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

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...

December 1 Costa Rica Celebratrs Military Abolition Day

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

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...

Feliz Dia a Todas Las Mamá de Costa Rica!

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

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

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

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...

‘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...

Costa Rica Prepping for Legalized Marijuana in US

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

Navigate The Streets of San José Like A Pro

The streets of San José, as in most towns in Costa Rica, each block...

The Forgotten Sea Turtle Beaches in Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

Torres A La Tica!

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

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...

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 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...

Costa Rica’s Milk Market Is Brewing

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

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

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

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....

Lady Gaga Gets Costa Rican Fern Named After Her

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

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

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

I am not really a Costa Rican!!!

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

Success! I am now a legal Costa Rican resident!

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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...

Madcap Ticos Want to Run an Ant Hill

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

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...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

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

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

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

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...

Pay Aguinaldo On Alimony/Child Support Or Go To Jail

All employers know that December 20 is the last day to pay their employees...

Do pets really look like their owners?

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

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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...

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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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Nosara Motocross Awakens Passion of Motorcyclists

By Marvin Castillo, Voice of Nosara The improvised motocross track at the Nosara Fiestas was completely full with hundreds of motorcycle fans on Sunday, January...

Journey to the “Dark Side” of Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA by Bonnie Vining, Retireforlessincostarica.com -  Our exploratory trips to Costa Rica in 2012 and 2013 focused on places we considered living such as...

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A Drivers License in Costa Rica For Only US$565

QCOSTARICA - How much does it cost to get a drivers license in Costa Rica? About ¢300,000 colones (US$565), according to the Ministerio Publico...