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Donald Trump Employed illegal Tico Workers To Build N.J. Golf Club, Reveals ‘The Washington Post’

On Friday, the Washington Post published a damning report of the full scope of how the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey went out of its way to employ undocumented immigrants for years, many of whom were from the town of Santa...

Oscar Ramirez Arrived in Costa Rica Amid Heavy Security

Costa Rica's national team landed at the San Jose airport on Friday, returning from Russia, at 4 in the afternoon. What drew the attention of many was that Oscar Ramirez, the team's coach, was nowhere to be seen. Given the threats against him and his...

Women Celebrate: “Thanks Costa Rica For Not Going To Second Round!”

A group of women is celebrating the national team's early departure from the World Cup 2018 in Russia this Saturday, in the hope that it could reduce the violence against women. With the slogan ¡Gracias Costa Rica por no pasar a octavos! (Thanks Costa Rica...

Costa Rica coach unsure about his future

(Nizhny Novgorod, Russia) Costa Rica's national team coach Oscar Ramirez admitted he was unsure about his future after the team played its third and final World Cup game on Wednesday. The Ticos lost the first two and tied the third, landing in last place in...

Nizhny Showdown: Confident Swiss Face Already Eliminated Ticos Today

Switzerland will face the already eliminated Costa Rica today, Wednesday. A win or even a draw will be enough for Switzerland to advance in World Cup 2018 play. For Costa Rica, also known as the "Switzerland of Central America", on the other hand, it's not...

Costa Rica Looks to Exit World Cup With Win Against Switzerland

Though they failed to qualify for the 16 round, Costa Rica's national team is looking to leave the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia with a victory. Losing 1-0 to Serbia and 2-0 to Brazil in the first two games, Costa Rica, eliminated from...

Ticos in Moscow Seen on Russia Today World News, Russia World Cup 2018 (Video)

This video sent to us by a reader fo the Q, Dr. Meno, of an RT.com on Ticos spreading "pura vida" in Russia during the World Cup. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBZRp-54lO8] RT.Com https://www.rt.com/on-air/rt-america-... https://actualidad.rt.com/ en español

History Repeats: “Poor Costa Rica” The English Media Say Of La Sele, Same As In 2014

  As if history was being repeated, but in this case in Englan, the Costa Rican national team again called "poor Costa Rica" in the group in which they will play in the World Cup 2018. Four years ago the Uruguayan media said of the Ticos...

President Alvardo Supports La Sele In Motivational Video

President Carlos Alvarado sends a motivational message to the players of the Selección Nacional (National Team) or La Sele prior to their visiting the Presidential House.  In the short video, under two minutes, the President recalled the success in Brazil and how a whole country...

Arrival Of World Cup Tropy Awakens Emotion and Passion In Costa Ricans

The World Cup trophy that will be presented to the winner of the World Cup 2018 in Russia later this year landed in Costa Rica at 11 a.m. Saturday and after the ceremonial acts it was taken to the Estadio Nacional (National Stadium) where...

Viva La Democracia! First Polls Open In Australia in Costa Rica’s Presidential Elections

Although in Costa Rica the second round voting to elect the next President doesn't occur until Sunday morning, 123 Costa Ricans - 63 men and 60 women - in Sydney, Australia already began casting their votes. The Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE) - elections tribunal...

Ticos To Prepare for World Cup With Friendlies Against Scotland andTunisia

In preparation for their trip to Russia in June, Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Selección or Sele, will test its readiness with friendlies in March against Scotland and Tunisia. The Ticos will visit Scotland on March 23 before taking on Tunisia on March 27...

Costa Ricans Are Very Polite

(By Galya Gerstman) Costa Ricans are very polite. Very, very polite. We from the USA think we’re polite. The English think they’re polite. (The French and the Israelis don’t have any illusions that they are polite. Or at least they shouldn’t). But Costa Ricans...

Costa Rica Placed Against Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia In 2018 World Cup

The Final Draw ceremony for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia took place on Friday, December 1, in Moscow’s Kremlin State Palace with Costa Rica drawn into Group E with Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia (competing as the former Yugoslavia). Claiming one of the automatic qualifying...

