Not everyone in Costa Rica is taking the holy part of Semana Santa all that seriously.
The news keeps alive the rumor of a possible 40th anniversary tour that has some Ticos speculating about a Costa Rica tour stop.
Nicaragua seemed to have regained the calm after five days of constant tremors that kept the population on edge, principally in Managua, where officials authorities warned even Monday about the risk of a major earthquake.
Illegal hunting, logging and mining operations don’t always operate during convenient nine-to-five business hours. For park rangers, policing these activities is a 24-hour job. For the first time, they are going to be paid for it.
When President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís of the Citizen Action Party named President Laura Chinchilla’s vice minister Celso Gamboa to his cabinet as the new Pubic Security and Interior minister, the sitting president used the nod to claim some much needed credit.
South Korean rescue teams, including elite navy SEAL divers, raced Wednesday to find up to 293 people missing from a capsized ferry carrying 459 passengers and crew, mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
On Monday, President-elect Luis Guillermo Solís named 20 of his incoming head ministers, 11 of whom had contributed to his party’s election campaign. But none of them donated very much money.
The U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday it had seized an estimated $110 million worth of cocaine during two recent operations in the Caribbean, one of which the organization confirmed took place between Colombia and Nicaragua.
Karen Colclough’s parents said through a family friend that a suspect is in custody and the case is being treated as a murder, according to the Boston Herald.