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Outer Space Weather Causes Radiation Damage to Satellites

The use of electric propulsion to lift satellites into the geostationary orbit can result in significant degradation of solar cells, according to a new study. Prolonged journeys result in greater exposure to the damaging effects of outer space weather. Understanding...

Top 5 Shocking News in 2019

The year 2019 has been a great year so far! It has been a year well spent (relatively though) that we are now already even in the second quarter. It seems just like yesterday when we all just celebrated...

WHO Launches Global Strategy Designed by Costa Rican Scientists that Will Benefit 2.7 Million People in the World

As of this year, more than 2.7 million people living in poverty who suffer from snakebite poisonings will have new hope in the global strategy that will work in 4 key areas: training communities in prevention and care actions;...

“Todos Somos Oscar” Wins Best Feature Film in Canada International Film Festival

The Costa Rican producer NOVATERRA FILMS is pleased to announce yet another award for this Costa Rican production, with a specialized jury that awarded "Todos Somos Oscar" (We Are All Oscar) among hundreds of postulated films from all around...

Costa Rica: A Small Country Giving Gigantic Lessons

We are used to pressing a button to turn the light on or off, but for electricity to reach homes, businesses or industries there is a huge infrastructure behind to illuminate our lives. But the effort is greater when...

With Triumph in Indonesia, Costa Rican Surfer Enters the Best 20 in the World

The Costa Rican surfer, Leilani McGonagle, triumphed this Saturday, May 3rd, in a qualifying tournament in Indonesia and catapulted to position 20 in the world ranking of women. According to a press release from...

59th BCIE Governors Assembly Ended with New Commitments of Zero Carbon and Access to Information

The 59th Assembly of Governors of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (BCIE), held on April 26th, 2019, in the province of Jujuy, Republic of Argentina, ended with important announcements for economic, social, and environmental development...

Workers’ Day: A Commemoration that Evolves over Time

Workers’ Day, also called May Day or Labor Day, has the purpose of vindicating the labor rights of men and women, these rights are consecrated in the constitutions of many different countries. Another of its purpose is...

Historic Victory of the Waorani Indians to Protect the Amazon from the Oil Industry

A court in the Ecuadorian province of Pastaza, in the eastern part of the country, on Friday issued a historic ruling in favor of the Waorani indigenous ethnicity, which demanded a halt to the bidding of an oil field in...

Mini Tremors Shaking Things Up in Costa Rica

At least a hundred people living in the “Primo Verdad” buildings, located on Arqueros Avenue, southeast of the city of Aguascalientes (Mexico), evacuated the housing unit to register a microseism in the area, derived from the settlement...
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Costa Rica Begins Switchover From Analog To Digital TV

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20% of Rich Households Take Half the Income of Costa Rica

20% of rich households take 50.5% of the country's total income. This is revealed by a study conducted by experts from the National University (UNA).

Barra Honda National Park and Its Impressive Cave Systems

Barra Honda National Park has a very peculiar attraction that is the great system of caves formed by erosion, which have capricious...

Visit Costa Rica and Amaze Yourself with Its Endless Beauty

Costa Rica is a spectacular country in every way. Due to its nature, its wildlife, its beaches, its people ... you will...
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