PARIS – French authorities have placed 24 activists under house arrest ahead of major U.N. climate warming talks starting near Paris next week, using the state of emergency powers declared after the Paris attacks.
GUATEMALA CITY – After a 2-1 victory against Iran in a nail-biting match Thursday, Costa Rica plays Guatemala tonight in a bid to secure fifth place in the VI Women’s Futsal Tournament.
The votes of a majority of lawmakers from opposition parties on Thursday evening granted the government of President Luis Guillermo Solís the approval of its budget proposal for next year without any cuts and amid any incidents at the Legislative Assembly.
Ecuador will begin requiring visas for Cubans starting Dec. 1 in an attempt to dissuade them from using the country as a springboard to get to the U.S. The move is the latest in an ongoing diplomatic and humanitarian crisis in which several thousand Cuban migrants are camped out at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border.
In his first major interview since his release last year, U.S. contractor Alan Gross says he was mistreated by his captors and felt abandoned by his own government after Cuba arrested him and accused him of spying.
It was too good to last. Uber’s “surge pricing” — a multiplier added to the fare depending on demand for rides — started in Costa Rica Thursday, according to a post from the ride-hailing service.
U.S. special coordinator for Haiti, Kenneth Merten, won’t condemn recent presidential elections in Haiti, despite accusations of vote-rigging and coercion.
LA CRUZ, Guanacaste – Cuban migrants aiming for a new life in the United States but stranded in Costa Rica by a Nicaragua border firmly closed to them expressed mounting anger and desperation on Thursday.
A staging of Charles Dickens’ classic tale of Christmas transformation will return to Teatro Espressivo, Curridabat.
A roundup of events taking place Nov. 27-Dec. 3.