The four men arrested — three Nicaraguans and a Costa Rican — did not have criminal records. If convicted, they would face up to 20 years in prison.
President Luis Guillermo Solís received a tepid rating from the business community, but still better than the Legislative Assembly.
Costa Rica’s exports rose 7 percent during the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2015, indicating a rebound after years of decline.
Karen Cope and Nathalia Alfaro will begin group play at the Rio Summer Olympic Games on Aug. 6 on Copacabana Beach.
As many as 200 refugees at a time from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras — the so-called Northern Triangle — will be allowed to stay in Costa Rica for up to six months while they are processed for potential asylum in the U.S. or elsewhere.
Photos from the 192nd anniversary celebration of the annexation of the Partido de Nicoya, today known as Guanacaste.
Turrialba Volcano decided to celebrate the Annexation of Nicoya national holiday with a bang Monday morning.
A group of 20- and 21-year-old university students from Costa Rica make an international splash in the world of biotechnology. They hope to inspire new levels of innovation back home so that more projects like theirs can see the light of day.
On Monday, Costa Rica celebrates the Annexation of Guanacaste, one of the preferred holidays for businesses to air ads with patriotic symbols and traditional music.
Costa Rican fashion designer Andrea Baltodano takes us behind the scenes of her swimwear line in our Weekend Arts Spotlight.