Costa Rica in Central America intends to declare a state of emergency due to an increased wave of migrants on their way to Mexico and later cross to the United States. I have instructed the security ministry to take a firm stance with anyone who takes Costa Rica's kindness for weakness, Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves said at a media briefing, referring to recent riots by migrants crossing the nation.Add your comment!
The German media Statista, specialized in the disclosure of market data, shared in recent days a new report on minimum wages in Latin America for 2023.
Costa Rica may soon be joining the Pacific Alliance after the organization's Council of Ministers Thursday approved the Central American country's request to begin negotiations to join the regional bloc, it was reported.
Paraguay and Costa Rica were among the world's leading countries generating electricity from renewable sources, according to a report by the Latin American Energy Organization (Olade) published Tuesday.
The Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) Tuesday expressed its concern over the future of free speech in Costa Rica following the attacks of the Government of President Rodrigo Chaves against La Nación, which included administrative actions against the newspaper one of the companies owning it.
Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell Tuesday scored two minutes into the game and gave his country the last berth available at this year¡s football World Cup in Qatar with a 1-0 victory over New Zealand's All Whites. The match was played at the Al Rayyan Stadium.
Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) President Jorge Canahuati urged Costa Rica's judiciary to handle the process with transparency and to observe the due process of law as legal action has been taken involving Diario Extra.
Despite his dubious past at the World Bank, Rodrigo Chaves has been sworn in as the new President of Costa Rica during a ceremony at the Legislative Assembly, which was attended by Spain's King Felipe VI among other dignitaries.
Costa Rica's Supreme Electoral Court Sunday confirmed Rodrigo Chaves of the Social Democratic Progress Party had won the Presidential elections with 52.9 % of the votes, against José María Figueres' 47.11%.
Former Costa Rican President José María Figueres of the National Liberation Party (center-right) Figueres won Sunday's first round of this year's elections but failed to secure a decisive majority, due to which he will need to take on former Finance Minister Rodrigo Chaves, of the Democratic Social Progress party (center) at the April 3 runoff.