A controversial new management plan is helping to improve the survival of the sea turtles in a small town in Costa Rica.
Support for gay marriage helped the centre-left candidate triumph over his more conservative rival
Evangelical singer Fabricio Alvarado Munoz will face-off against unrelated ex-government minister Carlos Alvarado Quesada
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís confirmed in a statement that 12 people have died in a plane crash in the country, among them were 10 Americans and two Costa Ricans
Costa Rica has begun to test a hydrogen bus in the hope of becoming a zero emissions country within just a few years.
Let’s go fishing or enjoy one of the many tropical beaches of Guanacaste Province in Costa Rica. As the weather gets cold in Europe and most prepare
Torrential rain lashed Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras as the storm headed north towards Mexico and the US.
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Otto was the first hurricane ever known to have hit Costa Rica and it caused a national emergency to be declared.
A late-season storm in the Caribbean has been upgraded to a hurricane as authorities in Panama reported at least four people had been killed and several were…
During an eruption that lasted hours, Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano blanketed vast areas in ash, threatening the health of elderly citizens and suspending flights at San Jose’s international…
Europe is not the only region facing a refugee crisis.
Four thousand Cuban migrants did their best to celebrate Christmas despite being stranded in Costa Rica for months. On Christmas Eve, they cooked
Crowds of devout Catholics in Costa Rica have been making the annual pilgrimage to pay homage to the Virgin of Los Angeles in Cartago near the
Severe flooding due to heavy rain has caused widespread damage to roads and homes in Costa Rica. Landslides have collapsed bridges interrupted
Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano has been spewing ash into the sky after its most powerful eruption in almost two decades. Residents living in the
Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano staged its most powerful eruption in more than a century overnight, belching a plume of gas and ash that was reported
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Costa Rica’s World Cup hero Keylor Navas.
The 27-year-old goalkeeper has joined the European champions
After guiding his side to a stunning World Cup quarter-final finish this summer Jorge Luis Pinto has quit as coach of Costa Rica citing differences
A recent UN report concludes that the global digital divide is significant, even though it is slowly closing. As Information and communications
Thousands of Lora turtles arrived at their breeding ground in western Costa Rica on Sunday. Scores of local residents moved in to harvest their newly
Tsunami warnings have been issued – and then cancelled – following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica.
The powerful tremor hit the Central
Chito, a 52 years old Costa Rica fisherman plays with Pocho, a 17ft crocodile, exactly as if it was a dog. They have been together since Chito
Costa Rica has its first ever elected woman president after a weekend election.
Pro-business Laura Chinchilla, the former vice president, is
The people of Costa Rica are going to the polls today to elect a new president. Laura Chinchilla is favourite to win the contest and become the
Can you reap financial reward from protecting the environment? A new breed of investors believe so. A sustainable forest project, backed by an