Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Awareness

Are U.S. Groups Going Too Far With The Comfort Women Statues

The comfort women statues erected in public places across many states in North America, including Canada, number about a dozen. From New Jersey and New York in the East to California in the West and in Canada, civic groups...

Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference in Costa Rica

San Jose, Costa Rica-- The Latin American Medical Cannabis Conference has announced the lineup of speakers for the two-day event to be held at the Crowne Plaza Corobici in San Jose July 28th and 29th. Representatives from the US,...

Two baby deer rescued in Alajuela

The public police force of Alajuela rescued two baby deer that they found during their rounds in the district of San Isidro. The animals, which were only a few weeks old, were found thanks to a call received by...

What is yoga? International Yoga Day on The Horizon

Yoga, meaning union, is a centuries old discipline that originated in India and involves the use of specific body postures to achieve a variety of goals including simple meditation, more enhanced breathing control, a healthier lifestyle, and the transformation...

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Nicaragua

An 6.1 earthquake shook Nicaragua last night caused panic amongst the population and damages to some homes. The United States Geological Service registered the earthquake’s epicenter 17 km east of Puerto Morazán in Chinandega, close to the border of...

Bicycles, mega-terminal of buses and change of routes are current proposals to combat traffic

Bicipubli, a municipal program originally designed for students in Cartago Center, would be open to use for the general public as of this Tuesday. The initiative is consists of the local government loaning a bicycle to each citizen on...

Recommended Law would declare June 17th Father’s Day in Costa Rica

The establishment of Father’s Day as a holiday recognized by law and celebrated on June 17th is the proposal laid out this Monday by representative of the Liberación Nacional party, Rolando Gonzalez. The plan is expected to change the...

Central America is smoking

Costa Rica continues to fume James Stefanuto The peak of the Turrialba volcano has fumigated the central valley with ash and sediment for days, out of our control, but under the intense watch of experts and authorities. Eruptions like this are...

Sea Turtle Rescuing: Why just one?

Sea turtles are one of the most ancient creatures on planet earth; in Stone Age they witnessed the extinction of the dinosaurs and the dawn of the human race. But the worldwide number of living sea turtles is decreasing. According...

Love the One You’re With ~ What is ‘Body Positivity’ and why does it matter?

Despite having started in the 1960’s, recent years have seen the body positivity movement grow. With the media challenging body stereotypes and changing that ‘perfect’ skinny body type for alternatives which are more representative of the world’s body...
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La Amistad International Park, an Immense Natural Biodiverse Habitat of Unparalleled Natural Beauty

La Amistad International Park is one of the special corners of the world with a peculiar charm...
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Costa Rica Begins Switchover From Analog To Digital TV

Nowadays television is a fact of life for billions of people. Since it was invented `the box' has become an enormous success....

Finance Tips for Animal Lovers – How to Save Money on Pet Expenses

Owning a pet is expensive. Unless your idea of a pet is a goldfish bowl, pet ownership necessitates a lot of extra spending each...

20% of Rich Households Take Half the Income of Costa Rica

20% of rich households take 50.5% of the country's total income. This is revealed by a study conducted by experts from the National University (UNA).

Barra Honda National Park and Its Impressive Cave Systems

Barra Honda National Park has a very peculiar attraction that is the great system of caves formed by erosion, which have capricious...
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