Avianca Airlines is now offering discounted rates on round-trip airfare in the region starting at $249, including taxes. The promotion, which also includes deals on travel packages to Central American destinations, is part of a program called "Discovering Central America," and it runs through May 15.
Costa Rica held steady at 34th in the latest FIFA World Rankings released Thursday. Costa Rica's three opponents, in a ferocious Group D, are now all ranked within the top 11. Costa Rica, however, is no longer the highest ranked team in Central America after Honduras (32nd) jumped the Ticos in the rankings.
Honduran lawmaker Augusto Cruz Asensio proposed a bill that would reward couples for staying together for 45 years, according to Honduras' El Heraldo. On Wednesday, Asensio discussed the proposal that would give long-time couples a one-time bonus of 50,000 lempiras (or $2,500).