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Three minors suspected of murdering Italian in La Sabana

Three minors are suspected of killing the Italian businessman, Gianfranco Pescosolido, 56, on Wednesday night, while exercising inside the La Sabana park, shortly after 8:00 pm, attacked during a failed assault. The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) said Thursday afternoon that Pescosolido lived in the...

Italian is killed in La Sabana park

A man of Italian nationality died Wednesday night after being wounded with a knife, while he was in the Parque Metropolitano La Sabana. According to the police report, officers found the man with stab wounds to his chest and abdomen. The man was taken to...

Suspects In Double Homicide In La Sabana Detained

A woman and three men were arrested Sunday morning as suspects in the killing of a father and his son in La Sabana. As confirmed by the Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ), the woman, 21 years of age, was identified by her last name Baez Rodríguez,...

MAC Invites You To A Tour Of Costa Rican Erotic Art

In November 2017, the Museo de Arte Costarricense (MAC) - Costa Rican Art Museum - inaugurated the exhibition Detrás del Portón Rojo: una visión de la erótica en el arte costarricense (Behind the Red Door: a vision of erotica in Costa Rican art). Many have...

Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm

The annual "Festival de la Luz" (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San Jose. The holiday tradition is the biggest of all festivals for the year-end celebrations. Preparations for the end of the year annual...

Police In Early Morning Gunfight In La Sabana

Right out of the page of an action movie, police find two bodies, gagged and shot, inside a minivan after a gunfight with three individuals who ran from the vehicle, in their attempt to get away from the police. But, unlike a movie script, this...

You Too Can Help Those Affected By Nate

You can help all the people affected by tropical storm Nate by visiting the Televisora de Costa Rica (Teletica channel 7) central office in La Sabana, to make your donation. From 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, in this second day, Wednesday, the parking lot in...

Shooting On The 27 In La Sabana Leaves Three Injured

Three people traveling in an SUV were shot at on Tuesday afternoon by several gunmen riding in another vehicle, the Ministerio de Seguridad Publica (MSP) confirmed. The shooting occurred around 5:40 pm, on the Ruta 27, 150 meters west of the General Comptroller's Office, in...

The Reforestation of La Sabana Park

TODAY in COSTA RICA - If you've visited the Parque Metropolitano La Sabana (La Sabana park) recently and noticed many trees missing, not to worry, they are not being stolen by thieves known in Costa Rica to take anything that isn't nailed down. Trees...

Bicycle Racks Are The Main Target Of “Tachadores”

Computers, leather handbags, and bicycle racks are the main targets for theft by "tachadores" (criminals), explained the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) during a press conference on Thursday on car break-ins. Valuable items are what criminals are after. In the case of bicycle racks, they...

Sting In Costa Rica Tonight!

COSTA RICA EXTRA - In a few minutes, at 4:00pm, the doors to the National Stadium in La Sabana, will open for fans of Sting, who will, for the fourth time, take stage in Costa Rica for what is described a show "with a...

Mechanical Malfunction Blame For Eearly Morning Train Derailment In San Jose

Q COSTA RICA - Hey, watch out there's a train on the road! A mechanical malfunction is being blamed for the last car of the four car urban train from San Jose to Pavas leaving the tracks, rolling on the asphalt pavement for more...

What The F**k Happened To The Sabana Lake?

An aerial view of the La Sabana lakeTICO BULL by Rico – Any who has spent any time in San Jose will have visited La Sabana metropolitan park and the Sabana lake (Lago La Sabana in Spanish), the once beautiful lake that is no...

Drivers Fail To Respect La Sabana Level Crossing

(QCOSTARICA) No surprise here, drivers continue to turn left at the La Sabana intersection despite the erection of a level crossing this week. The left turn for eastbound traffic has been prohibited since 2013, when changes were made to the intersection in front of the...

Stylish New Hotel In The Heart of San Jose

QCOSTARICA BUSINESS - Part of the Sabana Business Center, a 20-story mixed-use complex in the city’s vibrant business and entertainment district, the new Hilton Garden Inn San Jose Sabana hotel is perfect for all travellers, whether for business or vacation. Near lots of embassies, local...

COSI Opens Fifth Restaurant in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Cosi, the fast casual restaurant, has opened its fifth restaurant location in Costa Rica located in the Sabana Business Center, across from national stadium. The La Sabana location is part of an expansion plan the chain has, looking to open the sixth Cosi...

La Sabana Intersection Changes Effective May 18

QCOSTARICA - Just when you thought it would never happen again, drivers will soon be able to cross the La Sabana Sur intersection, in front of the McDonalds (or across from the Gimnasio Nacional). The Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) announced it will,...

MOPT Shows Us How Some Prefer The Mad Dash Across Busy Streets Instead of An Overpass

QCOSTARICA - The Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transporte (Ministry of Public Works and Transport- MOPT) shared through social networks, some photographs showing how "some people insist on risking their life and that of drivers so as not to walk a little further, using...

Traffic Congestion Began An Hour Earlier Today!

Today,  some 55.000 public sector employees started their day with their new hours, showing up at work at 7am instead of 8am.  Local television news Telenoticias gave us this morning a sneak preview of what will be for sometime, rather than diminishing, traffic congestion...

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