A single mom, a brazen businesswoman, a party girl, and social-media rock star — María Gabriela Chávez is many things. But the bona fide that counts on Chávez’s résumé is her bloodline.
The United States’ most lucrative professional sporting league is asking its musical acts to pay to play during the much-hyped Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Harmonicas, blue notes, foot-stomping, and tales of heartbreak are a-comin’.
On Monday evening, hours after the president requested an hour Thursday afternoon to present his assessment of the government as he found it after President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014) left office in May, the heads of the fractious political parties refused to give him the floor. Solís blamed the National Liberation Party (PLN) for the delay in the report, which would be a first of its kind in Costa Rica.
At approximately 9 a.m. Wednesday morning, Lenin Aguiluz, 45, was opening his pawn shop in the center of Santa Ana when at least three gunmen in a black vehicle called his name.
For 10 action-packed days starting Aug. 22, the 15th Costa Rican International Book Fair will attract hundreds of authors, publishers, experts, and venders to San José’s Barrio Aranjuez.
Román Macaya was sworn in as Costa Rica’s new ambassador to the United States Wednesday morning in a ceremony at the Casa Amarilla in San José. The new ambassador will have to find a way to get Costa Rica’s voice heard in the Beltway and beyond at a time when a child immigration emergency in Central America and other global crises may drown out the concerns of the small, stable democracy.
The bike I bought from Walmart for $100 barely lasted two rides. A bolt shot out of the derailleur and a pedal nearly fell off. You get what you pay for.
In a press conference Monday afternoon, National Liberation Party lawmaker Juan Rafael Marín threatened to trash the front lawn of the Casa Presidencial – literally. Marín, along with five other lawmakers, called the press conference to draw attention to the closure of 22 municipal solid waste dumps across the country. They say the closures have left municipal governments with few options to manage their citizens’ garbage.