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
LONDON (Reuters) - Everyone likes a bit of excitement on holiday. But for those bold travelers who enjoy testing their limits with exhilarating stunts, rides and thrills, the members and editors of VirtualTourist (www.virtualtourist.com) have compiled a list of their Top 10 Spots to Get an Adrenalin Full story
SAN JOSE (Reuters) - The Venezuelan government's suggestion that an American citizen it has detained is a spy is "ridiculous," U.S. President Barack Obama said in a television interview recorded on Saturday during a visit to Costa Rica. 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.”
An activist from a gay and lesbian rights organisation attends a candlelight vigil to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in San Jose May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY)
An activist from a gay rights organisation attends a candlelight vigil during a protest to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in San Jose May 17, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST SOCIETY)
Journalists watch a television broadcast of Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla's speech at the presidential house in San Jose May 16, 2013. Costa Rica's communications chief resigned on Wednesday amid a scandal engulfing President Chinchilla, saying he failed to properly screen a man who arrang
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla during a forum on Inclusive Economic Growth and Development hosted by INCAE, a Costa Rican business school, and the Inter-American Development Bank, in San Jose May 4, 2013. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate (COSTA RICA - Tags: PO