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US teen cleared in protester deaths says self-defense ‘not illegal’

Kyle Rittenhouse, the American teen acquitted after fatally shooting two men during protests and riots against police brutality last year, said self-defense is "not...

Edelweiss Air to launch Costa Rica-Switzerland flights

Swiss carrier Edelweiss Air announced the opening of a new non-stop route between Zurich and San José starting May 9, 2017. President Luis Guillermo Solís...

Air Canada to increase Toronto-San José flights from 5 to 11 per week

Recognizing the growing importance of Costa Rica as a tourist destination for Canadians, Air Canada is increasing the number of Toronto-San José flights it offers from five a week to 11.

British Airways adds nonstop flights between San José and London

British Airways will offer two flights a week to Costa Rica during the European summer and three flights a week in its winter season.

Costa Rica’s Liberia airport announces $10 million expansion plan

CORIPORT, the company that manages the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Guanacaste province, announced it will expand the terminal in coming months prompted by a significant increase in passenger traffic.

Nature Air promotes new Nicaragua flights with whirlwind tour

Costa Rica airline Nature Air, promoting its new flights and planes, hosts 14 journalists on a 16-hour junket to Nicaragua. Hilarity ensues.
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The History and Meaning Behind Costa Rica’s Lantern Parade

Every September 14th, on the eve of Independence Day, most towns and cities of Costa Rica celebrate the traditional lantern parade. Driven by educational...

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 Independence Day meal with a side of history

TASTE OF THE TROPICS: How to make Chorreadas with Palmito Cheese and Guacamango