Costa Rica Will Not Face In Russia A Group As Terrifying As In Brazil

Costa Rica has a good chance of coming out triumphant in the 2018 World Cup next year, from June 14 to July 15. At least not face in Russia a group as terrifying as in Brazil in 2014. The Costa Rican national team, "La Sele", will...

From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes

The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.   #costarica #futbol De la angustia al éxtasis en 90 minutos #estadio #puravida #rusia2018🏆 A post shared by...

PURA VIDA IN RUSSIA!

At minute 90+4, a headbutt by Kendall Waston from a center shot by Bryan Ruiz tied the game and earned the Costa Rica national team the needed point for a trip to Russia in 2018. Waston, who appeared like a giant, a head taller than...

Storm Doesn’t Detain World Cup Qualifier. Game On Saturday!

  Good news for futbol (soccer) fans, storm or no storm, nothing will detain Costa Rica's national team from taking the field to make the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying official. The game that was supposed to be played tonight, Friday, in Costa Rica at...

Almost…One More Point!

Though the Ticos, Costa Rica's national team or 'La Sele', did not get the points necessary last night to qualify for their participation in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, they are close. This close. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. The tie means...

Costa Rica Vs. USA Today. Big Game!

The Costa Rican national team take on the United States men's national team this afternoon. And judging by the air time on this morning's television news, it's a pretty big deal in the country, sports newscasters reminding viewers to about the early start time...

U.S. Soccer Chooses N.J Venue For Critical Game Against Ticos On Friday

Because this is summer in New Jersey, the Costa Rican national team won’t have to worry about any snow storms, just the bugs, as they go head-to-head in a critical World Cup soccer qualifier against the U.S. national team. The game is being held at...

USA Gives Costa Rica First Warning After 2-0 Win In Gold Cup 2017 Semi-Final

Q SPORTS - After reading the two main articles in La Nacion on last night's semi-finals game between Costa Rica and the United States, it took a visit to the GoldCup website to learn the score, the Americans had downed the Ticos 2-0. And the...

U.S. Looks To Flip Script on Costa Rica in Gold Cup Semifinals Tonight

Q SPORTS - Bruce Arena wasn’t in charge the last time the United States faced Costa Rica, but he’s well aware of the final result. A 4-0 road loss in San Jose last November in World Cup qualifying closed the door on the Jurgen Klinsmann...

Turning Cheese Into Profit in Costa Rica

(Q24N)  Misty, dream-like cloud forests…Olympian mountaintops with fertile river valleys…miles of pristine, empty beaches… Despite its small size, Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful and biodiverse countries in the world. It has everything a nature lover like me could want. But every utopia...

Goleada! Costa Rica Loses 4-0 To U.S.

QCOSTARICA SPORTS - "Goleada" (trashing) is what happened last night as Costa Rica's national soccer team lost 4-0 to the U.S. in Copa America play. In soccer and other sports, goleada refers to a large number of goals a teams gets to another,  especially if...

Paraguay And Costa Rica Draw

QSPORTS - Costa Rica and Paraguay opened their Copa America campaigns with a testy goalless draw that saw more cards than scoring chances. In hot conditions in Orlando, the mood was set inside the first 20 seconds when Costa Rica's Yeltsin Tejeda was booked for...

Costa Rica Takes Down Panama

QCOSTARICA SPORTS - Costa Rica's national soccer team, La Sele,  continued their start in World Cup 2018 qualifying, beating Panama 2-1 on Tuesday. Goals by Bryan Ruiz and Marco Ureña half-way through the second half led the Ticos of the second win from their two...

The Power Of Football To Unite, Despite Rivalries

COSTA RICA JOURNAL - We want to share with you the article by former president Oscar Arias, published today in Forbes: My beloved Costa Rica, a little country of fewer than five million souls, has arguably captured the attention of billions by advancing into the...

Pumped to Play With The Champions!

COSTA RICA SPORTS - Costa Rica faces an uphill battle in confronting the three former champions. But coach Jorge Luis Pinto said Friday he remains confident his team's focus, motivation and speed will help in overcoming rivals. Only eight countries have ever won the World...

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