22 hrs ago
Inside Costa Rica
Costa Rica and Colombia sign Free Trade Agreement
May 23rd, 2013 Yesterday afternoon, President Laura Chinchilla, along with her Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, signed a Free Trade Agreement between the two nations.
Wed May 15, 2013
Costa Rica president's private jet use prompts investigation
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.
Mon May 13, 2013
Obama Administration Finally Wakes Up to Latin America
U.S. President Barack Obama and his Costa Rican counterpart Laura Chinchilla attend a cultural event with students in San Jos, Costa Rica, on May 3 2013 President Barack Obama is sending Vice President Joe Biden on a swing through Brazil, Colombia and Trinidad and Tobago later this month.
Tue May 07, 2013
San Pedro Sun
PM Barrow returns from SICA meeting in Costa Rica
The Prime Minister of Belize Dean Barrow is back in the country after attending a meeting of Heads of State of the Central American Integrated System of which US President Barrack Obama was a guest.
Mon May 06, 2013
Obama: US, Latin America must strengthen economies President Barack...
President Barack Obama came to Latin America eager to move the region's relationship with the U.S. beyond fighting drugs and organized crime, yet the pervasive problems still trailed him throughout his three-day trip to Mexico and Costa Rica.
Fri May 03, 2013
Obama: American boots in Syria unlikely
U.S. President Barack Obama does not foresee a scenario of "American boots on the ground in Syria," telling reporters Friday that it would not be good for the United States or for that county.
In Costa Rica, Obama prodding Central American leaders to move conversation beyond drugs
Eager to move the conversation beyond drugs and violence, President Barack Obama met with Central American leaders Friday and declared that building stronger economies and greater trade ties will allow nations of the region to offer their residents a better way of life and reduce incentives to support narco-trafficking. "We have to make sure that ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Central America prepares for Obama
US President Barack Obama was targeted by protesters in Costa Rica on May 1 as part of the International Workers' Day demonstrations.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Inside Costa Rica
Costa Rica will face an economic slowdown this year, analysts say
April 26th, 2013 Costa Rica will face an economic slowdown this year due to slowing external demand, which will affect exports and job creation, local analysts said yesterday.