Stories tagged: costa rica
Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 10:46 a.m.
Familes from Florida, NY die in Costa Rica plane crash
Costa Rican investigators are looking into what caused a charter aircraft to crash in woods in the country’s northwest soon after takeoff, killing two crewmembers and 10 U.S. citizens, including …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
10 U.S. citizens, 2 locals killed in Costa Rica plane crash
A plane carrying 10 U.S. citizens and two local crewmembers crashed in a wooded area, killing all aboard Sunday, Costa Rica’s government said.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes capital
A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has shaken Costa Rica, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:19 a.m.
Tropical Storm Otto takes aim at Central America
An unusually late-season Tropical Storm Otto swirled over the Caribbean just off Central America on Wednesday and headed toward a possible landfall as a hurricane in Nicaragua.
Tue., July 26, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Obama expanding refugee program for Central Americans
The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.
Sat., July 25, 2015
In brief: Usain Bolt wins 100 meters in Diamond League
MISCELLANY: Usain Bolt returned to form by winning the 100 meters in the Diamond League at London’s Olympic Stadium in 9.87 seconds on Friday. After a poor start, Bolt struggled …
Sun., July 6, 2014
Dutch substitute keeper saves Netherlands in PK shootout
SALVADOR, Brazil – Louis van Gaal made the call, and Tim Krul made the saves. In another move that will only add to his reputation as a tactical mastermind, the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 5, 2014, 6:17 p.m.
Louis Van Gaal makes right moves, leads Netherlands into FIFA World Cup semifinals
Louis van Gaal made the call, and Tim Krul made the saves.
Mon., June 30, 2014
Costa Rica hangs on to beat Greece in shootout
RECIFE, Brazil – With his team down to 10 men for nearly an hour, Keylor Navas made sure Costa Rica’s last line of defense held firm. The goalkeeper came through …
Tue., June 24, 2014
Italy, Uruguay head Groups C and D battles today
Five teams are chasing two places in the knockout stage of the World Cup today. Here are the basic permutations:
Sat., June 21, 2014
World Cup roundup: Costa Rica poised for its best showing
Had Costa Rica been a less resilient team, it might still be stewing over referee Enrique Osses’ refusal to award a penalty when explosive striker Joel Campbell was taken down …
Sun., June 15, 2014
World Cup roundup: Mario Balotelli goal gives Italy win over England
The heat and humidity of the jungle made its mark on the first World Cup match to be played in the Amazon rainforest, and so did Mario Balotelli. With players …
Sat., June 14, 2014, 4:48 p.m.
Luis Suarez watches as Uruguay stunned by Costa Rica in FIFA World Cup
Watching from the bench, Luis Suarez saw just how much his teammates miss him.