Awareness

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in the voices of many who today demand justice.

Costa Rica Hosts World Forum on the Rights of Afro-descendants

From Tuesday 15 to Friday, October 18, 2019, the Consultation Forum and the High Level Meeting is being held in Costa Rica. Its purpose is to raise awareness and to...

October 15: Costa Rica Conmemorates National Blind Person’s Day

When we talk about disability, it seems that we refer to a disabled person in all aspects of life, however, such an assumption is not entirely true, and over the last decades, people with some type of...

Health Alert in Costa Rica for Counterfeit “Colgate” Toothpaste

The Ministry of Health, through the Directorate of Regulation of Products of Health Interest, alerts the general population about the detection in Panama and then in Costa Rica of counterfeit versions of COLGATE TRIPLE ACCIÓN  and DOUBLE...

Costa Rica’s Fight Against Animal Abuse

Today we live, constantly in a climate of insecurity and uncertainty. Violence is expressed in related ways. Every day we are shaken by dramatic events that concern us and move us.

Three effective ways to regulate energy

Regulating energy, or using energy efficiently, does not mean that you have to go without the comforts that you have become accustomed to. It means using less energy to...

Use of Herbicides in Public Places Triggers Alert for Health Affectation

The Ministry of Health alerts the population for the serious affectation of health that can cause the use of herbicides registered as professional and agricultural use in public places such as parks, sidewalks, pipes, cemeteries, green areas,...

The Amazon Rainforest Is Still On Fire

For a month now, the Brazilian amazon rainforest has been burning. A surface about 8 times the size of Costa Rica has been reduced to ashes. The causes of this disaster are in dispute. It has...

New Talamanca Stores Should Avoid Using Plastic Straws to Obtain the Municipal Patent

New businesses in Talamanca must commit to the prohibition of the use of plastic straws in order to obtain the municipal patent. The Municipal Council of that canton approved last January, unanimously, a motion...

Hydroelectric Reservoirs are Damaging Costa Rica’s Rivers

The protection of Costa Rica's biodiversity is increasing, mainly for its rivers, which want to be used for hydroelectric reservoir projects, but what many people ignore are the damages that these projects can cause. It...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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