Panama Rushes to Repeal Law that Drove Violent Protests

Panama's parliament is accelerating the process to revoke a controversial law allowing the sale of land in Latin America's largest duty free zone.Faced with...

President of Ecuador Suggests Common Latin America Currency

Latin America - In Chile, the President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, raised the ideas of creating a common currency in Latin America to remain...

Costa Rica Public Bank Interest Rates Go Up

Banco de Costa Rica, Banco Popular, National Bank weigh in on rising interest rates and demand for more ColonesPublic banks say competitive reasons causing...

Costa Rica Chamber of Agriculture Concerned about an Upcoming Drought

Despite severe rain that has drenched certain areas of Costa Rica recently, the first eight months of the year we have had 18% less...

Tropical Storm Sandy Causing Damage on Costa Rica Caribbean Coast

Costa Rica weather to be affected by Tropical Storm Sandy for next couple days: Several areas of the southern area of the Central Valley...

Costa Rican NGO Wins Award for Fighting Sex Trade

Costa Rican NGO, Fundación Rahab, dedicated to combating human trafficking and sex trade, won second prize for the 2012 Vidanta Foundation Award "Contributions to...

260 Aftershocks Recorded after the 6.6 Earthquake Yesterday

Costa Rica Rica Earthquake Update: Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), said this morning that after yesterday's strong 6.6 quake, which occurred...

6.6 Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica October 23 2012

Earthquake strikes Costa Rica today Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 06:45:34 PMA 6.3 earthquake once again struck the Nicoya Peninsula, in the Cangrejal...

Taxi Drivers, Porters and Teachers Threaten National Strike Converge on Presidential House

San Jose Costa Rica - Taxi drivers and porter (small transportation services) as well as educators are protesting outside the Presidential House today of...

Brazilian Newspapers Decide to Withdraw from Google News

Latin America News - The Newspaper Association of Brazil (ANJ), which reports 90% of the daily news in Brazil, decided to leave the Google...
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