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    UN Rapporteur for Indigenous Peoples Highlights Projects in Tico Southern Communities

    The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on the rights of indigenous peoples, Francisco Calí Tzay, of the Mayan Cakchiquel ethnic group and...

    Venezuelan Biologist Researches into the Microbiome of Remote Indigenous Communities from South America (Part...

    Effects of eating a high fiber diet The optimal microbiota diversity in each organ is different. For example, that of the intestine is different from...

    Venezuelan Biologist Researches the Microbiome of Remote Indigenous Communities from South America (Part 1)

    25 years ago, Venezuelan microbiologist María Gloria Domínguez Bello, from Caracas, began doing research with indigenous communities. That experience has been very revealing, and...

    Voluntary Community Cleaning Day in Nicoya Allows the Extraction of a Large amount of...

    The Aqueduct Administrator Association (ASADA) of Las Pozas, in Nicoya, with the support of the neighbors and the Integral Development Association, organized this past...

    Solar Panels Will Bring Electricity to 46 Tico Indigenous Families of Conte Burica

    Forty-six Ngöbe indigenous families from Conte Burica will have electricity thanks to the donation of solar panels for their homes.

    Nicoya Strengthens Food Security of Vulnerable Populations with Community Gardens

    In order to provide food security to vulnerable populations in the canton at a time when the economic crisis continues to hit many families...

    Exploring Pachamama: One of Costa Rica’s Largest Spiritual Eco-Communities

    It’s clear from the moment you step foot inside Pachamama’s 500-acre jungle oasis, you are entering a unique, contemplative space, built with intent for...

    San Carlos Hospital Combats the Dengue Transmitter Mosquito with More Information

    A campaign of the San Carlos Hospital (HSC) seeks to combat the mosquito that infects many people in winter when the caps, canoes, bags,...
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    “Resonance” Towards A New Path That Connects, Grows And Projects Forward

    It's about time the world gets to know the new project that has everyone vibrating; “Resonance”, all that it brings with it and some...
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    Thumping On The Beach, Pura Vida Style

    Located in Guanacaste, in the Nicoya Peninsula, on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast, Tamarindo used to be a quaint fishermen's village. Tamarindo has warm, pristine...

    A Homecoming to Community and Mother Earth

    In today’s fast-paced life we are entangled in a whirlwind, where we get spun off center and completely intoxicated with stress and anxiety.  We...

    Hundreds Gather in San José Against Pineapple Expansion

    May 15th World Agriculture Day in Costa Rica Hundreds gather in San José against Pineapple expansion March of the Spheres attracted quite a crowd The main point...

    Action for Rivers

      A National and International Celebration March 14th was the International Day of Action for Rivers Costa Rica is commemorating the International Day of Action for Rivers by...

    Spiritual Community Celebrates all Gender

    A spiritual community for transgender people? Does that even exist? Many generations have passed since gender variant people were welcomed as spiritual beings, fully...

    The Joy of Community

    "The rhythm of drumming is easy for our bodies to take in, as was the rhythm of our mother's heartbeat." There is true magic in...

    Gold in Osa Peninsula: a blessing or a damnation?

    Few know it but Osa Peninsula concentrates the largest amount of gold in Costa Rica –especially in Corcovado National Park- which attracts a considerable...

    OJOCAL COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

    It’s always a joy to hear about the many people in Costa Rica ready with helping hands to meet the needs of the community....

    RESERVA PLAYA TORTUGA

    Reserva Playa Tortuga (RPT) is committed to making a difference.  This non-profit biological research and education center was founded in 2009.  It is dedicated...
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    The 6 best places to enjoy rural tourism in Costa Rica

    While suntanning in front of the sea in a beach chair will never go out of style and will never cease to be pleasant,...

    Costa Rica Tackles Local Community Problems with Index of Social Progress

    Costa Rican private enterprises and state institutions launch Costa Rica Propone. The new initiative is oriented towards the organization of data regarding the 81 cantons....

