The Movement of Life and Thought

Martin LeFevre, TheCostaRicaNews.comFlocks of sparrows land in groups of 15 or 20 in the shallows across the stream. One group flies down from the...

Soaring Beyond Desolation

When I arrived at the gorge that cuts through the canyon just outside town, the sky was shatteringly clear, the slopes spectacularly green, and...

Censorship by the Right and Left

By Martin LeFevre, TheCostaRicaNews.com.I am perhaps one of the few columnists on the Net that bears the dubious distinction of having been censored by...
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Costa Rica’s World Poisonous Tree

Maybe the first image that comes to mind when we think of poison apples is Disney's Witch Evil Queen, from the 1937 film "Snow...

Matters of Life and Death

A slender hawk--a kite--its fanned tail feathers translucent in the slanting rays of the late day sun, hovers over a sycamore downstream before alighting...

A Different Order of Consciousness

There is a completely different order of consciousness than we usually know. Most of us have experienced it sometime in our lives, at least...

May 29th: National Day Of People With Disabilities

Since 2008, the legislative assembly of Costa Rica decreed this day so that as a society we take concrete measures to achieve the full...

A Sufficient Response to the Human Crisis?

The gulf between the spiritual and political dimensions in human life has never been wider, while at the same time harmony between the two...

Beyond Belief

Martin LeFevre, TheCostaRicaNews.com We met at one of the 50,000 Starbucks (5 in this small city alone). She was a Christian from Africa, but she...
Interview Barbara Hartung Tour Guide Tortuguero

Confessions of a foreign tour guide in Costa Rica

What has Costa Rica to offer that is so special that convinces you to stay here? What is the work of tour guide about?...
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