Banco Central Imposes A Ceiling On Credit Growth

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

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...

54% Of Traffic Tickets Appealed

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

Navigate The Streets of San José Like A Pro

The streets of San José, as in most towns in Costa Rica, each block...

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

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

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

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

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...

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...

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...

Feliz Dia a Todas Las Mamá de Costa Rica!

Dia de la Madre or Mother's day in Costa Rica is the holiday of...

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...

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...

Parents Should Inspect Buses That Transport Their Children to School

In a couple of days the 2013 school year starts in Costa Rica* and...

One Driver’s License For Central America?

Your Costa Rica drivers license could be used throughout Central America if transit authorities...

Happy Day Instead of Happy Hour in Playa Samara

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

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...

Tax Plan B Just Sort Of Morphed Into Place

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

Madcap Ticos Want to Run an Ant Hill

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

5.3 Quake Shook Central Valley

Costa Rica's Central Valley (San José and surrounding areas) shook early Thursday morning, when...

Eighteen Documentaries Portray The Corners of The Central Market

San José's Central Market (Spanish: Mercado central) is the largest market of the city...

“Costa Rica! We Have a Problem!”

As might be expected the problem revolves around money and lack of planning. With...

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...

Water Rationing Of San José Confirmed

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

Doctors Recommend Flu Vaccination

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

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...

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...

Costa Rica’s Milk Market Is Brewing

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

Must Have A Lover

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

A “Moving” Week, 15 Earthquakes Registered

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

Christmas Day in Costa Rica

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

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...

300.000 In Costa Rica Live in “Informal Settlements”

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

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