Costa Rica urges LatAm response to Cuban, African migrants

Costa Rica urged Latin American nations Tuesday to coordinate efforts on handling Cuban and African migrants traveling through the region in bids to enter the United States.

The last Cuban migrants leave Costa Rica

The last of nearly 8,000 Cuban migrants stranded for months in Costa Rica flew to Mexico Tuesday to continue their journey to the United States, the government said.

Costa Rica busts migrant-trafficking ring

Costa Rican authorities have broke up a ring connected to an international network that smuggled migrants from Cuba, Asia and Africa willing to pay up to USD 30,000 each for a chance to make their way to the United States, officials said.

2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

The tournament will be played in the US from June 2-26 with the host cities yet to be confirmed.

Watch: Rare mysterious 'rainbow cloud' formation appears over Costa Rica!

Watch: Rare mysterious 'rainbow cloud' formation appears over Costa Rica!

 To the delight and surprise of residents and tourists in Costa Rica , a so-called rainbow cloud formed over the skies leaving them in awe.

Hulk strikes to lift Brazil 1-0 over Costa Rica

Hulk strikes to lift Brazil 1-0 over Costa Rica

 Hulk celebrated his return to the Brazil side with a 10th-minute strike to give Dunga`s men a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday in a New Jersey friendly.

David de Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion

David de Gea move to Real Madrid mired in confusion

Spanish international goalkeeper David de Gea`s proposed move to Real Madrid was halted on Monday night as the documentation needed to formalise the transfer from Manchester United wasn`t completed in time according to reports.

Gold Cup: Mexico advances after controversial call

Gold Cup: Mexico advances after controversial call

Andres Guardado converted a penalty kick awarded on a controversial call in extra time Sunday to give Mexico a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica and a Gold Cup semi-final berth.

Jamaica, Costa Rica advance in Gold Cup

Jamaica, Costa Rica advance in Gold Cup

Jamaica scored a late winning goal while Costa Rica needed only a scoreless draw as both teams advanced from Group B to the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday.

Gold Cup: Dustin Corea`s late strike stuns struggling Costa Rica

Gold Cup: Dustin Corea`s late strike stuns struggling Costa Rica

Dustin Corea scored off a free kick in injury time to lift El Salvador to a 1-1 draw with winless Costa Rica in the Gold Cup tournament on Saturday.

Costa Rica captain Ruiz joins Sporting Lisbon

Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz has joined Sporting Lisbon from Fulham on a three-year contract which includes a 60 million euros ($66.16 million) buyout clause, the Portuguese club said on its website.

US indicts 17 Colombia alleged traffickers

 The United States announced Tuesday it had indicted 17 alleged leaders and associates of Colombia`s powerful Clan Usuga drug gang, who would all risk life in prison if ever convicted.

Real Madrid's Navas does not need surgery: Doctors

Real Madrid's Navas does not need surgery: Doctors

 Real Madrid`s Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who returned to Madrid on Monday getting married back home, said the club`s medical staff said he does not have to undergo surgery as a result of his Achilles tendon injury.

Women's World Cup: South Korea follow Brazil into last 16

Women's World Cup: South Korea follow Brazil into last 16

South Korea booked their ticket to the last 16 of the Women`s World Cup alongside Brazil on Wednesday with a dramatic 2-1 win over Spain in their final Group E game.

Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Vicente del Bosque upset at Gerard Pique being booed during Spain win

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque said on Friday he was upset to see FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique booed by a section of fans as Spain defeated Costa Rica 2-1 in Leon on Thursday.

Record for Marta as Brazil, France get World Cup wins

Record for Marta as Brazil, France get World Cup wins

Brazil star Marta claimed a record 15th Women's World Cup goal in a 2-0 win over South Korea, as France beat old rivals England 1-0 in their opener.

Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li

Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li

Costa Rica has opened investigations into the president of the country`s soccer federation who was among seven FIFA executives arrested in Switzerland on Wednesday on corruption charges brought by prosecutors in the United States.

I've had a tough year: Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas

I've had a tough year: Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas

Spanish side Real Madrid's Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas has admitted having a "tough" first year with the team but dismissed rumours he'd leave the club despite its interest in signing English outfit Manchester United's custodian David de Gea.

Costa Rica scare as ship carrying chemicals sinks

Costa Rican authorities declared an emergency on Sunday after a ship carrying 180 tons of ammonium nitrate sunk off the country`s Pacific coast.

Another Volcano erupts, this time in Costa Rica

A volcano erupted Thursday in Costa Rica, shooting up a column of ash that forced the closure of the airport in the capital city San Jose.