Costa Rican surfer Carlos “Cali” Muñoz was eliminated from the World Surf League’s US Open of Surf after failing to qualify past the third round.
The assets put up to guarantee the $20 million bond include cash deposits of $3.3 million, to be made by October 1, and three properties in the United States owned by his sister and a close friend.
The burning alive of two teenagers by a Chilean military patrol in 1986 was directly reported to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, but he refused to accept it, according to U.S. documents declassified Friday.
Zimbabwe on Friday called for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the Minnesota trophy hunter who shot and killed Cecil the lion. Palmer and his guide have said the killing of the tagged lion, who was a favorite among tourists, was a mistake and that calls for severe punishment are out of proportion.
This weekend pilgrims from across Costa Rica will begin walking – if they haven’t already – to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles for an annual pilgrimage of faith known as the romería, where they will pay their respects to and ask for favors from the country’s patron saint, the Virgin of Los Ángeles.
A round up of events taking place July 31 – August 5.
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Authorities hunting for missing flight MH370 are “increasingly confident” that wreckage found on an Indian Ocean island is from the ill-fated jet, the Australian official leading the search said Friday.
Giving guidance on regulatory compliance and help with networking are normal practices at U.S. embassies around the world. But they’re still foreign territory for U.S. officials at the reopened embassy in Cuba.
The new station will be the terminal for bus routes from San José to Puntarenas, Guanacaste, Alajuela, Heredia and Nicaragua.