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Brawl Ends with Migrant Shelter Fire in Panama Jungle

A dozen lightweight structures and some vehicles were set on fire this Saturday amid a brawl at a migrant shelter in Panama's Darién jungle that ended with 44 people...

Costa Rica and NASA Unite Against Red Tides

In a groundbreaking collaboration, Costa Rica has joined forces with NASA's PACE space mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, United States.  The Costa Rican Fishing Federation (FECOP) has...

Why Driving Route 1 in Costa Rica Fills Me With Loathing

There aren’t many things that I truly hate. I hate maraschino cherries. When I was in second grade sitting at my grandmother’s kitchen table with an open jar of...

Surfing Solidarity: Costa Rica’s Movement Against Illegal Instructing

Surf instructors from various Costa Rican beaches have joined forces to advocate for the employment rights of local instructors, amid concerns over foreigners with irregular migratory status offering surf...

Canada defeats Costa Rica 1-0 in extra time in Women’s Gold Cup quarterfinals

Canada achieved a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in extra time of the quarterfinals of the first-ever Women's Gold Cup on Saturday. Evelyne Viens, a striker for Italian club...

Costa Rica Readies for Gathering at Third Indigenous Games

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, Costa Rica will host the eagerly anticipated Third Indigenous Games. They will be held on the Caribbean coast and are organized by a passionate...

Online Real Estate Auction: “Alma de la Selva” – A Majestic Costa Rican Property

Originally Listed for $2.4 Million, Now Selling at or Above a Minimum Bid of $999,000 Bidding Closes April 11th Gadsden, AL – JP King, a reputable leader in real estate auctions,...

Tales of a 30-Something Divorcé Navigating Costa Rica Dating

For a brief couple of years back in the 90s, I was a single man living in Costa Rica. Recently divorced, still in my 30s, in excellent physical condition,...

Costa Rica Confirms First Case of Screwworm Infection

The Ministry of Health and SENASA have officially confirmed the first case of screwworm infection in a person within the country.According to reports, the individual, a resident of the...

El Salvador’s Crackdown on Gender Ideology Draws Backlash

The decision by Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele to eliminate "gender ideology" from schoolbooks and guides threatens to increase intolerance and sexual violence in this conservative country, according to women's...

World Cup Heroes Highlight Argentina’s Squad to Face Costa Rica, El Salvador

The star Lionel Messi heads the roster of the world champion Argentine national team that coach Lionel Scaloni announced this Friday for the upcoming March friendlies against Costa Rica...

Costa Rican Companies Lead Effort to Restore Coral Reefs

Several companies joined forces to implement a marine ecosystem restoration project in Punta Cacique, Guanacaste, which allowed the planting of 1,500 coral fragments, thanks to the support of 30...

Cartel Boss Details Bribes to Honduran Leaders in US Trial

"I was not going to kill my partner," drug lord says at trial of former Honduran president in US. "Killing my partner, whom I had bribed (for protection) was...

Exposing the Truth Behind “Eco-Friendly” Land Development in Costa Rica

There is a special kind of satisfaction that comes with making a purchase and feeling like we’ve done something positive for the health of the planet. If we buy...

UN Urges Costa Rica to End Migrant Smuggling Networks After Deadly Crash

The United Nations (UN) urged Costa Rican authorities to put an end to migrant smuggling networks, due to the unfortunate situation that occurred with an Ecuadorian woman and a...

Guatemala Files Criminal Complaint Against Controversial Top Prosecutor

The government of President Bernardo Arévalo filed a criminal complaint on Thursday for "breach of duties" against the controversial Guatemalan Attorney General, Consuelo Porras, who in 2023 launched a...

Costa Rica Locals and Hotel Champion Sustainability With Beach Cleanup Station

An alliance between The Clean Wave Foundation and Hotel Cala Luna has facilitated the installation of a beach cleaning station to segregate waste at one of the primary entrances...

