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Put it Under the Mattress – Or Spend it!

Q BLOGS – It is really hard not to join the global news outlets and write something about the Trump Administration if there is such a thing. But Q Costa Rica focuses on local issues. Damn, I want to get in on the D.C. drama! We have a major issue here in Pura Vida and […]

The Name Has Changed. So Has Its Function. But The Building Remains The Same.

The Name Has Changed. So Has Its Function. But The Building Remains The Same.

(QCOSTARICA) The building looks familiar. Located on Avenida Segunda, diagonal to the Teatro Nacional, the building once housed the failed Banco Anglo Costarricense. The Banco Anglo was founded in 1863 with British and Costa Rican capital, as its name implies, and closed after the financial collapse on September 14, 1994 by order of the government […]

Costa Rica Violated Rights of Convicted Banco Anglo Directors: IACHR

Costa Rica Violated Rights of Convicted Banco Anglo Directors: IACHR

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, D.C. last month notified Costa Rica’s Foreign Ministry that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights based in San Jose (Costa Rica) will hear an appeal brought by five directors of the now defunct Banco Anglo-Costarricense and a dozen others found guilty of a variety of unconnected […]