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Locals in Manuel Antonio prevent robbery of U.S. tourist with citizen’s arrest

An attempted robbery on a U.S. tourist ended with townspeople of Manuel Antonio, Quepos surrounding the would-be thieves in a citizen's arrest.

Notorious crime family members indicted; alleged ties to Costa Rican sportsbook

Members from the famed Genovese crime family were arrested Thursday after being linked to a Costa Rican-based bookmaking operation.

Arrests made in case of murdered Dutch couple and laborer

OIJ officials say they've solved the January case of a Dutch couple and Nicaraguan laborer who were found brutally murdered on their Puntarenas farm.

Cuba Dave found guilty of promoting sex tourism, faces five more years in prison

Sex tourist David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave, was found guilty of violating one count of Costa Rica's Sex Tourism Law in a San José court Wednesday.

On eve of historic sex tourism trial, Cuba Dave is optimistic he’ll be acquitted

David Strecker, aka Cuba Dave, will begin trial Wednesday for accusations that he violated Costa Rica's Sex Tourism Law by "promoting the country as a destination for sexual tourism."

US man shot, killed outside Jacó club

A 38-year-old U.S. man was killed in the Pacific beach town of Jacó outside of a club early Wednesday morning, according to the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ).

Community Aids Limón Red Cross

THE grave financial situation of the Limón Red Cross has taken an optimisticturn after the Caribbean port town’s chapterthreatened to close its doors severalmonths...

Costa Rican Cuisine – What is it and where did it come from?

Costa Rican cuisine, also known as "comida típica," is a melting pot of indigenous, Spanish, and African influences. The country's diverse landscape and abundance...

The Quakers and Monteverde, Costa Rica

Monteverde, Costa Rica is a small town located in the northern part of the country, known for its stunning natural beauty and rich biodiversity....

Noelia Campos Guerrero Interview – Orbita Prima

Noelia Campos Guerrero is Costa Rica’s First Female Astronaut in Groundbreaking Feature Film: Orbita Prima I had the opportunity to talk with Orbita Prima costar...
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