The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. One of the marquee match-ups pits the Green Bay Packers against the San Francisco 49ers, historically two of the league’s most successful franchises. The game will be in Wisconsin, but Packer fans will be huddling together to watch across the world.
A court in Costa Rica has blocked a referendum on same-sex civil unions. It said the issue should be decided by legislators. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with Montserrat Sagot, of the University of Costa Rica.
For an Indian tennis player, silence is the best preparation for a game. A Costa Rican polo player challenges his inner "sissy." And a German water polo star focuses on analyzing the moves of his opponents. It turns out, your country and culture have something to do with what works to motivate you.
The World's William Troop reports on a border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The two nations can't agree over a part along the San Juan River, near the Caribbean coast. And they've been squabbling over it for more than 100 years.
A year-long investigation by the New York Times shows the huge unmet need for kidney transplants across the world, and how Costa Rica has become a key place for people willing to buy themselves off of massive waiting lists.
The roads of Playa Guiones, a sleepy Costa Rican surfing town, are paved with molasses. Every January, crews pour barrels of the sticky substance onto the streets of the town as an eco-friendly way to combat the dust problem during the dry season.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a step to protect its environment. But in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.