President Barack Obama met Friday with three Central American leaders to try to get control of a humanitarian crisis triggered by a tide of child migrants crossing the southern US border.
To celebrate this year’s 190th anniversary of the annexation of the Partido de Nicoya, bilingual community newspaper La Voz de Guanacaste (The Voice of Guanacaste) has put together a musical video tribute based on Guadalupe Urbina’s song, “Vengo de una Tierra” (“I Come from a Land”).
The Attorney General’s Office on Thursday advised Costa Rica’s Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court, or Sala IV, that it believes the appointment of Lutheran bishop Melvin Jiménez Marín as presidency minister violates a constitutional prohibition on active religious authorities serving on the presidential Cabinet.
Marco saw his hopes and dreams crumble before his eyes, barely scraping a living in his western Guatemalan town as it fell victim to drugs and gangs.
Bat expert Richard LaVal has been researching bats, including the consequences of climate change in Monteverde for nearly 40 years. At 77, he isn’t interested in slowing down but instead has turned his attention to educating Costa Ricans as well as visitors from abroad.
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“I slept with the enemy,” Pinto said, describing the final year and a half of his tenure with the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefut).
The foreign ministers of three Central American nations – appearing jointly at a Washington conference on immigration policy – today urged the United States to protect the welfare of all children trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border while helping their governments fight the poverty, gangs and drug-fueled violence that forces these unaccompanied minors to flee their countries in the first place.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – It was one of the worst scenes so far in a war that has put civilians in the crosshairs. An elementary school packed with hundreds of Palestinian evacuees seeking shelter under U.N. protection came under heavy fire Thursday, leaving 16 people dead and more than 100 wounded, including women, children and infants.