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Documentary featuring former Costa Rica first lady premieres in San José

The Costa Rica premiere of a new documentary featuring U.S. citizen and former first lady of Costa Rica Henrietta Boggs takes place Tuesday at 8 p.m. the Cine Magaly in San José.

Disfigured Costa Rican toucan stars in Discovery documentary

A new Discovery Networks documentary tells the story of the Costa Rican toucan whose savagely mutilated beak was replaced with a prosthetic one, and how it inspired a nation to push for better treatment of animals.

Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday

It takes place in a galaxy far, far away but the long wait is finally over. The 7th episode of the Star Wars saga premiered here at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.

Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest

Costa Rica International Film Festival kicked off last Thursday and will feature more than 100 screenings through Dec. 18. Here are three flicks not to miss.

New Costa Rican movie explores ‘the happiest place in the world’

With an all-star cast, a production budget of $350,0000 and promotion to the tune of $500,000, "The Happiest Place in the World" is arguably the most ambitious Costa Rican production of all time.
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Rare Black Jaguar Caught on Camera in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountains

An extraordinary wildlife sighting occurred in Costa Rica, as a black jaguar has been captured on video in Costa Rica’s Talamanca Mountain Range. The footage,...

Guatemala Issues Historic Apology for Black Market Adoptions

Guatemala's president on Friday offered an official apology to one of the many families whose children were taken away and adopted abroad in a...

Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...