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    Virgin Forests All Around the World Are Disappearing Fast

    Between 2014 and 2016, the virgin forests of the world lost an area of 90,000 square kilometers per year. That area is equivalent to...

    Christmas in the World: Traditions and Curiosities

    Some people use mistletoe for good luck, others choose to make an offering to the Goddess of the Sea, or disguised as Santa Claus...

    Music for the Heart, Life, and the World

    For many people, music can be the ideal option to express feelings and energies, both peace and sadness. It can also be part of...
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    Why Have the United Nations Promoted an International Day for Tolerance?

    In 1995, the member countries of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance. The Declaration...
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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,...

    Costa Rica Ranks High in Geothermal Energy Production

    Costa Rica ranked third in polls that rated each country in North and South America on their production of energy using geothermal techniques. This...

    Massive Fires in Portugal Threaten Thousands

    Wildfires that have been raging through Portugal since Friday are threatening  the city of Funchal on the Portuguese island of Madeira and could displace...

    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...

    St. Patrick’s Day in Latin America

    Saint Patrick’s Day is an annual feast day that celebrates the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland, and is generally celebrated...

    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...

    Scientists Warn of the Perils of Sea-level Rise

    During the past millennia sea level has never risen nearly as fast as during the last century, says a new study. That same study warns...

    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...

    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...

    Chile’s Villarrica Erupts, Over 3,000 to be Evacuated

    The Villarrica volcano in southern Chile and one of the busiest in the country, erupted this morning, creating spectacular lava shows and requiring evacuation...

    Thousands of Faithful Costa Ricans Started the Easter Season by Attending Ash Wednesday Mass

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This morning marks the beginning of Lent for Catholics throughout the world. Thousands of Costa Ricans participated by...

    Paulo Wanchope Appointed as the Next Head Football Coach for Costa Rica

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Today the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol) will officially announce Paulo César Wanchope as the new coach for...

    Outraged Environmentalists are Rallying on Thursday to Protest the Acquittal Verdict in the Jairo...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Environmental groups will gather on Thursday, January 29 to rally against the San José courts for a ruling that...

    Costa Rica Offers Condolences to King Abdullah’s Family and to the Saudi People on...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Costa Rica government expressed its condolences on the death of the king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdelaziz,...

    Costa Rica Welcomes Its Newest Medical Device Exporter Apollo Endosurgery

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The US company Apollo Endosurgery, which makes medical devices, will open a manufacturing plant in Costa Rica this year...

    Has Fidel Castro’s Reign Over Cuba Come to a Permanent End? Death Rumors Race...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Social media around the world has flooded the blogosphere with unconfirmed rumors about the death of Fidel Castro. However, in...

    Condé Nast Names Costa Rica as One of the Top 10 Destination Wedding Locations...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - This week Condé Nast Traveler pinned down the top locations in the world to have a destination wedding. Costa...

    New Bill Will Award Green Companies Big Tax Breaks for Their Carbon Emission Conscious...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – A bill is being debated in Costa Rica Legislature that proposes to reward companies that reduce their carbon...

    New Merger Between Costa Rica’s Tigo and Telecable Will Increase Services for Customers

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Costa Rican cable company Millicom (Tigo) and Telecable have requested approval from Sutel to integrate, as reported through...

    Mexican Trio Los Panchos is Coming to the National Theatre in March to Kick...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The Mexican trio Los Panchos will be performing in Costa Rica on March 7, 2015, which starts their...

    Foodies Will Love the ‘Innovation Space’ Exhibition Opening at the San Jose Contemporary Art...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Spanish chef, Ferran Adrià, is in Costa Rica to inaugurate his exhibition "Innovation Space", which shows the innovations...

    Tire Giant Bridgestone has Grand Opening for Costa Rican Plant That Runs on Biomass

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A boiler that uses biomass will reduce daily fuel consumption by 50 percent  for the multinational company Bridgestone to produce...

    Move Over Holiday Turkey; Venezuela Just Created the World’s Longest Hallaca

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Venezuela just attained a striking new Guinness record: world's largest hallaca, which is 120 meters long. Amid some 300...

    Race for Breast Cancer Awareness This Sunday in Paseo Colón

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – In order to raise awareness for the prevention of breast cancer, this Sunday there will be a race...

    Free Costa Rican Neonatal ‘Heel Test’ Diagnoses and Allows Treatment for 29 Diseases

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The neonatal screening known as the "heel test" should be performed on the third or fourth day after...

    Costa Rica Women's Football Team Schools the US Airforce Academy

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rica Women's National Team continues its preparations in the United States for the Pre-World Cup category,...

    Navas Excitedly Returns to the National Team on Tuesday

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The goalkeeper of Real Madrid and the National Team, Keylor Navas, is bound for Oman on Tuesday to...

    Martin Valverde Performing Two Shows in October at the National Theater

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The Costa Rican singer, Martin Valverde, returns to the country to offer Ticos two concerts in October. The entertainer...

    Celebrate World Tourism Day Tomorrow with Promotions from the ICT

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Tomorrow marks World Tourism Day which is why the Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) will be celebrating by...

    Special ‘Sunset Tango’ Series at the National Theater on Thursday

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On Thursday, September 25 the National Theatre will host a their special Sunset Music series, this time featuring...

    Young Tico Actor Casted in Provocative Television Series 'Revenge'

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Zovatto Daniel is a young Tico who has made his way into American television, and is now positioned...

    Tico Cali Muñoz Dominated the First Round of the Hurley Pro

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - As most Ticos imagined would happen, Carlos "Cali" Muñoz scored a big win in his first heat of...

    A Tica Takes on the Global Marketing of the Apple Watch

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - A Tica will be responsible for keeping the pulse of Apple Watch, one of the most recent launches of Apple. It...

    Tico 'Cali' Will Compete Against the World's Best Surfers in the Hurley Pro

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – On September 9 in the waves of California, Costa Rica surfer Carlos "Cali" Muñoz will compete against the...

    Lucero Releases Her New Hot Single "Te Deseo Lo Mejor (I Wish You All...

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) –"Fuiste importante en mi vida. Creía que esta historia no terminaría. Quería recorrer el mundo entero contigo…(You were part...

    Brian Ruiz Honored on His Birthday by FIFA

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Monday August 18 marks Bryan Ruiz's birthday, the National Football Team captain and he was honored with a...
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