On Monday, Costa Rica celebrates the Annexation of Guanacaste, one of the preferred holidays for businesses to air ads with patriotic symbols and traditional music.
The main reason Ticos drink is for fun, a study finds.
Officers of the National Police and the Fiscal Control Police at the community of Paso Canoas, next to the Panama border, on Thursday seized a shipment of liquor with an approximate value of ₡20 million (some $38,000) hidden inside a tanker.
SANTIAGO MATATLÁN, Mexico – Once derided as a drink for destitute drunkards, Mexico’s smoky-flavored mezcal liquor has come out of the shadows to become a trendy booze in fashionable bars from Mexico City to Sydney.
National Police officers in the Caribbean canton of Pococí, Limón, seized 7,000 bottles over the weekend of adulterated liquor and shut down two local bars that sold them.
This summer, taking a six-pack of Imperial to the beach may not be the only option for surfers and sunbathers hitting the sand for a day of fun in the waves.
Costa Rica’s brewing scene garnered international recognition last weekend as craft beer company Treintaycinco returned from the Great South Beer Cup in Brazil with a silver medal. The distinguished award is yet another sign that the country’s craft beer revolution is in full swing.
INTERACTIVE: Compare the most popular type of drinks and consumption rates across Latin America.