Watercolor clouds streaked the sky. I swelled with joy. This was the country I’d fallen for two years earlier. This was the Costa Rica I loved.
Tim Callaghan and Phil Gelman were both involved in relief efforts in one of the most high-profile, horrific disasters in the Western Hemisphere in the last five years: the Haiti earthquake and cholera outbreak in 2010.
The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency confirmed that medical device manufacturer Theragenics Corporation has leased a manufacturing facility that will launch operations later this year in the province of Alajuela.
Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano spewed gas and water more than 300 feet into the air on Wednesday, the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica reported. Seismologists registered three consecutive phreatic eruptions starting at 2:45 p.m.
A roundup of the best events going on August 29 – Sept. 4.
In a tour de force Thursday night, President Luis Guillermo Solís delivered a frank and biting assessment of the disarray he encountered when taking office last May, and his 100-day efforts at changing an entrenched political culture of corruption.
Catherine “CiCi” Bellis won the 2014 edition of Costa Rica’s junior circuit tournament known as the Copa del Café. After her victory, the 14-year-old admitted to feeling nervous at the start because of all the spectators watching. Tonight, Bellis, who turned 15 in April, could have an audience in the millions.
Officials of the National System of Conservation Areas last weekend conducted inspections in several protected areas in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, resulting in the arrest of six hunters inside Palo Verde National Park, the agency reported Thursday.
In an ongoing row between tourism business chambers and the administration of President Luis Guillermo Solís, tourism sector leaders on Tuesday evening had the opportunity to voice their complaints in a meeting at Casa Presidencial.