48% of Forests in Central America Are Defended by Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples occupy vast tracts of Central American territory, including more than half of the region's forests and many of its waterways. This, together...

Manatees Are in Danger of Extinction in Costa Rica

The Antillean manatee was declared as a symbol of Costa Rica in terms of fauna since the animal was in danger of extinction. In...

Funky Socks to Promote Awareness

On March 21, the world celebrates a very special day. One that emphasizes human diversity, acceptance, and understanding. First observed in 2006, the date...

Stop Violence against Women!

Last Saturday night, in the Ecuadorian city of Ibarra, a man, allegedly Venezuelan, took his former sentimental partner hostage for about 90 minutes. Neither...

Costa Rica Starts 2019 with a Firm Ecological Commitment!

Every year, new collective purposes are taken in Costa Rica to provide greater care to our planet. 2019 began with major initiatives that have...

The Certification for Tourist Sustainability (CST) and Its Advantages

The tourism sector continues to experience continuous growth to become one of the fastest rising economic sectors in the world. Nowadays, it is finally...

Know the New Regulations for Overdue Stays in Costa Rica by Foreign-Nationals

Foreign-nationals who stay in Costa Rica longer than authorized by the General Directorate of Immigration must pay US$ 100 for each expired month of...

Important Media Outlets Join Forces to Make Documentary

A very interesting investigative task has been carried out by the team of the well-known newspaper The Economist accompanied exclusively by The Costa Rica...

The Extraordinary Biodiversity of Costa Rica

The term biodiversity refers to the number of species, animals, and plants that live in a place. In its broadest sense, biodiversity means LIFE...

Tuberculosis: An Illness that Still Causes Havoc around the World

Tuberculosis is an infection caused by a bacterium called Bacillus De Koch, which is passed through the droplets expelled by the cough of sick...
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