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Costa Rica’s Exquisite Rubyglow Pineapple Makes Waves

The vibrant red "Rubyglow" pineapple is set to boost Costa Rica's agricultural exports with its stunning colors and ultra-sweet taste. Developed by fruit giant...

Honduran Women Rise Up Against Alarming Femicide Crisis

Around 300 women wearing black, a symbol of mourning, marched to the National Congress in Tegucigalpa on Honduran Women's Day, demanding an end to...

Costa Rica’s World Cup Journey Begins: Clash with Trinidad Awaits

Costa Rica will clash with Trinidad and Tobago in the 2026 World Cup qualifiers for the CONCACAF (North American) region, following FIFA's announcement of...

Costa Rica’s Stand Against Norway’s Oil Extraction Sparks Legal Conflict

This week, President Rodrigo Chaves confirmed that Costa Rica has asked for Norway's help in assessing its energy potential and the possibility of using...

Unleashing the Potential: My Kids’ Transformative Costa Rican Education

A little over a decade ago, my wife and I found ourselves driving on a rough mountain dirt road behind Playa Potrero in Guanacaste,...

Costa Rica’s Major Trafficking Bust: Infamous Kingpin Apprehended

Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) caught Umaña Alvarez, a notorious drug trafficker, during a precisely planned operation across multiple agencies. They arrested him...

Costa Rica’s Beaches: Atlas Uncovers Hidden Hazards

The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) and the National University (UNA) teamed up to develop the Atlas of Costa Rica's beaches, with the goal...

Bolivian Engineer Gives the Gift of Mobility with 3D Printed Prosthetics

Growing up in rural Bolivia, young Roly Mamani built his own toys because his family lived in poverty. Now a 34-year-old engineer, he uses...

Tourists Beware: Serial Killers Target US Visitors in Colombia

Omer Bloch, an Israeli expat, recalls his Tinder date in Medellin, Colombia, in 2021. He remembers the woman as attractive and how they went...

Costa Rica’s Morgues Overwhelmed as Homicide Rates Surge

The OIJ authorities are deeply concerned about the alarming situation in the morgue, where bodies of homicide victims and traffic accident casualties are stacked...

Costa Rica Urges Water Conservation in Face of Drought Threat

National meteorological forecasts for early 2024 predict drier than average conditions in Costa Rica. In response, Costa Rican officials have urged residents, businesses, and...

Beloved Costa Rican Sloth Steals the Show on Frontier Jet’s San...

A unique Frontier Airlines plane landed at Juan Santamaría International Airport near Costa Rica's capital. The aircraft had a large picture of a two-toed...

Costa Rica’s Ex-Minister Embroiled in Controversial Oil Deal

Former Costa Rican Minister of Environment and Energy, Roberto Dobles Mora, is suing American energy company Black Hills Corporation (BHC) for breach of contract...

Uncovering the Dark Side of Craigslist Job Opportunities in Costa Rica

Craigslist, the renowned global classified advertising site, has long been my go-to resource for finding job opportunities in Costa Rica. In fact, I've spent...

The Migrant Caravan From Honduras Breaks Up Upon Arrival in Guatemala

A migrant caravan left Honduras on Saturday, bound for the United States, but fell apart once it reached Guatemala; however, a small group continues...