SAN JOSE Unknown attackers shot dead a well-known Costa Rican activist who defended land for the Bribri indigenous people in the Central American country, the government said on Tuesday.
SAN JOSE The Catholic Church in Costa Rica on Friday asked for forgiveness following recent accusations that three of its priests sexually abused minors, amid a clerical abuse scandal that has ravaged the institution's credibility around the globe.
SAN JOSE The first of several women to bring sexual misconduct claims against Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias said on Tuesday that she felt grateful for the outpouring of support since going public with her story.
San Jose, Dec 19 Costa Rica said on Wednesday
that it would repay the central bank for a special loan of 498
billion colones ($833 million) that it requested in September to
bolster the country's finances.
SAN JOSE Several hundred Nicaraguan dissidents set off in a caravan on Sunday from Costa Rica's capital en route to the Nicaraguan border to protest against their president, Daniel Ortega, and encourage his domestic opponents.
SAN JOSE Costa Rica's legislative assembly on Monday approved a package of tax hikes and fiscal measures that President Carlos Alvarado hopes will reduce the Central American country's mounting debt burden and stave off the risk of credit rating downgrades.
SAN JOSE Costa Rica's Supreme Court on Friday validated a tax reform which aims to increase taxes and cut government worker benefits in a bid to calm fleeing investors and hold off debt downgrades.
SAN JOSE Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have the right to get married by mid-2020, the nation's constitutional court has ruled, a first for socially conservative Central America.
SAN JOSE, Oct 30 Costa Rica could face
difficulty servicing its public debt obligations if President
Carlos Alvarado's proposed fiscal reform is not approved soon,
Central Bank President Rodrigo Cubero told Reuters in an
SAN JOSE Thousands of Costa Ricans kept up a fourth day of marches and a wide public workers strike on Thursday to protest a proposed fiscal reform, dealing their center-left president his first major test since taking office in May.