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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 was revealed in a study by The International Geothermal Institution (The IGA in Spanish) which...

Japan Has More Car Charging Stations Than Gas Stations

Japanese car manufacturer Nissan announced the results of a survey that revealed there are over 40,000 electric car charging stations, surpassing the 34,000 gas stations by a large number.  Although the number does include private home charging stations, public...

Self Driving Car Takes Dying Man to Hospital

After suffering a pulmonary embolism Joshua Neally, a lawyer from Missouri, used his Tesla Model X's self driving mode to get to a hospital. A pulmonary embolism is a potentially fatal obstruction of blood vessels in the lungs and...

Simple ways to save cellular data for Androids and iPhones

Many users of Android cell phones often use up all of their cellular data before the month is up. In response, Google revealed some advice so that you don't exceed your data plan limits. Here are five simple steps to follow: 1. Reduce...

How to become a sustainable city

Technology, intelligent buildings, energy-saving systems - these are some ideas that come to mind when we hear the term "sustainable city." However, this concept covers far beyond the construction sector. A sustainable city does not only have the proper infrastructure, but also...

Costa Rica hosts OTN Tour, important technology event

Wednesday, August 3rd, Costa Rica will be the headquarters of the OTN Tour, one of the most important technology events in the region. It is the Oracle Technology Network (OTN Tour), where a total of 12 national and international exhibitors...

Colombia produces Environmentally Friendly Electric Bus

The electric bus, Andino 18, which began operating March 16th between the Colombian cities of Bogota and Medellin, is a source of inspiration for the initiative “Ciudanos y Movilidad” or “ Citizens and Mobility”. The group Clean Costa Rica...

Brexit will have little impact on investments in Costa Rica

Jeffrey Mountevans, Lord Mayor of London, spoke to La Republica about the possible implications Brexit will have in Costa Rica, as well as the investment options that exist for the country and British trade. This is the first time...

Increased demand for intellectual property rights

The increased innovation in intangibles in recent years has let to the demand for protection mechanisms called intellectual property rights. The brand name of a product, the patent of a drug, or the creation of a film are intangible assets that...

Heart valve producing company sets sights on Costa Rica

Costa Rica is the second largest exporting country of medical devices on the continent, so the leading producer in heart valves is going to put one of its factories here. We talked about this with Joshua Campos, Manager of Edwards Costa...
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Costa Rica Recognized As the Leader in All Latin America for Overcom-ing Breast Cancer

Recently it was made known through the international study: “Facts and figures about cancer in 2018” of...
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Solar Energy in Costa Rica, Its Present Status and the Aim for Future Growth

Everything has a purpose in life, which is why from The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we want on this occasion we want...

Costa Rica Achieves a “Green Miracle” Thanks to the Citrus Crop

Through the orange wastes that were dumped in the Guanacaste conservation area in northern Costa Rica, 3 hectares that were once deserted...

The Costa Rican Health System Aims To Be One of the Best in the World

A report was recently presented at the 57th session of the Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington,...

The Climate Change Crisis Viewed From a Costa Rican Perspective

In The Costa Rica News (TCRN), we have been constantly making known everything that happens in Costa Rica from a positive perspective,...
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