The Blue Morpho Butterfly
By: Elizabeth MannThe Blue Morpho butterfly lives in the tropical rain forests of Latin America from Mexico to Columbia. They are among the largest butterflies in the world. The Blue Morpho's colorful wings serve as a special defense. When...
Costa Rican calls on UN Security Council to “make good on the promise” for peace
UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Costa Rica on Thursday called on the UN Security Council to "make good on the promise" for peace, saying that the 15-nation body "fails in its historic mission every day that it turns...
Costa Rica Set to Launch Biofuel Cooperative
The Biofuel business globally is booming, in Costa Rica it is exploding.The world has moved, by necessity, into a new era of alternative energy solutions. Three critical factors have motivated Biofuel development into the largest growth industry in...
54 US-bound migrants detained at Costa Rican coast
(AP) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Costa Rican authorities detained 54 U.S.-bound migrants from Africa and Nepal after their boat arrived on the Central American country's coast, officials said Sunday.Authorities were treating some of the migrants for dehydration after...
Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part IV
What is the quality of Costa Rica’s healthcare system? The short answer is very good. It might come as a surprise to many, but a year 2000 survey conducted by the WHO (World Health Organization) of its 191 member states...
Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part III
Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? Quality! The third reason and the biggest driver in the growth of Medical Tourism as an industry is...
Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part II
Why would someone from a developed country like the U.S. or Canada go to a developing country like Costa Rica for medical care? There are three principle reasons why individuals would travel to a developing country like Costa Rica for...
Medical Tourism and Healthcare in Costa Rica: Part I
"The closest thing to heaven on earth.” That is how the National Geographic Channel rated Costa Rica in 2008.With its beautiful beaches, numerous volcanoes, and vast tropical jungles among its many natural treasures, Costa Rica has long been considered a...
Costa Rica to Lead Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization
The Country Recognized for Its Leadership in Sustainable Tourism DevelopmentCosta Rica, the leader and pioneer of sustainable tourism, has been chosen to head the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Executive Council starting this year. The UNWTO met in...
What Is the Effect of Eating Too Much Sugar?
According to several studies, people consume too much added sugar, understood as the sugars that manufacturers add to foods to sweeten them