Costa Rican authorities said they wanted to extradite Saatio “as soon as possible” to prevent any further attempts at escape.
This weekend Costa Rican chocolate will be front and center as the Antigua Aduana in San José hosts the first Feria de Chocolate.
Our picks for some of the top events in the coming days.
La Plaza de la Cultura, one of San José’s landmarks, is undergoing renovation to fix leaks into the museums below and make the plaza more attractive.
Robbery may have been the motive behind the killing of Dutch expat Johannes “Hans” Snelders, his wife Sita Dhawtal and an employee at the couple’s farm in Sardinal, Puntarenas, investigators say.
Nery Brenes ran the 400-meter dash in a blistering 44.60 seconds, demolishing his competition Thursday morning at a track event in Madrid, Spain.
The conflict has killed an estimated 220,000 people and forced nearly 7 million Colombians from their homes over the decades. Thousands of Colombians have sought refuge in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica’s Health Ministry on Monday approved the use of Dengvaxia, the first licensed dengue vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization.
The new patrol boats will expand the Coast Guard’s reach to 5,500 kilometers, allowing patrols to reach Costa Rica’s maritime borders with Ecuador and Colombia.