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    Publishers Work to Transform Learning In Latin America

    FRANKFURT- Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has secured multiple adoptions of its groundbreaking customized education solutions throughout Latin America. From Ecuador and Chile to Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico, the global education leader's localized Spanish-language reading and mathematics programs have become a prime...

    Costa Rica, Panama in the Crossfire

    By Samuel Logan and John P Sullivan for ISN Security WatchColombia and Costa Rica reaffirmed counternarcotics cooperation on 16 September, underscoring the reality of a new threat to security facing Costa Rica, a country known as the Switzerland of...

    Purple Sky

    This beautiful photo of a Jaco sunset was submitted by Anna Marie Warres.  It was taken last weekend during her family's stay in the area. Thanks Anna Marie for the great photo and congratulations on being selected as this...

    Arias warns Honduran elections won’t be recognized

    By JENNIFER KAY (AP)CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Costa Rica's President Oscar Arias on Tuesday commended the interim president of Honduras for saying he will reverse an emergency decree suspending civil liberties in his country. But he warned that the results...

    Thoughts on the World Economy

    Submitted by: Ryan KellyIn light of the recent credit crunch it is my firmly held belief that the governments of the world should revoke the licences of commercial banks and in effect raze them to the ground. This theory...

    Church and State Bill Debated in Congress

    San Jose (Agenzia Fides) -“A democracy without values...easily becomes a dictatorship and ends up betraying its own people.”This is what is read in the Message signed by Cardinal Hugo Barrantes Urena, Archbishop of San Jose (Costa Rica) and President...

    Merida Initative increases aid to Costa Rica

    The United States' Merida Initiative will be providing an additional $1 million for the improvement of money laundering prevention methods and improvement of the Costa Rican police force, bolstering the previous allocation of $4.3 million Costa Rica received earlier...

    Paradise

    This photo of Mal Pais was submitted by John Hamlin during his recent tour of Pacific coast beaches.The rocky break from this surfing paradise is not for the faint of heart, but for the experienced surfer, this is one...

    The Road Less Damaging

    Submitted by: Jeffery CutlerThere have been a lot on people complaining lately about the Costa Rican Environment Tribunal’s decision to halt construction of the San Jose-Caldera highway pending more detailed environmental impact studies. While I understand their desire to...

    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...
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    What Are the Main Differences between Costa Rica`s Pacific and Caribbean Beaches?

    Costa Rica is renowned for its stunning beaches, with both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts offering a diverse range...
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