| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Valentine's Day approaches. Whether you can make it across town or across the ocean, here are some romantic recommendations for every budget.
Close to home
Hotel Indigo, Santa Barbara
For an affordable, hip escape, try Hotel Indigo in the heart of...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments.
The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
| Dec 15, 2013
On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México
Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado
Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado
Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza Finalizado
Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:35 PM
Eliminatoria de la Concacaf para el Mundial de Brasil 2014, décima y ultima jornada.
Costa Rica: Bryan Ruiz, 25 minutos; Alvaro Saborío, 64 minutos.
México: Oribe Peralta, 28 minutos.
Primer tiempo: 1-1.
Estadio: Nacional (San José)...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra: On Tuesday night, Festival Miami hands the stage to the orchestra led by conductor José Serebrier, an eight-time Grammy winner who will unveil the U.S. premiere of "Imágines" by Costa Rica composer Vinicio Meza....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The evolution of long-winged butterflies in Costa Rica may prove the classic Hollywood advice: Fake it until you make it.
A relatively small change in a part of the genome that changes wing coloration and pattern kick-starts the divergence of a species,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Valencia, 20 nov (EFE).- Todas las selecciones campeonas del Mundo y los mejores clasificados del torneo que se disputó hace cuatro años en Sudáfrica estarán en el Mundial del próximo año en Brasil, a la espera de la confirmación de la...
| Nov 26, 2013
A reader in Northern California was looking forward to her birthday. Her daughter had invited her and a lifelong friend to celebrate the event in a vacation home the daughter owned in Costa Rica.
Since the reader's daughter rents out the Costa Rica house...
| Dec 20, 2013
Re “Costa Rica's peace dividend,” Opinion, Dec. 15
David P. Barash writes an interesting Op-Ed article on Costa Rica's decision decades ago to abolish its military. But a statement he makes at the end — that “war can become a...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Use these tips and visit these sites to get the most for your travel dollar.
-- For luxury. You won't be nickel-and-dimed on Regent Seven Seas cruises. The all-inclusive packages bundle airfare, gratuities...