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    10 Interesting Facts About the Home of the 2014 World Cup

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Brazil, the location for the 2014 World Cup,  is full of curiosities and customs different from those in...

    Video of Sea Turtle Picking World Cup Winner for the First Round

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A loggerhead turtle at the Marine Sanctuary Praia do Forte, has become the first to give a forecast the...

    Slow Bureaucratic Processes Causing Problems for Costa Rica Businesses

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The lack of training of staff regarding customer service standards, the absence of a real digitalization system and...

    Costa Rica’s Rainy Season Means Love is in the Air for Winged Ants

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In rainy season, it is common to see outdoors or even in homes, hundreds of ants with wings. ...

    Cuban Tourism Skyrockets in the First Quarter of 2014

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Cuba received 1,282,734 foreign tourists between January and April this year, a figure that exceeded the 60,804 visitors...

    Internet Becomes a Luxury for Many Costa Rican Homes

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - For 70% of the poorest households in Costa Rica, Internet is a luxury. Because they can not afford it...

    Market Opportunities for Free Range Egg Production in Costa Rica Grows

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Experts of the food industry and animal welfare discussed the growing preference for free range (or grazing) chicken...

    Puerto Ricans Rally Against Monsanto and Genetically Modified Foods

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A demonstration held yesterday in San Juan, Puerto Rico helped the international protest called against Monsanto to reject...

    Costa Rica Defines Its National Food Security Policies

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG) participate this week in the 33rd FAO Regional...

    Program Turns Drought-Ravaged Villages into “Gardens of Eden”

    (NewsUSA) - In the Horn of Africa, barren landscapes and dirt fields surround large riverbeds that are totally dry. Herds of goats and camels, tired...

    Food and Politics

    More than likely, you've never had a passing thought about whether or not your lunch is making big bucks for a number of politicians, but you should.

    Surfers Rejoice! New Discounted Flights to Costa Rica

    BY HILLARD GROSSMAN Quicker air routes, cheaper flights and less expensive surfboard fees are giving Central Florida surfers an economical way to catch some waves...

    Pacuare Lodge Honored

    Pacuare Lodge: Costa Rica’s quintessential whitewater rafting eco-resort has been recognized by Conde Nast Traveler as a finalist in the Preservation and Doing it...

    A Vegetarian Among Meat-eating Spiders

    For years, scientists were confident about one uniform trait of the world's 40,000 spider species: They were meat-eaters. So you can imagine the eureka moment...

    The Blue Morpho Butterfly

    By: Elizabeth Mann The Blue Morpho butterfly lives in the tropical rain forests of Latin America from Mexico to Columbia. They are among the largest...

    Beetle from Costa Rica named after Charles Darwin

    The beetle, named Canthidium (Eucanthidium) darwini, was discovered in a remote and unexplored UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Talamanca Mountains as part of...

    New HIV Test Approved by FDA

    Each year, an estimated 56,300 people in the U.S. become newly infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. This number is so high in...

    Costa Rica houses new energy program

    By Shane Brennan Imagine a 12-day excursion down to Costa Rica where you could find not only beautiful beaches, but also college credit awaiting your...

    A Backpacker’s Guide to Costa Rica

    I first overheard the phrase pura vida about an hour after arriving this summer in Costa Rica. During the month-long trip, I planned on spending...

    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 Rican Investors shift focus to Biofuels

    Biofuel investing has seen a sharp rise over the past year, but spiked just since President Obama took office. Obama’s push for green energy...

    Air New Zealand Flies on Engine With Jatropha Biofuel Blend

    By James Kanter The New York Times Some in the aviation industry say they could one day be flying the biggest jets across the planet...

    Conscientious Tourism: Costa Rican vanilla crop failure opens a window of opportunity

    Costa Rica has been living through an unprecedented tourism boom that is rapidly transforming the small Central American country. More than two million tourists...

    Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted

    Climate change is happening faster than previously predicted according to a new World Wildlife Fund report. LONDON, England (CNN) — Bringing together some of the most...

    Tours offer glimpse of sea turtle nesting

    The beach is pitch black, except for the light from the stars dancing across the sky. The ocean waves pound. And right in front...
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