Costa Rica’s Taxman Sets Sights On “Escorts” Who Avoid Paying Taxes

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Image for illustrative purposes, via Starz from “The Girlfriend Experience”. (QCOSTARICA) The business of “escorts” is common and lucrative in Costa Rica, varying people paying a woman or a man More...

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Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto breakfast (PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now More...

Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto breakfast (PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now More...

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Tickets For Guns N’ Roses In San Jose Now On Sale

(L-R) Duff McKagan, Axl Rose and Slash (CONFIDENTIAL) Tickets for the San Jose (Costa Rica) concert for one of the most iconic Hard More...

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Laura Pausini, The Undisputed Queen of Romantic Pop, Delighted Costa Rica

(CONFIDENTIAL) The first time Amores Extraños was heard in the country was in 1994, when Laura Pausini released her first Spanish-language More...

I fell for Costa Rica rapidly!

Adrenaline hit: RidingCosta Rica’s rollercoaster rapids on the Pacuare river are a must visit. (QTRAVEL)  The first thing to know More...

I fell for Costa Rica rapidly!

Adrenaline hit: RidingCosta Rica’s rollercoaster rapids on the Pacuare river are a must visit. (QTRAVEL)  The first thing to know More...

I fell for Costa Rica rapidly!

Adrenaline hit: RidingCosta Rica’s rollercoaster rapids on the Pacuare river are a must visit. (QTRAVEL)  The first thing to know More...

I fell for Costa Rica rapidly!

Adrenaline hit: RidingCosta Rica’s rollercoaster rapids on the Pacuare river are a must visit. (QTRAVEL)  The first thing to know More...

‘Cuba Dave’ Trial Postponed At His Request To Sept. 9

David Strecker, aka as Cuba Dave from Cubadave.com (QCOSTARICA) In Court, for the start of his trial on Monday, David Strecker aka as Cuba Dave, asked for a postponement of trial, More...

Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto breakfast (PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now easier than ever with Costa Rica’s “gallo More...

Healthy is the New Sexy with Costa Rica’s Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto breakfast (PRNewswire) Adding a sexy, healthy spin to our familiar breakfast menu of pancakes, eggs and cereal is now easier than ever with Costa Rica’s “gallo More...

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Tickets For Guns N’ Roses In San Jose Now On Sale

(L-R) Duff McKagan, Axl Rose and Slash (CONFIDENTIAL) Tickets for the San Jose (Costa Rica) concert for one of the most iconic Hard Rock bands, Guns N’ Roses NOT IN THIS LIFETIME… More...

OIJ Takes Down “Narcofamilia” And MINAE Officials Growing Marijuana In La Amistad National Park

OIJ police operation in Pérez Zeledón Monday morning (Aug. 22) Photo Mario Cordero, La Nacion (QCOSTARICA) In a series of raids early Monday morning, the Organismo de Investigación More...

Costa Rica and Germany Agree to Eliminate Double Taxation

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Carlos Lizano (L), charge d’affaires a.i.  Costa Rica Embassy in Germany, Ambassador designate of Costa Rica in Germany,Giancarlo More...

Purchase Of Costa Rica’s Famed Peninsula Papagayo, Including Four Seasons

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Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo (QBUSINESS) In a transaction whose amount was not disclosed, More...

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(TODAY COLOMBIA) A large influx of migrants from the Caribbean and other regions landing in Colombia...

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A tour bus bound for the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro was stopped in Paraguay...

129817-004-AFAC1039 El Salvador Ex-President Leaves Country Amid Corruption Probe

Former President Mauricio Funes has reportedly left El Salvador on business as authorities raid properties in...

Man Shot In Drive-By Outside Downtown San Jose Hotel

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(QCOSTARICA) It was 1:30am Thursday when two men on a motorcycle shot a man outside the infamous Hotel Del More...

Carolina Rodríguez Crowned Miss Costa Rica 2016

Carolina Rodriguez (CONFIDENTIAL) Carolina Rodríguez was crowned the new Miss Costa Rica 2016 on Friday night, at the beauty pageant held..

Despite Technology, In 2016 In Costa Rica, You Can Still Call For The Time

More than 16,000 people daily in Costa Rica use the time-by-phone service provided by ICE. The cost is ¢1 colone, the..

Purchases and Sales of Glass in Central America

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(Q24N) In 2015 Guatemala led the import of glass and glassware in the region, with 87,000 tons worth US$63 million, More...

Essential Costa Rica Open Pro QS3000 Confirmed for October 2016

(QCOSTARICA) At a press conference in San Jose on Thursday, the World Surf League (WSL) announced that Costa Rica is back..

Remembering Alberto

by Michael Miller, Albert Brilliott, better known as “Alberto” to hundreds of his friends, will be toasted at a short remembrance..
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How To Fly From Scotland to Costa Rica

Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste. Costa Rica The perfect destination for a family friendly experience (QTRAVEL) Travelling to Costa Rica from big cities..

Parody Of Uber Taxi In Costa Rica (Video)

An original production by Chonete TV, a parody of Uber Taxi in Costa Rica...
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Everything Was Ready: Stage, Microphone, Camera and Script For The Improvided Event

Oscar Arias in front of his home in Rohrmoser giving an “improvised” speech to his supporters, who are asking to run..
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Cuban Migrants Turned Back

Costa Rica deported 66 Cuban migrants who entered the country illegally in the first 13 days of this month. The immigration..
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5 Vehicle Collision in Desamparados, Fortunately No Fatalities

Despite this vehicle was a total right-off, there were no fatalities reported. (QCOSTARICA) A total of five vehicles were involved in..
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More than 650,000 Motorcycles Circulate The Roads of Costa Rica

In the country there some 500,000 officially registered motorbikes and more than 150,000 on the roads illegally (QCOSTARICA) Every day there..
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No Free Passes On The Ruta 27

  The Ruta 27 tolls at Escazu TICO BULL – How many times has this happened to you, with no quickpass,..
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Costa Rica Banks Loosen Restrictions On Cellular Phone Use Within Branches

(QCOSTARICA) The restriction on the use of a cellular phone inside a bank is a measure that has lost force in..
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In Costa Rica, State Pays $8M For What Should Cost $3M

Digital invoicing (facturacion digital in Spanish) (QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Finance (Ministerio de Hacienda) and the state run power company ESPH..
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U.S. Refiners Reap Rewards From Latin American Fuel Shortage

(Bloomberg) The Latin American refinery bust has proved to be a boon for U.S. fuel makers. From Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA..
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From A Former OIJ Official, To A Prison Guard and MOPT Plant Security Guard, Corruption Is All Around Us

OIJ detain security guard at the MOPT yard in Cañas on suspision of stealing at least one motorcycle confiscated by the..
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Judge Orders Removal Of 200 Prisoners of La Reforma In 2 Months

Currently, 617 prisoners are housed in the cell block B of La Reforma prison in Alajuela, when its actual capacity is..