Thursday, 16 July 2020

Costa Rica: Ongoing impunity prevents effective protection of indigenous defenders, says UN expert

A UN expert today expressed grave concern for the lives of indigenous human rights...

Dengue Outbreak Alert in Zona Sur

(QCOSTARICA) Dengue cases continue to rise nationwide, but the Brunca Region, in the zona...

Photos: They walked away by a miracle after a spectacular flip

Two people miraculously 'walked away' from this spectacular traffic accident Friday afternoon, on Ruta...

Landslide causes partial road closures in Palmar Norte

A landslide this Saturday afternoon hindered the passage at kilometer 250 between Buenos Aires...

Costa Rica indigenous town closes accesses to its territory

The indigenous of the territory known as Bajo Los Indios, in the South Pacific,...

Costa Rica prevents massive entry of Africans and Asians headed for the U.S.

Costa Rica prevented the entry of the majority of African and Asian migrants who...

OIJ detains man for death threats to patients with COVID-19

The OIJ - judicial police- arrested on Monday afternoon a man for making death...

Was it a 5.4 or 5.8? Earthquake Shakes Costa Rica Friday Night

A more than 5 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Friday, at 8:40 pm, in...

Cops surprise group trying to bury narco plane

Police report surprising a group trying to bury a plane that had fallen in...

Tour Guide Suprised by Cougar In Corovado Beach

A tour guide was taken by surprise when an adult cougar (puma in Spanish)...

Small Plane Found Abandoned in Southern Zone

Costa Rican authorities on Monday morning found an abandoned aircraft on a farm in...

Another Senseless Tragedy: Mother And Son Die in Crash

In yet another tragedy a 28-year-old woman and her 7-year-old son died senselessly in...

American Among 10 Foreigners Rejected At The Panama Border

Costa Rica's immigration police (Policía Profesional de Migración) denied entry to ten foriegners, among...

Interamericana Sur Closed Due To Landslides

Following the clean up of the landslide that chocked off completely passage through the...

Man Kills Better Half And Forces Friend To Bury Her

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

Bus With 35 Passengers Overturns On Interamerican Sur (Photos)

A bus with 35 passengers overturned the morning of this Wednesday on Rtua 2,...

Q&A with Larry Crowder: Costa Rican Initiative Refocuses On Marine Issues

Costa Rica’s Osa and Golfito region, isolated on a peninsula in the country’s southwest...

Ocean Warming Rhreatens To Drown Costa Rica´s Whale Tourism

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

First Outbreak of Bovine Rabies Of The Year

The Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal (Senasa) - National Animal Health Service - says...

Second Plane Down In Ten Days In Costa Rica

  A small plane left the runway and crashed on Wednesday morning at Punta Banco...

Early Morning 5.0 Earthquake Shakes Up Southern Zone

An 5.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Zona Sur (Southern Zone) of Costa Rica this...

Landslide Causes Problems On The Ruta 2, Inter American Highway South

The Interamerican Sur (Ruta 2) - Inter American highway south - between Palmar and...

Cuban Migrants Found Travelling Hidden In Truck Between Gas Cylinders

Q COSTA RICA NEWS  - Six Cubans, who entered the country illegally, were arrested...

Feeling The Cold?

Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The Tropical Storm, that turned to a Tropical Depression...

Costa Rica Issues “Green Alert” For Caribbean and South Pacific For Hurricane Matthew

(QCOSTARICA) The National Emergency Commission (Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) issued a "green...

Flow of Migrants At Southern Border “Unstoppable”

(QCOSTARICA) The flow of migrants into Costa Rica on the southern border with Panama...

Dusty Roads in Costa Rica Make For A Sticky Situation — Literally

QCOSTARICA (By Andrea Crossan, PRI.org)  For the past two years, I've escaped Boston's January...

Disregarding Squirrel Bite Led to Death, Boy Could Have Been Saved

COSTA RICA NEWS - The Ministerio de Salud and the Servicio Nacional de Salud...

Eight Detained In Protests In The Zona Sur

A total of eight people were detained this morning when they refused to clear...

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