Costa Rica elects first female president
On Sunday, February 7, Costa Rica elected Laura Chinchilla as the country's first female president. Chinchilla, of the ruling National Liberation Party, will succeed the incumbent president, Oscar Arias. Costa Rican bloggers react to the election result.
Posted: February 10, 2010 10:30
U.S. confers with deposed president of Honduras
On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the deposed president of Honduras and announced that Costa Rica will serve as a mediator in the Honduran political crisis. Christopher Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses the political situation in Honduras and the role of the U.S.
Posted: July 7, 2009 15:18
China extends interests to Latin America
Chris Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses China's interests in the Americas and what impact this could have on the U.S.
Posted: November 19, 2008 15:01
Countries pass torch to celebrate independence
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spain in 1821.
Posted: September 15, 2008 17:44