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Protest, or normal San José traffic? Who can tell?

The tried-and-true protest technique, referred to as tortuguismo (as in tortuga, or turtle) is always a big hit with motorists.

Costa Rican, U.S. citizen die after small plane crash in Pavas

The light aircraft was heading from the capital to to the northwestern coastal town of Tamarindo when it apparently lost control and came down in a river ravine minutes after takeoff.

President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

The 17.5-kilometer stretch of Route 606 between Guacimal and Santa Elena, Monteverde is slated for completion in September 2018.

UPDATED: Costa Rica soon to unveil its first hydrogen-powered bus

In industrialized countries the technology is more advanced; the unique aspect of the Costa Rican process, however, is that the hydrogen is obtained by separating water molecules, which does not generate any pollutants.

Amid Holy Week traffic, four highways temporarily waive toll fees

A total of 743 Traffic Police officers are conducting surveillance operations at checkpoints along the roads to the most popular tourist destinations.

Winter Storm Stella causes flight cancellations between New York-Costa Rica

United Airlines cancelled four flights between Newark and San José, and one from New York to Liberia, Guanacaste.
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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...

Maritime Patrols Intensify as Panama Tightens Border Control

Panama reinforced maritime surveillance on Thursday, after closing some passages in the Darién jungle to control the arrival of migrants traveling to the United...