61 years of age, identified by authorities by his surname, Quirós López, was stabbed and killed by his own brother on Monday...

Tickets For May 8 ‘Transfer of Powers’ Now Available

The next government of Costa Rica will celebrate 200 years of our country as a free, sovereign and independent Republic. On May 8, the...

Costa Rica Has A New Map: Includes 36,000 km2 of Maritime Territory Won in Court Against Nicaragua

Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with the 36,210 square kilometers (km2) of maritime that the country...

Cop and Former Cops Faked Roadside Blocks To Murder Model, Her Boyfriend and Brother

An officer of the Fuerza Publica (national police) in Alajuela and two former policemen faked a roadside police stop to intercept three people who...

Nicaraguans Continues On Edge

Nicaraguans, as they enter the seventh day of protests that have touched every corner of the country, continue on edge. The worst part is...

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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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“Strange Packages” Found On Alajuela Rail Line

QCOSTARICA - Found on the railway line to Alajuela (from San Jose), suspected of being placed there awaiting the passage of the train carrying...

Oscar Arias On Trump: “The U.S. Chose The Most Ignorant Candidate”

(QCOSTARICA) Oscar Arias Sanchez had this to say about the Donald Trump win of the presidency of the United States: "One of the characteristics...

Early Morning Accidents On The Autopista General Cañas Leaves 3 Dead, 18 Injured

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - Traffic congestion on the autopista General Cañas in the Alajuela - San Jose direction, worsened during morning peak hours...

Pococi Judge Arrested For Attempted Murder of Fellow Judge

OIJ confirm the arrest of five people Wednesday morning, all involved in the attempted murder of a Pococí Criminal Court judge last December. Among...

CCSS To Buy Donkeys To Provide Medical Services In The Southern Zone

QCOSTARICA -- They don't how or where, but what is clear is that the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) will be buying donkeys...