WASHINGTON, D.C. – A diplomatic freeze that stretched back five decades, outlasting the Cold War and nine U.S. presidencies, officially ended Monday as Cuba and the United States reopened embassies.
A 14-kilometer marathon swim across Golfo Dulce will take place September 12. Twenty-year-old José Manuel Cullell swam across the gulf in early July to test the course.
As in years past, Saturday's picnic included a flag-raising ceremony and singing of the U.S. and Costa Rican national anthems as well as games, music, dancing, great food, and plentiful beer.
PHOTOS: President Luis Guillermo Solís visits areas affected by floods in Costa Rica’s Limón province
President Luis Guillermo Solís visited damaged areas in the Caribbean province of Limón on Wednesday and Thursday after heavy rains last weekend caused floods in Costa Rica's Caribbean and northern regions.
Only non-toxic, organic and edible paint is provided for the feline artists. The animals are able to counteract the stress of confinement through their art.