Costa Rica’s star keeper Keylor Navas made a game-saving penalty kick stop for Real Madrid during their 1-1 tie with arch-rival Atlético Madrid on Sunday.
Ever wonder what it was like to live through one of Costa Rica’s most fearsome earthquakes? A new educational project and tourist attraction in Cartago, the old colonial capital east of San José, gives you just that opportunity.
Controversial ride-sharing service Uber faces a crackdown by governments around the world and protests by angry taxi drivers, but the company insists it is driving forward into the future.
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – At least 131 people were killed in mudslides that smashed into a village outside Guatemala City, officials said Sunday, three days after the disaster struck the Central American nation.
Extreme poverty will this year fall to less than 10 percent of the global population for the first time, although there is still “great concern” for millions in Africa, a World Bank report said Sunday.
At a time when adults over 60 may be retired from the work force, but are taking on jobs around their towns and barrios, the Golden Games are a way to show off to the public the “new older adult” and to give senior citizens a chance to show their stuff.
Natalia Arias has had quite a year. The actress – who hails from Coronado, north of San José – followed up her first film apperance in the 2009 film “Gestación,” directed by Esteban Ramírez, with a lead performance this year in the latest Ramírez film, “Presos.”
PLAYA OSTIONAL, Guanacaste – For tourists, the beaches of Costa Rica are known as a prime location for rest and relaxation, but they’re the exact opposite for Hellen Lobo, a conservation biologist. For Lobo, the volcanic sand beaches of Ostional National Wildlife Reserve are a place where she works long hours researching, recording and writing.
ROSEBERG, Oregon – Investigators on Saturday pieced together evidence on why a student at a college in Oregon went on a rampage that left nine people dead before committing suicide as police cornered him.
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala – At least 32 people are dead as rescuers resumed a desperate search Saturday for several hundred people believed missing after a landslide buried a village on the outskirts of Guatemala’s capital.