The alleged traffickers hid the drugs inside sealed buckets of pineapple juice driven in refrigerated trucks from Costa Rica to the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The United States is believed to be the final destination for the narcotics.
One job fair takes place at the Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT), and the other will be held in Alajuela.
German carrier Condor Airlines announced it will add a new weekly flight between San José and Frankfurt, Germany beginning November 4.
SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user’s bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by U.S. cyber-snooping.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – United States Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will depart Wednesday for Mexico City to hold talks with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico aimed at bolstering Washington’s security ties to its neighbors.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted Tuesday in Rio’s famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup.
GUATEMALA CITY – On the first day of a tour of Central America and the Dominican Republic, the president-elect of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solís, said Tuesday his administration would not promote initiatives to decriminalize illicit drugs, and that the topic should be subject to public debate.
The daily La Nación reported on Tuesday that the U.S. Embassy in San José operated the covert program ZunZuneo behind the Costa Rican government’s back, neglecting to inform the Foreign Ministry and other government officials of the program’s true intentions. U.S. Embassy officials say Costa Rica was informed.
Increasing costs of electricity and raw materials lowered hiring expectations for this year in Costa Rica’s industrial sector as employers expect a slowdown in new job creation, a study released Tuesday by the Chamber of Industries of Costa Rica showed.
An injury to the right knee of Cristian Gamboa won’t require surgery, keeping alive the hope that Costa Rica’s right back will return in time for the World Cup.