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.
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.