Tuesday 20 April 2021
QCOSTARICA - The honeymoon of free charges at Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) fast-charging stations is over for owners of electric car, as they...

HQ

Ruta 32 (San Jose – Limon) CLOSED to 5am Friday!

QCOSTARICA - The Ruta 32, which connects San José with Limón, will be closed from 6:00 pm from this Thursday until Friday 5:00 am...

TEC students create autonomous vehicle prototype for multiple uses

HQ - A group of four TEC - Costa Rica Institute of Technology - students created an autonomous vehicle to transport people, parcels, or...

Couple used fast food delivery services to hide sales of marijuana pastries

HQ - A couple was arrested on suspicion of using fast food delivery services to deliver marijuana pastries sold in the Greater Metropolitan Area...

Fire devours plastics warehouse in Alajuela

QCOSTARICA - A large fire in a plastics warehouse in Alajuela has firefighters working since the early hours of this Thursday, April 8. The alarm...

FINCA PARAISO

Key Largo: From Brothel to Cultural Center

QCOSTARICA - The building that housed the Key Largo adult entertainment center, in the heart of San José, will have a new facet: it...

LIGHTER SIDE OF COSTA RICA

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

230,837
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 20 April 2021 4:04 pm
3,099
Total deaths
Updated on 20 April 2021 4:04 pm
197,842
Total recovered
Updated on 20 April 2021 4:04 pm

Vaccination statistics

"YO YO" EXCHANGE

¢610.29 Buy

¢615.98 Sell

20 April 2021 - At The Banks - BCCR

BLOGS & OPINION

REPORTS

A Cuba Without a Castro? A Country Steps Into the Unknown.

Q REPORTS (NY Times) When Raúl Castro retired as Cuba’s top leader Monday, he...

Bolsonaro’s ‘genocidal’ Covid response has led to Brazilian catastrophe, Dilma Rousseff says

Q REPORTS (TheGuardian) Jair Bolsonaro’s perverse and “genocidal” response to one of the world’s...

President Miguel Díaz-Canel is the new leader of the Communist Party of Cuba after the departure of Raúl Castro

Q24N (La Habana) Cuba turned the page on the governments of the Castro brothers,...

LATIN AMERICA

KLM announces reactivation of flights to Costa Rica starting June 29

QCOSTARICA - KLM announced, this Monday, April 19, that it will reactivate its flights...

TRAVEL

What to know about “border runs” starting from today

RICO's TICO BULL - Today, Monday, April 5, Costa Rica opened its land borders...

EXPAT FOCUS

PHOTOS OF COSTA RICA

San Jose as seen from Cartago

The capital seen from the north of Cartago. Photo: Rafael Pacheco

Tárcoles, Costa Rica

Tárcoles, Costa Rica. Photo by Joaquin Murillo Photography.

Arenal Volcano at sunrise

Sometimes Mother Nature rewards us with unique moments and wonderful scenes ...  Arenal Volcano,...

Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

Sunrise with a full moon in Playa Hermosa. Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Photo by Joaquin Murillo...

q magazine

Business & Econony

RECOPE asks for another hike in fuel prices

QCOSTARICA - If you haven't gotten over the whopping increase in fuel prices that went into effect this Wednesday, ready for another, the fifth...

Super gasoline costs today ¢700!

QCOSTARICA - The dreaded increase has been announced for April. The regulatory authority approved what is the fourth consecutive increase since the beginning of...

Foreign vessels will be able to profit in Costa Rican waters thanks to new law

QCOSTARICA - Promoting the nautical industry is the objective of the recently signed "Ley de Impulso a las Marinas Turísticas y el Desarrollo Costero”...

Cruise season restart postponed until November

QCOSTARICA - There is no good news for those who depend on the cruise industry in Costa Rica, as these luxurious ships will not...