The vaccine proved effective against dengue symptoms in 56.5 percent of those studied and even more effective against the hemorrhagic fever, at 88.5 percent.
President Luis Guillermo Solís tried to walk a fine line between the economic and political implications of joining the Venezuelan-led Petrocaribe oil-buying scheme, which some lawmakers have advocated as a solution to curb Costa Rica’s rising gasoline prices, during a press conference Tuesday.
Per-liter prices of gasoline will reach record highs again next month following an update in fuel taxes set by the Finance Ministry each quarter.
Images from this trip will help President Xi Jinping project an image of a strong China to the Chinese people.
TAIPEI, Taiwan – Seven years ago, Costa Rican President Óscar Arias outraged Taiwanese officials by breaking diplomatic relations with the prosperous island nation and aligning Costa Rica instead with mainland China. Yet Costa Rica remains Taiwan’s largest Central American trading partner by far, with bilateral trade consistently outpacing the region’s other countries
Herlyn Espinal, 33, who worked as a correspondent for the daily television program “Hoy Mismo” was found dead in his car in Santa Rita near the northwestern city of San Pedro Sula, authorities said.
A Costa Rican boat rescued a 63-year-old tourist from the United States in a mysterious accident at sea in southern Costa Rica last Friday, the Public Security Ministry reported.
The Central Bank Museum showcases decades of work by a superlative creative force: fearless and provocative artist José Miguel Rojas González.
After a brief trip back to his native Colombia, Jorge Luis Pinto is back in Costa Rica to determine his future.
Last Saturday, July 19, marked the 35th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution, which ousted Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio “Tachito” Somoza and his family after a bloody and belligerent 43 years in power. But unlike the euphoria that enveloped the world back then, it doesn’t seem right to celebrate anymore.