| Feb 3, 2011
Often likened to a Noah's Ark due to its rich fauna, including 1,250 species of butterflies and multitudes of bird species, Costa Rica is sort of a poster child for eco-tourism. This tiny Central American country -- roughly the size of West Virginia --...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:26 AM
Controversial Sea Shepherd conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson was released from a German jail on Monday after posting 250,000 euros ($318,000) bail in an extradition case from Costa Rica.
Watson, whose attempts to disrupt Japanese...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 5:17 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTLA) -- It's one birthday cake that will definitely have its share of candles.
A mega-blowout birthday celebration is being planned in Anaheim, at the Anaheim Health Care Center, for Juanita Arias. That's because on June 24th Juanita...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 9:15 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego student is stranded in Costa Rica after airport officials told him he is on a U.S. government no-fly list and refused to let him board a flight home, according to a local Islamic community group.
San Diego State graduate Kevin...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 11:40 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego student who discovered he was on a U.S. government no-fly list when he tried to fly home from Costa Rica, walked across the border at San Ysidro Thursday evening into the arms of his family.
Self-described peace activist Kevin...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:29 AM
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| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:02 AM
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake's epicenter was nearly 50 miles (75 kilometers) south of the capital city, San Jose, the survey said. The quake was about...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Some are calling it the mother of all scams. An employee at The Manhattan High School of Hospitality Management faked her own daughter's death just to get a two week vacation in Costa Rica.
"Wow, that's incredible," Ursula Medina, a parent at the...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Q'Viva! The Chosen, el programa conducido por los cantantes Jennifer López y Marc Anthony y que tratará de descubrir a los talentos ocultos en toda Latinoamérica arracó el 28 de enero y ya emitieron una lista de canales latinoamericanos que transmitirán...
| Jul 30, 2011
| 10:13 PM
El ex presidente costarricense Mario Echandi (1958-1962) falleció el sábado en esta capital, informó el gobierno. Tenía 96 años.
El ex gobernante padecía una bronconeumonía y sus allegados además indicaron que sufría desde años atrás las consecuencias de...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:46 PM
More than 600 students, faculty, family and friends filed into Bishop Lynch High School to mourn the loss of two teens who died in a tragic head-on collision. The school and community remember the teens' giving, athletic and vibrant spirits.
| Mar 28, 2012
Gabe Saglie of TravelZoo gave us the rundown of the best travel deals this season.
For more information, visit www.travelzoo.com/tv/NewYork.
1) Old Inn on the Green Bed-&-Breakfast New Marlborough, MA (the Berkshires)
Historic and upscale bed-&-...