Sunday, November 17, 2019

Culture

Extending The Call for Shnit International Short Film Festival 2016

This year the shnit PLAYGROUND, San José celebrates its sixth edition to the national level and it’s fourteenth international edition. The festival will take place from October 5th to the 9th, simultaneously in eight cities around the world (Buenos Aires, Kioto,...

Colombia: Fourth Latin American Country to Legalize Medical Marijuana

In a landmark decision, the Chamber approved in a debate the use of marijuana for medicinal and scientific purposes. Within weeks the law will be sanctioned by the President of the Republic. In one of the countries hardest hit by...

Experience Costa Rican Coffee in Café Britt

People all over the world are drinking 2,500,000,000 cups of coffee in one day. A person drinking 2.5 cups per day, as it is common, consumes 6.9 kg of raw coffee per year. Most people buy their coffee at...

Heal yourself in Cahuita

Caribbean Healing in Cahuita  “Look over there… you can see some papayas growing in the tree. Did you know that their seeds are very good for stomach problems?” I am a bit astonished by Fernando’s words, my guide for today....

A barrel of monkeys in the Tree of Life

It is a wonderful morning in Cahuita and in the middle of a serene natural setting I am staring at Luca, a kinkajou, kept in a large cage. She is blind apparently, as her eyes do not have the...

Three Tips to Maximize your Travels in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is lined with beautiful beaches, tranquil rivers, incredible mountains, and exquisite cultural attractions. Although Costa Rica is not a large country, there are endless worthwhile sites to see and things to do here. While exploring this country,...

12 Innovative Wedding Flower Ideas To Leave You Stunned

You can’t imagine your wedding ceremony aisle or reception décor without thinking the flowers. A perfect decoration is what wow your guests and you need to discover some innovative ways to make your day the most memorable one. Create a buzz in...

The Complete Guide To: Costa Rica

The name means 'rich coast', and this stretch of Central America is just that, with hot springs and cloud forest, jungle and volcanoes. This is a small glimpse of all that Costa Rica has to offer. Riches aplenty? Costa Rica is...

St. Patrick’s Day in Latin America

Saint Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day that celebrates the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, and is generally celebrated on 17 of March. Legend has it that St. Patrick became the patron saint of Ireland...

UN Acts To Achieve Complete Gender Equality Ahead Of 2133

International Women’s Day was this week. Costa Rica takes the lead in establishing progress. Declaring that the empowerment of the world’s women is “a global imperative,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the first-ever High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment. The...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

Costa Rica's commitment to economic growth and social development has driven its focus towards diversification, creating strong...
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Top Asia to America Destinations

From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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