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Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz

In an ugly twist to the story of a young man hailed as a defender of women, police say he was killed by a jilted lover.

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Wilford "Wolf" Guindon was one of the founders of the Monteverde Quaker community in Costa Rica and a pioneer conservationist.

Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82

Fernando Cardenal was minister of education and led a literacy campaign under Nicaragua's Sandinista government in the 1980s.

John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61

Twenty-year Costa Rica resident John Koger, the owner of bus-ticketing and travel service A Safe Passage, died of a heart attack on Nov. 9, 2015, at the age of 61.

Street harassment critic Gerardo Cruz dies

Gerardo Cruz, the young Costa Rican man who became a national hero for boldly calling out street harassment of women, died at Calderón Guardia hospital Thursday.

Secret Service agent who saved Reagan dies

The "true hero" Secret Service agent who helped save the life of U.S. president Ronald Reagan during a 1981 assassination attempt has died aged 85.
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Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the Common House Gecko

They’re behind your clock. They’re in your curtains. They’re laying eggs in your knickknacks. They’re your constant housemates, so we might as well learn...

Empanadas in Costa Rica are as Easy as 1,2,3,4

All over Latin America, empanadas (turnovers) are eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack. They vary in taste according to the ingredients used...

Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Kevin Costner Vacations in Costa Rica

One of Hollywood's most distinguished personalities, Kevin Costner, has chosen the land of ‘Pura Vida’ for his latest gateway. The acclaimed U.S. actor, director, and...