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Most Costa Ricans support vaccine mandate: UCR

The majority of Costa Ricans support the country’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Costa Rica aims for urban natural parks to improve wellness in cities

Some 60% of Costa Rica's population lives in the GAM, which constitutes only 4% of the national territory.

President Carlos Alvarado reduces salary in the face of economic crisis

The president's announcement came as the Legislative Assembly discussed a government proposal to cut 15% of the government's highest wages, including those of lawmakers.

Costa Rica announces cuts in public spending in the face of pandemic crisis

The budget cuts will be the largest in Costa Rica's history, President Carlos Alvarado said, as the world faces the coronavirus pandemic.

State of the Union: In face of pandemic, Carlos Alvarado delivers solemn and hopeful address

Carlos Alvarado called for unity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic but acknowledged Costa Rica will endure a difficult economic recovery. 

President of Costa Rica seeks to strengthen government after resignations due to private data scandal

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, announced on Wednesday an effort to strengthen governance in response to a scandal over suspicions of breach of private information that caused several resignations in his cabinet.
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Carlo Acutis’ Legacy: A Costa Rican Miracle of Faith and Healing

Carlo Acutis, known as “God's influencer” and the “cyber-apostle of the Eucharist,” passed away at the tender age of 15 due to leukemia. Despite...

Canada Donates $15M to Protect Birds in Costa Rica

Canada announced that it will support Costa Rica and other countries in the region with a $15 million donation through the Conserve Birds program....

Colombia Rejects Closing Darien Gap Border with Panama

Colombia will not close its border with Panama along the Darien Gap -- the dense, dangerous jungle that has become a major route for...