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Sunday 24 September 2017

Stickhouse, The Italian Gelato On A Stick Now In Costa Rica

Italians first invented ice cream (or Gelato as they call it) in 1565, and never stopped trying to...

Could Cars Flooded By Hurricane Harvey End Up In Costa Rica?

TODAY COSTA RICA - Where to used cars in Costa Rica come from? Interesting question, no? Costa Rica...

Clothing For As Little As ¢1,000 Colones? The Ropa Americana Store Is Far From Trashy.

You've see them, the "Ropa Americana" stores. They're all over. For the uninitiated, the first thoughts are, 'wow,...

Boxed Pasta Worth Buying

When it comes to cooking pasta, the secret is in the quality of the pasta you buy, not...

EPA Consolidates Its Business Model Without Fear of Competition

It was 2004 when EPA arrived in Costa Rica, introducing the "self serve" concept never seen before in...

Costa Rica Trip Among Costco’s Freebies To Entice New Members

TODAY COSTA RICA - To entice new members, Costco in the U.S. is offering a freebie in a...

Picking The Perfect Sandía (Watermelon)

  If you are like me, picking the right sandía (watermelon) is a hit and a miss. To show...

Walmart Opens In Guanacaste

QCR - Walmart last Friday, July 14, opened its 10th store in the country, located in the city...

Brown Eggs and White Eggs, What’s The Difference?

Finding yourself in a scramble trying to figure out the difference between brown and white eggs? We cracked...

Retailers Misled Customers on Black Friday, MEIC Report

The Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC) - Ministry of Economy , Trade and Industry  - reports...

To Fridge of Not to Fridge Your Eggs?

An important distinction between Costa Rican eggs and in the United States and Canada is how they are...

Christmas Shopping in Costa Rica Begins With Specials. Shop Around For Deals!

n November it is common for Costa Ricans to be doing their Christmas shopping, as retailers announce their...

Starbucks Chooses Lincoln Plaza For Second Location in Costa Rica

The U.S. coffee chain Starbucks chose Lincoln Plaza in Moravia for its second point of expansion in Costa...

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Why Wendy’s Serves Fast Food’s Only Baked Potato

Perhaps it was the squared patty of fresh, never frozen meat or the focus on baked potato rather than sliced, oil-slicked fries that did...

Original Supermodels Reunite for Walk Down Runway 26 Years Later, Look the Same

The new generation of supermodels (which now includes Cindy Crawford’s daughter Kaia) may be having a moment, but the original supermodels are having an...

Nicaragua To Join Paris Accord, Leaving Trump Alone With Syria

A fisherman throws a fishing net at Lake Cocibolca in La Virgen, Nicaragua. Photographer: Inti Ocon/AFP via Getty Images Nicaragua will reportedly join the Paris...

Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota. EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda As Colombia’s 50-year armed conflict enters a post-conflict phase, the country is having to face up...

Conavi Reports Progress in The Limon Road Project

The Consejo Nacional Vialidad (CONAVI)- National Road Council - in a statement said the final designs studies for the construction of 107 kilometers of...

Can You Imagine A Costa Rica Without All Those 0’s In Its Money?

The new to Costa Rica are often bewildered by all those zeros following the numbers 1 to 9 to in the local currency. Even...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in a century to hit my home state, Chiapas, was felt....

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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...

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...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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