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    Pandemic will Leave 47 million more Women in Poverty Worldwide, Widening the Gender Gap

    The Coronavirus Pandemic will push 47 million women and girls into poverty, thereby dramatically increasing the gap...

    98 Thousand Families Connected to a Program that Seeks to Reduce the Digital Gap

    A total of 98,147 families throughout the country have successfully formalized the "Hogares Conectados" (Connected Homes) service assignment process. The objective of this program is...

    Habitat for Humanity Wants To Build Homes in Costa Rica

    Habitat for Humanity, Costa Rica, and local entrepreneurs are joining together in a fundraising campaign to build adequate housing for a group of low-income...

    Costa Rica Calls for National Dialogue on Poverty

    According to the Household Survey (ENAHO) done in 2015, it is estimated that 21.8% of households in Costa Rica are living in poverty.  According to the Multidimensional Poverty Index (WPI),...

    Family agriculture generates most of the food in the region

    Family agriculture generate most of the food in the region, especially food that is intended for domestic markets, but poverty affects almost half of...

    National Household Survey to measure poverty and inequality

      Staff of the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC) began developing the traditional National Survey of Households (ENAHO) today to again measure the...

    Police Go Above and Beyond with Special Christmas Operations

    Costa Rica's Fuerza Pública embraced the spirit of Christmas through several heart-warming service projects this past week. Honor, Discipline and Service: the three top values...

    HIV and AIDS Patients Guaranteed Uninterrupted Care in Costa Rica

    The Solis Administration promises improved treatment for persons suffering from sexually transmitted diseases. Earlier this month, the Solis Administration issued a statement ensuring “proper comprehensive...

    100 Million People at Risk of Poverty due to Climate Change

    Climate change is not just an environmental issue anymore. The World Bank declared yesterday that unless countries implement immediate “climate-smart development,” over 100 million additional...

    Highlights from the Pope’s Address to the U.S. Congress

    Pope Francis’s visit to the U.S. has been causing quite a stir. Read some key points from his address here at TCRN. Pope Francis began...

    Tourism May Help Alleviate Poverty, experts say

    Could ecotourism be the next tool in fighting poverty and maintaining a healthy environment in Latin America? Over the last 10 years, the Caribbean and...
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    UN Program Works Towards Reducing Poverty in Costa Rica With Employment

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) said that a policy to generate more employment is the best...

    Journalism Summit in Nicaragua Aims to Fight Poverty

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The First Iberoamerican Journalism and Development Summit began yesterday in Nicaragua, attended by over 450 journalists from America...
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