Saturday, 24 October 2020

Costa Rica’s Mafia

When the word mafia is mentioned, the first things that usually comes to mind...

What if Costa Rica had an army?

(OP-ED) Costa Rica is capable of maintaining an army and may be facing the...

What Do Japan and Costa Rica Have in Common? Too Much!

While we have always avoided this ugly word, it is called a RECESSION. Most...

One Step Closer to New World Order

QBLOGS, by Rafael Stumbo Tarasco, guest columnist -  You may not know this, but...

Costa Rica Rice Importation: The “Blessing” Unveiled

OPINION - On September 26, 2015, I published an article on the Q entitled:...

Karina is Back and Talking…Again!

Thursday 01 November 2012 | QNews Costa Rica Looking very much the executive, the ex-Vice...

As Others See Us

Q OPINION - The world is especially turbulent this month. There is a potential...

Costa Rica: The Luxury of Misery

With 19% endemic poverty, 10% open unemployment and 40% informal employment, and some of...

The Value of Girls

Olive Branch (*) In April 2014 two hundred seventy-five girls were kidnapped from their...

Op-Ed: “Pura Vida” as a means to development, Costa Rican style

By Lyal White, dailymaverick.co.za - October was a big month in Costa Rica. The...

Costa Rica’s Election Offers Fiscal Faith Test

(Bloomberg) With its open doors to tourists, no standing army since 1948, and proud...

Oscar Arias: Nicaragua Will Be Free Again

In an OP-ED "Nicaragua volverá a ser libre" published in El Pais, former president...

Medical Tourism: Q Says “Take Your Chances”

As much as we would like to say, “Come on down and get new...

How Costa Rica Gets It Right!

With authoritarianism and proto-fascism on the rise in so many corners of the world,...

The Impossible Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - The unemployment rate now reaches 10% in a population where 60% of...

Costa Rica Pretty Much Chased Away the “Boomer” Tourist

Where have all the Boomers gone? In fact where are all the tourists? Q...

Living and Investing in Costa Rica?

Tuesday 06 November 2012 |QFeature Numerous and serious studies conclude that Wanna-be expatriates are not...

I Hate This Little Guy!

For one, living in Costa Rica, I am sick and tired of being lured...

[OP-ED] The Johnny Araya That I Know

As is often the case in Costa Rica nothing is simple nor is it...

My Name Is Sandy: US Alone in Crisis!

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

[OP-ED] “We’re so sorry! This video is not available in your location.”

[OOAll too often this little message of disappointment appears on our computer screens and...

Egypt: What Would ‘Don Pepe’ Do?

By Rob Eshman, JewishJournal.com - I spent Egypt’s second revolution in Costa Rica, in...

Not So Fast With Carbon Neutral

The words “Carbon Neutral”, certainly melds with the newest darling of ecology in any...

No, Capitalism Is Not Ruining Your Christmas

By Bill Wirtz. Glowing Christmas lights fill the cold streets of medieval European cities...

How Can We Be The “Happiest Country On The Planet?”

Apparently tourist do not believe the cute slogan since hotel occupancy is down ,way...

In Costa Rica What Goes Down, Goes Up? Asks Q

Being highly touted as a substantial savings only a few days ago, the government...

The phrase of the day: Patricia Mora

"En este pequeño paraíso, en los días de juego de fútbol, hay una mujer...

Has Democracy Outlived Its Usefullness…Maybe!

An authoritarian government is only promoted and supported by the people when the alternative,...

[OP-ED] The Absurdity of Tourism + Residency Tico Style

It seems like every time there is some sort of news regarding tourism there...

[OP-ED] WHAT’S HOT ON THE INTERNET… NOT SEX

Sure, if you want a woman or man just click on Backstage or even...

[OP-ED] Why Always The Poor?

Early in the morning, around 5:00AM, I am in the office to read hundreds...

[OP-ED] MORE MONEY: POR FAVOR!

COSTA RICA OP-ED, By Juan Sebastian Campos -  I find it curious if not...

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