“The operation was a success, his heart is working on its own, bit by bit,” Cruz’s mother Ana Barquero told the daily La Nación.
A suspected hit man was killed at 8:30 a.m. Friday morning in the district of San Francisco de Dos Ríos by four masked men wielding AK-47s.
Survivors of the devastating mudslide that buried a community outside Guatemala City on Oct. 1 could get homes on land expropriated from an alleged narco. The mounting death toll from the mudslide had risen to 253 by Friday.
Marijuana advocates are watching a new case this week before Costa Rica’s Supreme Court challenging an anti-drug law that bans growing marijuana here.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, his lawyers confirmed Friday, as world football’s sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.
On Oct. 25, comedian Jimmy Morales will face off in a runoff presidential election against populist former first lady Sandra Torres. Some voters see Morales as a candidate who might be a change from Guatemala’s status quo corruption. Others are concerned about his military supporters.
A roundup of events taking place October 9 – 15.
The measure aims to attract more cruise ships to the area and boost income for the tourism industry in Costa Rica’s central Pacific area.
Costa Rica suffered a 1-0 upset loss to South Africa at home on Thursday night, casting serious doubts just a month before World Cup qualifying play begins.
Uruguayan pharmacies on Thursday criticized the government’s plan to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use in their stores.