Here's a rare tropical fruit that rates high on the collection list of home gardeners. Canistel, yellow sapote, eggfruit or zapote amarillo are just...
Common Name: Breadnut or breadfruit Spanish Name: Castaña or fruta de pan Latin Name: Artocarpus altilis Family: Moraceae Breadfruit is called fruta de pan, árbol de pan or...
Maracuya, which is commonly translated to “passion fruit”, is very well-loved in Costa Rica, and for good reason. You couldn’t be blamed for thinking...
HOME GARDENING: Ed Bernhardt gives the rundown on growing your own yummy and salubrious papaya.
Visitors to Costa Rica during the rainy season will come across the pejibaye harvest in local markets. This unusual fruit comes from a tropical palm, often called peach palm in English, and has a starchy, orange mesocarp or midsection that is edible when cooked.
Central America serves as a bridge for the shipment of drugs from the producing countries of South America to the consumer markets of the United States and Europe.
Costa Rica draws the line: All pineapple shipments checked for drugs
Costa Rican authorities seized two tons of cocaine that were hidden in a container with a shipment of pineapples.
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