    Celebrate World Rivers Day with #PicnicEnElRioCR

    Sunday, September 27 is World Rivers Day. Join local organizations at riverside picnics hosted all over Costa Rica. Yoga, music, food... there's something for everyone...

    Costa Rican Scientists Discover 15 Meter Molten Crack in the Turrialba Volcano Crater

    The 3,200 meter-high Turrialba volcano continues to increase its temperature, amazing visitors and scientist with its eruptive force and stunning show of colors and activity. The...

    Never Get Stuck in Traffic or Lost Again in Costa Rica Thanks to This...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Everybody knows about this little problem in Costa Rica: There are hardly any street names or addresses. Finally a...

    Behind the Scenes of Costa Rica’s 2015 Envision Festival: An Interview With Co-Founder Justin...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Envision Festival in Uvita, Costa Rica is quickly gaining popularity worldwide, even topping Fest300's Most Transformational Festivals...

    A Campaign to End Violence Against Women Will Target 10 Costa Rica Communities With...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - An inter-agency project spearheaded by the National Institute for Women (INAMU) aims to eradicate violence against women through...

    Puntarenas Residents Choose to Rename the Canton of Aguirre to Quepos

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Aguirre, the sixth canton of the province of Puntarenas, has decided to change its name and return to...

    The Guantanamo Debate Continues: Obama Wants to Close the Prison But Allow the US...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United States ruled on Thursday that they will not return control of Guantanamo Bay to Cuba, while acknowledging...

    Obama Proposes $1 Billion in Economic Aid for Central America

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - President Barack Obama has asked Congress to triple its economic aid to Central America with a contribution in...

    Is Latin America a Victim of Consumerism? Uruguay’s President Announces This Belief at the...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - What can be more powerful than a nation's army?  According to the President of Uruguay, it's the way...

    Latin American Leaders Gather in Costa Rica for the Largest CELAC Conference to Date

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The third annual Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Summit (CELAC), will be held on Wednesday and...

    Costa Rica’s 5th Annual Envision Festival Announces Their 2015 Lineup

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The headliner announcement for the 5th annual Envision Festival-Costa Rica is here. This year's lineup includes Groundation, Phaeleh,...

    Chikungunya Virus Under Control in Chomes But New Cases are Popping Up in Surrounding...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The chikungunya virus has been declared under control in the community of Chomes de Puntarenas, but the virus...

    Latin America Celebrates the New Diplomatic Status Between USA and Cuba

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) today celebrated the historic moment that's bringing normalization of...

    UC Berkeley Rules: Costa Rica is the Happiest Nation on Earth

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - In their online course “The Science of Happiness”, UC Berkeley measured the subjective happiness of more than 40,000...

    Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific Rocked by a 6.0 Earthquake

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A 6.0 earthquake shook the southern part of Costa Rica and the Panama border yesterday. Luckily no damage...

    Need a Fabulous Hecho a Mano (Handmade) Gift? Head to Nosara’s Holiday Art Fair...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Looking for fresh seafood dishes, art and products handmade in Guanacaste, Costa Rica? Head to the vibrant beach...

    Study Reveals That Only 45% of Costa Rica’s Small Business are Formally Registered

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –  A study by the Universidad Estatal a Distancia (UNED) recently revealed that 45 percent of micro, small and...

    Need a Vacation? Go Where Adventure, Sustainability, and Luxury Collide in a Pristine Paradise:...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - It happens to the best of us no matter where we live: getting into a rut.  It’s virtually...

    Individuals and Associations Earn Well-deserved Awards for Improving Quality of Life in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Dr. Guiselle Lucas Bolivar, director of Health in Limon and Tatiana Cuadra Bermúdez, a youth leader, are very...

    Google Launches New .Soy Domains Dedicated to the Hispanic Market

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Technology giant Google has launched a new internet domain for the Hispanic market, called ".soy" to replace .com...
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