Ireland on Saturday became the first country in the world to approve gay marriage by referendum with an overwhelming 62 percent “Yes” vote, further denting the once all-powerful Irish Catholic Church.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – Cheers rang from a crowd of hundreds of thousands Saturday as former Archbishop Óscar Romero, whose defense of the poor and repressed divided both his nation and the Church, was beatified.
Stanley “Mouse” Miller’s new book, “California Dreams,” is about more than Jerry & Co.
Today in San Salvador, a serious, but joyous celebration is taking place: The Catholic Church is beatifying Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez. Beatification is the last step before sainthood, which would make Romero the first saint from El Salvador, and in fact the first born in all of Central America.
On June 2, the Campbells will leave the British residence in Escazú for the last time as they prepare for the next chapter in their shared life and career. The Tico Times caught up with Sharon Campbell just a few days before the couple’s 26th wedding anniversary to chat about their four-year tenure in Central America.
The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory took a selection from a seismograph registered inside Turrialba Volcano’s central crater and converted it into a sound file. The effect allows you to “hear” the volcano’s sub-audible rumbling.
Costa Rica marked World Biodiversity Day Friday with a national policy that aims to protect the country’s world famous wildlife and ecosystems. The policy rollout took place at the National Museum, where a small selection of the National Biodiversity Institute’s (INBio) specimen collection was on display.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Negotiators for Cuba and the United States said Friday after two days of talks that they have not settled on arrangements to reestablish diplomatic relations, severed decades ago, so that full-fledged embassies can open again.
Emma, the oldest of the six premature babies, died from respiratory complications, according to Hospital México, where the birth took place, reported TV Channel 7 News.
NEW YORK – The United States has indicted the son of former Honduran President Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo (2010-2014) on drug trafficking charges, U.S. federal prosecutors announced Friday. He faces possible life in prison if convicted.