Joel Campbell and Costa Rica have beaten Mexico just once in the teams’ last 16 meetings.
La Sele’s two early wins in the final stage of World Cup qualifying have given it a two-point advantage over Mexico heading into Friday’s match at the famed Estadio Azteca.
Disabled athlete Laurens Molina, alongside his family, holds up his first place medal from the Los Angeles Marathon in California Sunday.
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Tico athlete Laurens Molina won the wheelchair edition of the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday with a time of 1:37:21.
Three U.S. men were rescued by the Costa Rican Coast Guard Tuesday after their boat was set adrift in the Pacific.
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A boat with three U.S. tourists on it was adrift in the waters near Quepos for hours before being rescued by Costa Rican authorities Tuesday.
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Costa Rican police officers caused controversy when a photo showing them posing with a cooked monkey went viral.
An ongoing debate about a case of alleged rape has Costa Rica discussing its laws, the Catholic Church, and human rights. Photo for illustrative purposes.
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“If we have a girl whose physical and emotional health are going to be damaged because an abortion isn’t offered to her, then what are we doing as a society?” lawyer Larissa Arroyo asked The Tico Times.
The license plate number witnesses tied to a car that hit a 74-year-old U.S. woman matched a 2009 Nissan X-Trail registered to the Presidency Ministry.
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U.S. traveler Shirley Folger was an apparent victim of a hit-and-run in downtown San José when she was struck by a car registered to Costa Rica’s Presidency Ministry.
Peter Scouras, 33, of Winnipeg, Canada drowned Monday off Costa Rica’s central pacific coast, Red Cross authorities confirmed.
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Canadian Peter Scouras, 33, drowned Monday afternoon off the coast of Playa Hermosa in Puntarenas while he was in the country to take part in a rugby tournament.
Some police officers upset about a new work schedule are considering a strike. Others, though audio messages circulating on social media, are apparently threatening something a bit more drastic.
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Audio messages circulating on social media, apparently recorded by police officers upset about a new work schedule, propose a “golpe de Estado.”
William “Wild Bill” Holbert, along with partner Laura Michelle Reese, is believed to have killed at least five U.S. citizens over several years.
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Accused serial killer William “Wild Bill” Holbert asked Panamanians to forgive him for his murders because, he said, he only killed expats, rather than citizens of Panama.
The Costa Rican Prosecutor’s Office said some of the alleged victims paid up to $50,000 to Homes Grupo Inmobilario before the company stopped taking calls and answering emails.
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On Monday, Costa Rican prosecutors announced they are launching an investigation of real estate group Homes Grupo Inmobilario for various developments in the Central Valley.