Sunday, November 17, 2019

Awareness

Costa Rica Calls for National Dialogue on Poverty

According to the Household Survey (ENAHO) done in 2015, it is estimated that 21.8% of households in Costa Rica are living in poverty.  According to the Multidimensional Poverty Index (WPI), this amounts to 318,421 households and 1,262,219 people living in poverty.   The United Nation’s Agenda...

PRO TIPS FOR COSTA RICA:

Perhaps by now, you have already heard the phrase “Pura Vida” being used frequently.  Hopefully you have a good understanding of the meaning of the phrase “Pure Life” Costa Rica-style.  This approach to life in Costa Rica certainly does...

Sea Shepherd Turtle Protection Campaign

The Costa Rican Government is forcing Sea Shepherd to shut down Operation Jairo II, a campaign to protect endangered sea turtles.  Any Sea Shepherd volunteer found patrolling beaches or engaging in sea turtle conservation work will be detained and deported. In...

Power Company Announced LED Lighting Project

The Costa Rican National Power and Light Company recently announced the implementation of LED lighting on any new infrastructure projects. The various private companies have been notified of these new guidelines for providing this type of lighting.  According to the National...

MEET THE HEROES RESCUING DOMESTIC ANIMALS IN COSTA RICA

“The greatness of a Nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated”                            Mahatma Gandhi These sensible words from Gandhi lay bare...

AN ARMY THAT FIGHTS A DEADLY FOE – HUNGER

India now has its own Robin Hood Army (RHA).  Every night this band of volunteers, dressed in green just like their namesake, go out into the night to fight the most destructive killer of all – hunger.  They use...

IMPROVE YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE – LEARN HOW TO LIVE RAW

Life in Costa Rica in and of itself is an amazing raw experience. And it can be even more so when you explore the various ways available where you can enhance your overall quality of life. There are any number...

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONFERENCE

This 2016, on Friday, September 30, Costa Rica is invited to participate in the upcoming “Energy Efficiency Conference”.   You may be wondering, “what is this Conference about”?  “Why do I need to go to that conference?” “What is the...

OJOCAL COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

It’s always a joy to hear about the many people in Costa Rica ready with helping hands to meet the needs of the community. Whether it be advocating an environmental cause, caring for the elderly, or rescuing abandoned pets,.  There always...

GREEN COSTA RICA

Costa Rica has positioned itself well on the world stage as an "always green" country.  It is often recognized as an "ecological country" just as often as it is referred to as the "happiest country".  This direction has been...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

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From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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