CELAC quartet will meet in Quito to discuss its goals

The quartet of diplomats from Ecuador, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic and the Bahamas of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym) will meet on Monday, March 23 in Quito to talk about the group’s goals, which include the fight...

CELAC: Ecuador wants to prioritize the science, technology and infrastructure

Ecuador wants Latin America and the Caribbean to give priority to science, technology and infrastructure to reach quantifiable goals in the CELAC, said on Tuesday Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño. This, after that Costa Rica will delivers on Thursday the presidency of the block....

Ecuador will receive the pro tempore presidency of CELAC

Ecuador will receive the pro tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym), during the summit to be held on 28 and 29 of January in Costa Rica, with challenges in education, science, innovation and technology, said an...

Ecuador announces the designation of ambassadors in America, Asia, Africa and Europe

The Foreign Ministry announced yesterday the designation of 12 new ambassadors in countries of America, Asia, Africa and Europe, including Costa Rica and Dominican Republic. The Ecuadorian Chancellor, Ricardo Patino, said that the new ambassadors, of whom he is awaiting for the...

The foreign direct investment decreased in Latin America

The inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Latin America and the Caribbean fell by 23% during the first half of 2014 compared to the same period of the last year. This information applies to 13 countries in the region and was published by the Economic Commission for Latin...

Costa Rica beats Greece and passes to quarterfinals for the first on its history

This Sunday at the Arena de Pernambuco stadium in Recife, the Costa Rica team defeated Greece on penalties (5-3), after a 1-1 draw in the 90 minutes of regulation time and a scoreless overtime, thus achieving the classification to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the first...

Sanjay: first sea turtle of Costa Rica that travels to Galápagos

Galápagos was the destination of Sanjay, an adult male sea turtle that traveled from Marino de Cocos Park in Costa Rica to the Marine Reserve of the archipielago  in Ecuador. At a journey of 788 kilometers from 2 to 16 June, Sanjay, that weighs 53 kilograms, is the first specimen...

Costa Rica celebrates in style its victory over Italy

The triumph of the football team of Costa Rica 1-0 over Italy, which gave them the pass to the second round of the World Cup for the second time in its history, unleashed the euphoria of President Luis Guillermo Solís, and thousands of fans who took to the streets of the capital...