June 19, 2021

Costa Rica to completely ban polystyrene due to environmental impact

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By Harry Cockburn From Independent UK President says his countrymen must make changes ‘in our minds but also in our actions’ Costa Rica is set to ban the import and sale of polystyrene due to environmental concerns over the packaging material. Signed into law earlier this week, it will come into effect in 2021, the same year the government […]

NAN’s Caribbean News Roundup

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JUNE 25, 2019 From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 25, 2019: Haiti’s soccer team thrilled fans globally Monday night, making Gold Cup history by beating Costa Rica 2-1 to advance to […]

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister updates the Nation on official visits to Trinidad & Tobago and Costa Rica

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Statement by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on Official Visits to Trinidad and Tobago & Costa Ricaat the Sitting of the National Assembly on May 9th, 2019 Mr. Speaker Sir, I rise to provide an update to the National Assembly and through this Assembly the public at large regarding my most recent visits abroad over […]

CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris leads delegation to Costa Rica for further talks with the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela

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Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has accepted an invitation from the government of Costa Rica and the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela to engage in discussions with the ICG during its 3rd Ministerial Meeting taking place in San José, Costa Rica.  […]

Draw reveals groups for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League

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16 youth clubs set to compete in Costa Rica for the Confederation’s U-13 title Miami (Tuesday, April 30, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Scotiabank today conducted the official draw for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. The event took place at the at CF Monterrey […]

Fifth Edition of the Annual Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League set to take place in Costa Rica

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Miami (Friday, April 26, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Scotiabank today announced that Costa Rica will host the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. The competition is set to take place August 10-17, 2019. The 2019 edition of Concacaf’s youngest age tournament, to be played at […]

Costa Rica’s Port of Limón feeds European cocaine pipeline

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By Seth Robbins From Insight Crime A remote port along the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica has long seen shipments of bananas and pineapples which conceal another product: cocaine. The port of Moín, near the city of Limón, has undergone a massive expansion that includes new scanning technology. So will traffickers continue to use it […]

A Champions League primer ahead of Atlanta United’s debut

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By Doug Robertson from The Atlanta Journal Constitution In less than a week, Atlanta United will make its debut in the CONCACAF Champions League when it plays Herediano in Costa Rica on Feb. 21. Here is a Q&A about the tournament to help those not familiar with the event understand its importance: Q. Why is […]

Tickets to the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup in Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Park to go on sale Friday, January 25

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US National Team to round out Group D play in Kansas City on June 26Miami (Tuesday, January 22, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced that tickets for the June 26 Group D doubleheader, featuring the United States National Team, will go on sale this Friday, January […]

Draw reveals groups for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship

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The centralized competition will qualify the top four finishers to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Thursday, September 13, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted the official draw for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship, at the Concacaf Headquarters, in Miami, FL. The 2018 edition of […]