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    The Coming of Solar Energy to Costa Rica

    What is Solar Energy? Solar energy is gained by collecting sun-rays. As every form of life needs sunlight to survive and grow, it is the primary source of energy for plants, animals and human beings.The sun’s different heat causes...

    Franklin Chang Heads Fundraiser to Make Costa Rica a Developed Country

    Just a few days and roughly $2,000 remain for the fundraiser to meet it’s goal. Headed officially by the Estrategia Siglo XXI, the challenge hopes to be able to fund a variety of stimulating events, projects and studies in the...

    Get Free Wifi While Riding Costa Rican Buses

    San Isidro passengers traveling to or from San Jose may now receive free internet during their trip, but they’re not the only ones! ‘Tis the age of mobile technology. Not only can people now carry the World Wide Web right...

    Drones in Costa Rica: No Easy Flight

    The Dirección General de Aviación Civil recently released their specifications for persons and companies wishing to fly drones in Costa Rica; it's not cheap. Follow @TheCRNews // According to Dirección General de Aviación Civil (DGAC), companies wishing to incorporate drones into...

    What Can Costa Rica Learn From Honduras About Renewable Energy?

    Despite the fame Costa Rica gained at the beginning of this year for going 100+ days on completely renewable energy, Honduras is giving ticos a run for their money. Honduras is now poised to overtake Mexico as the second-largest solar...

    Artificial Intelligence Could Steal Jobs

    In the age where technology is making giant leaps every day, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands to make science fiction a reality and take over more and more jobs. The company Boston Consulting Group predicts that one fourth of the...

    Never Walk Alone, Stay Safe with a Virtual Companion

    A new personal-safety app for Apple and Android allows friends to virtually walk each other home. The app, called simply Companion, was originally designed by students at the University of Michigan to protect students walking home late at night. Today,...

    Electric Buses Coming to San Jose

    In just a few weeks, hybrid buses will hit the roads between San Jose and Desamparados as part of a new test initiative. According to Edgar Gutierrez, Minister of Environment, “The aim is to measure the efficiency and maintenance needed...

    Costa Rica Is Running 100% on Renewable Electricity

    Costa Rica continues its quest to become the most sustainable and renewable energy country on the planet and has now powered the entire country for more than 75 days (as of the March 24th ) using only renewable energy....

    Costa Rican Company Saves ¢600,000 Per Month Thanks to Solar Panels

    After installing solar panels to generate all their electricity, the Costa Rican company Florex has been able to save ¢600,000 per month. The vice president of the firm, Silvia Chaves, confirmed this incredible story on Friday's Nuestra Voz program. The installation of...
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    Music, Theater and Dance Show ‘Lights Will Guide You’ Returns, Based on Coldplay Repertoire

    For the second consecutive year, the “Lights Will Guide You” show promises to offer a multisensory experience to the...
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