Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

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

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...

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...

Traffic Cameras To Start Rolling April 15

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

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

Via Fijatevos/QCostarica Thud! That's the sound of the other shoe dropping in the case of...

Registering a Business in Costa Rica Can Be a Headache

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

54% Of Traffic Tickets Appealed

More than half of traffic tickets are appealed says the Consejo de Seguridad Vial...

98% in Costa Rica Use A Cellular Phone, Study Reveals

Only 5% of adults living in Costa Rica do not currentty have a cellular...

Obama Visit in Costa Rica 2013

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

Immigration Director To Be Back At Work Following Forced Vacation

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

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

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

Drunk Driver Kills 6 In Guanacaste

Six people were crushed under the weight of trailer loaded with stones in the...

Lady Gaga Gets Costa Rican Fern Named After Her

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

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

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

Bank Manager Turned Robber Gives Himself Up

The bank manager who made off with ¢378 million colones from the Banco Nacional...

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...

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

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

Another “Happiest Country” Survey; Costa Rica Doesn’t Make the Cut

Norway tops the list of happiest countries in the world What does happiness mean to...

NEW – DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS ADDED TO ARTICLES

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

Madcap Ticos Want to Run an Ant Hill

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

Costa Rica To Promote Use of Electric Taxis

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

Bank Manager and ¢378 Million Colones Missing

Juan Carlos Quesada is the prime suspect in the missing ¢378 million colones (US$750.000...

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

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

Plan Ahead: Two Closures in Costa Rica This Week

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

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

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

Johnny Araya Acclaimed As PLN Presidential Candidate

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

Costa Rican Women Burdened with Responsibilities

Costa Rican women not only devote to household chores more than double the time...

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...

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...

Banco Central Imposes A Ceiling On Credit Growth

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

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...

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...

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