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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 Skip Salenius will be...

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...

Happy Day Instead of Happy Hour in Playa Samara

Forget Happy Hour... you can be happy any time of day at this beachfront hangout on Playa Samara...

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...

Figueres presents ‘Way Forward’ for Costa Rica

Via TicoTimes/QCostarica After making it clear a few weeks ago that he would not run for president in 2014,...

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...

Costa Rica ready for World Cup duties

FIFA.com/QCostarica The logo and mascot of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica 2014 have been unveiled at...

“Costa Rica! We Have a Problem!”

As might be expected the problem revolves around money and lack of planning. With a “knee jerk” response,...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

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

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...

Costa Rican Women Burdened with Responsibilities

Costa Rican women not only devote to household chores more than double the time men do, but also...

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...

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...

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...

No Concerts Past 8PM At National Stadium; Soccer Games OK

Rowdy and noisy sport activities are welcomed at the Estadio Nacional (national stadium) located in La Sabana, but...

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...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

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

Fuel Carriers Fear Shortage Due To Expired Permits

A gasoline shortage could be a reality in the coming days due to the number of trucks -...

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...

One Driver’s License For Central America?

Your Costa Rica drivers license could be used throughout Central America if transit authorities and road safter councils...

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

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

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...

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...

New Political Party Emerges From The Crumbling PUSC

A new political party has emerged for the upcoming presidential elections in 2014, the Centro Democrático y Social...

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...

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...

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...

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Drunk Driver Who Ran Over And Killed Athlete Is Free!

Released with the conditions to sign every 15 days and have a fixed address, while being investigated for the manslaughter, is the decision of...

A Synopisis of the Cementazo Scandal

Rico's TICO BULL - So far I have stayed away from reporting the Cementazo (cement scandal). In the words of a dear friend, it's...

Drunk Driver Kills Marathon Runner Sunday Morning

A 35-year-old Venezuelan athlete participating this Sunday morning in the San Jose Half Marathon was killed by a drunk driver who disrespected the traffic...

“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service

After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service,...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the ...
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JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn

Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York's La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call...

Nate Death Toll Rises To 14

The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) - National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) - Judicial...

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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...

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...

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...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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