Continuing an artful dodge of accountable campaigning, the National Liberation Party’s Johnny Araya planned a “thank you” tour to meet and embrace supporters. He had to cancel when critics pointed out that traveling the country, meeting with party regulars and thanking them for their support sounded vaguely like what political scientists call a campaign.
Be it soft serve, frozen custard or milk shakes, Ticos love their ice cream. Recently, three companies announced their intentions to cash in on all the dessert love by opening or expanding their businesses in the country. Those companies are Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yoghurt, Dairy Queen and POPS.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador – The conservative candidate in El Salvador’s tight presidential runoff, in which no winner has been declared, on Tuesday demanded a new vote be held.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Victims of Haiti’s deadly post-earthquake cholera epidemic filed a new lawsuit Tuesday against the United Nations in U.S. federal court, demanding compensation over the organization’s alleged responsibility for the outbreak.
A replica of the Virgin of Los Angeles, the patron saint of Costa Rica, will be enthroned at the Vatican, according to Costa Rica’s ambassador to the Vatican, Fernando Sánchez.
Lawmakers will take time off from their duties during Easter Holy Week, which this year takes place April 14-18.
The sexual assault victim said that the Monteverde Institute mishandled her case in that its management was more concerned with legal waivers and assigning blame than her emotional well-being.
If you haven’t read Power’s story, now’s a good time. This morning it was announced that Power died on assignment for Outside Magazine in Uganda, apparently of heat stroke and exhaustion.
Aerocasillas, one of several businesses that operate U.S. P.O. boxes for Costa Rican-based shoppers, released a list of the top 10 items Ticos buy online Monday.
Community organizer Barack Obama filmed a guest spot on the intentionally awkward Funny or Die web show “Between Two Ferns.” The six-minute clip debuted this morning (it was filmed two weeks ago, and kept under wraps until last night).