The Nightmare of Being a Female Soldier in North Korea

"We were really sweating. The mattress where we slept was made of rice husk, so the mattress was impregnated with all the body odor....

Costa Rica Celebrates Black And Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day On August 31st

This Friday, August 31, Costa Rica will celebrate Black and Afro-Costa Rican Culture Day, a tradition that seeks to exalt the contributions and cultural...

How Health Law Has Affected Smokers

 Healthcare law affects everything from marijuana to fast food and has a direct impact on our lives.  One thing that it has had an...

Grateful People Do Things Differently

Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the rushing and even chaos of life these days.  Maybe that is when you need...
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Immerse Yourself in the “Ticos” Ocean

Renowned pianist and composer Manuel Obregón, artist Carlos Hiller, underwater photographer Simón Bolívar, the technical implementation of LUZ ART and the magic of the...

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

Despite having started in the 1960’s, recent years have seen the body positivity movement grow. With the media challenging body stereotypes and changing...
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Racism

Racism is indeed an ugly word. Worse still, it is a nasty way of looking at our fellow human beings. According to Wikipedia, it...

Students March in Protest at 76th Anniversary of The U.C.R.

A lack of regulations impeded opening an internal process against Hening Jensen. To defend their institution against a possible case of impunity and to...
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Nine Key Aspects of Emotional Intelligence

The term “emotional intelligence” caught the public’s eye thanks to Daniel Goleman’s book of the same name published in 1994. We were fascinated by...

Washing Your Clothes is now an Environmental Concern

Sherri Mason, a professor at State University New York, has been studying aquatic pollution in the U.S. Great Lakes for several years.  But for...
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