This San José march marked the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on Nov. 25, 2014. On Saturday, women’s rights supporters and opponents of Donald Trump have planned events around Costa Rica.
Demonstrators in Costa Rica plan to show solidarity with protesters in Washington, D.C. on the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Stephanie Hernández, 24, and boyfriend Joseph Briones, 22, were two of the five students killed in a grisly attack in Liberia.
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Five university students were murdered in a small apartment in Liberia, Guanacaste in Costa Rica Thursday morning. Another was in critical condition in a local hospital as of Thursday night.
Costa Rica national team captain Bryan Ruíz won the 2016 CONCACAF Player of the Year Award on Wednesday as the best player in the region.
Numerous Costa Rican footballers were awarded Wednesday with the CONCACAF’s annual awards, including captain Bryan Ruíz who was named the region’s Player of the Year.
Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís holds a Cuban flag upon his arrival at José Martí International Airport in Havana, on Dec. 13, 2015.
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The Costa Rican government gave a thumbs up to the U.S. decision to repeal the ‘Wet foot, dry foot’ policy for Cuban migrants.
In an interview with The Tico Times, Luís Guillermo Solís spoke in-depth about immigration policy in the region, including U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall on the southern border.
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President Luís Guillermo Solís spoke at length with The Tico Times about immigration issues affecting the region, including Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
After an earlier announcement that “La Platina” bridge would only be closed for 24 hours, the government is now saying it will take six weeks to reopen the problematic bridge.
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The La Platina bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21
Another closure in a long series of construction closures on La Platina bridge is scheduled for Thursday.
The seemingly never-ending works on “La Platina” bridge will continue to frustrate Costa Rican motorists this week as another prolonged closure looms for Thursday and Friday.
A new bill would allow the government to invest more than $80 million in public security, including new police officers.
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The passage of a new corporate tax bill, now just one vote away in the Legislative Assembly, would create job openings for 1,000 new police officers in Costa Rica, government officials announced Monday.
Fallen trees and flooding have arisen from the cold front pushing its way through Costa Rica. For illustrative purposes.
A brutal cold front has moved over Costa Rica, leading to heavy winds and rains that are knocking over trees and causing flooding across the country.
Turrialba Volcano continues to send ash towards the Central Valley in a series of prolonged eruptions beginning Dec. 28.
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Turrialba Volcano keeps pumping ash into the Central Valley with southwest winds carrying the continued emissions to Costa Rica’s capital.