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Tuesday 27 June 2017

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

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

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...

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...

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...

Do pets really look like their owners?

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

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...

Dog Walker Takes Dogs For Walk!

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

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...

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...

Figueres WILL NOT Run For President

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

Must Have A Lover

Many have a lover and others would like to have one. And then there are those that do...

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...

A “Moving” Week, 15 Earthquakes Registered

It was 12:40am Friday another earthquake shook Costa Rica. This time the quake registered 3.5 on the Richter...

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...

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

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

Obama Visit in Costa Rica 2013

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

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...

Johnny Araya Acclaimed As PLN Presidential Candidate

Almost four years ago Johnny Araya had to take a back seat to Laura Chinchilla for the leadership...

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...

PRIMERA CARRERA BOMBEROS 2012

Costa Rica's firefighters (Bomberos) are holding their first ever race - Carrera Bomberos 2012 - on Saturday 8...

54% Of Traffic Tickets Appealed

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

Plan Ahead: Two Closures in Costa Rica This Week

If you are coming to Costa Rica this week, keep in mind two major closures. Wednesday, May 1, is...

Drunk Driver Kills 6 In Guanacaste

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“Costa Rica! We Have a Problem!”

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

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

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“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

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