Costa Rica

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Why Costa Rica beats Britain in the conservation stakes | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to George Monbiot’s article comparing a rich nation’s environmental failures and a poor one’s success

26, Apr, 2023 @4:57 PM

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Costa Rica restored its ravaged land to health. The rich UK has no excuse for such complete failure | George Monbiot
Why does a wealthy, powerful nation struggle while a small, much poorer one succeeds, asks Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

21, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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El Salvador news outlet relocates to Costa Rica to avoid Bukele’s crackdown
El Faro moves its headquarters to avoid ‘fabricated accusations’ after 25 years reporting on drug wars, crime and corruption

Luke Taylor

19, Apr, 2023 @9:30 AM

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Toddler’s mystery infection traced back to cake-snatching iguana
Three-year-old was on beach in Costa Rica when reptile tried to steal her dessert and bit her hand

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

31, Mar, 2023 @10:01 PM

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Costa Rican farmer handed 22 years for murder of Indigenous land defender
Brörán leader Yehry Rivera, 45, was shot and killed by Juan Varela during conflict in Terraba community in February 2020

Nina Lakhani and agencies in San José

01, Feb, 2023 @10:38 PM

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My bad trip – do you know the way to San José? Take the chicken bus!
When Brie Veron and her friends book a ‘two-hour’ trip into Costa Rica, they aren’t expecting a 16-hour ordeal involving a shady cabbie and a dodgy curry

As told to Nikki Marshall

12, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Keep conquering’: Stéphanie Frappart ready for moment of World Cup history
When Germany play Costa Rica, Stéphanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a men’s World Cup match, a significant step forward for the game

Sean Ingle in Doha and Angelique Chrisafis

30, Nov, 2022 @9:12 PM

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‘The ghost that haunts Monteverde’: how the climate crisis killed the golden toad
The loss of the amphibian from Costa Rica’s cloud forest was one of the first linked to global heating, say scientists

Mattha Busby in Monteverde

21, Nov, 2022 @9:15 AM

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What happened at Cop27 on day nine?
Lula says ‘Brazil is back’ and proposes Cop30 to be held in the Amazon as anxiety rises over some countries’ attempts to unpick climate commitments

Bibi van der Zee

16, Nov, 2022 @6:43 PM

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Clara Sola review – miraculous drama of burgeoning sexuality and divine grace
Wendy Chinchilla Araya makes a tremendous debut as a neglected woman with learning difficulties who is believed to have spiritual powers – and who falls for a handsome local boy

Peter Bradshaw

15, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Animals we’ve lost: the vivid ‘waving’ frog that vanished suddenly
Chiriquí harlequin frogs went extinct in 1996 due to a fungal disease that has driven the decline of 501 amphibian species

Emily Ding

05, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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US woman suspected in fatal shooting of elite cyclist arrested in Costa Rica
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, a yoga teacher, is accused of fatally shooting Anna Moriah Wilson over alleged love rivalry

Staff and agencies

30, Jun, 2022 @9:42 PM

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