54% Of Traffic Tickets Appealed

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Banco Central Imposes A Ceiling On Credit Growth

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

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...

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

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Plan Ahead: Two Closures in Costa Rica This Week

If you are coming to Costa Rica this week, keep in mind two major...

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...

5.3 Quake Shook Central Valley

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

Parents Should Inspect Buses That Transport Their Children to School

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

Must Have A Lover

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

Figueres presents ‘Way Forward’ for Costa Rica

Via TicoTimes/QCostarica After making it clear a few weeks ago that he would not run...

Obama Visit in Costa Rica 2013

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

Costa Rica almost feels like home … only hotter

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

“Ticas” Struggle To Shed Their Male Name

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

Registering a Business in Costa Rica Can Be a Headache

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QBusiness Although Costa Rica improved twelve positions in the Doing...

Comptroller Files Corruption Charges

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

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...

Get Ready! TACA Travel Deal – TONIGHT ONLY

Starting at 6pm tonight, TACA says it will have "unbeatable" fare to fly from...

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...

NEW – DISCUSSION AND COMMENTS ADDED TO ARTICLES

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

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...

Tax Plan B Just Sort Of Morphed Into Place

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

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