Monday 17 May 2021

EDITORIAL: The Arayas and Second Round Vote 12 Years Apart

It was on a Sunday like today twelve years ago when some 2.2 million...

Should We Be Worried?

(QCostarica) Should we be worried? Maybe not, but certainly concerned for the start of...

Traffic Law Isn’t Right Yet!

Lawmakers can't seem to get it right. The reform to the reform of the...

My Name Is Sandy: US Alone in Crisis!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QOpinion The United States, the country every other country turns...

French Legislators Debate Ban on Paying For Sex. Could The Same Happen in Costa Rica?

OPINION - Prostitution in Costa Rica (the exchange of sexual services for money) is...

Costa Rica: A Greek Tragedy in Central America

QCOSTARICA - The country which used to stand out in the region because of...

EDITORIAL: Please Somebody Tell Me What Today’s Protest is About

Since early this morning I have been watching the television news reports, the images...

PROFILE: Maduro, From Bus Driver to President

Not so long ago, the president-elect was a hate figure among Chávez supporters There was...

Feminism, Indifference and Bad Choice Murdered Dirk Beauchamp And His Children

QCOSTARICA - The problem is not random murder in Costa Rica, the problem is...

Perspective: Shutting Up the Media

This image found on Facebook sums the recently enacted law against, "Ley de Mordaza'...

So, This Is High Speed Internet?

The Connection Was Reset. Try Again. This is high speed internet in Costa Rica.At...

The Recklessness of Reckless Driving

EDITORIAL --  I wrote this on my personal blog, TICO BULL, and felt compared...

Costa Rica and Panama Run Counter to Rest of the World

QCOSTARICA - Free parking in Panama and heavy trains running through the streets of...

Que Vergüenza!

EDITORIAL - Que Vergüenza! What a shame that striking public sector workers would interfere...

Presidenta Chinchilla All Alone

Editorial - Presidenta Laura Chinchilla Miranda is more and more all alone.  The once...

The Pophecy Has Been Fulfilled!

EDITORIAL - In his opinion column for Crhoy.com, Edgar Espinoza, writes about nightmare that...

The Q Celebrates Its 2nd Anniversary!

FRONT PAGE -- Dear readers, it was two years ago that QCostarica.com went online,...

What Was Obama’s Costa Rica Visit For?

U.S. President Barack Obama spent about 22 hours in Costa Rica this past weekend,...

“Our very own Christopher Howard, a retirement pioneer” Featured on USA Today

EDITORIAL - On Wednesday, June 11, our very own featured contributor,  Christopher Howard, was...

Opinion: Road Crew Paints Over Remains Of Dog Run Over

It is incredible but true, the paint crew working on Ruta 32 (San José...

Suicides Are Not Published

OPINION - They were on the way home from a religious gathering, mother sitting...

OPINION: Chinchilla In Damage Control Mode?

Pedro Castro's days as Transport Minister appear numbered. His adovcacy of a "ruining" contract,...

Should Costa Ricans have the right to take care of themselves and not the government?

EDITORIAL - In an interview on Fox News Thursday morning, Judge Andrew Napolitano spoke...

Rodrigo Arias Says He’s Out

Polls and financing did him in! In a surprise announcement former ministro de la Presidencia,...

EDITORIAL: If The Law Creating the Corporations Tax Is Unconstitutional, Why Do I Have To Pay?

If you own a corporation in Costa Rica - an S.A. (Sociedad Anomina) -...

EDITORIAL: Americans Should Get Their Act Together Before Condemning Child Marriage Practices In Costa Rica

(OPINION) OK, this one threw for a loop. On the pages of QCostarica there...

It Doesn’t Pay To Be The First in Costa Rica In Anything

COMMENTARY By and large most Costa Ricans know this too well, it is part of...

Secret Political Information…NOT!

How does one define “secret political information”? Violation is a new law with no...

Do What You Want And Don’t Worry!

OPINION In yet another case where the courts in Costa Rica send the message that,...

Traffic Official Turns Down Bribe, Charges Driver

Here is a different kind of story, a story you rarely read about, but...

Perspective: Did You Turn Off Your Lights?

Did you turn off your lights at  last night? Apparently neither did most in...

“Completed” and “Finished” Means Two Very Different Things In Costa Rica

In Costa Rica when we say complete it should not be confused with finished....

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