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.
Despite the decrease in the number of Catholics, religion in general still occupies an important place in the lives of the majority of Costa Rica’s population.
Alberto Font/The Tico Times
Just over half of respondents believe Costa Rica should maintain its status as a Catholic state.
Despite the fact that several new hydroelectric projects began operating recently, both the ICE and CNFL are raising rates.
L. Arias/The Tico Times
ICE Executive President Carlos Obregón and CNFL General Manager Víctor Solís will have to appear before a Legislative Assembly committee to explain the impact of the agencies’ investments on electricity rates.
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.
Antonio Álvarez Desanti on Monday said his goal now is to unite all sectors of his National Liberation Party, in preparation for the 2018 presidential election.
While votes are still being counted, the party has moved on.
Antonio Álvarez Desanti and his wife Nuria Marín Raventós greet supporters at a polling station in San José on Sunday.
The PLN Internal Elections Tribunal’s decision to suspend its count caused candidate Álvarez Desanti to express concerns about potential fraud.
The decisive moment has arrived for the National Liberation Party.
Four candidates will seek the nomination for the social democratic party, which has elected seven Costa Rica presidents since its founding in 1951.
An Israeli investor is accusing U.S. businessman Thomas Reeves of using Costa Rica’s medical marijuana bill as part of a scheme to defraud him.
(Courtesy of Public Security Ministry)
According to an official complaint filed March 8, an Israeli investor says Thomas Reeves took $25,000 from him after falsifying licenses and documents.
The suspect was identified as 25-year-old Ibrahim Qoordheen from Somalia.
(Courtesy of MSP)
Costa Rican authorities say a suspected terrorist from Somalia was detained Wednesday on orders from U.S. immigration officers.
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.