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Will Chinese Tourists Head For Panama?

Businessmen from the Panamanian tourist sector welcome the arrival of Air China flights in March 2018, but say that it will be a challenge...

Why Story of Russia’s Meddling in 2018 Mexican Vote Causes Laughter

The rumors of Russia's alleged intention to interfere in the 2018 Mexican presidential elections are completely groundless and ridiculous, Carlos Figueroa Ibarra, researcher at...

Agony in Argentina

The relatives of the missing crew have taken the news about the alleged submarine explosion with shock, some of them being lost for words,...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Costa Rica's UAE embassy was officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, by foreign affairs minister Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, in the...

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

For one Valdosta State University (VSU) Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn about another culture, it was a...

Free Market Culture: Over 70% of Latin Americans Support Free Trade, Survey Finds

A study developed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latinobarómetro Corporation revealed that more than 70 percent of Latin Americans are in favor...

Cuba’s Education Farce: There Is No Room for Young Independent Thinkers

One of the cruelest monopolies that dictatorships invariably control — and Cuba is no exception — is, without a doubt, the education system. It is...

Medical Device Companies Give Life To A New Consortium In Costa Rica

It is estimated that this year the exports of medical devices - mainly industrial export from Costa Rica - will reach US$3 billion dollars,...

Hacienda (Taxation) Confirms Internet Purchases Of Up To US$500 Are Tax Exempt

The Ministerio de Hacienda (Ministry of Finance) confirmed, through a statement issued today (November 23, 2017), that any Internet purchase, that is not for...

Word Of The Day: “Cuneteado”

Lack of guardrails or other barriers to prevent a vehicle going off the road, many end up in the 'cuneta' (ditch, gutter), hence the...

Can The Traffic Police Force You To Get Out Of Your Vehicle?

Wednesday morning in Alajuela, apparently a driver was demanded to get out of his vehicle by officials of the Policia de Transito (Traffic Police)....

Costa Rica Strong Increase in the Financial Deficit

The financial deficit up to October 2017 reached 4.6% of GDP, above the 3.9% registered in October 2016, according to the Ministerio de Hacienda...

The Same Old BS Protectionist Measures

In Costa Rica, a bill is being analyzed that would oblige industrialists to contribute to the Corporación Arrocera Nacional  (Conarroz) - National Rice Corporation...

North Korea-Cuba Diplomatic Visit: ‘Pyongyang Trying to Build Anti-US Coalition’

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho will arrive in Havana Monday for talks with Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. The trip comes as both...

Climatologist Warns of Mass Disasters That Could Make Whole Countries Disappear

Over 15,000 scientists from 184 countries have signed an open letter, warning of the greatest dangers to life on Earth and advocating a responsible...

‘Coco’: A Latino-themed movie that gets it right

Q MAGAZINE - From featuring an all-Latino cast, to using popular Mexican sayings like "no manches," (you've got to be kidding me) to hiring...

October is Mexico’s bloodiest month on record

With an average of 69 killings per day, 2017 looks set to be Mexico's most violent year, and October its bloodiest month.   Mexico is on...