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.
Three U.S. men were rescued by the Costa Rican Coast Guard Tuesday after their boat was set adrift in the Pacific.
(Courtesy of MSP)
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.
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.
(Via Wikimedia Commons. For illustrative purposes)
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.
(Courtesy of Facebook/Winnipeg Saracens Rugby Football Club)
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.
(Courtesy of Panama-Guide)
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.
Former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation Eduardo Li could receive a lifetime ban from international football after pleading guilty last October to racketeering charges in a U.S. court.
FIFA opened up a case against former Costa Rican football head Eduardo Li Wednesday that could result in his lifetime ban from the sport.
Dan Fowlie during a 2016 visit to The Tico Times offices. During that interview, Fowlie said he was bent on recovering all of the land he owned in Pavones, the beach town on Costa Rica’s southwest corner that Fowlie helped build.
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The former ‘King of Pavones’ has been denied entry into Costa Rica again, complicating his quest to regain all the beachfront property that was once his in the idyllic hamlet in the country’s southwest corner.
For illustrative purposes. Equality Now is calling for a California prosecutor to take action against Global Fantasy Girls, which offers tours to destinations including Costa Rica.
The women’s rights organization Equality Now is calling for a California prosecutor to take action against international tour provider Global Fantasy Girls, which offers “erotic tours” of destinations including Costa Rica.
Kate Rawles taking her bamboo bike out for a test ride near her home in northern England.
(Photo courtesy of Lizzie Gilson)
Writer and environmentalist Kate Rawles is planning to take a customized bamboo bike from Cartagena, Colombia to the south of Chile in an effort to promote environmental awareness.