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Ten Americans killed when plane crashes and burns in Costa Rica

Ten Americans killed when plane crashes and burns in Costa Rica

Ten Americans flying from a vacation hotspot on Costa Rica`s tropical Pacific coast died Sunday when the small plane they had just boarded crashed and burst into flames shortly after take-off, officials in the country said.

Jan 01, 2018, 07:09 AM IST
Indian-American mauled to death by shark while scuba diving in US

Indian-American mauled to death by shark while scuba diving in US

A woman tourist in American was mauled to death by a tiger shark while scuba diving on an island off the coast of Costa Rica, said a report.

Dec 04, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
American tourist killed by tiger shark while diving off Costa Rica coast

American tourist killed by tiger shark while diving off Costa Rica coast

The attack also badly injured the 26-year-old male Costa Rican diving guide leading the group that included the American woman.

Dec 03, 2017, 07:34 AM IST
This country gets hydrogen-powered bus to fight climate change

This country gets hydrogen-powered bus to fight climate change

In a bid to affrim that the region moves towards zero carbon emissions, this step has been taken.

Nov 28, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate kills 23 in central America

Tropical storm Nate has killed 22 people in the Central American nations of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras as it battered the region with heavy rain ahead of hitting the US mainland later this week, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said.

Oct 06, 2017, 18:19 PM IST

UN trying to improve 'terrible' migrant detention conditions in Libya

Until recently, Libya had been a major launching off point for migrants, most of them from African countries, trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe.

Sep 14, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

Hurricane kills 9 in Costa Rica

In neighboring Nicaragua, officials reported no casualties but dozens of homes were damaged in low-lying areas.

Nov 26, 2016, 01:40 AM IST

Hurricane, earthquake hit Central America

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega declared a national emergency to handle both potential disasters.
 

Nov 25, 2016, 08:28 AM IST

Hurricane Otto heads toward Central America, kills 3

 Tropical Storm Otto strengthened into a hurricane in the Caribbean as it lurched toward Central America, causing three deaths in Panama and prompting coastal evacuations in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.

Nov 23, 2016, 06:46 AM IST
Talamancan Palm-Pitviper: Latest species to join the slithering reptiles discovered!

Talamancan Palm-Pitviper: Latest species to join the slithering reptiles discovered!

A large snake might reach about 30 inches, but most are less than 24 inches.

Jul 20, 2016, 14:50 PM IST
US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Havana; no new agreements

US And Cuban officials held another round of talks on migration issues in Havana to further discussions last held in December, but no new agreements were announced to advance the diplomatic thaw begun a year and a half ago by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:10 AM IST
Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

Copa America Centenario: Costa Rica see red in draw with Paraguay

The result leaves Colombia who beat the United States in Friday`s opener, alone at the top of the group with three points.

Jun 05, 2016, 06:26 AM IST

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.

Apr 13, 2016, 02:45 AM IST

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.

Mar 16, 2016, 00:46 AM IST

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.

Nov 11, 2015, 08:02 AM IST
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.

Nov 06, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
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.

Sep 19, 2015, 23:08 PM IST
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.

Sep 06, 2015, 04:31 AM IST
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.

Sep 01, 2015, 04:49 AM IST
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.

Jul 20, 2015, 09:18 AM IST