Concerns about a massive exodus deters sanctions against Maduro

“Nations could be avoiding issuing stronger economic sanctions against Maduro’s dictatorship because this could...

‘I am still in shock’: Journalists flee Venezuela to publish ongoing investigation, amid legal threats

It sounded like another grim chapter in the repression that has gripped Venezuela during...

Colombians Call for Pro-Peace Coalition as Duque Gains in Presidential Polls

Colombian voters are calling for a pro-peace coalition in the run-up to the May...

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Sanctions Against Venezuela

The United Nations Human Rights Council (OHCHR ) has adopted a resolution proposed by the...

Disgraced Ex-President Kuczynski Banned From Leaving Peru

Disgraced former Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who resigned last week in the face...

Venezuelan Military Woman Flees Hit Men and Seeks Refuge in Costa Rica

Evelyn Andrade López managed to escape from a police and military fence in Venezuela...

Venezuela Regards New US Sanctions as Crime Against Humanity

Venezuela condemned new US sanctions introduced against Caracas calling them crime against humanity, the...

What comes after discovering Islamic terrorism in Colombia?

Colombian authorities captured Raúl Gutiérrez, a 43-year-old Cuban, who was plotting an Islamic terrorist-style...

CDC Warns About Yellow Fever Outbreak in Urban Areas of Brazil

Travelers to Brazil are being warned to vaccinate themselves against yellow fever due to...

Colombia Aims to Remove Three Zeros From Peso Bills

Colombian authorities want the face value of 500-peso coins to be slashed to 50...

Inflation-Hit Venezuela Introduces New Highest-Denomination Banknote

Venezuela will put on Wednesday a new highest-denomination 100,000 bolivar bill worth only US$0.50...

Ancient Mummies in Peru ‘Not Human, Possibly Alien’: Scientists

"They look like humans, but they are not. Its anatomical structure is different," the...

For Poor Venezuelans, a Box of Food May Sway Vote for Maduro

CARACAS — A bag of rice on a hungry family’s kitchen table could be...

Medellin Has Outgrown ‘Narcos’

As she sipped a cappuccino in a buzzing café on a tree-lined street in...

Maduro Announces Pensions Fund Increase, Additional Food Cards – Reports

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced an expansion of pension fund and a delivery...

Venezuela, where it’s more expensive to go to work than it is to stay home

For many Venezuelans, the choice is between going to work in exchange for a...

Bogota ranks among world’s most traffic congested cities, says study

In a world deconstructed by mega data, Colombia, once again, makes a list and...

Colombia extradites ‘Pablo Escobar of Ecuador’ to US

A suspected drug chief known as the “Pablo Escobar of Ecuador” was extradited to...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation...

Venezuelan dictator Maduro takes advantage of the same “feminism” that condemns Trump

The two most controversial presidents in the Americas decided to speak out on feminism...

Colombia and Brazil Announce Border Controls as Venezuelans Flee En Masse

Colombia and Brazil have announced a series of measures to control their border with...

Canadian Capital Fuels Colombian Cannabis Boom

(Ozy.com) Decades have passed since the bulk of marijuana cultivation in the Americas shifted...

Opposition Wants ‘National Front’ to Protect Venezuelans’ Rights

enezuela’s opposition will present a nationwide front to protect people’s rights, its negotiator Julio...

Brazil’s President Left Without a Pension After Failing to Prove He’s Alive

The odd mix-up occurred after pension office administrators in the Brazilian state of Sao...

Peru’s new impeachment effort is must-see entertainment

The new effort to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers a high-stakes spectacle of...

Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno tries to bury the legacy of his predecessor

LESS than a year after electing a president, Ecuadoreans will vote on whether to...

Venezuelan archbishop decries plan to change election date

(ACI Prensa) Archbishop Diego Padrón of Cumaná, former president of the Venezuelan bishops’ conference,...

Colombia Bomb Attack Kills Five Police, Injures Dozens

An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia’s coastal city of...

Moralist Upsurge in Brazil Revives Censorship of the Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO (IPS) - It is not yet an official policy because censorship...

Venezuelan Secret Police: The key to Maduro’s oppressive hold on power

Tyrannical regimes generally employ repressive domestic intelligence directorates to keep the opposition at bay....

Colombia peso boosted by weak dollar and rising oil prices

The US dollar has lost more than 5% of its value against Colombia’s peso...

Court Rules Against Uber and its 83,000 Drivers

Colombia’s Constitutional Court has ruled against Uber with a verdict that affects 83,000 drivers...

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Cuba Plane Crash: Company ‘Had Safety Complaints’

Solidarity and investigations after the accident. Cuban authorities are investigating the air crash, with 113 people on board, occurred Friday at noon in Havana,...

The Volcanos Of Central America (By Country)

Among the things most loved by travelers to Central America is the volcanos. Ok, the beaches are great. The rivers, the forests, the lakes,...

Businesses And Residents Of The Poas Volcano Desperate To Have Park Reopened

Some 410,000 people visited the Poas Volcano, the closest to the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM). An eruption in April 2017 closed the park to...

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, suspects of kidnapping the 51-year-old Italian businessman, Stefano Calandrelli. The...

Drivers In Heredia Stuck In Traffic Threatened by Supposed Do-Gooders

In Heredia, several people have taken to directing traffic due to daily massive congestion. And help themselves out in the process, threatening drivers to...

OIJ Investigating Mansion Built By Narco In Limon Without Permits

Photographs taken from a cell phone show the process of building a luxurious house facing the sea that is presumed to belong to a...

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 glimpse at the movement of magma and volcanic gases underneath...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Senasa Prohibits Pork Exports Of Three Chile Plants To Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Authorities of the National Animal Health Service (Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal - SENASA) of the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG), concluded this...

45 Arrests and 2 Drunk Drivers Tally For First Day of Palmares Fiestas

QCOSTARICA  = The tradition of Palmares partying, the largest of the summer fairs, kicked off Thursday with the Tope (horse parade), music, rides and...

“Aqui Tiene Abuela”, 88 Year Old Begs For Change Outside the International Airport

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TshhvPKHvXU] COSTA RICA NEWS - At 88 years of age she leaves the house every morning at 6:00am to take to buses from Naranjo...

Don’t Throw Away Your Old Calendars

Hey, if you have some old calendars lying around - don't throw them out! Turns out calendars from 1991 will work for 2013. So...