His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued on Sunday Amiri Decision No 33 of 2019 appointing Khamis Rashid Mahdi al-Kaabi as ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Costa Rica.
Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica in St. Petersburg on Friday and sent the Central Americans crashing out of the tournament.
Aleksandar Kolarov produced a moment of captain's inspiration, curling home a superb free kick as Serbia got their World Cup Group E campaign up and running with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Sunday.
The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has donated $1mn to Costa Rica to restore the affected areas after Hurricane Otto and Tropical Storm Nate, it was announced Friday.
A 49-year-old US female tourist was killed by a tiger shark this week while diving off a Costa Rican island in the Pacific Ocean, the government and local media reported.
An engaged couple were removed from a United Airlines flight to Costa Rica on Saturday, as the airline remained under scrutiny following outrage caused by a video last week of a passenger being forcibly removed from a flight.
The founder of an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered billions of dollars for criminals was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.