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Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Costa Rica's UAE embassy was officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, by foreign affairs...

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

For one Valdosta State University (VSU) Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn...

Free Market Culture: Over 70% of Latin Americans Support Free Trade, Survey Finds

A study developed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latinobarómetro Corporation revealed that more than 70 percent...

North Korea-Cuba Diplomatic Visit: ‘Pyongyang Trying to Build Anti-US Coalition’

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho will arrive in Havana Monday for talks with Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez...

Climatologist Warns of Mass Disasters That Could Make Whole Countries Disappear

Over 15,000 scientists from 184 countries have signed an open letter, warning of the greatest dangers to life...

Latin American history suggests Zimbabwe’s military coup will turn violent

On Nov. 14, a group of soldiers from the Zimbabwe Defense Forces arrested and detained Zimbabwean President Robert...

Costa Rica’s Rainforests

There are many wonders in Costa Rica, the rainforests are just one them in a country with unmatched...

Argentine Submarine Goes Missing for Two Days, Major Search Op Underway

The San Juan submarine, which had left the southern city of Ushuaia for Mar del Plata in Argentina...

Ruta 32 Infrastructure Works In Limbo

In Costa Rica, the Solis administration is trying to give the order to begin the construction and extension...

Eco-tourism in Costa Rica

Nature reserves in rainforests, protection programs for threatened flora and fauna, organically farmed cacao for cocoa production -...

Miss Peru Pageant Protests Gender Violence to International Applause, but not all Peruvians Are Clapping

When contestants in this year's Miss Peru contest exposed the alarming numbers related to violence against women, the international...

“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rica’s Presidential Election

Costa Rica is just months away from a presidential election, set to take place on February 4, 2018....

Switzerland to Take Part in Bi-Oceanic Train Route Through 5 South American Countries

Switzerland has officially joined the bi-oceanic train project that will connect five South American countries as well as...

Number of Women Jailed in Mexico Increases Due to Drugs

(Prensa Latina) The number of women jailed in Mexico for crimes associated with drug trafficking increased in recent...

Panama In Retaliation Against Colombia

If the request by the Panamanian Ministry of Commerce and Industries prospers, a new tax of up to...

Costa Rica Ambassador Says ‘India I Love You, But…’

While the Delhi-based diplomatic community has been complaining of air pollution privately, the Costa Rican ambassador to India,...

5 Bungalow Options in Costa Rica

When it comes to lodging options for visitors to Costa Rica, the selection is about as wide-ranging as...

The Earth Shook For Melissa Mora, Literally, During Marriage Proposal

Wait, was that the Earth shaking? That was what Costa Rican model and singer Melissa Mora felt Sunday...

The Dirtiest Spots on Airplanes

When it comes to flying, nothing about a close proximity to strangers and bathrooms for hours on end...

Aresep Inspections Ensure Quantity And Quality of Gasoline Dispensed

The Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (ARESEP) - Regulatory Authority of Public Services - often comes under...

iPhone X: the link between the cellphone and the Nobel Prize of Economics

Apple Computer Inc. is close to becoming the first trillion-dollar company. The iPhone X celebrates the first decade...

‘Offshore Magic Circle’ Law Firm Has Record of Compliance Failures

(ICIJ) When Robert Woods, an ex-cop from Liverpool, took a job in early 2006 as a compliance manager...

In El Salvador Gangs, Not Government ‘Rule’ the Country, Citizens Say

(Insightcrime.org) Respondents to a recent survey in El Salvador were far more likely to believe that gangs --...

Former U.S. Ambassador To Costa Rica Dances With The Stars

Leaving the foreign service — especially when a new president is elected and you are told to leave...

Every Ten Minutes One Girl Dies From Sexual Crime in Peru, Beauty Queens Reveal

Instead of talking about their body measurements, Miss Peru 2018 participants on October 29 have highlighted statistics detailing...

Costa Rica Has Highest Percentage of Immigrants

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of immigrants in Central America, according to the study Labor Market and...

Democracy, Armed forces and Police, the most trusted institutions in Uruguay

(Merco Press) Support for democracy in Uruguay reached 70% this year, two points higher than in 2016, and...

Seeking The American Dream, Women End Up Being Exploited in Costa Rica

The "American Dream" of several women in Costa Rica never came to be. The promises of a promising...

The Water Crisis: A New Water Law for Costa Rica

Costa Rica's Legislature last Thursday (Nov. 2) approved, in first debate, a new law on the management of...

The Most Beautiful Women In Costa Rica In One Place, And At The Same Time

It seemed an impossible task, but finally, on Sunday, November 5, after two months of planning, six of...

San Jose From Above

San Jose, Costa Rica. One of the best places to watch life is from a plane and with...

Changeover From Analog To Digital Television Postponed

The Government announced Friday afternoon that it will delay for at least 20 months the change of the...

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Will Chinese Tourists Head For Panama?

Businessmen from the Panamanian tourist sector welcome the arrival of Air China flights in March 2018, but say that it will be a challenge...

Why Story of Russia’s Meddling in 2018 Mexican Vote Causes Laughter

The rumors of Russia's alleged intention to interfere in the 2018 Mexican presidential elections are completely groundless and ridiculous, Carlos Figueroa Ibarra, researcher at...

Agony in Argentina

The relatives of the missing crew have taken the news about the alleged submarine explosion with shock, some of them being lost for words,...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Abu Dhabi

Costa Rica's UAE embassy was officially opened in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, by foreign affairs minister Manuel Gonzalez Sanz, in the...

VSU Senior Studies Abroad in Costa Rica

For one Valdosta State University (VSU) Senior, studying abroad was an opportunity to not only travel and learn about another culture, it was a...

Free Market Culture: Over 70% of Latin Americans Support Free Trade, Survey Finds

A study developed by the Inter-American Development Bank and the Latinobarómetro Corporation revealed that more than 70 percent of Latin Americans are in favor...

Cuba’s Education Farce: There Is No Room for Young Independent Thinkers

One of the cruelest monopolies that dictatorships invariably control — and Cuba is no exception — is, without a doubt, the education system. It is...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Red Alert Declared For Pacific, Central Valley and Northern Zone

The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

Nothing Escaped Nate!

Nothing escaped Nate! Floods, rivers overflowing their banks, houses destroyed, families uprooted, schools closed, roads and bridges damaged or destroyed and farms and plantations...

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