In an interview with The Tico Times on Friday, the 23-year-old former boyfriend of Sondra Elizondo, who was arrested last week in connection with her killing in a Barrio La California hotel room, claimed he was not at the hotel when the 46-year-old U.S. woman was stabbed to death.
Border runs are never convenient but if you have to renew your Costa Rica visa in Nicaragua this week your timing is worse that usual. A rush of Cuban migrants through the region has caused border closures and delays.
Costa Ricans, looking down the street to see their bus approaching, might say, “Allí viene la nave” – “there comes my boat.” The first time I heard my husband say this, years ago, I was charmed, and I have thought of the city’s buses that way ever since.
Retiring overseas can be both more enticing and and more affordable – depending on the locale – than retiring in the United States. But a smooth transition requires careful planning. Here are some of factors to think about before you sell your belongings and buy a one-way plane ticket.
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.
More than two months after his father disappeared, Jeff Hogue hasn’t lost hope. As Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) continue to search for Brian Hogue, who has been missing since June, Jeff Hogue traveled to Costa Rica to meet with his father's friends in search of clues to his whereabouts.
A Costa Rican mother might run around town with her baby in her arms, while a Gringa might be more relaxed about letting her baby play in the dirt. It’s all summed up by the common phrase cada loco con su tema: every nut has his own pet subject. It’s especially true for parents, who are crazy with love.