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    Congress of Costa Rica Confirms Its Support

    The Costa Rican Congress rejected the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice to deprive the National Assembly (NA) of powers. According to the Congress,...
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    TRUMPS´ INAUGURATION SPARKS BIGGEST PROTEST DEMONSTRATION IN US HISTORY

    The inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States this past Friday (January 20, 2017) sparked the biggest protest demonstration...

    Presidential candidacy is “likely decision” for Gonzalez

    Representative of the National Liberation Party (PLN), Rolando Gonzalez indicated that his candidacy to the Presidency is a likely decision, but has not yet been...

    Obama expands program for Central American refugees

    President Barack Obama announced an expansion of the program for Central American refugees fleeing violence in their countries of origin. This happened on the...

    Women leaders want half of the Executive Power

    The idea that women occupy half of the high positions of the Executive Branch has the support of various women leaders. Larger feminine participation would...

    Costa Rica and Canada fight climate change

    Costa Rica and Canada are in talks. They expect to work together to reduce climate change and achieve the agreement signed in Paris last...

    Ex-president Figueres launches Plan of Promises

    Ruta Costa Rica 2021 is the name of the list of promises that the ex-president and aspiring presidential elect José María Figueres put forth...

    Does Costa Rica Need a Democratic Adjustment?

    September is the month when Costa Rica celebrates its independence, but is also the month of International Independence Day. International Independence Day is an...

    Politically Active Youth Ready to See Change

    Costa Rican youth are more political than ever, but the question is: why? Contrary to frequent assumption, young people in Costa Rica are not readily...

    Is the U.S. Asleep at the Wheel with Latin America?

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The U.S. has been distracted with other political arenas throughout the world, primarily stemming from the September 11...

    Costa Rica Announces Next Steps in Border Dispute with Nicaragua

    The Costa Rican Foreign Ministry released a statement on Wednesday of this week, announcing its plans to close the canals and repair damages to...

    Will Guy Fawkes Masks be Seen in Costa Rica Tomorrow During the Anonymous ‘Million...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Tomorrow, on Wednesday, November 5 the hacker group Anonymous is planning to use Facebook and social media to...

    New Religion-based Survey Reveals Ticos Thoughts on Homosexuality, Abortion, and Prayer

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Ecumenical School of Religious Studies at the National University (UNA) presented its most recent study of changes...

    Costa Rica China Sign Pact for Infrastructure Financing

    Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Costa Rica was the occasion for signing several bilateral pacts, above all for infrastructure financing and increased trade. Xi...

    Costa Rica and Ecuador Sign Deal to Exchange Tax Information

    The foreign ministers of Costa Rica, Enrique Castillo, and Ecuador, Ricardo Patiño, met in San Jose to sign a bilateral agreement for the exchange...

    Multiple Agreements Signed by China and Costa Rica

    Ministers and Chief Executives from China and Costa Rica signed a series of cooperation agreements during a Chinese presidential visit. The President of the Costa...

    President Barack Obama Landed In Costa Roca This Afternoon, Meets with Laura Chinchilla

    Air Force One, carrying the U.S. president, Barack Obama, landed in Costa Rica at the Juan Santamaria shortly after 1 pm today. Obama went to...

    Obama Recommits to Mexico on Drug War and Heads to Costa Rica Friday

    President Barack Obama said Thursday the U.S. will cooperate with Mexico in fighting drug-trafficking and organized crime in any way Mexico's government deems appropriate....

    TCRN Poll Shows Costa Ricans Happy that Obama Wins

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) conducted a poll of 100 Costa Rican's on the US Elections, which were selected randomly in San Jose over...

    A Global Shift in Consciousness?

    Are the protests around the world, which even hidebound Time Magazine in America is featuring as ‘Person of the Year,’ auguring and catalyzing a...

    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.

    Costa Rica and Nicaragua border talks continue to be fruitless

    Costa Rican and Nicaraguan governments met to discuss the border problems between the two countries, but the meeting was marked by chaos, tensions and distrust.
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    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.

    Church and State Bill Debated in Congress

    San Jose (Agenzia Fides) - “A democracy without values...easily becomes a dictatorship and ends up betraying its own people.” This is what is read in the...
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