Investigators in Colorado Springs worked on Saturday to determine what prompted the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic that resulted in the deaths of three people, including a police officer.
In anticipation of the 195-nation climate talks that start Monday, The Tico Times offers this short primer and guide to our previously-published climate change stories so that you can read up before the conference starts.
Two Costa Ricans in Texas draw on their own experiences as language learners to help kids in Cartago learn English.
A German civil court in Munich on Friday sentenced Leonardo Patterson, a Costa Rican art dealer living in Germany, to three years probation for “deceptively selling a piece of recent manufacture as an archaeological artifact of Mexican origin to a German citizen.”
PARIS – French authorities have placed 24 activists under house arrest ahead of major U.N. climate warming talks starting near Paris next week, using the state of emergency powers declared after the Paris attacks.
GUATEMALA CITY – After a 2-1 victory against Iran in a nail-biting match Thursday, Costa Rica plays Guatemala tonight in a bid to secure fifth place in the VI Women’s Futsal Tournament.
The votes of a majority of lawmakers from opposition parties on Thursday evening granted the government of President Luis Guillermo Solís the approval of its budget proposal for next year without any cuts and amid any incidents at the Legislative Assembly.
Ecuador will begin requiring visas for Cubans starting Dec. 1 in an attempt to dissuade them from using the country as a springboard to get to the U.S. The move is the latest in an ongoing diplomatic and humanitarian crisis in which several thousand Cuban migrants are camped out at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border.
In his first major interview since his release last year, U.S. contractor Alan Gross says he was mistreated by his captors and felt abandoned by his own government after Cuba arrested him and accused him of spying.