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Mexican woman leaves surgery with British accent

A Mexican woman left an operating room and when she began to talk there was a huge surprise. Lisa Alamia had surgery on her lower jaw and since then she's had a British accent. "At first I didn't notice but...

ICE encourages creation of artificial reef to protect ecosystems in Playa Hermosa

  The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) promotes the creation of an artificial reef in Playa Hermosa Guanacaste, with the intention of contributing to the protection of ecosystems. For this, the institution will have the task of using thousands of porcelain...

“Toucan Nation”: The documentary tells the story of the Grecia toucan

The story of "Grecia", the toucan who lost part of his beak which was then replaced by a prosthesis, is getting closer to being shared with the world, confirmed by the well-known American entertainment magazine, "The Hollywood Reporter". The documentary...

Costa Rica got its first own space mission: Project Irazú

What is Project Irazú? Project Irazú is a common project of the Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (ACAE), and developed in conjunction with the Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC). The construction and setting of the satellite into...

The Dawn Project Inspires Costa Rican Children

NASA scientists Kristina Larson and Jose Wise were kind enough to answer the questions of a few young Costa Rican dreamers. Anyone can be amazed by looking at the stars, by the idea of an infinite space and distant planets...

Mars: a new horizon

The news of water on Mars has spurred renewed interest in the red planet. Learn why Costa Rica in particular should be listening. The red planet has been all over the news lately, the scientific community has been very excited...

Tico Astronaut, Franklin Chang, Answers Questions about New Book

In a recent Q&A, Chang tells fans about the “American Dream” and how to achieve such success in Costa Rica. As one of the first Latin Americans to venture into space and a NASA Hall Of Famer, Dr. Franklin Chang...

Artificial Intelligence Could Steal Jobs

In the age where technology is making giant leaps every day, Artificial Intelligence (AI) stands to make science fiction a reality and take over more and more jobs. The company Boston Consulting Group predicts that one fourth of the...

Are Earthquakes and Volcano Activity on the Rise?

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - If it seems like earthquakes and erupting volcanoes are happening more frequently, that’s because they are. Looking at global magnitude six (M6) or greater from 1980 to 1989 there was an average of...

University of Costa Rica Hosts Technology Fair

The University of Costa Rica is hosting a technology fair which starts next Monday and creates exposure to new technology products and talks to the general public. The university reported that the show will run until Wednesday, May 21. The exhibits...
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In a message that went from the emotional to the energetic, President Carlos Alvarado marked this moment: “It is time to move...

Andrea Vargas Makes 5th Place at World Athletics Championships Doha ’19

For the first time in the history of Costa Rican athletics, a female athlete comes in fifth place...

The Longest Overpass in Costa Rica Begins to Take Shape

The longest overpass in the country begins to take shape with the placement of 140 beams that allow observing the magnitude of...

Celiac Disease: Signs, Symptoms And Treament

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