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,...

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...

Latin America Stands United for the Freedom of Venezuela

Current Venezuela’s crisis has become a major concern for most Latin American countries, due to the serious socio-economic deterioration of its population and the...

Granada’s Poetry Festival Discusses Central American Integration

During the pre-opening of the 14th International Poetry Festival of Granada, panelists from Central American countries discussed the cultural integration that exists in the...
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Costa Rican Journalist Won the “Rey de España” Award

Costa Rican journalist Alexander Rivera Gonzalez won the "Rey de España" International Journalism Award on the Television category for 2017. The recognition granted on...

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....

Christmas in the World: Traditions and Curiosities

Some people use mistletoe for good luck, others choose to make an offering to the Goddess of the Sea, or disguised as Santa Claus...

Nicolás Maduro Announces the Creation of a Crypto-currency to “Overcome the Financial Blockade”

Nicolás Maduro, Venezuela's president, announced on Sunday the creation of a crypto-currency, named “El Petro”, to make financial transactions abroad and combat the so-called...

The Nightmare of Being a Female Soldier in North Korea

"We were really sweating. The mattress where we slept was made of rice husk, so the mattress was impregnated with all the body odor....
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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...
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