Four legislators are challenging the IVF decree, arguing that it violates the right to life guaranteed by Costa Rica’s constitution.
LIMÓN – The name “Macho Coca” is well-known in Costa Rica’s Caribbean port city of Limón. His real surname is Bell, and for many years locals quietly gossiped about his suspected involvement in drug trafficking. Macho Coca also was a target of a long investigation by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
The young Costa Rican man that filmed a video of an older man apparently harassing a young woman in the streets was stabbed Thursday night south of the capital in San Sebastián, authorities say.
As a serial killer who has murdered eight impoverished women near Costa Rica’s capital remains on the loose, police are trying to come up with answers and leads that can point them in the direction of their suspect.
Cuba remains the only nation in the Americas where the church cannot operate its own K-12 schools, and it’s no secret the island’s bishops want more access to the state-controlled airwaves.
Costa Rica’s palliative care program is the second best in Latin America, behind Chile.
The ExpoVino wine convention opens to the public Thursday and Friday in Belén, just west of San José, with diverse samplings of Costa Rica’s finest imported wines, from Chile, Argentina, the United States, Spain, Italy and even Germany.
Warren Zanes’ new biography of Tom Petty is a penetrating profile in which the rock star tells about his heroin addiction for the first time.
Guatemala’s El Fuego volcano, just 50 km from the capital, roared back to life on Wednesday, spewing ash high into the air, disaster safety officials said. Experts said potential eruptions in the afternoon could affect air traffic, though no interruptions had been reported at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Agriculture Ministry officials this week began a nationwide survey on the population’s consumption of vegetables, fish and seafood.