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    United Nations Calls for Cooperation to Save 100 million Tourism Jobs

    Up to 100 million tourism jobs could be lost worldwide by the Coronavirus Pandemic, which would lead to a reduction in world GDP of up to 2.8%

    The COVID-19 Crisis Can Compromise Progress Made in the Fight against the AIDS Pandemic,...

    The number of deaths from Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) continues to decline and access to treatment improves,...

    Costa Rica Agrees to Attend United Nations Officials Infected With COVID-19

    It was recently revealed that Costa Rica received a senior official from the United Nations (UN), who...

    The United Nations Congratulates Costa Rica for Its: “Exceptional and Innovative” Response to the...

    The United Nations (UN) representative in Costa Rica has recognized the “exceptional and innovative” way in which...

    Sylvia Poll’s Record: 30 Years of A Historical Feat

    30 years ago, on September 21st, 1988, Costa Rica made history thanks to the swimmer Sylvia Poll when she got its first Silver Medal...

    Working in Australia: The Best Options for Spanish Speakers

    Australia. Its name has a double etymology. On the one hand, it derives from the Latin word Australis (“from the south”); that is, legends...

    Electric Public Buses Will Be Put into Service for Costa Rica by 2019

    If a place in the whole world is focused on the preservation of the environment, it is Costa Rica. The authorities of our country...

    June 5th: World Environment Day

    World Environment Day was decreed by the United Nations on December 15th, 1972 and is commemorated on June 5th of each year. Its purpose...

    May 29th: National Day Of People With Disabilities

    Since 2008, the legislative assembly of Costa Rica decreed this day so that as a society we take concrete measures to achieve the full...
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    Government of Costa Rica Offered to Receive 10 Million Stateless People

    10 million people could live in Costa Rica thanks to the fact that the President Luis Guillermo Solís and the Chancellor Manuel González signed...
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    October 24th: The United Nations Day

    When is it celebrated? United Nations Day is celebrated on October 24 every year. On this day, a commemoration of the work carried out by...

    Haiti Needs Our Help – What Can We Do?

    As anyone who has been watching the news knows, Haiti is recovering from Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane that recently devastated the poorest...

    October – Time to Celebrate More Than Halloween

    October will no longer only be considered the tenth month of the year.  The month where we celebrate the festival, Cultural Encounters, on October...

    International Agreement To Safeguard Marine Life

    The Presidents from Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Columbia announced an agreement reached recently to increase the protection of some of the world’s most biodiverse...

    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),...

    Humanity will advance faster with a woman leader of the UN

    Costa Rican Christiana Figueres, key figure of the global climate change agreement in 2015 and aspiring leader of the UN, ensures that having a...

    Bill to criminalize the financing of terrorism

    Members of the Legislative Assembly approved last night in the first debate a bill that criminalizes the financing of terrorism. It was an amendment to the...

    General Assembly confirms nomination of Christiana Figueres

    The previous executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Costa Rican Christiana Figueres, has been nominated by the country...

    Colombian government and FARC sign historic agreement

    The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) put an end to hostilities this Thursday, after an agreement that was announced...

    UN against the trade in wild fauna and flora; “Go Wild for Life”

    "Return for wildlife" is achieved by the World Environment Day 2016 and was launched by the United Nations. This increased the amount of people...

    UN Acts To Achieve Complete Gender Equality Ahead Of 2133

    International Women’s Day was this week. Costa Rica takes the lead in establishing progress. Declaring that the empowerment of the world’s women is “a global...
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    Sidelining Mother Languages Threat to Global Citizenship

    What do global citizenship and contemporary education have in common? They both may be threatening to mother languages. While the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

    UN to Discuss Drug Control, Implications for World Youth

    The UN General Assembly will hold a Special Session (UNGASS) on the world drug problem in April 2016 with a view to achieving the...

    UN Embarks on a New Process to Choose Secretary-General

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s successor will not be elected by a secret ballot by the 193 member states of the United Nations. Rather the General...

    Costa Rica and Azerbaijan to Strengthen Economic Ties

    In what economists call a complementary partnership, oil-rich Azerbaijan plans on solidifying its relations with Costa Rica, which is globally known for its agricultural...

    Orange the World for Elimination of Violence Against Women

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women is tomorrow November 25. Learn how you can support the cause in Costa Rica. With the...

    Downtown San José Celebrates Urban Sustainability

    Costa Rica’s Center for Urban Sustainability takes World Cities Day a step further, introducing La semana de las Ciudades. The capital of Costa Rica is...

    San José celebrates World Habitat Day

    Habitat for Humanity Costa Rica brought a lot of activities to Parque Morazán yesterday, the 4th of October — and the celebration continues! At CENAC,...

    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...

    Happy Children’s Day in Costa Rica!

    While El Dia del Niño is certainly a time for playful celebration, many have forgotten the important reason behind National Children’s Day. Costa Rica was...

    Do You Accept the Challenge to Slow Climate Change?

    What happens when two university students take to the streets with nothing but a white board and a video camera? Parque La Libertad’s “accept...

    Costa Rica: a “multiethnic and multicultural nation”

    It’s no news that Costa Rica is country of diverse ethnic origins, but this week minority groups are finally getting their recognition. On Monday, August...

    5 Ways to Give Back in Costa Rica

    The United Nation’s World Humanitarian Day reminds us all to #ShareHumanity. How do you give back to your community? While teaching is a go-to experience...

    The Female Condom is Gaining Popularity in Costa Rica and Will be Available Nationwide...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) has confirmed that female condoms will now be available to policyholders...

    JetBlue Announces New Route Between Boston and Liberia

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – U.S. airline company, JetBlue, announced it will expand its operations in Costa Rica with a new route between...

    United Nations Reports Drop in Food Price Index

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –The food price index measured by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) fell for the third consecutive...

    Mysterious Costa Rican Spheres Become an Official World Heritage Site

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Columbian settlements with Stone Spheres of Diquís (Costa Rica) today joined the list of sites declared as a World...
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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...

    Despite Improvement UN Urges Costa Rica to Improve Employment and Education

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The United Nations declared as part of the International Day of Human Rights, Costa Rica must close gaps...

    Chinchilla Accuses Nicaragua of Taking Advantage of Costa Rica´s Disarmed Condition

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)- Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said today at the UN General Assembly in New York that the country will go...
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