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Ecuador under state of emergency after presidential candidate killed

Ecuador declared a state of emergency Thursday and asked the FBI to help probe the Presidential candidate shot dead after rally in Ecuador whose...

Presidential candidate shot dead after rally in Ecuador

The shooting death of an Ecuadorian presidential candidate has sent shockwaves across Latin America, putting the Andean nation's democracy to the test ahead of...

Galapagos Islands Face Impending El Nino Threat to Marine Iguanas

Unusually warm for this time of year, the waters of the Pacific signal hard times for the reptilian inhabitants of Ecuador's iconic Galapagos Islands.   The...

Tragic Outcome: Woman in Viral Wake Video Passes Away for Real

An elderly Ecuadoran woman who woke up inside a coffin at her own wake -- sparking a viral video, of course -- has now...

Elderly Ecuadoran Woman Wakes in Coffin at Her Own Wake

An elderly Ecuadoran woman who woke up inside a coffin at her own wake is being treated at the same state hospital that declared...

Powerful 6.5 Magnitude Earthquake Claims 14 Lives in Ecuador and Peru

A 6.5 magnitude earthquake that shook southern Ecuador and reached neighboring Peru left at least 14 dead, several injured and damaged buildings, according to...
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Costa Rica Faces Water Supply Challenges Amid Severe Drought

In a press conference the Costa Rican Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (AyA), the government entity responsible for water supply in the country, announced...

Costa Rican Hotels Shine in Travel+Leisure’s Best 100 List

According to Travel+Leisure’s most recent publication, the Four Seasons Resort Peninsula Papagayo and Silvestre Nosara Hotel & Residences, located in Guanacaste, are among the...

Costa Rican Colon Surges Against US Dollar: Causes and Implications

A question many of us are asking right now is: How is the colon appreciating so rapidly vs the dollar? Since June, 2022, the...