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    Food Inflation in Latin America Reached 8.9% in June

    San Jose - Food inflation in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.9% in June compared to the same month of 2011, representing the...

    Paraguay’s ex-president Fernando Lugo denounces coup

    Amid national and international outcry, Lugo urges followers to remain peaceful suggesting it could lead to his reinstatement. Ousted president of Paraguay, Fernando Lugo, was...

    CATIE Representing Costa Rica at the Rio +20 Rio de Janeiro Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro - The Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE) has been in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to represent Costa...

    Brazil – Study examines human impact on the Amazon

    Brazil - Before the European conquest of the Americas, there were many settlements in the central and eastern Amazon rain forest, but the...

    Can the Earth Summit follow-up Rio +20 make a Difference?

    (TCRN) – The region’s largest environmental conference, the Rio+20, is being held in Rio de Janerio, Brazil on June 20 for 3 days to...

    Immigration rising in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The growth of the Brazilian economy, together with the shortage of skilled labor, is attracting more foreign workers to...

    Central America: Synthetic drug market growsCentroamérica: Crece mercado de drogas sintéticas

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua and GUATEMALA CITY – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNDOC) has made it perfectly clear to Central America: It must do...

    Messi to Pelé: Where are my DVDsMessi a Pelé: Dónde están mis DVDs

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Lionel Messi has a message for Pelé: Where are my DVDs? The star Argentine striker was the target of barbs...

    Historic gold medal for Nery BrenesHistórica Medalla de Oro para Nery Brenes

    Nery Brenes ran the best 400m of his life (44.65) to give Costa Rica a historic gold while Brazil’s Olympic champion Maurren Higa Maggi...
    Costa Rica participates in global science and technology meeting

    Costa Rica & Brazil Cooperate in Nanotechnology & Aerospace Engineering

    Costa Rica and Brazil took the first steps to reach a bilateral agreement that would allow both nations to mutual cooperation in the development of nanotechnology, the space industry and in other areas of mutual interest.
    Dilma Rousseff, woman president of brazil

    Dilma Rousseff – first woman sworn in as president of Brazil

    The economist Dilma Rousseff, 63, became the first woman president of Brazil on Jan 1, replacing the popular Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who paid tribute with a call to deepen the social reforms of his government.

    New phone service available to Costa Rica

    By: Lance Harrell The Costa Rican company Intertel is planning on releasing IP calling cards for travelers, to compete with ICE roaming service and other...

    “Morning After Pill” Still In Costa Rica’s Congress

    The "Morning After Pill" - the emergency contraception - in Costa Rica is still far from reality for many women to prevent pregnancy after...

    Environmental changes and investing?

    In Costa Rica, coffee growers have been forced to plant at higher and higher altitudes in recent years; this fall's crop in Columbia is...

    China Stepping Up Trade Presence in Latin America

    Business is booming between China and Latin America as the competition for resources continues. China has been busy in Latin America. Trade between Latin America...

    Investment Guide 2009

    In the midst of the mighty shock caused by the international crisis, especially in relationship with future expectations, the investors must keep making decisions...

    Costa Rica’s first Jatropha Conference

    On April 1st – 4rd 2009 the Costa Rican central pacific region hosted the Jatropha Harvest Experience Costa Rica 2009, a first of its...

    Costa Rica Joins World Green Building Council

    The Costa Rica chapter of the Green Building Council (www.crgbc.org) was notified of induction into the World Green Building Council (www.worldgbc.org) on March 24,...

    Empowering Local Communities Through Carbon Credits

    Under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), carbon offset schemes are limited to afforestation and reforestation. Heavily forested countries like Brazil, Cameroon, Costa...

    Costa Rica focuses on closer commercial ties

    ISTANBUL - Costa Rica is looking to develop closer commercial and political ties with Turkey, says Serhan Süzer, Costa Rica's honorary consul in Istanbul....

    Xoom.com launches Money Transfer Service Directly to any Banco Uno, Banco Cuscatlan (now Citibank)...

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- November 19, 2008 – Xoom.com, the fastest growing online money transfer company, today announced the launch of their Bank Deposit...
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