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History Channel Uses Wrong Photo To Promote San Jose, Costa Rica

The History Channel on its Facebook post used the wrong photo to promote San Jose Costa Rica. The photo is of San Jose, California QCOSTARICA More...

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Costa Rica Enables Stolen Phones Online Check (UPDATED)

Dial *#06# to check your phone’s IMEI (identification number of a mobile device), unique to every cell phone. QTECH – You just More...

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The iPhone SE Now Available In Costa Rica

Apple’s iPhone SE now available in Costa Rica QTECH – Kölbi (ICE) and Movistar (Telefonica) are the first two to bring the Apple’s More...

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Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

(Q24N) Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to population estimates released More...

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Photos Of Turrialba Volcano Eruption From Grecia

Our friend Wayne Harrison provided some photos of this Friday morning’s eruption of the Turrialba volcano, as seen from the ridges More...

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A Typical Visit to the Farmacia Doctor in Costa Rica

Local pharmacist in Costa Rica. Photo from yo-yoinparadise blog QLIFE from A Dull Roar –  Here’s a simple, real-life story about More...

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Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

The Nokia 1100 is the top-selling mobile phones of all time. Released in 2003, Nokia sold more than 250 million units. QTECH – More...

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Its Time to Start Drinking Cold Brew Coffee

Photo by Ariana Crespo QCOSTARICA by Roberto Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com – Starting the day with a cup of coffee is routine for Ticos More...

The iPhone SE Now Available In Costa Rica

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Apple’s iPhone SE now available in Costa Rica QTECH – Kölbi (ICE) and Movistar (Telefonica) are the first two to bring the Apple’s new smartphone, the iPhone SE, to Costa More...

Xiaomi Smartphones Now Available in Costa Rica

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Xiaomi smartphones now available in Costa Rica QTECH – Looking for a new smartphone and on a budget? Xiaomi may be your choice, with its entry in the Costa Rica’s varied More...

Walmart Costa Rica Looking To Hire 1,500 For Instore Changes

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Image for illustrative purposes QCOSTARICA – “Demostradora”, “promotora”, “impulsadora”,  and “displays” are some of the job descriptions used for the people More...

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Costa Rica’s State Water Utility Loses Up To 67% Of Its Water To Leaks

The water leak in Bello Horizonte, Escazú, is typical of what occurs on many roads around the greater metropolitan area of San Jose. Photo Adriana Araya, La Nacion QCOSTARICA More...

Turrialba Erupts Violently Tuesday Night

May 24, 2016 9:45pm eruption of the Turrialba volcano. QCOSTARICA – Following 24 hours of relative calm, at 9:45pm Tuesday the Turrialba volcano blew its stack in what is More...

The Calm Before The Storm? Turrialba Volcano Temporarily Halted Emanations Of Ash

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The Turrialba volcano continues spewing gases and water vapor, but no ash since Monday night. Photo RSN QCOSTARICA (6:17pm More...

OVISCORI Belie Natural Disaster, Including Earthquake By Turrialba Volcano

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The Turrialba volcano as seen this morning (Tuesday) from the Telenoticias camera atop the Irazu volcano. QCOSTARICA More...

120516ceniza_full Ash Concentrations Are Within Expectations Say Experts

Ash concentrations are within expectations and not a risk to health, say experts QCOSTARICA – For...

ft-fase-terminal Eight Signs that Show the End of Venezuela’s Regime Is Near

Closed roads in Caracas come in response to domestic gas shortages. (Runrun.es) (by By Ángel Oropeza...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Venezuela: Food and Medicine Shortages are a Government Policy

Empty shelves are commonplace in Venezuela (Panampost.com) – Even with the collapse of the price of...

Dumb & Dumber Part 2

QCOSTARICA BLOGS – The First Award Goes to: -Taxing ATM withdrawals. That is right, the executive branch has More...

Face Masks Recommended With The Presence Of Ash Fall From Volcano Eruption

Coronado reports selling 1.000 face masks in less than 2 hours Friday morning. QCOSTARICA – A pharmacy in Coronado, one of..

Photos Of Turrialba Volcano Eruption From Grecia

Our friend Wayne Harrison provided some photos of this Friday morning’s eruption of the Turrialba volcano, as seen from the ridges..

Early Friday Morning Eruptions At The Turrialba Volcano Spreads Ash In The Central Valley

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7:40 am Friday morning eruption at the Turrialba volcano. Photo RSN. QCOSTARICA – Two early morning eruptions More...

Costa Rica 2nd In Gender Equality in Central America

In gender equality Costa Rica is ranked second in Central Amerca, 38th worldwide. QCOSTARICA – When it comes to gender equality..

Nicaragua No. 1 In Gender Equality In Latin America

Nicaragua is first in Latin America in gender equality and 12th worldwide Nicaragua is first in Latin America in gender equality..
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Remember Nokia? Brand Returns to Smartphone Market

The Nokia 1100 is the top-selling mobile phones of all time. Released in 2003, Nokia sold more than 250 million units...
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Guatemala is pioneer of fruit and vegetable exports

(Q24N) FreshPlaza.com –  Frutesa is a Guatemalan company devoted to the export of fresh fruits and vegetables, mainly various types of..
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Central America faces worst dought in 30 years

(EFE) The El Niño weather phenomenon is causing the worst drought in 30 years in Central America’s Dry Corridor, one of..
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Taxis block roads in Uber standoff

TODAY PANAM – The gloves are off between Panama taxi drivers and the Uber system with both sides gearing up to..
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Italy approves double-taxation treaty with Panama

  TODAY PANAMA – The Italian Parliament approved Tuesday a double taxation treaty that was signed with Panama at the beginning..
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Following extreme drought, Colombia now preparing for extreme rainfall

TODAY COLOMBIA – Colombia is preparing itself for extreme levels of rainfall due to weather phenomenon La Niña following months of extreme..
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How not to kidnap yourself, extort your parents and get wasted

A man from northern Colombia went to extreme lengths to get more money from his parents by kidnapping himself and extorting his..
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Costa Rica Is Tops … In Bureaucracy

Despite its financial constraints, Costa Rica is one of the countries in the world, dedicating more resources to support the public..
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Orotina Airport Would Bring Multiple Business Opportunities

The new airport in Orotina would benefit tourism and agriculture and bring multiple business opportunities to the area west of San..
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Buy Later, Avoid Hiring, Save Cash: Welcome To The World of Deflation

If you are a consumer, buy later, not now. Save your money in cash and not in banks. If borrower, consider..
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Costa Rica Deals Put Canadian Boxing ‘Golden Boy’ Donny Lalonde On The Ropes

Canadian boxer Donny Lalonde named in #PanamaPapers, linked to land deals in Costa Rica. (QCR) A left hook by the great..
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Venezuela: New state of emergency threatens to restrict political liberties

In the opinion of the constitutionalist attorney, “suspension of guarantees” does not exist in the Venezuelan Constitution TODAY VENEZUELA – José..