Costa Rica News
Inter-American Court of Human Rights to hear abortion rights case for the first time
El Salvador will be in the dock before the Costa Rica-based IACHR for alleged human rights violations and 'torture' for forcing a woman identified only as 'Beatriz' to carry a non-viable fetus for nearly three months despite a risk to her health
Canada and Costa Rica qualify for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup
Both Costa Rica and Canada improved to 2-0 in their group to clinch berths in Thursday's semi-finals of the eight-team North American regional tournament
Researchers bring out 50-year-old UFO image, create buzz on internet
As per reports, the picture was taken 50 years ago on 4 September 1971 by aerial photographer and map maker Sergio Loaiza while he was flying at 10,000 feet above the jungles of Costa Rica with a 100lb camera.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: US, Mexico seal qualification; Costa Rica face New Zealand in playoff
The USA were beaten 2-0 by Costa Rica in San Jose to finish third in the standings while Mexico eased past El Salvador 2-0 in Mexico City to finish second overall.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Canada kept waiting after Costa Rica loss, US-Mexico draw
Canada remain on top of the qualifying standings for Central America, North America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), however, with 25 points and two rounds remaining.
FIFA World Cup Qualifying: Panama upset much-changed USA, Mexico go top
Panama moved up into third place in the CONCACAF standings with the victory, level on eight points with the USA, who are second.
Derived from an Amazonian frog, Kambo is catching on as an alt-wellness wonder drug
Kambo is catching on among the same crowd of coastal New Age elites — Burning Man psychonauts, Silicon Valley disrupters, plant-medicine proselytes — that rallied around ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic rainforest tea, a decade ago
Coronavirus Outbreak: CONCACAF confirms postponement of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers
CONCACAF said in a statement the games would now take place next March, saying the decision had been taken in conjunction with world governing body FIFA.
East Bengal's Johnny Acosta complains about club's apathetic attitude as he leaves for home
Johnny Acosta's association with East Bengal ended on a sour note as he left for his home on Monday morning, disappointed by club's "apathetic" attitude after his contract was terminated by former investor Quess Corp
Coronavirus scare: Ukrainians hurl stones at evacuees from China; health minister pledges to share quarantine facilities to quell fears
Ukraine's effort to quarantine more than 70 people evacuated from China over the new virus outbreak plunged into chaos Thursday as local residents opposing the move hurled stones at the evacuees and clashed with police
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jordyn Huitema's goal helps Canada edge past Costa Rica in women's football qualifiers, secure Games ticket
A second-half strike by Jordyn Huitema earned Canada a grinding 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying championship semi-final on Friday, to secure their place at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.
CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Haiti ride on two second-half goals against Costa Rica to emerge Group B toppers
After conceding early through an own goal, Haiti rallied back with two goals in the second half to edge past Costa Rica 2-1 and top Group B
CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019: Mexico on course to win eighth title, beat Martinique to top Group A
Mexico have won their final Group A game against Martinique to advance to the quarter-finals as they look to win their eighth title at the regional championships
No religion, whether Hinduism, Islam or Christianity, preaches terror, says Venkiah Naidu in California
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday reinforced that terrorism has no religion while interacting with the Indian community in San Jose during his official three-day visit.
Nevada woman is sixth to accuse Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct; ex-Costa Rican president records statements in two complaints
A Nevada woman is the latest to accuse Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct
Two more women accuse ex-Costa Rican president Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct, but #MeToo still muted in Latin America
Two women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct
Costa Rica's Johnny Acosta says he joined East Bengal only due to rich history of club, admits he's clueless about Indian football
Costa Rican defender Johnny Acosta on Thursday said he had no idea about Indian football and it was only the rich history of East Bengal that drew him to sign up with the prestigious club.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Costa Rica part ways with coach Oscar Ramirez after disappointing tournament
Costa Rica's football federation has parted ways with coach Oscar Ramirez after a disappointing World Cup showing by the Central American nation.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Improved Brazil finally played like a team challenging for title in win against Serbia
For the first time in the FIFA World Cup 2018, Brazil finally played like a team challenging for the title as they beat Serbia 2-0 to finish on top of their group and qualify for the Round of 16.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Switzerland advance to last-16 after draw against Costa Rica, face Sweden without Stephan Lichtsteiner
Switzerland moved through to the World Cup last 16 on Wednesday, after a draw over Costa Rica but will be without captain Stephan Lichtsteiner because of suspension.