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    Colombian Congress Approves Law to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

    The First Committee of the Colombian Chamber of Representatives (deputies) approved this week, with 19 votes in favor and 16 against, a draft legislative...

    Sexual Harassment in the Street Will be punished with Fines and Prison Terms

    Street sexual harassment will be punished with fines and prison terms in Costa Rica. This was finally approved by a unanimous vote of the...

    Entering a New World Era

    Given the freedom to create a blueprint for a new and better world, what would you change? At the start of 2020, life was hurtling...

    Do You Consider Yourself A Good Parent?

    Knowing your children well implies a reflection on their actions and establishing excellent communication channels. Parents are constantly looking for ways to better relate...

    A Personal Opinion about What’s Really Behind This Pandemic, For Your Reflection

    It seems as though many of the affluent and aspiring white middle-class folks in our country (United States) are in favor of this lockdown....

    Reforestation, the Most Viable Option to Effectively Counter Climate Change

    "Planting trees to save the planet" is a mathematical theory of Tom Crowther, a professor at the Swiss Institute of Technology. "Forest reforestation is...

    The Mastery of “Self-Control”, an Indispensable Virtue for a Satisfying Life

    Self-control allows us to manage the important aspects of our daily life: attention, thoughts, emotions, desires and actions, every day we make decisions to...

    Investing in Green Businesses: Good For You and For The Planet

    Nowadays people are more aware and interested in acquiring products that do not produce negative impacts on the environment

    Get To Know More about the New Costa Rican Campaign #StopAnimalSelfies

    Recently it was known that Costa Rica has launched a campaign to protect animals from inappropriate or cruel selfies, within all the country’s territory

    Recycling in Costa Rica Increased 469% in Only 2 Years

    In 2017, according to the Ministry of Health, our country recycled 100,200 tons of waste. That figure is 469% higher than recycled waste in 2015

    Protecting the Ecological Health Status of Cocos Islands

    As citizens, we mostly know the value of our natural resources, but most of the time we do not know the actual status of...

    The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

    In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective, like for...

    Are Costa Rica’s Indigenous Activists In the Crosshairs?

    The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in the voices...

    Three effective ways to regulate energy

    Regulating energy, or using energy efficiently, does not mean that you have to go without the comforts that you have become accustomed to. It means using...
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    Another Ocelot Dies after Being Run Over on the Main Road to Siquirres de...

    More sad news for wildlife: the report of the running over, and subsequent death, of an ocelot -also known as “manigordo” or “tigrillo” by...

    Seismology: Learn About What is Happening Under Your Feet

    To understand the following article, before, it is necessary to share with you a brief explanation about tectonic plates, which is a relatively rigid...

    Air Traffic Controllers Protest in Liberia Airport

    The Union of Professional Controllers in Air Traffic (Sitecna) warned of delays in the attention of flights at the Daniel Oduber International Airport, as...

    Care for a Happy Pet

    Owning a pet entails several duties. The care goes beyond food and hygiene. These furry ones ask for daily attention. And not only do...

    Terremoto! What Is Going On ln Costa Rica?

    No matter how jaded one can be, when the earth shakes, and shakes hard like it did this Sunday at the border between Costa...

    Who Are the Indigo Children?

    The so-called evolved beings have been part of the world since time immemorial, so sometimes we see typical characteristics of them in some adults....

    Deciding Which Security Guard Company To Work For

    Most of our time is spent at work. If you are happy at work, it very often spills over to your social and family...

    Workers’ Day: A Commemoration that Evolves over Time

    Workers’ Day, also called May Day or Labor Day, has the purpose of vindicating the labor rights of men and women, these rights are...

    Free Talks about Fishing Regulations in Rivers and Lakes Will Be Given

    Did you know that in order to fish in any river and in Lake Arenal, you must have a fishing license? If you did...

    Illegal Logging and Forest Fires Threaten Resources of Protected Areas in Costa Rica

    Officers of the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) have attended last week several fires in the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the National...

    How to Know Burglars are Watching Your Home

    Protecting our home is not an easy task, especially in these times when hundreds of burglaries occur every hour. According to a report by...

    Proposal that Reduces from 3 to 2 Weapons Permitted per Person Receives 1st Guarantee...

    The Legislative Assembly approved the afternoon of this Tuesday (yesterday) in the 1st debate reform of the Law of Weapons and Explosives so that...

    Argentinian Origin Activist Warned that the Taboga Company Will Dry Up Wetlands to Produce...

    A serious denunciation was made by the Argentinian origin activist Gadi Amit, who has been living in Costa Rica for decades, in relation to...

    Costa Rica’s Aspires In Becoming Latin America’s First Nation to Completely Eliminate Fossil Fuels

    The government of President Carlos Alvarado launched last month of February a plan to eliminate the use of fossil fuels by 2050 with which...

    Plastic Pollution: A Serious Problem

    Plastic pollution is causing irreparable damage to the planet. Far from diminishing, this problem gets worse every day. Annually, 300 million tons of plastic...

    Traffic Police Applies 52 Alcohol Tests per Day

    Alcohol consumption and driving are never a good combination; they can be deadly in a number of cases. Data from the Traffic Police reveal that,...

    Education, Water, and Food: Costa Rican Help that Goes Up to Africa

    The word help is taken to a higher level; Javier Camacho Valerio has been developing and leading Apo-Fu, a Costa Rican NGO for the...

    Creating Fortune in Latin America

    International Investment Advisor Venezuela has been in turmoil for some time now. Recently this Caribbean nation has made all the headlines again. In spite of...

    Funky Socks to Promote Awareness

    On March 21, the world celebrates a very special day. One that emphasizes human diversity, acceptance, and understanding. First observed in 2006, the date...

    Stop Violence against Women!

    Last Saturday night, in the Ecuadorian city of Ibarra, a man, allegedly Venezuelan, took his former sentimental partner hostage for about 90 minutes. Neither...

    Costa Rica Starts 2019 with a Firm Ecological Commitment!

    Every year, new collective purposes are taken in Costa Rica to provide greater care to our planet. 2019 began with major initiatives that have...

    Know the New Regulations for Overdue Stays in Costa Rica by Foreign-Nationals

    Foreign-nationals who stay in Costa Rica longer than authorized by the General Directorate of Immigration must pay US$ 100 for each expired month of...

    Enhancing the “National Cultural Assets” from a Costa Rican Perspective

    Since the mid-19th century, but especially from the last century, a set of industries emerged to produce goods that qualify within what we call...

    Johnson & Johnson Slumps in the Stock Market

    The shares of Johnson & Johnson, the giant of hygiene products and pharmacy, have slumped since last Friday 10% on Wall Street. The resounding...

    Do You Have Coats that You Wear No Longer? Give Them to the Most...

    Last Saturday, December 1st, the collection of garments that will help to withstand the cold weather during these dates began to benefit the less...

    Use of Homemade Remedies Worsens Burns

    Toothpaste, egg whites, baking powder, milk, or Aloe Vera. These are some of the "homemade remedies" that are recommended when a person suffers a...
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