Costa Rica's new president is a fiction novelist who promises to legalize gay marriage
Carlos Alvarado Quesada, 38, unexpectedly won the country’s presidential runoff on Sunday.
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.
Inside a Drug Tourism Economy
We talked to a Costa Rican drug dealer about selling to North American scum.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.