(Video) Daily Mail Publishes Video Of The 2015 Catamaran Sinking In Puntarenas


QCOSTARICA – The Daily Mail has published a video showing the terrifying moment the EcoQuest catamaran capsized and sank in the sea of Puntarenas, Costa Rica on January 8, 2015, causing the deaths of More...

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Thor Compensates Young Man For His Honesty

QEXTRA! This does not happen every day, but since Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, aka as ‘Thor’ frequently visits Costa Rica, More...


Common Expat Dreams That Can Easily Turn Into Nightmares

Photo from Cosmosmariners.com Destination Unknown Q24N from Expatfocus.com – It can be a tempting idea to let go of your current More...


Venezuelan Airline To Begin Service To Costa Rica

Albatros Airlines will begin flights between San Jose and Caracas on May 2 QCOSTARICA TRAVEL – The Venezuelan airline, Albatros More...


Why You Should NEVER Throw Your Boarding Pass Away. The Reason?

QTRAVEL – Multiple social media posts claimed boarding passes are encoded with sensitive personal information, but the risks involved More...


Costa Rica In Country Flights For Only ¢2.500 (plus taxes) One Way

National airline, Nature Air, offering low cost fare for national flights. QCOSTARICA – There is no better time to fly around the More...


Montreal Residents Must Register Fireplaces and Wood-burning Stoves — Or Face $500 Fine

QCOSTARICA  | From the stranger than fiction department | Montreal, Canada – Montrealers who did not register their wood-burning More...


Costa Rican In The U.S. Post Images Of “Snowzilla”

Costa Ricans in Northeastern United States, the majority from Elizabeth, New Jersey, use the social media to post images of how their More...

Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course

Four Seasons Offers Golf Vacation Jet-Setting From Miami to Costa Rica & West Indies

Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica, Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course, Green Season, Sand Traps, Ocean, Allen Kennedy QTRAVEL (www.miami.com) More...

Panama Builds Shelters for Cubans Stranded In Border With Costa Rica


Cuban migrants stranded in Panama. EFE/File (Q24N) Panamanian authorities announced the building of shelters for some 2.500 Cubans stranded in the border with Costa Rica, who More...

Transitos Cannot Fine You Not Having Your Driver’s License On You


A Transito (traffic official) on the job. QCOSTARICA – Drivers pay attention, a Transito (Traffic Official) cannot give you a ticket if you don’t have your driver’s license More...

Sykes Costa Rica Looking To Hire 900 In Newly Inaugurated Service Centre


Sykes CEO, Chuck Sykes, signs a painted mural by students, artists and Sykes volunteers at Roosevelt school. Photo Courtesy Sykes QCOSTARICA – Sykes on Thursday officially More...


Christiana Figueres: A Force of Nature

QCOSTARICA – Costa Rica’s own Christiana Figueres has been included in TIME’s “The 100 Most Influential People”. In the words of Robert Redford, actor, director and environmental More...

Costa Rica Sex Workers At Panama Border Complain Of Cuban Migrants Taking Business From Them

Costa Rica sex workers complain that Cubans are taking their business with cheaper prices. Photo from Diario Extra QCOSTARICA – The arrival of hundreds of Cubans to the Paso More...

Costa Rica Construction Up


Costa Rica construction (Q24N) The total square metres of construction registered during the first three months of the More...

Latin American Gafi Supports Panama


Latin America Exposed: The Panama Papers (Q24N) Amid the controversy generated by the Panama Papers, the Financial More...

pallister-selinger.jpg.size_.xxlarge.letterbox Manitoba’s Pallister Elected Premier Despite Spending “Too Much Time” in Costa Rica

Manitoba Premier-elect Brian Pallister, left, meets former NDP premier Greg Selinger on Wednesday. By his own...

[BLOG] A Proclamation Of Emancipation For Costa Rica’s Less Empowered Social Members

QBLOG – Many, if not most counties in the world, like to involve the word “Democratic”...

1280px-Air_Canada_Rouge_A319 Air Canada Rouge Gears Up For Winter 2016-2017 With New Non-stop Flights To Costa Rica

Air Canada rouge is Air Canada’s leisure airline. QTRAVEL – Air Canada announced today it will...

Venezuelan Airline To Begin Service To Costa Rica


Albatros Airlines will begin flights between San Jose and Caracas on May 2 QCOSTARICA TRAVEL – The Venezuelan More...

African Migrants in Peaceful Protest Against Government Decision To Deport Them

African migrants in peaceful protest Tuesday morning QCOSTARICA – This morning (Tuesday) a group of African migrants stranded in Paso Canoas,..

Transition To The Rainy Season in Costa Rica To Start Monday

Sunny skies expected this week in the Central Valley. The transition to the rainy season begins Monday, according to the national..

Nicaragua Attracts Attention of Foreign Visitors


Cruise ship in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua Q24N (Prensa Latina) The arrival of a cruise liner today in the More...

China Wants To Talk

Costa Rica’s refinery abandons Chinese oil refinery deal. In the photo the Moín (Limón) refinery. QCOSTARICA – Last week, Costa Rica’s..

Why You Should NEVER Throw Your Boarding Pass Away. The Reason?

QTRAVEL – Multiple social media posts claimed boarding passes are encoded with sensitive personal information, but the risks involved seemed vastly..

Nicaragua Confirms First Two Cases of the Zika Virus

TODAY NICARAGUA | Nicaragua reports two cases of the Zika virus, two women in the capital of Managua, said First Lady..

ICE To Auction Off Cars Starting At ¢22,000 Colones (US$41)

ICE vehicle auction will be on February 11 in Pavas QCOSTARICA | ICE, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, is having a..

Costa Rica Confirmed First Case of the Zika Virus; Discards Second Suspected

(Photo AFP) QCOSTARICA – The Ministry of Health (Ministerio de Salud ) confirmed the first case of the Zika virus in..

Uber To Hire 300 People In New Costa Rica Customer Service Centre

QCOSTARICA | Uber, the international mobile ride request company, announced establishing in Costa Rica its first “Excellence Centre in Latin America”,..

Rise In Interest Rate Forecast

QCOSTARICA | If you need to borrow now is the time. An announcement from Moody’s confirms the limited room for maneuver..

Monday’s System Failure Affected 15 Flights At The San Jose Airport

The arrivals hall at the Juan Santamaria (San Jose) airport mid-day Monday. QCOSTARICA | At least 1,400 passengers arriving at the..

New Trial Opens In Murder of Jairo Mora

Environmentalist Jairo Mora was murdered on May 31, 2013. QCOSTARICA | After their initial acquittal was overturned, seven men accused of..

Next Flight Out For Cuban Migrants Stranded In Costa Rica Set For Feb. 4

A Cuban migrant carries a bucket of water at a temporary shelter in La Cruz, Costa Rica. After more than two..

Taxi Drivers Say Government and Politicians In Collusion With Uber

Maury Sosa, a resident of Bello Horizonte de Escazú, told La Nacion she liked so much the Uber service, she bought..

Joss Stone To Perform in Guatemala and Panama In Her Conquer Of Central America

Joscelyn Eve Stoker, better known by her stage name Joss Stone, is an English singer, songwriter and actress. Stone rose to..

Nicaragua Reinforces Alertness For Zika Virus

TODAY NICARAGUA –  Nicaragua is reinforcing the systems of alert and monitoring before the spread of the zika virus in the..

Bodies of Victims and Survivors of Shipwreck Back In Costa Rica Sunday Night

QCOSTARICA | The bodies of the recovered and the Costa Ricans who survived the shipwreck off Nicaragua’s coast on Saturday are..