Friday 21 January 2022

Vehicle restrictions start at midnight starting Monday, January 24

QCOSTARICA - The government announced this Friday afternoon that the vehicle restrictions will begin at midnight to 5 am starting Monday, January 24 and until February 15. Meanwhile, the daytime restriction will continue to...

Use of PIN for card payments pushed to May

QCOSTARICA - The Banco Central de Costa Rica (BCCR) - Central Bank, announced this Friday that the use of the PIN for card transactions...

Avianca Announces Seven New Routes As It Continues Rapid Growth

Q TRAVEL (Routes) The strongest air network in Colombia and one of the largest in Latin America continues to grow. After inaugurating 17 new...

Done deal, legislators pass bill forgiving past Marchamos

QCOSTARICA - Owners of some 800,000 vehicles with overdue...

Costa Rica’s Education requires “urgent surgery” to avoid affecting the country’s competitiveness

QCOSTARICA - For Costa Rica to maintain the competitive...

Eliminated two archaic prohibitions of the Labor Code for women

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica's legislators approved in the first debate, on Tuesday, a bill that seeks to eliminate two archaic prohibitions for women that...

Many risked their lives ‘for a video” in the downtown San José shooting

QCOSTARICA - Wednesday morning was a quiet morning in downtown San Jose, none of the frenzy of the December shopping scene. But that tranquility...

‘Luck prevented a major tragedy’ in shootout with police in downtown San Jose

QCOSTARICA - A man who threatened to kill his father and then take his own life was shot by the police Wednesday morning in...

Finca Paraiso

Meet ‘Chanchis’, the improvised bullfighter stealing the ‘show’ in Palmares

QCOSTARICA - The adrenaline of having a bull a...

Urgent reforms needed on Costa Rica’s indigenous peoples’ rights, says UN expert

GENEVA - The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights...

Costa Rica Expands Cocos Island National Park by 27 times in size

On December 17, President Carlos Alvarado of Costa Rica...

Paris “A Lo Tico”

TODAY COSTA RICA - Humorist Mario Chacón, known to...

I still love Costa Rica… even after they chased me out

A little over a year ago, my wife and I “escaped” from Costa Rica for the second time. The FIRST time was after a...

Blogs & Opinion

Best wishes for 2022. We got here!

RICO's DIGEST - Well, somehow, we got here. And all in one piece. And...
Paying the bills

All about covid-19

QCOSTARICA - This Thursday, Costa Rica registered 6,016 new cases of Covid-19 for a total of 637,327 confirmed cases since March 2020. A total of...

Costa Rica COVID-19 Statistics

643,496
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 21 January 2022 10:34 pm
7,451
Total deaths
Updated on 21 January 2022 10:34 pm
65,564
Total active cases
Updated on 21 January 2022 10:34 pm

COSTA RICA Vaccination statistics

COVID-19 Global tracker

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Dollar exchange rate

¢631.18 Buy

¢637.95 Sell

21 January 2022 - At The Banks - BCCR

Brands

Reports

How Latin America Is Faring against Omicron

Q REPORTS (AS/COA) - Omicron has made its unwelcome arrival in Latin America. After first appearing in the region in early December, this new...

Confidence levels in the business sector in Latin America and the Caribbean are low

QCOSTARICA - Strengthening trust is essential for the business...

Latin America

Ortega assumes the presidency for the fifth time

TODAY NICARAGUA – Since the date was established, paradoxically the former president of Nicaragua, Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, wife of the former director of...

Woman used dress as a mask to buy ice cream

Q24N - An Argentine woman craving ice cream won...

Nicaragua, the new springboard to the US that Cubans are betting on regardless of cost

TODAY NICARAGUA  (La Prensa) The free visa for Cubans...

Nicaragua delivers ancient Taiwanese goods to China

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) The Government of Nicaragua reported on...

Latin American left celebrates the triumph of Gabriel Boric in Chile

Q24N - Several Latin American leaders welcomed this Sunday...

Pamama airport limits entry only to passengers due to the pandemic

Q24N - Panama's Tocumen international airport, which serves the...

Deportations to the Northern Triangle of Central America soar by 32.1% in 2021

Q24N (EFE) The accumulated deportations to November to the...

Nine tourists rejecred for not meeting the requirements to enter Colombia

QCOLOMBIA – On Tuesday, December 14, the measure that...

UN denounces a long list of irregularities in the Nicaraguan elections

TODAY NICARAGUA (EFE) – The elections on November 7...
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Travel

Avianca Announces Seven New Routes As It Continues Rapid Growth

Q TRAVEL (Routes) The strongest air network in Colombia and one of the largest in Latin America continues to grow. After inaugurating 17 new...

Copa Airlines is recognized as the most punctual airline in Latin America in 2021

Q24N - Copa Airlines was recognized for the eighth...

In 2021, Costa Rica recovered 52% of prepandemic tourism by air

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica closed 2021 with the arrival...

The beauty of Christmas in Costa Rica

This beautiful house is located in Buenos Aires de...

Air France pilot records his takeoff from Juan Santamaría (Video)

QCOSTARICA - An Air France airline pilot, Guillaume Laffon,...

San José in the 70s

This was downtown San José (Costa Rica) in the...

Expat Focus

I still love Costa Rica… even after they chased me out

A little over a year ago, my wife and I “escaped” from Costa Rica for the second time. The FIRST time was after a...
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Q Magazine

Top Gun practice!

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