The Latin Codex will be Hosted in Costa Rica

Costa Rica will host the next Codex Alimentarius for Latin America and the Caribbean (CCLAC), for the 18th meeting. THE CCLAC discuss issues on the...

Güitite Tree from Costa Rica joins Fight against Cancer

A very common Costa Rican tree could become the newest ally in the fight against cancer. The tree is called Acnistus arborescens, known as...

Costa Rica Cancer Rate per Capita goes up in 2012 but Still Very Low

Costa Rica registers at least 9,000 new patients each year which approximately is 196 per 100,000 compared to USA with 300 per 100,000 (World...

Ministry of Health May Ban Electronic Cigarettes

The Ministry of Health is considering banning the import of electronic cigarettes, which are an alternative for those who want to continue smoking without...

5% of the Adult Population Suffers from Depression in Latin America

5 percent of the adult population suffers from depression in Latin America and Caribbean, but six out of ten do not receive treatment, said...

Ombudsman Expects Approval For Costa Rica IVF

Ofelia Taitelbaum, the Defensoría de los Habitantes (Ombudsman's office), expressed confidence that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Inter-American Court) will order the ban...

Costa Rica to Host International Conference on Nutrigenomics

San Jose - Costa Rica continues to be one of the prime locations for scientific research in Latin America, hosting this year the second...

Costa Rica Will Face IACHR Next Month

Next month the country will face a trial before the International Court of Human Rights (IACHR), because the deputies in Congress failed to reach...

Alternative Healing in the Land of Pura Vida

“Pura Vida”-pure life. It is a phrase that is repeated by Ticos and ex-pats alike many times during the course of a day. This...

Costa Rica To Host Pro Life Sciences Forum

San Jose - The Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) will organize the Pro Life Sciences Forum 2013, one of the most important...
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