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Sunday 22 October 2017

In Pictures: Sex in Nature

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

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...

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 Ricans, but not a...

Feliz Dia a Todas Las Mamá de Costa Rica!

Dia de la Madre or Mother's day in Costa Rica is the holiday of all holidays, a major...

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QNews Costa Rica Looking very much the executive, the ex-Vice Minister of Youth who...

Navigate The Streets of San José Like A Pro

The streets of San José, as in most towns in Costa Rica, each block is assumed to be...

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 to lowland moist and...

In Costa Rica “Completed” and “Finished” Means Two Very Different Things

  In Costa Rica when we say complete it should not be confused with finished. A case in point...

December 1 Costa Rica Celebratrs Military Abolition Day

Each December first Costa Rica celebrates one of the most significant events in its history, one of the...

Steamy Divorce Parties for Women in Costa Rica: A New Hot Trend

Thursday, October 25, 2012 – QNews Costa Rica | Source: Costa Rica Star As evidenced by the recent media...

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 man, says study. Sexual harassment...

‘Wild West’ of Medicine: Costa Rica has only 52 plastic surgeons duly recognized

The Asociación Costarricense de Cirujanos Plásticos (Costa Rican Association of Plastic Surgeons) confirms there are only 52 plastic...

I am not really a Costa Rican!!!

By Christopher Howard, Live in Costa Rica Blog Actually I have been a naturalized Costa Rican citizen for over...

Lady Gaga Gets Costa Rican Fern Named After Her

Thursday, October 25, 2012 – QNews Costa Rica | Source: Latino Fox News   A newly identified Latin plant is...

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 as a gasoline station...

Costa Rica Prepping for Legalized Marijuana in US

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

Torres A La Tica!

Quick, what is the tallest building in Costa Rica? If you answered the Banco Nacional you were close. At...

The Forgotten Sea Turtle Beaches in Costa Rica

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

Madcap Ticos Want to Run an Ant Hill

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |  QPura Vida Although you may be crazy about video games, are you crazy enough...

Glass Hopper: The Astonishing Transparent Frogs of Costa Rica’s Cloud Forest

QCostarica - They are a breathtaking insight into the complexity of the animal world. The aptly-named glass frog...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QNews Costa Rica Former president José María Figueres announced on Wednesday that he will...

Speeding in Costa Rica Will Land You In Jail

Driving in excess of 150 km/h on Costa Rica's roads can land the driver up to three years...

Costa Rica’s Peaceful tradition extends to the protection of its animals with a hunting ban

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QLife | Source: Live in Costa Rica Blog On December 1, 1948, President José...

Costa Rica’s Milk Market Is Brewing

Florida Bebidas, owners of the country's brewery, adds competition to Costa Rica's milk market (QExclusive) Dos Pinos, once the...

The PayPhone In Costa Rica Going The Way Of The Dinosaur

Losses force ICE to do away with the payphones Who, if having a cell phone handy, would look for...

Skip Salenius Headed To Race In Costa Rica This Coming Weekend

Saturday 27 October 2012  | QNews Costa Rica | Source: Roadracingworld.com AMA Pro road racer Skip Salenius will be...

Success! I am now a legal Costa Rican resident!

By  Judith Lipton, M.D. and David Barash, Ph.D., Psychology Today/QCostarica Success! The witch is dead, I got her broom,...

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

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

Registering a Business in Costa Rica Can Be a Headache

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QBusiness Although Costa Rica improved twelve positions in the Doing Business Index by the...

Starbucks’ new super-expensive coffee: Geisha variety that sells for $7-a-cup

The Costa Rican Fince Palmilera is the company's most expensive coffee It is only available in 48 stores and...

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

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

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

At noon today (Christmas Day) kicks off the Zapote Fair - the first of a series of annual...

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After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica

A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at...

3 Ways to Get a Second Passport and 2 Countries to Get It From Quickly

A Second Passport is not just for the "James Bond" or "Jason Bourne" or the super wealthy of this world. The truth? Millions of...

Croway Aims to Be the Airbnb of Car Rentals in Uruguay

A new digital car rental service has begun operation in Uruguay. It’s called Croway, and similar to Airbnb’s housing rental model, the app serves...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

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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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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