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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...

Sea Sponges: Key Biological Organisms in Combating the Climate Crisis

A group of Spanish researchers, from the Center for Advanced Studies in Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), found that sea sponges retain about 48 million tons of silicon per year in the oceans, which contributes to mitigating the greenhouse effect and global...
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Dengue Fever Is Doing The Rounds in Costa Rica

Recently it was known through the Ministry of Health of Costa Rica an increase of 160% in...
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Only through Science, the World Population Will Be Fed in 30 Years

Science and innovation seem to be the answer to the problem of how to feed the world population in 2050, with fewer...

Have You Visited La Amistad International Park?: A World Heritage Site

La Amistad International Park (PILA) is located in the Cordillera de Talamanca, about 280 kilometers (km) from San José, the capital of...

San Carlos Hospital Opens Yoga Course for Pregnant Teenagers

A new opportunity to help pregnant teenagers get ahead, forgive and empower themselves opened the San Carlos Hospital through a prenatal yoga...

10 reasons why Costa Rica is the Most Beautiful Country in the World

The beauty of its beaches, the attractive landscapes of its national parks, impressive volcanoes, imposing mountains, a variety of flora and fauna,...
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