Standing on a Stump in the Universe

Yesterday was windy, and the strong breezes burnished the foothills, making the sentinel rock in the canyon stand out sharply against a cobalt blue...

The Language of Being

It was a very windy day, with gusts up to 50 miles per hour. You would think the hummingbirds would be hunkered down somewhere. But a...

Tips for Costa Rican Students to Make Their College Experience Easier

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Nobody transitions into college life easily. Have you ever tried to ponder upon the reason? Costa Rica college...

Costa Rica’s Exceptionalism

Costa Rica’s exceptionalism goes much further than its natural wonders. Known as the Switzerland of Central America, it has achieved global recognition as one...

Imagining the United States without the Military, Costa Rica Style

Costa Rica abolished its military in 1948 after a rugged civil war. It is difficult to even begin to describe how such a change...

Special Report – A Highway Through the Serengeti!

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevre The word Serengeti is synonymous with Africa. The Serengeti’s spectacular panoply of predator and prey still echoes through the mists of...

A Vision For the Village

As I passed, they sounded like they were speaking Russian. But the three middle-aged men in the café gave me a funny look (funny,...

The Intelligence of the Universe

The creek is as high and voluminous as I’ve ever seen it, a frothing brown torrent racing from the mountains to the ocean. I...

The Problem of Evil, Once Again With Feeling

On the same day that six American soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, the national media showed a woman being executed by Taliban-supporting villagers while...
Hillary Clinton visits Libya

Does Libya belong to its people now?

COLOMBO (IDN) - In 2009 Libya was a friend of the U.S. so much so that it allowed several American corporate giants to enter...
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