Costa Rica

Features

How to Throw a Destination Music Festival That Doesn't End in Disaster

As Fyre Festival proved recently, throwing extravagant events in far-flung locales is no easy task.
Alexandra Posadzki
5.4.17
Drugs

Inside a Drug Tourism Economy

We talked to a Costa Rican drug dealer about selling to North American scum.
Allison Tierney
4.5.17
Drugs

The Costa Rica Model: Why Decriminalization of Drug Use Sometimes Isn’t Enough

For a country reeling from drug trade violence, decriminalizing the use of drugs has done little to help.
Allison Tierney
4.5.17
Costa Rica

Now Is The Time To Fire Jurgen Klinsmann

It's time for Klinsmann to go, not just because the team is bad, but because there's time to make things right.
Aaron Gordon
11.16.16
Travel

The World's Most Famous Sex Tourist Is Fighting to Free Himself from Costa Rican Prison

David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.
Michael Krumholtz
9.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Shipped $55 Million Worth of Cocaine to a Coca-Cola Factory

A Coca-Cola plant in France opened a shipping container that was supposed to be full of juice and discovered around 800 pounds of blow.
Matthew James-Wilson
8.31.16
Copa America

It Was a Wild Night for Group A That Saw USMNT Advance on Top

Oh-ho-ho, how the fortunes have turned for a little known national team called the United States of America.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.13.16
COLOMBIA

The Final Group Stage Match Gives the US National Team A Chance To Establish A Rhythm

Every game is not just a win, loss, or draw, but another data point on a trend line attempting to extrapolate Klinsmann’s grand plan.
Aaron Gordon
6.13.16
Costa Rica

Stuck Between Its Future and Its Past, the USMNT Still Needs Clint Dempsey

Christian Pulisic and Bobby Wood are almost certainly the future of the USMNT's attack, but it's still too early to write off Clint Dempsey.
Kevin Trahan
6.8.16
Costa Rica

Men in Blazers Live Reaction to the U.S. vs. Costa Rica

Live from the Embassy Row Studios in the Crap Part of SoHo, Rog and Davo break down the U.S.’s match against Los Ticos at Soldier Field in Chicago.
VICE Sports
6.8.16
Costa Rica

The Unlikely Rivalry Between Costa Rica and the U.S. Began With a Snow Game

The U.S. and Costa Rica meet in Group A play on Tuesday night. It will be the renewal of an unlikely, emerging rivalry.
Kevin Trahan
6.7.16
Costa Rica

Men in Blazers Preview U.S. vs. Costa Rica

Both Costa Rica and the U.S. desperately need a win on Tuesday. Men in Blazers give their thoughts on the match.
VICE Sports
6.7.16
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