Paraná penitentiary offers music as therapyPenitenciaría de Paraná ofrece música como terapia

CURITIBA, Brazil – Vera wanted to sing, but she lost her breath every time she tried to raise her voice. As one of the 24...

Currency controls hurting VenezuelansControl de cambio perjudica a los venezolanos

Maracaibo, Venezuela – Coromoto Torres can’t wait for her first trip overseas. Her bags are packed, her airline tickets are purchased and several years of...

Costa Rica: the best country brand in Latin AmericaCosta Rica es la mejor marca...

Costa Rica is the best country brand in Latin America, says the seventh annual edition of the Country Brand Index (CBI), the global study...

Man, Nature, and Costa Rica

If there’s a more apt metaphor for the messy end of the Age of Oil, I haven’t heard it. A tanker truck loaded with...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from The Costa Rica News. We give thanks for you, our appreciated readers. May your holiday season be filled with joy and love.

Central America: Synthetic drug market growsCentroamérica: Crece mercado de drogas sintéticas

MANAGUA, Nicaragua and GUATEMALA CITY – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) has made it perfectly clear to Central America: It must do...

Argentina in 2011 and its rebound

Argentina is said to have a long history of instability with regards to politics and this has been the situation since the World War...

Guatemala: Air pollution challenging authoritiesGuatemala: la contaminación del aire plantea un desafío a las...

Guatemala City – The nation’s levels of air pollution are alarming and the problem gets worse each year, according to the Annual Report on...

Villa’s stoppage time header helps Spain tie Costa Rica

AP SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- David Villa headed an injury-time equalizer Tuesday to salvage a 2-2 draw for Spain at Costa Rica, avoiding...

Argentines frustrated with La AlbicelesteJuego de la Albiceleste frustra a argentinos

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Julián Arrechea is a soccer fan who devotes any free time almost entirely to the king of sports, as he...
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