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Friday 18 August 2017

In Pictures: Sex in Nature

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

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...

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...

Offenders To Pay Traffic Fines

A ruling by the Sala Constitucional (Constitutional Court) says that the offender is the one responsible to pay...

Drunk Driver Kills 6 In Guanacaste

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

“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...

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...

Laura Chinchilla and Raul Castro Held Historic Meeting While in Chile

For the first time since 1959, the leaders of Costa Rica and Cuba held an official meeting, when...

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...

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

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

54% Of Traffic Tickets Appealed

More than half of traffic tickets are appealed says the Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi), confirming that it...

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...

Parakeets in Costa Rica Mimic Each Other to Start ‘Discussions’

Researchers studied parakeets that live in constantly changing flocks in Costa Rican forests The birds use mimicry to initiate...

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...

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...

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...

NEW – DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS ADDED TO ARTICLES

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

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...

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...

Bank Manager and ¢378 Million Colones Missing

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

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

The Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) - water and sewer utility - expects more than 325.000 to be affected...

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

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

On World Cancer Day, A Chance To Accelerate Efforts Toward A Cure

More than 700 people in Costa Rica are currently waiting for an appointment with an oncologist, as increasingly...

Tax Plan B Just Sort Of Morphed Into Place

Given all of the hand wringing, woe is me and sorrowful words that an economic apocalypse was right...

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

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

Protest “Mamatón” Today (Saturday)

In protest of the prohibition of breastfeeding in public areas by Lincoln Plaza, mothers from all over are...

“Ticas” Struggle To Shed Their Male Name

Seven Costa Rican transgenders want to erase all of their identity as a male. They feel as being...

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...

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...

In La Cuesta de Enero The Compra y Venta Is The Saviour

The phrase La Cuesta de Enero is too well known in Costa Rica, for despite the Aguinaldo (annual...

Driver In Weekend Accident Killing 6 Faces More than 40 Years Prison

It was Saturday evening, around 11:30pm, when a group of three couples were coming home from a party...

Costa Rica To Promote Use of Electric Taxis

Two hundred taxi drivers will be able to exchange their old taxis for new electric vehicles under a...

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The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in a public ceremony that brought together...

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...

Panama’s Convention Centers

Two new projects in Panama and opening in 2018 – seek to attract convention visitors. With 58,000 square meters (624,000 square feet), Panama’s planned Amador...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America because he promotes the racism and...

“El Carretero De Chepe”

Don Romualdo, who is 78 years old, every day he takes to the streets, wheeling his cart (carretica) from the Mercado Bourbon, in the...

Government Threatens Local Businesses With Fines For Links Uber

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Two Costa Ricans Suffered “Minor Injuries” In the Barcelona ‘Terrorist’ Attack

Q COSTA RICA - Two young Costa Rican women (Ticas), studying in Barcelona, Spain, were "injured" in the terrorist attack that shook Barcelona Thursday...

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OIJ Arrest Suspect Who Made Threats Against Ariana Grande Concert In Costa Rica Tonight

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