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Alvarez Desanti The PLN Choice For 2018!

Alvarez Desanti The PLN Choice For 2018!

Q COSTA RICA – After a short but intense campaign, on Sunday the Partido Liberacion Nacional (PLN) held its convention to elect a candidate for the 2018 presidential elections. Although voting ended by 6:00pm Sunday night, the definitive, but not final, results weren’t available until a few minutes before noon on Monday, leaving both the […]

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 […]

Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres Nominated Candidate To Be Next U.N. Secretary-general

Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres Nominated Candidate To Be Next U.N. Secretary-general

It’s official, Christiana Figueres is Costa Rica’s candidate to to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations. Figueres, daughter of Jose Maria Figueres Ferrer, served as President of Costa Rica on three occasions: 1948–1949, 1953–1958, and 1970–1974 and during his term in office abolished the country’s army, is the 12th contender in the race […]

Oscar Arias: Will He Or Won’t He?

Oscar Arias: Will He Or Won’t He?

QCOSTARICA – Former two-time President of Costa Rica, Oscar Arias (1986-1990 / 2006-2010), is said to be close to a decision to run (or not) for a third term. Sources close to the Q say that Arias has in recent weeks held intensive meetings with various community and business leaders, the influential within his party, […]