SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Costa Rica's communications chief resigned on Wednesday amid a scandal engulfing President Laura Chinchilla, saying he failed to properly screen a man who arranged for her to use a private jet and is under suspicion of using a false identity. Full story
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla came under pressure on Tuesday after the government admitted she had used a private jet owned by a foreign oil company, prompting an investigation by the attorney general's office. Full story
In an interview with Telemundo, President Obama says that while he won’t comment on reported Israeli airstrikes over Syria, he backs Israel’s efforts in guarding against the transfer of advanced weaponry to terrorist organizations like Hezbollah. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.
Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart and Shannon O’Neill of the Council on Foreign Relations join Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss.
Thrillist is an online lifestyle site, offering everything from surfing trips to Costa Rica to drunken late-night dining suggestions. Ben Lerer, CEO of Thrillist. weighs in.
In 2010, filmmaker and zoologist Lucy Cooke explored a sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica, which inspired a series of viral videos and now a children’s book called “A Little Book of Sloth.” Cooke talks about the book and introduces a sloth named CC.
A Costa Rican sloth sanctuary has the perfect Valentine’s Day gift: a video of baby sloths hanging out in a red bucket that has everyone saying “aww.”
Presidents of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto and Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla wait to pose for the official photo of the VII Pacific Allianz Summit in Cali May 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga (COLOMBIA - Tags: POLITICS)
Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla speaks after her arrival in Cali to attend the VII Cumbre Alianza del Pacifico May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga (COLOMBIA - Tags: POLITICS)
Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla arrives in Cali to attend the VII Cumbre Alianza del Pacifico May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga (COLOMBIA - Tags: POLITICS)
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and his Costa Rican counterpart Laura Chinchilla exchange documents after signing a Free Trade Agreement during an official ceremony in Cali May 22, 2013. Chinchilla is in Colombia to attend the VII Pacific Allianz Summit. REUTERS/Andres Piscov/Colombian Pres