According to the Judicial Investigation Police, 30 percent of armed robberies in Costa Rica are committed with toy or replica guns.
Pseudo-orcas are the third-largest members of the dolphin family and are closely related to orcas, or killer whales.
Las Ticas moved forward with a perfect 3-0-0 record that allowed them to finish on top of Group B in a tournament that will award three direct spots for FIFA’s World Cup in Canada next year.
Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police swarmed in to tackle a gunman who had shot a soldier outside before storming the building. Initial reports at the scene suggested that one attacker had been shot by police inside the building while up to two more were feared to be at large, as officers sealed off the area.
Costa Rica’s proposed $1 billion Moín port expansion is facing another potential setback as the Atlantic Port Authority’s union began a strike in Limón on Wednesday. SINTRAJAP leaders and some lawmakers believe a provision of the concession grants AMP Terminals a monopoly on handling containers, and therefore threatens stevedores’ jobs.
The moment tourists arrive at a Costa Rican airport, they see artifacts of the Boruca people: elaborately painted balsawood masks hang in the souvenir shops, sculpted like monsters, jaguars, and playful demons. Travelers stop, lean into those masks, and wonder, Now where did these come from?
TELOLOAPÁN, Mexico – The cry for help came a long time ago, but it wasn’t until 43 students disappeared that the Mexican government began addressing the problems in the Guerrero region, where the power and degree of infiltration of drug cartels has long been a well-known fact, albeit spoken only in whispers.
More than 1,200 people were attending an illegal cockfight on Saturday when police raided it on a farm in Barrio Mercedes de Atenas, 40 kilometers west of Costa Rica’s capital.
Ten Costa Rican agricultural companies exhibited their products over the weekend to 20,000 buyers from 60 countries at the 2014 Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit, in Anaheim, California, according to Costa Rica’s Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER).
Costa Rica collected 120 votes from the United Nations General Assembly of the 129 minimum required to maintain its seat on the 47-member body. Human rights have been a banner issue for Costa Rica’s foreign policy, and President Luis Guillermo Solís urged U.N. member states to consider re-electing Costa Rica to the council during his General Assembly address in September.