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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Torres A La Tica!

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

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

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...

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...

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...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

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

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Good News For Renters, Not So Much For Landlords

  Thanks to a recent law reform, residential rentals in colones cannot rise above the accumulated inflation of the past 12 months. In 2018, the legal...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers affiliated to the technology platform. The decision follows a similar...

Over half a million Venezuelans fled to Colombia

More than half a million Venezuelans have taken refuge in Colombia to escape the crippling economic crisis in their country, Colombia Immigration (Migración Colombia)...

Foreigner Detained At Airport For Concealing Large Amount Of Cash

A woman of Cuban nationality was detained by the officials of the Policía de Control de Drogas (PCD) - Drug Control Police - at...

New ¢1,000 Not Fake: New Series Issued With Changes

The Banco Central (Central Bank) confirmed on Monday, January 22, that the new ¢1,000 banknote in circulation is not counterfeit, as it has been...

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A fight outside a liquor store in Santa Terese de Cobano, in the Nicoya Peninsula, resulted in the death of one and serious injury...

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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...

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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...

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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¢309.000 Fine For Drivers Who Refuse Roadside Breathalyzer

QCOSTARICA - Refusing a roadside breathalyzer test can cost a driver ¢309,000 colones, if the initiative approved Wednesday afternoon by the Commission of Government...

Ad Astra Receive US$10 million From NASA To Build Plasma Engine

QCOSTARICA - Over a three year period, NASA will give Ad Astra around US$10 million dollars to fully develop a new version of the VASIMR engine...

Netflix To Raise Prices For New Customers

Netflix, buried within the earnings details, has revealed two announcements that have been a long time coming: it's raising prices for new customers, and...

Drop In Gasoline Prices Approved

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Three Murders, 90 Arrested and 50 Seriously Injured Tally After World Cup Game

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