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.
Costa Rica remains one of only a few countries in the world to prohibit in vitro fertilization.
Sporting a park ranger outfit and hiking boots, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla tromped through the jungles of the country’s most distant territory this weekend, in what she referred to as the most important trip of her presidency.
The Boston Marathon bombing cost dancer Adrianne Haslet her left leg but through her own efforts and the generous support of others, she visited Costa Rica in February to complete her advanced open water scuba certification and fulfill a lifelong dream to swim with sharks.
Since I’m more robot than human, I asked a friend to express all the precious emotions that come from viewing this lovely new video full of squeaking sloths that will surely brighten your day.
The isthmus connecting North and South America continues to lead the world in murder rates, with four of the top five rates in the world in Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Belize.
President-elect Luis Guillermo Solis presented the first half of his Cabinet ministers Monday, including Vice President Helio Fallas as his minister of finance. Solís appeared to start his deficit reduction plan by cutting down the number of ministers in his Cabinet, assigning Fallas to double duty and eliminating another post altogether.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will head to Brazil in June for the upcoming World Cup, the White House announced Monday.