Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network sent a photographer in a plane over Poás National Park, northwest of the capital, to capture these images of the contrast of vegetation inside and outside the volcano crater’s boundaries.
The Tico Times chats with Sandra Cauffman, the deputy project manager for NASA’s MAVEN satellite mission to Mars.
President Luis Guillermo Solís will attend the U.N. Climate Summit on Tuesday, Sept. 23, where he will give a speech about Costa Rica’s efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change, along with meetings with world leaders and multinational corporations.
Tourist Maciej Oskroba headed back to his home country of Germany on Thursday just nine days after being caught red-handed with more than 400 live animals in his luggage at the Juan Santamaría International Airport outside of San José. He received no jail time and no fine.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – A high court in San Salvador on Thursday revoked a house arrest ordered for former President Francisco Flores, and ruled that he should be sent to prison while awaiting trial on corruption charges. Flores is accused of misappropriating $15 million in donated funds from the government of Taiwan.
Tourists looking to save some money on a low season jaunt to Monteverde, take note. The main highway to the cloud forest national park, Route 606 between Guacimal and Santa Elena, will see road closures for six weeks starting Sept. 23, according to statement from the National Roadway Council.
A roundup of events going on Sept. 19 – 25.
Amid a national debate over a proposed change in mobile Internet rates, a study released this week shows that rate plans from state-owned carrier Kölbi, part of the Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE), are generally less expensive than competing plans with similar features.
Migration is one of the greatest social issues of the 21st century, affecting more than 230 million people worldwide. With that number estimated to nearly double by 2050, the United Nation’s International Organization for Migration is going to have its work cut out for it. And that work belongs to IOM Deputy Director General Laura Thompson.