Election Time, Tico Style

 Costa Rica is probably one of Central America's most politically stable countries. So much so that it does not even have an army anymore....

Did You Know that Moving to Another Country Could Affect Your Gut Bacteria?

Believe it or not, when we decide to move to another country, we are also changing the scenario for our own bacteria population. In...

Why is July 4th Celebrated in the United States?

On July 4th, 1776, the United States achieved its independence from the United Kingdom, thus beginning the first representative democratic republic in the history...
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Why Have the United Nations Promoted an International Day for Tolerance?

In 1995, the member countries of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance. The Declaration...

Venezuela in Mourning After the Death of José Antonio Abreu

The Venezuelan director, who founded the System of Children and Youth Orchestras to help fight poverty, died at the age of 79.The System of...

After 2-Year Travel, US Spacecraft Approaches the Bennu Asteroid

Just 2 years after its launch from Florida, a NASA spacecraft is approaching an ancient asteroid, Bennu, to obtain a sample of space dust...

The Great Adventure of Communicating in Spanish

Journalism has the obligation to reflect on the DNA of communication, that is, words. The Gabriel García Márquez Festival, which takes place until Saturday...

A Prohibited Plastic 40 Years Ago Is Killing Orcas

The biphenyl-polychloride was a blessing when it began to be used. It has physical and chemical properties that made it a fundamental element of...

Celebrating the International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 1857, a group of textile workers made the decision to take to the streets of New York to protest the miserable...

All Hail to the Costa Rican Ladies

Today, March 8th, we celebrate International Women’s Day. The commemoration was created more than a hundred years ago to honor women workers. In 1909,...
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