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Woman Suspect in Disappearance Of Italian Businessman Was Being Investigated For Other Dissappearances

Director del Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ), Wálter Espinoza, said on Monday that the...

Why No one Washes a Rental Car

“In the history of the world, no one has ever washed a rented car.”...

Volaris Costa Rica whisks its way to Washington

Volaris Costa Rica, the low cost airline, introduced Washington Dulles (IAD) to its network...

Costa Rica Ambassador Visits Queen Mary

The Ambassador of Costa Rica, José Enrique Castillo Barrantes, visited Queen Mary University of...

Rural Tourism in Costa Rica Brings Meaning to Transformational Travel

Today's travelers want to bring home more than tan lines and souvenirs. They aspire...

Craig David surprised to find fan playing his debut album at remote shop in Costa Rica

English singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer Craig David popped into a remote, ramshackle...

Five Arrested Suspected In The Kidnapping Of An Italian Businessman, Who Is Still Missing

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) reported the arrest of five people on Friday,...

Repeating Seismic Events Offer Clues About Costa Rican Volcanic Eruptions

Repeating seismic events—events that have the same frequency content and waveform shapes—may offer a...

Costa Rica Exported More Than US$3.3 Billion In Technology

Costa Rica exports in technology, information and communication (ICT) are valued at US$3.3 billion,...

US Easing of Gun Export Controls Could Send New Wave of Arms to Latin America

(Insightcrime.org) US President Donald Trump has proposed a new reform that would ease firearm...

OIJ raids 40 houses to dsimantle drug distribution network in Heredia (Photos)

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) raided...

Car Loses Control, Slams Into House, Driver and Passenger Get Into Scuffle, Shots Fired (Video)

Just like the movies, a crash, fight, and gunfire. But this was not on...

5-year-old Boy Dies in Alajuela After Mistakenly Ingesting A Herbicide

A 5-year-old boy died Sunday night at the San Rafael hospital in Alajuela, after...

Claro and Cable Vision join Costa Rica’s ‘Connected Homes’ project

Costa Rica’s telecommunications regulator Sutel announced that Claro (America Movil) and Cable Vision (ICE...

Latin American elections mean volatility for emerging markets investors

Latin America has election fever. El Salvador held parliamentary and mayoral votes in March,...

Hondurans March Against US Base After Trump Termination of TPS

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the U.S. embassy in the Honduran capital...

Salma Hayek Calls for Male Stars to Get Pay Cut

Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, a vocal campaigner against sexual harassment in the movie industry,...

Man Kills Better Half And Forces Friend To Bury Her

In Golfito, in the Southern Zone, a man is alleged to have killed his...

Caja To Start Annual Massive Flu Vaccination in June

The national flu vaccination campaign will start next month, with the goal of protecting...

Brazilian police start crackdown against online hate crimes

Brazil's federal police on Thursday launched Operation Bravata, which dismantled a gang dedicated to...

Korean Envoy Visits Costa Rica’s New President

A group of South Korean lawmakers has paid a visit to Costa Rica's new...

Pence calls on Latin America to join US in isolating Venezuela, suspend election

Washington - The Trump administration called on Latin American and Caribbean nations Monday to...

Sunday Clashes in Catarina and Niquinohomo, Masaya, Leave Several Wounded

Sunday night's attack on protesters in Catarina and Niquinohomo, after a day sit-in in...

First Openly Gay Member of Costa Rica’s Legislative Assembly Takes Office

Enrique Sánchez — a journalist who is a member of the Partido Accion Cuidadana...

BCR Closes 5 Branches Of Bank For Women

The bank for women project, Banco Kristal, by the Banco de Costa Rica (BCR)...

Moving Tractor Trailer Sucks Cyclists On His Cell Phone Unders Its Wheels

A cyclist peddling without grabbing the handlebars and on the cell phone, died after...

Tourists flocking to Peru’s newfound ‘Rainbow Mountain’

PITUMARCA, Peru (AP) – Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours...

Microbes Living In Toxic Volcanic Lake In Costa Rica Could Hold Clues To Life On Mars

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have discovered microbes living in a toxic...

Costa Rica Prison Cams Stored For Two Years

Around US$500,000 worth of video surveillance equipment meant for Costa Rican prisons sat in...

May 1 Traditional “March of the Workers” in San Jose (Photos)

From all parts of the country, they came out for the traditional "marcha de...

Top 7 Places For Wildlife in Costa Rica National Parks

Costa Rica is one of those countries that has it all, everything from beaches...

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