Hundreds took part in a march Saturday in San José against Monsanto. They joined a global protest in more than 400 cities. Photos Alberto Font/Tico Times
Thousands of protesters angry at President Laura Chinchilla, for the concession the government gave to a brazilian company, disrupted Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría Day, honoring the country’s national hero.
Photos by Lindsay Fendt and Alberto Font
Two jaguarundi receive dental work at the Simón Bolívar Zoo in San José as part of an annual medical checkup.
Hundreds of taxi drivers protested in San José demanding better government control over ilegal taxis.
Photos by Alberto Font
Chiverre and more can be found every year at La Feria del Chiverre, in Laguna de Zarcero, Alajuela, just before Semana Santa.
Photos by Cynthia Novo and Alberto Font
Water droplets take interesting forms when they hit a surface.
Corcovado National Park, on the Osa Peninsula, is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.
Photos by Lindsay Fendt
Dozens of disabled Costa Ricans protested this week in front of the Legislative Assembly, demanding equal opportunities.
Supreme Court President Luis Paulino Mora is honored Tuesday at the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Costa Rica is in the Guinness Book of World Records with the largest-ever fried rice dish.
Nearly one million students returned to school in Costa Rica on Wednesday.