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Costa Rica: 6th Best Ranked Country in the Cancer Approach Preparation Index (CPI)

Costa Rica obtained the 6th best result, in Latin America, in the Cancer Approach Preparation Index (CPI), in a report published by The Economist. This indicative seeks to make a comparison of initiatives at the national level...

Costa Rica Is the Most Exporting Country in Central America

The Presidents and Executive Directors of COEXPORT of El Salvador, AGEXPORT of Guatemala, FPX of Honduras, APEN of Nicaragua, CADEXCO of Costa Rica, APEX of Panama, and ADOEXPO Dominican Republic, who are members of the Federation of...

Costa Rica, First Latin American Country to Host the Internet Hall of Fame

The Internet Hall of Fame revealed the names of the new generation of members 2019. These are 11 pioneers and visionaries who have made outstanding contributions to the growth, reach and global security of the Internet, which...

Guatemala Prohibits Single-Use Plastics to Stop Pollution

Guatemala announced on Friday, September 20th, 2019, the ban on single-use plastics and expanded polystyrene (styrofoam) items, a measure that will take effect in 2 years to curb contamination by the waste of these materials.

Pope Francis Affirms that Costa Rica Has the Best Coffee in the World

Monsignor José Manuel Garita, on his visit to Rome for 2 weeks, said that today he met with Pope Francis and gave him a bag of coffee. He assured that the Pope thanked him for tasting such...

Wingo Opens Flights between San José and Bogotá

For a cost that starts at US$ 154, travelers can leave Costa Rica on a round trip to Bogotá. This happens after the Colombian airline Wingo began operations on September 3rd, with the schedule of 2...

Brazilian Child Born with Autism and Difficulties to Talk, now Speaks 9 Languages

In Brazil, the story of Rafael Lancer, a child with an autism spectrum disorder, has captivated the international community. During his first 2 years of life, the child showed no signs that he could speak or communicate...

International Conference “Planet, People, Peace” (P3) Will Be Held on September 2019

Every 2 years, Costa Rica brings together exhibitors and visitors from all over the world, who exchange knowledge, visions, success stories, and proposals in the area of sustainable and related tourism. Representatives of nations such as Kenya, the United...

Mussels: Water Pollution Vacuum Cleaners

"They are super filters of the marine environment, with up to 25 liters of water filtered per day", explains marine biologist Leïla Meistertzheim. "And what is more, they are a true bioaccumulation model of pollutants in general", she adds. Pesticides,...

The Future of 3D Printing: Replication of Human Organs

Since its inception, 3D printers have been a great help to medicine creating from functional prostheses to custom bones, but scientists want to go for more. The new challenge of 3D printers is to create human organs that can...
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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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