Real Madrid’s Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas (R) guessed right on the penalty kick by Atletico Madrid’s Spanish defender Juanfran during the penalty shoot-out in the UEFA Champions League final football match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at San Siro Stadium in Milan, on May 28, 2016.
Keylor Navas helped Real Madrid win its 11th Champions League title Saturday over rival Atlético Madrid in a penalty shootout.
Hempearth’s design for the world’s first hemp airplane.
A Canadian entrepreneur with Costa Rican ties dreams of helping people catch waves and join the jetset on the strength of hemp.
Costa Rica’s Joel Campell vies for the ball with Romulo Otero of Venezuela during a friendly match at the National Stadium in San Jose on May 27, 2016.
Costa Rica beat Venezuela 2-1 in its farewell friendly on Friday night as it heads into Copa América play next weekend.
Corcovado’s virgin rainforest.
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Police spoke plainly about the theory that the remains belong to Cody Dial, who went missing in the national park in July 2014, but a DNA test that would confirm to whom the bones belong is still weeks away.
Beatriz Parra will be one of the sculptors exhibiting their work at Plaza del Sol this weekend.
(Courtesy of Beatriz Parra)
A few of our picks for the best events this weekend.
Lawmaker Marcela Guerrero Campos, from the ruling Citizens’ Action Party, wears a man’s suit on May 1 to protest the lack of opportunities for women in the Legislative Assembly.
(Via Legislative Assembly)
A new gender equality ruling in Costa Rica aims to improve female candidates’ chances of being elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2018.
Lisbeth Vindas of the Costa Rican National Surf team rides a wave at Jacó, where a recent uptick in Zika cases may threaten the World Surfing Games in August.
Courtesy of Nadine Rosenburg
Although cases of Zika near Jacó on Costa Rica’s Central Pacific coast continue to rise steadily, the mayor of Garabito canton says the upcoming World Surf Games will not be canceled.
A Cup of Excellence judge smells Costa Rican coffees on May 20, 2016.
Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times
Ever wondered how the experts know good coffee when they taste it? Experts use a process called cupping to find the best beans.
Joel Campbell and Costa Rica face off in a friendly against Venezuela before the Copa América tournament kicks off in June.
Costa Rica’s La Sele will face a test against Venezuela on Friday before it begins Copa América play June 6.
Gerardo Cruz died Nov. 22 of stabbing injuries after 44 days at Calderón Guardia Hospital in downtown San José.
(Via Gerardo Cruz Facebook)
Judicial Investigation Police on Wednesday released a video of two men suspected of killing Gerardo Cruz Barquero, the 22-year-old man who in October became famous for posting a video to his Facebook page of himself confronting a man who had been trying to film up a woman’s skirt with a smartphone camera.