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Protests, demonstrations expected today over government budget cuts

October 20th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Protests and demonstrations against a proposed series of cuts to the 2015 National Budget are expected today, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Central Park of…

Port workers threatening strike after court decision on Moín mega-terminal

Port workers threatening strike after court decision on Moín mega-terminal

October 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The Union of Allied Port Workers (Sintrajap) is threatening a strike after Costa Rica’s Constitutional Court dismissed an appeal last week against the new Moín Container…

Vatican document challenges Church to change attitude towards gays

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had “gifts and qualities to offer” and asked if Catholicism could accept…

Bolivian President Evo Morales declares victory in bid for third term in office

Bolivian President Evo Morales has declared victory in his bid for a third term in office.Exit polls showed Morales winning with about 60 percent of Sunday's vote. His closest challenger,…

Costa Rica leftist party celebrates 10 years

Costa Rica leftist party celebrates 10 years

  October 13th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The leftist Frente Amplio Party (FA), now Costa Rica’s third largest political party in terms of seats in the Legislative Assembly, celebrated the 10th anniversary…

CIA-backed war against Nicaragua, integrity of U.S. media subject of new film

  By Penelope Poulou October 13th, 2014 (VOA) The journalistic integrity of U.S. media; an illicitly-financed, CIA-backed war against Nicaraguan Sandinistas; the crack epidemic of 1980′s urban America: these are the…

National Roads Authority’s days are likely numbered

National Roads Authority’s days are likely numbered

October 9th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) The National Roads Authority (Conavi) and the National Concessions Council (CNC) will likely no longer exist in the near future.   The demise of the institutions…

President Solís to travel to Canada and Mexico seeking foreign investment

President Solís to travel to Canada and Mexico seeking foreign investment

October 9th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) President Luis Guillermo Solís announced yesterday his plans to travel to Canada and Mexico with the intent of courting more foreign firms to invest in Costa…

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