Six plaintiffs are asking Costa Rica’s Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court to throw out a constitutionality challenge to an executive decree that would legalize in vitro fertilization in Costa Rica.
Not showing up for a Colombian military exam automatically gives one a remiso status – a deserter. With a FARC peace deal imminent, that could change.
More than 6,000 people are murdered a year in Guatemala, mainly at the hands of gangs engaged in contract killings, extortion and drug trafficking.
Officials with Honduras’ immigration department questioned the migrants and concluded that they are, in fact, fleeing from their country’s war and are not Islamist extremists.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua – As we veered onto the highway from the dark Managua side streets, my taxi suddenly filled with blinding light. The blatant glare came from both sides of the road where rows of massive lightbulb-covered yellow trees towered above. Ahead, a crew worked beneath a floodlight, pounding another tree into place.
Oxcarts, oxen and boyeros traveled from rural areas all around Costa Rica to gather in downtown San José for the biggest oxcart parade in the country.
The challenges faced by Pope Francis during the dark years of the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) are portrayed in a new film, “Call Me Francesco,” which will have its world premiere at the Vatican on Tuesday.
The Costa Rican designer Federico Martínez and Chilean designer Pablo Ruiz took their brand PuercoSpin to a new level last week when they inaugurated their own store in San Pedro, east of San José. Ruiz created PuercoSpin in 2009 in Chile, and brought it with him to Costa Rica in 2012, where it became a fixture in […]
Some 100 people joined in a march against climate change in San José, a day before international climate talks start in Paris. “We want serious decisions and and real compromise to stop the planet’s temperature rise,” said conservationist Jorge Mora Portuguez.
The Costa Rican government will not sacrifice fishermen for sharks, President Luis Guillermo Solís said last week in response to his nomination for the unflattering Shark Enemy 2016 award.