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An A-Z guide to Costa Rican football slang: Watch the World Cup final like a Tico

The final mejenga ("match") of the World Cup is set for Sunday afternoon. While La Sele (Costa Rica's national team) won't be playing, you can still watch the game like a Tico with our handy Spanish guide to football slang in Costa Rica.

FIFA partner executive flees ticket sales arrest in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – An executive from the World Cup's hospitality services firm escaped out the back door of his plush Rio de Janeiro hotel Thursday to avoid arrest on charges of illegally selling tickets, police said.

Argentina defeats the Netherlands in penalty shootout, faces Germany in World Cup final

Argentina and West Germany met in the World Cup final in 1986 and 1990. The Argentines took the first match, while the Germans won in 1990.

17 arrested during La Sele’s giant homecoming celebration

Police arrested 17 Tuesday during the celebrations in Paseo Colón, where as many as 200,000 fans converged to welcome home the National Soccer Team, La Sele.

Germany overwhelms shorthanded Brazil in semifinal, 7-1

It's been said Brazil has never fully recovered from its greatest sporting tragedy, the 1950 home loss to Uruguay in the World Cup final. Despite proceeding to win a record five global crowns and injecting beauty into the beautiful game, for blessing the sport legends such as Pele, Romario and Ronaldo, Brazil remains haunted by the ghosts of "Maracanazo."

Costa Rica police arrest 90 during World Cup match against the Netherlands

More than half the arrests involved domestic violence, despite a government campaign to curb a recent spike in domestic abuse complaints during the World Cup.
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Prolonged Drought and Heatwaves Affect Honduras’ Power Supply

The high temperatures and drought affecting Central America have Honduras facing problems in energy generation, the government acknowledged on Saturday in a radio and...

Inter Miami Secures Dramatic Victory Despite Messi’s Quiet Night

Inter Miami's star-studded lineup, led by the legendary Lionel Messi, continued their impressive unbeaten run with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over DC United. Despite...

Experience Guayabo National Monument Under the Full Moon

The Central Conservation Area (ACC) of the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC-MINAE) will host a night tour of the Guayabo National Monument on...