Costa Rica Deforestation from Drug Trafficking has Minimal Impact

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Deforestation in Costa Rica from drug trafficking has not yet reached the levels of countries like Nicaragua, Guatemala...

Costa Rica Celebrates UN Resolution to Destroy Chemical Weapons in Syria

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today Costa Rica celebrated the adoption by the Security Council of the United Nations (UN) for a resolution to...

Paraná penitentiary offers music as therapyPenitenciaría de Paraná ofrece música como terapia

CURITIBA, Brazil – Vera wanted to sing, but she lost her breath every time she tried to raise her voice.As one of the 24...

Costa Rican Government Accepts Proposal for Teacher's Unions

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – This morning, while about half of the teachers returned to school, the government reopened the doors for dialogue...

U.S. sets Deadline for Foreign Banks to give Information on U.S. Citizens

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United States on Friday set new deadline to July 1st, 2014 the deadline for foreign banks to...

Fifco Aspires to Be the First “Positive Water” Company in Costa Rica

Florida Ice and Farm Company (Fifco), through its Florida Bebidas division, became the 1st company to be "Neutral Water" in Central America in 2012,...

Costa Rica advances in FTA negotiations with the European Association

Costa Rica picked up the pace in negotiating the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Free Trade Association, between Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and...
Poverty in Costa Rica

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),...

Costa Rican Human Trafficking Smuggler Arrested Transporting 7 Nepalese

San Jose - Costa Rica authorities arrested seven Nepalese and a Costa Rican for smuggling, official sources reported.The incident occurred Sunday in southern Costa...

Costa Rica Agencies Call for Greater Child Protection Legislation

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Cases like Brandon (11 month old who died in April due to an assault by her mother and her...
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