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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.

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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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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