Costa Rica hold Argentina, minus Messi, to a goalless draw

Many had expected an easy win for Argentina over Costa Rica, but the Messi-less South Americans failed to score a goal against the heroic fighting Costa Ricans.

Costa Rica got the blues, baby!

Photos from Costa Rica's 4th Annual Blues Festival

Obama’s Latin American trip sparks new era – Clinton

President Obama’s trip to Latin America will lay the foundation for a new era, Hillary Clinton said in a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington D.C. on March 18.
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U.S. diplomats: Costa Rica’s police program off to good start

Costa Rica’s efforts to transform its police program were considered “ambitious” as well as “urgently needed” by American diplomats in Costa Rica, according to a diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks.

Clinton: Money is not enough to prevent drug trafficking

Dollars alone are not enough to help Central American countries taking on drug trafficking organizations in their countries. More effective methods are needed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a press meeting with Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.Dollars alone are not enough to help Central American countries taking on drug trafficking organizations in their countries. More effective methods are needed, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at a press meeting with Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister in Washington D.C.

WikiLeaks reveals U.S. concern over immigration

Costa Rica’s recognition of China led the U.S. ambassador to raise concerns over illegal Chinese immigration to Costa Rica and drug trafficking.

U.S. diplomats: China is ’Santa Claus’ in Costa Rica – WikiLeaks

After Costa Rica’s recognition of the People’s Republic of China in 2007, the country now has a new sensitivity to China and human rights issues. Closer economic ties have made China ‘Santa Claus’, say U.S. diplomats according to cables released by WikiLeaks.
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Film Review: No Strings Attached

By Jose Solís, TheCostaRicaNews.com.During the last decade, and after the abdication of Julia Roberts as the Queen of Romantic Comedies, the genre has taken...
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8.9 earthquake devastates Japan, Costa Rica on tsunami alert

Japan suffered the worst earthquake ever recorded followed by powerful aftershocks and a devastating 10-meter tsunami wave. Costa Rica on tsunami alert.

United States wary of Chinese trade activities in Costa Rica

Increasing ties between Costa Rica and China are closely followed with much concern by U.S. diplomats, according to cables released by the whistle blowing website, WikiLeaks.
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