Costa Rica collected 120 votes from the United Nations General Assembly of the 129 minimum required to maintain its seat on the 47-member body. Human rights have been a banner issue for Costa Rica’s foreign policy, and President Luis Guillermo Solís urged U.N. member states to consider re-electing Costa Rica to the council during his General Assembly address in September.
The late Cuban musician Juan Formell, who headed the famous Los Van Van band and won two Latin Grammys, is now featured at Cuba’s Wax Museum, local media reported on Tuesday.
Labor representatives last week submitted a proposal for increases ranging from 2.91-4.58 percent, depending on worker’s salary level.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two teams that, three weeks ago, thought their postseason might last just one day now meet in what might be the most cheerful, least stressful and chummiest World Series anyone can remember.
Research by the University of Costa Rica’s (UCR) Ecotourism School has found that speeding drivers are the main cause of death of wildlife on roads in Costa Rica’s Pacific region.
Authorities arrested four suspects who apparently impersonated police officers during a bungled truck robbery in Río Lagarto on Sunday.
Over the weekend, the Health Ministry confirmed the first local case of the chikungunya virus in the Pacific town of Parrita, Costa Rica. This marks the first time the mosquito-borne virus has been locally transmitted in Costa Rica, according to Dr. Daniel Salas with the ministry’s health surveillance department.
About 150 people turned out Monday to a protest called by the National Association of Public and Private Employees (ANEP) against proposed cuts to the national budget for 2015.
In October of 2009, Michael Dixon disappeared in Tamarindo without a trace. A half-decade later, his family continues the search.