At least 16 tourists died tragically while vacationing in Costa Rica in recent months

"We came to live a dream and we are living a nightmare from which...

Latin America’s fight to legalize abortion: the key battlegrounds

An estimated 6.5 million abortions take place across Latin America each year. Three-quarters of...

Costa Rica Postpones Naming Ambassador to Nicaragua

The government of Costa Rica has postponed naming an ambassador to Nicaragua, replacing Eduardo...

Another Try! Government Sends Legislators New Draft Tax Reform

In an effort to keep alive the reforms to the Plan Fiscal (Tax Reforms),...

Legislators criticize Sala IV for passing onto them the responsibility on gay marriage

Legislators on Thursday joined in the criticism of the Constitutional Court passing onto them...

Constitutional Court Orders Congress To Legislate Same-Sex Marriage in Costa Rica Within 18 Months

The Constitutional Court or Sala IV has ordered the Legislative Assembly (Congress) to legislate...

President Carlos Alvarado Meets With Curaçao Prime Minister

In Colombia for the inauguration of that country's new president, Ivan Duque, Costa Rica...

Costa Rica Government Advised Not To Send New Ambassador to Nicaragua

The socio-political crisis in Nicaragua, as well as the accusations of alleged collusion by...

Yes, we have no bananas… or we won’t soon, if fusarium wilt isn’t stopped.

Some suggest the banana is on the brink of extinction. Panama disease, also known...

Parents take children out of school in Los Chiles for fear that the Sandinista Army will recruit them

In Los Chiles, in the northern part of Costa Rica bordering with Nicaragua, parents...

Ombudsman Asks For Revision Of Bill To Punish Street Harassment

The Ombudsman's Office (Defensoría de los Habitantes in Spanish) asked the Social Commission of...

Number of Nicaraguans Seeking Asylum In Costa Rica Has Shot Up

The number of Nicaraguans seeking asylum has skyrocketed in Costa Rica, as an overflowing...

What if Costa Rica had an army?

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

Otto Guevara: Ministry of Education wants to turn young people into worshipers of the socialist system

Former legislator and perennial presidential candidate, Otto Guevara, said that the Ministry of Education...

I Saw The Arenal Explode!

That morning, on July 29, 1968, the was nothing unusual. At least that's how...

Costa Rica “On Alert” Of A Migratory Crisis Over Violence in Nicaragua

The political and social crisis that Nicaragua is experiencing has Costa Rica on the...

Fierce Opposition to the Pacific Alliance Continues

Entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector in Costa Rica are maintaining their position against an...

¢112.5 million Will Cost Ticos Retirement of Chief Justice

Can you imagine what you could do with ¢112.5 million colones?   Well, that is what...

Costa Rica Joins Other 11 Latin America Countries In Demand For The Immediate End Of Violence In Nicaragua

Costa Rica on Monday joined Honduras, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and...

Court Gets Tough On Judges Reprimanded in Cementazo Scandal

With 19 of 22 votes, the Full Court decided to suspend for two months...

Costa Rican Ambassador in Managua: ‘The Nicaragua I Arrived At No Longer Exists’

The fear of leaving their homes after dark is experienced daily by thousands of...

President Carlos Takes A Break Politics

President Carlos Alvarado has left the politics of the country in the hands of...

Carlos Alvarado: Government ‘will not be embarrassed’ to adopt some tax proposals of the unions

President Carlos Alvarado assured that the Executive Branch "will not be embarrassed" in adopting...

OIJ Seeks Authorization To Remove Bodies and Make Raids Without Presence Of Judge or Prosecutor

The removal of bodies from a crime scene or a fatal accident can sometimes...

Monorail for Costa Rica Proposed

A proposal has been made to build an elevated monorail metro (monorriel in Spanish)...

MOPT Froze For Two Years Expansion Plan For The Road To Caldera

During the last two years, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation (MOPT) shelved...

Melania Trump moved by tale of six-year-old Costa Rican boy abandoned in the Arizona desert

Melania Trump was visibly moved by the tale of a six-year-old Costa Rican boy...

From Josué to Victoria, Civil Registry Approves Request For Gender Change

A couple of months ago, Victoria Elizabeth Rovira Hernández (23 years old) made an...

Costa Rica Second in Latin America In School Bullying

Costa Rica is second in Latin America in school bullying with almost 11% of...

Otto Guevara: Massive Firings For Striking Public Officials

Former legislator and perennial presidential candidate for the Movimiento Libertario, Otto Guevara, commented that...

Proposal Would Give Citizens Power To Remove From Office Elected Officials, Including The President

Don't like your elected president, legislator, town mayor or any other elected official, boot...

Nicaraguans Cram Immigration Seeking Refuge

Apart from marches and union demonstrations, Monday dawned with long lines of Nicaraguan citizens...

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