Coin Toss Decider Sends Costa Rica Into Copa Oro Quarterfinals

Costa Rica achieved the last quarterfinals spot in the women's Copa Oro soccer tournament on Wednesday by winning an unlikely drawing of lots against the Puerto Rico national team. The...

Guatemala Acquits Army Chief in Killings of 6 Indigenous People

A Guatemalan court on Wednesday acquitted an army colonel over the death of six indigenous people during the eviction of a blocked road in 2012, but convicted seven other...
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Costa Rica Issues Warning Over Surge in Deep Fake Video Scams

Costa Rican authorities have issued a warning regarding the surge of individuals falling prey to fraudulent schemes employing fake...

Costa Rica Locals and Hotel Champion Sustainability With Beach Cleanup Station

An alliance between The Clean Wave Foundation and Hotel Cala Luna has facilitated the installation of a beach cleaning...

Costa Rica Readies for Gathering at Third Indigenous Games

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, Costa Rica will host the eagerly anticipated Third Indigenous Games. They will be held...

Costa Rica Closes Down Tempisque River Bridge for Emergency Repairs

The iconic Tempisque River bridge, known locally as La Amistad, will be fully closed to all traffic starting Monday,...

Costa Rica Closes Down Tempisque River Bridge for Emergency Repairs

The iconic Tempisque River bridge, known locally as La Amistad, will be fully closed to all traffic starting Monday,...

Costa Rica Court Ruling Halts Controversial Cahuita Development Plan

Environmental organizations have sounded the alarm following a significant ruling by the Constitutional Court on February 16. The court...

Tarpon Land Lodge: Where Luxury Meets Nature’s Sanctuary in Costa Rica

Tarpon Land Lodge, located in Barra del Colorado, is the ideal spot for those seeking an unparalleled blend of...

Tales of a 30-Something Divorcé Navigating Costa Rica Dating

For a brief couple of years back in the 90s, I was a single man living in Costa Rica....

20 Things I Do Living in Costa Rica That I’d Never Do in the USA

After more than three decades living in Costa Rica, I still think back to my life stateside, and how...

Costa Rica’s Traffic Worsens Due to Daily Small Collisions

Traffic in Costa Rica has worsened recently due to construction work, lack of planning by authorities, and limited or...

Latin America News

Brawl Ends with Migrant Shelter Fire in Panama Jungle

A dozen lightweight structures and some vehicles were set on fire this Saturday amid a brawl at a migrant shelter in Panama's Darién jungle...

El Salvador’s Crackdown on Gender Ideology Draws Backlash

The decision by Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele to eliminate "gender ideology" from schoolbooks and guides threatens to increase intolerance and sexual violence in this...

Cartel Boss Details Bribes to Honduran Leaders in US Trial

"I was not going to kill my partner," drug lord says at trial of former Honduran president in US. "Killing my partner, whom I...

Arts and Culture

Costa Rica Readies for Gathering at Third Indigenous Games

On Saturday, April 27, 2024, Costa Rica will host the eagerly anticipated Third Indigenous Games. They will be held on the Caribbean coast and...

Miss Universe to Visit Costa Rica Amid Nicaraguan Regime Backlash

Sheynnis Palacios, Miss Universe 2023, is set to make her first visit to Costa Rica on February 27th at 9:30 am. Palacios's visit to...

Murals Celebrate Honduran Culture in New Tegucigalpa Open Air Gallery

Colorful murals of characters that reflect the country's social and cultural life adorn the Honduran capital, a kind of open-air gallery with works by...

Environment and Wildlife

Costa Rica and NASA Unite Against Red Tides

In a groundbreaking collaboration, Costa Rica has joined forces with NASA's PACE space mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, United States.  The Costa...

Costa Rican Companies Lead Effort to Restore Coral Reefs

Several companies joined forces to implement a marine ecosystem restoration project in Punta Cacique, Guanacaste, which allowed the planting of 1,500 coral fragments, thanks...

Exposing the Truth Behind “Eco-Friendly” Land Development in Costa Rica

There is a special kind of satisfaction that comes with making a purchase and feeling like we’ve done something positive for the health of...