Thursday, 29 October 2020

[OP-ED] How to Drive Away Business Without Really Trying

QCOSTARICA - When the government officials, all economists and institutional directors say that Costa...

He’ Gone; No He’s Back and For How Long?

Although expats cannot vote, it is important for us to follow, if at all...

A New Type of War – Cyber War and We Are Not Prepared Says Q!

This last week, perhaps more than any other week has clearly defined the country...

Is It Time To Worry Yet?

For so many years Costa Rica was laid back, pleasant, one could walk in...

[OP-ED] And the Beat Goes On

Heavily reported in the Spanish language press, only mentioned in the English speaking news...

Thank God, Or The Bottle Of Scotch For Small Favours

Just when I am ready to cut my wrists with the sadness that prevails...

How Costa Rica Gets It Right!

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

Costa Rica On The Road to Hell…

July 18, not a date where too much happened except the usual world fight...

[OP-ED] Costa Rica Pura Vida Seduction!

Openly, I have no evidence except “intuition” to justify my position. However, I believe...

[OP-ED] The Johnny Araya That I Know

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

There is Something to be Said for Peace – Thank You Costa Rica

Spoken or not, the June 25 national strike worried many locals and expats that...

Come to Costa Rica: Whatever You Want We Got It!

Costa Rica is replete with everything from unscathed beaches, warm water, volcanoes, fine dining,...

An Opinion Piece And NOT A News Story At All – Q

Wednesday, the 7Th of August, I read not an interview as expected of the...

How Sad It Has All Become!

Just a few years ago, I never considered to regress to the past, or...

Can we all get along?

By Magaly C. Holtz - After I experienced in Los Angeles when I was...

The Impossible Costa Rica

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

One Step Closer to New World Order

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

[OP-ED] SOON THE TOURIST SEASON WILL BE OVER, AND….

If you believe in the numbers, I’ve got a nice bridge I can sell...

[OP-ED] Have You Ever Heard of Fundacion de Salud Sin Fronteras?

The public health system in Costa Rica, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS),...

Jumping From Crisis to Crisis To Almost A Solution! Q Asks Why?

Paradise does not have enough jails and not enough prisons to house its criminals,...

[OP-ED] Let’s Gamble, Okay?

The Central Bank (BCCR) took steps Wednesday night to devalue the U.S. dollar. And,...

Costa Rica Pretty Much Chased Away the “Boomer” Tourist

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

[OP-ED] Why Always The Poor?

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

The Need to be “Legal” to Work in Costa Rica?

You do not need to be Donald Trump or Nobel Laureate, Paul Krugman to...

Politicos Sniffing The Toxic Weed?

QCOSTARICA Opinion by Rod Hughes, iNews.co.cr - There are times when one wonders if...

SAVING AMERICA WITH QINNOVATION

By the hour, news from Washington is that the U.S. Government is about to...

Has Democracy Outlived Its Usefullness…Maybe!

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

Tragically, We Are Not Isolated!

It was Costa Rica’s conscious decision to become a player in the developed world...

OP-ED: Where Do We Go From Here?

Most certainly it is correct that our new president elect, as announced on Monday,...

Egypt: What Would ‘Don Pepe’ Do?

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

What if Costa Rica had an army?

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

Costa Rica Needs More Intellectualism!

We have survived contemporary intellectuals and visionaries since the don Pepe Figueres days right...

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