The heated exchange between Costa Rica’s Manuel González Sanz and Venezuela’s Delcy Rodríguez Gómez during the OAS Assembly in Mexico were a symbol of the lack of consensus that dominated the meeting.
(Foreign Ministry / OAS)
Venezuela’s Foreign Minister called her Costa Rican counterpart a “political illiterate” and accused him of promoting violence in Venezuela.
These two file photos show Panamanian General Manuel Noriega taken on October 4, 1989 in Panama (L) and January 4, 1990 in Miami (R). Panamanian officials have announced that Noriega died on May 29, 2017.
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Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela wrote on Twitter that Noriega’s death “closed a chapter in our history.”
The arrest of five Costa Ricans and one Ecuadorian off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast has led to some strange events.
(Courtesy of MSP)
The men caught aboard a ship with over a ton of cocaine said U.S. officials took them to Guantanamo Bay in Cuba while torturing them for a week.
Venezuelan lawmaker Dinorah Figuera responds on Apr. 24 to questions at a press conference at the Legislative Assembly in San José, accompanied by Costa Rican lawmakers from five parties.
(Via Asamblea Legislativa)
Broad Front Party lawmaker Ligia Fallas responded to the Venezuelan lawmaker, saying many Ticos eat from the garbage too.
Costa Rican police say a Limón judge was wrong to free four men caught aboard a ship with one ton of marijuana Wednesday.
Even though police said the men were throwing drugs off the boat and into the sea at the sight of officers, they were allowed to walk free after a ruling from a Limón judge.
Rigoberto Carvajal Pérez works as a data expert at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
(Via Rigoberto Carvajal Facebook)
He was responsible for the data transformation of the flat Offshore Leaks database into an interactive web application which allowed journalists explore data for the investigation.
An image from an ad campaign last year made by the Costa Rican government warned against sexual harassment on buses. On Monday, a young woman riding a bus published a video of a man in the seat behind her reaching down her shirt.
A woman traveling on a bus Monday in Costa Rica filmed a man touching her beneath her shirt. She said via Facebook that she showed the video to the bus operators who told her all she could do was move seats.
A Cuban migrant shows his documents to a Costa Rican migration officer in 2016. On the heels of the recent migrant crisis, Panama has now transported more than 70 Cuban migrants to Costa Rica’s border, according to at least one of the migrants.
Irving Cabrer Torres/Citizenside/AFP
Panama officials are denying that they dropped off more than 70 Cuban migrants to the border with Costa Rica.
Costa Rica submitted an 890-page document with evidence and technical information about the costs of the damage caused by the Nicaraguan army.
(Courtesy of Casa Presidencial)
Nicaragua will have until June 2 to submit a response. Justices then will issue a final ruling on the damage compensation figure and on a deadline to make the payment.
President Luis Guillermo Solís said the number of migrants passing through Central America might double or triple in coming years, putting intense strain on Costa Rica.
(Via Casa Presidencial)
Solís said he hopes budget cuts announced by U.S. President Trump will not impact security, migration and other aid programs for Costa Rica and Central America.