Local conservationists are celebrating yet another apparent confirmed sighting of manatees in Costa Rica’s Caribbean canal of Tortuguero, not far from the village of...
Costa Rica's national parks are one of the country's most impressive legacies. More than one-quarter of this small country's land is protected. Their trees, flowers,...
Even as the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) begins to promote domestic vacations, the orange alerts have effectively shut down that sector in several tourism-heavy towns.
In Santa Teresa, on the west side of the Nicoya Peninsula, residents asked for increased police presence.
Thomas Russell Tomlinson, a 68-year-old U.S. citizen and Costa Rican resident, died from injures sustained when the boat he was traveling in collided with another boat near the Caribbean town of Parismina around 4:00 p.m. Thursday, according to OIJ spokeswoman Paula Madrigal.
Benita Smith, a 58-year-old Nicaraguan woman, drowned in the event. Another woman traveling with Smith, Mirian Sambola, was injured and taken to a hospital in Guápiles.
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