US-Costa Rica relations
The Tico Times sat down with U.S. Ambassador Stafford Fitzgerald Haney at the U.S. Embassy in San José last week to hear his thoughts on U.S. foreign investment, foreign policy, Costa Rica’s leadership role in the region, and the possibility of medical marijuana legalization here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Costa Rica’s embassy in Washington became a mini-tourist attraction of sorts Saturday when it flung open its doors to the public for “Passport DC” – a colorful annual event involving 42 diplomatic missions from Azerbaijan to Venezuela.
PARIS – Pope Francis led a chorus of global plaudits for Wednesday's breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban relations, hailed as "historic" in Europe and South America and prompting celebrations on the streets of Havana.
Luis Guillermo Solís kicked off his first trip to the United States as president of Costa Rica Monday by meeting with leaders of Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, California, and announcing one company’s intention to hire hundreds more Ticos.