Deaths of Father and Son in La Sabana in Limbo

The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) presented the first report of the deaths of...

Yet Another Early Morning Crash Causes Traffic Chaos In The GAM

For the second this week, on consecutive days, traffic in the Greater Metropolitan Area...

Early Morning Crash Collapses Autopista General Cañas

A crash on the autopista General Cañas or Ruta 1 in the early hours...

Plants Faring Worse Than Monkeys in Forests of Costa Rica

Cattle ranching, agriculture and other human activities are breaking up Costa Rican forests into...

5.0 Quake Shakes Costa Rica Monday Afternoon

A 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook a great part of Costa Rican territory at 3:42...

Coca-Cola Company Moving Operations To Guanacaste

Anyone how has lived or continues to live in Guanacaste knows the problem with...

Between Fear and Pain Students Return To Class At The Liceo de Costa Rica

"What is going to happen with my son from now on?" Is the BIG...

11 Foreign Tourists Attacked During Rafting of Pacuare River

A total of 11 tourists of different nationalities participating in rafting, in the Pacuare...

Costa Rica Volcano Monitoring

On Thursday (March 8,  2018, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI)...

Driving With “Full Occupancy” Does Not Violate San Jose’s Vehicular Restriction

According to the Decree No. 37,370 of the Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes...

Controversy Over Expansion Of the San Jose-Limon Road

While the concessionaire, the Chinese company China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC),  in charge of...

12 Foreigner Women Rescued From Proxenetas in Southern Zone

The Fiscalia (Prosecutor's Office) in Corredores and the Office of Trafficking in Persons and...

Man Dies After Car Crashes Against Bull in Liberia

On the dark stretch of road that runs parallel to the runway of the...

Chinese Company Will Outsource To Tica Construction Company To Expand Road To Limon

The Chinese construction firm, the China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), is set to start...

Limon Port: Diversifying To Survive In Face Of Competion

The Administración Portuaria y de Desarrollo Económico de la Vertiente Atlántica (Japdeva), operator of...

Heredia Man Sentenced To 18 Years in Prison For Sexually Abuse Girlfriend’s Daughter

A Heredia court sentenced a 48-year-old man to 18 years in prison for raping...

Ocean Warming Rhreatens To Drown Costa Rica´s Whale Tourism

BAHIA BALLENA, Costa Rica  - In good years, more than a hundred thousand tourists...

Man Dies During the Envision 2018 Festival In Uvita

A 32-year-old man identified as Wesner Chavarría Camareno, died on Sunday at Playa Uvita,...

RECOPE Sells Diesel Fuel That Is Less Polluting But Harmful To Some Engines

Though less polluting, the state refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope) admitted that the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will...

Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria...

OIJ Raids Cosevi Central Offices

The Consejo de Seguridad Vial (Cosevi) - road safety council - offices in La...

Ziad Akl To Remain In Immigration Custody Pending Deportation

Ziad Akl, brother of Elias Akl, the Canadian-Lebanese national murdered last May 15, in...

Work Begins To Speed Up Traffic At The Juan Santamaría Airport Crossing

On Monday, the first works began for a series of road changes in the...

A New Airport in the Northern Zone

A contract has been awarded to a French-Spanish consortium to carry out the location...

Which Nationalities Work The Longest Hours? Costa Rica Is Second.

Though Costa Rican workers are often branded "lazy", they are in fact in second...

Acoustic imaging reveals hidden features of megathrust fault off Costa Rica

Geophysicists have obtained detailed three-dimensional images of a dangerous megathrust fault west of Costa...

Twenty Schools Padlocked By Parents In Protest Against Sex Education

Parents padlocked the gates of 20 schools in Costa Rica on Thursday to protest...

Turriabla Blew It Stack on Tuesday

The volcano that keeps on giving, the Turrialba, registered on Tuesday morning an eruption...

ICJ: Nicaragua Must Pay Costa Rica For Isla Calero Environmental Damage

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Nicaragua to...

Divers Up-Close With Baby Humpback Whale in Waters Off Costa Rica

A group of snorkelers were treated to a magical sight during their dive off...

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Former Miss ‘Monoseada’ In Guatemala

Few men could resist the charms of the former Miss Karina Ramos, who visited Guatemala over the weekend and took the opportunity to play...

Talamanca Man Takes Pride And Cherishes The Coffin His Dear Friend Made For Him

This is the story of two friends looking out of each other. Don Adán López López, better known as Panchito, was sent home (medically...

Man Kills Own Brother Over Alleged Sexual Abuse Of His Woman

A man, 61 years of age, identified by authorities by his surname, Quirós López, was stabbed and killed by his own brother on Monday...

Tickets For May 8 ‘Transfer of Powers’ Now Available

The next government of Costa Rica will celebrate 200 years of our country as a free, sovereign and independent Republic. On May 8, the...

Costa Rica Has A New Map: Includes 36,000 km2 of Maritime Territory Won in Court Against Nicaragua

Costa Rica's Foreign Ministry presented, Monday afternoon, the new map of Costa Rica with the 36,210 square kilometers (km2) of maritime that the country...

Cop and Former Cops Faked Roadside Blocks To Murder Model, Her Boyfriend and Brother

An officer of the Fuerza Publica (national police) in Alajuela and two former policemen faked a roadside police stop to intercept three people who...

Nicaraguans Continues On Edge

Nicaraguans, as they enter the seventh day of protests that have touched every corner of the country, continue on edge. The worst part is...

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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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Mandatory Plate Change Over of “1” Ends in A Week

Vehicle owners with license plates ending in "1" have to the end of the month (October 31) to make the mandatory change over to...

Imprisoned Guatemala Ex-President Rejected US Plea Deal in 2010

Declassified US State Department cables document how Alfonso Portillo, the former president of Guatemala who recently pled guilty to money-laundering charges in New York,...

Costa Rica To Host Meeting of the Convention on Cluster Munitions

COSTA RICA NEWS (Prensa Latina) - Costa Rica will host from September 1 to 5 the Fifth Meeting of States Parties to the Convention...

Would impeaching Trump restore the rule of law? Lessons from Latin America

Some Americans and members of Congress have called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. What happens after a president is impeached? The vice president would...

The “Good Doctor” For President!

Dr. Rodolfo Hernández is the third declared candidate for the 2014 presidential elections, being chosen Saturday as leader of the Partido Unidad Social Cristiana...