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...

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...

Must Have A Lover

Many have a lover and others would like to have one. And then there...

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...

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....

Happy Day Instead of Happy Hour in Playa Samara

Forget Happy Hour... you can be happy any time of day at this beachfront...

Johnny Araya Acclaimed As PLN Presidential Candidate

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

In Pictures: Sex in Nature

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

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...

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

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

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...

Torres A La Tica!

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

“Once in a Blue Moon”: 5 Amazing Facts

  Here are 5 amazing facts about Tuesday night's full moon, that will technically be...

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

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

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....

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...

Costa Rica almost feels like home … only hotter

By Elizabeth Yardley, phillyburbs.com| QCostarica For the month of November, we are spending our time...

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

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

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...

KFC Costa Rica wins Yum! Brands’ regional competition

A 5-person team representing KFC Costa Rica won Yum! Brands' annual competition in Latin...

Fuel Carriers Fear Shortage Due To Expired Permits

A gasoline shortage could be a reality in the coming days due to the...

Madcap Ticos Want to Run an Ant Hill

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

World of new experiences in Costa Rica, Nicaragua

By Elizabeth Yardley, Phylliburbs/QCostarica Having been to Costa Rica so many times, I’ve grown used...

Bank Manager Turned Robber Gives Himself Up

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

The incidence of skin cancer is on the rise

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

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

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

A “Moving” Week, 15 Earthquakes Registered

It was 12:40am Friday another earthquake shook Costa Rica. This time the quake registered...

New Political Party Emerges From The Crumbling PUSC

A new political party has emerged for the upcoming presidential elections in 2014, the...

Costa Rica’s Milk Market Is Brewing

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

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

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

Do pets really look like their owners?

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

“Ticas” Struggle To Shed Their Male Name

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

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