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Costa Rican journalist attacked, injured by mob at crime scene

Telenoticias reporter Álvaro Sánchez was attacked by a mob while covering a news story on Monday night in Desamparados, south of Costa Rica's capital. He suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Rescued Costa Rican monkeys star in IKEA commercial

Howler, capuchin and spider monkeys are making an international media splash as the stars of a new IKEA commercial filmed at the Jaguar Rescue Center in Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean coast.

NBC permanently replaces disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams

NEW YORK – NBC on Thursday announced a permanent replacement for disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams and shifted him to sister cable network MSNBC over his embellishment of an Iraq war story.

Grupo Nación begins charging for online content

The daily La Nación and the weekly El Financiero on Tuesday began charging a monthly readership membership of ₡3,000 ($5.50).

Solís looks to reset relations with Costa Rican media

Solís signed the Declaration of Chapultepec on Wednesday, a commitment that "No law or act of government may limit freedom of expression or of the press, whatever the medium.”

President Solís sacks technology minister over media ‘gag law’

La Nación reported that many of the draft legislation’s most controversial articles were copied from media laws in Venezuela and Ecuador, nations that have been criticized for restrictions on the press.
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Guatemala Cancels Environmental License for Canadian Mine

The government of Guatemala revoked an environmental license on Friday due to "anomalies" for an open-pit mine with Canadian capital, located near the border...

Final Farewell: Messi, Suárez, and More at Copa América 2024

Neither the great heroes of South American football can evade the passage of time. With retirement on the horizon, the 2024 Copa América in...

El Salvador Seizes Assets from Ex-Minister Involved in Gang Truce

A Salvadoran court ordered on Thursday that properties seized from former Defense Minister David Munguía, who is in prison for a truce with gangs,...