The deceased include a Puerto Rican artist and Costa Rica-born accountant as search and rescue efforts continue.
US president to nominate Wall Street banker and ex-State Department official Thomas Nides after months-long delay.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken wraps trip to Costa Rica, while VP Kamala Harris gears for a visit to Central America.
Costa Rica desperately needs to enact fiscal reform, experts say, but government efforts may reignite mass protests.
Mexico, Chile and Costa Rica begin mass immunisation campaigns as Argentina receives first vaccines from Russia.
The Central American country seeks $1.75bn in IMF aid to help offset the economic blow from the coronavirus pandemic.
Scientists are set to trial the inexpensive treatment, in which horse coronavirus antibodies are injected into humans.
How Costa Rica become one of the most successful Latin American nations in the fight against COVID-19.
Costa Rica becomes the sixth country in Latin America and first in Central America to legalise same-sex marriage.
As Costa Rica successfully contains COVID-19, football fans celebrate return of professional league matches.
Experts expect 2020 to be marked by high rates of dengue, which can fill ICUs even absent the pressures of coronavirus.
Second woman to file criminal complaint against former Costa Rican president and Nobel laureate, alleging sexual abuse.
As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.
The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.