A roundup of the best events going on August 29 – Sept. 4.
In a tour de force Thursday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís delivered a frank and biting assessment of the disarray he encountered when taking office last May, and his 100-day efforts at changing an entrenched political culture of corruption.
Catherine “CiCi” Bellis won the 2014 edition of Costa Rica’s junior circuit tournament known as the Copa del Café. After her victory, the 14-year-old admitted to feeling nervous at the start because of all the spectators watching. Tonight, Bellis, who turned 15 in April, could have an audience in the millions.
Officials of the National System of Conservation Areas last weekend conducted inspections in several protected areas in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, resulting in the arrest of six hunters inside Palo Verde National Park, the agency reported Thursday.
In an ongoing row between tourism business chambers and the administration of President Luis Guillermo Solís, tourism sector leaders on Tuesday evening had the opportunity to voice their complaints in a meeting at Casa Presidencial.
Police over the weekend confiscated 62 horses and four mules illegally transported form Nicaragua by a Costa Rican, during patrols 15 kilometers from the Nicaraguan border in Pocosol de San Carlos.
LONDON — Humans risk causing irreversible and widespread damage to the planet unless there’s faster action to limit the fossil fuel emissions that cause climate change, according to a leaked draft United Nations report.
On Sept. 7, cowboys from across the Americas and as far away as New Zealand will flock to Costa Rica’s National Stadium for the country’s first-ever American-style rodeo event. Competitors will test their skills in calf roping and cattle herding and try their luck riding on the backs of Costa Rica’s most fearsome bulls.
“Everybody is praying for rain.”