The embassy’s donation will fund operations of the ministry’s Air Surveillance Service – in particular, the special missions carried out using an aircraft seized from two drug smugglers.
Estimates from the Health Ministry state that people throw nearly 300 tons of garbage in Costa Rica’s streets, sewers, vacant properties and rivers every day.
Demonstrators in Costa Rica plan to show solidarity with protesters in Washington, D.C. on the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.
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.
A recent survey found that the Costa Rican population maintains a conservative stance on controversial issues such as same-sex marriage, abortion, or the legalization of marijuana.
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.
U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney will stay on in his post, according to a late-hour announcement from the U.S. Embassy.
Costa Rica’s General Prosecutor Jorge Chavarría Guzmán said shoddy work on the failed project caused economic losses for the country of some ₡1.2 billion ($2 million).
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Airbnb representatives said Costa Rica would be the first Latin American country to approve legislation to regulate sharing economy businesses.