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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

In Pictures: Sex in Nature

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

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...

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

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

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 marlin, extraordinary is the...

Costa Rica almost feels like home … only hotter

By Elizabeth Yardley, phillyburbs.com| QCostarica For the month of November, we are spending our time in Parrita, Costa Rica. I’ve...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

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

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...

“Once in a Blue Moon”: 5 Amazing Facts

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

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...

“Notables” Propose Eliminating Autonomous Boards; Presidenta Promises Quick Action

The elimination of the boards of directors of independent institutions and the closure of Consejo Nacional de Vialidad...

Obama Visit in Costa Rica 2013

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

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...

Pay Aguinaldo On Alimony/Child Support Or Go To Jail

All employers know that December 20 is the last day to pay their employees the Aguinaldo. But, in...

Get Ready! TACA Travel Deal – TONIGHT ONLY

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

Banco Central Imposes A Ceiling On Credit Growth

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

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 to weaken Latin America’s...

Eighteen Documentaries Portray The Corners of The Central Market

San José's Central Market (Spanish: Mercado central) is the largest market of the city of San José, Costa...

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

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

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...