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San José, Costa Rica—When Sandra was arrested for smuggling drugs into a men’s prison...

Why Cryptocurrency Naysayers Are on the Wrong Side of History

By Justin Faber. On March 10, 1876, a new invention sent an invisible electrical...

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The Department of Homeland Security has confirmed that it will eliminate the Temporary Protected...

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Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the...

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(History.com) Drug trafficking in the United States dates back to the 19th century. From...

Monger Culture: Sex tourism and HIV in Costa Rica

To commemorate the World AIDS Day, today December 1, we feature the article "Monger...

Why People Give Their Money Away – And Why They Don’t

Do you wish you had more money? Most people do. And even though people work...

Ivanka and The Fugitive From Panama

(REUTERS) PANAMA CITY/TORONTO - In the spring of 2007, a succession of foreigners, many...

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...

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...

NAFTA Unlikely To Hurt Mexico-U.S. Security Ties, But Election Might

(Reuters) - Mexico’s threats to weaken U.S. narcotics and migration co-operation if NAFTA dies...

Tipping Points Over Crossed: Emergency in New Delhi

The following is a post on Facebook by Costa Rica Ambassador to India, Marieal...

Tax Avoidance Is A Booming Industry

The so-called Paradise Papers may sound familiar – leaked documents from a law firm...

‘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...

“Paradise Papers”: Is Costa Rica Involved?

The most recent leak made by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is...

Is daylight saving time worth the trouble? Research says no

Daylight saving time (DST) ends Sunday, when clocks in many parts of the United...

The Roots of Exodus: Why Are People Compelled to Leave their Homes?

(IPS) - Facts are facts, and one of them is that while everybody...

How the coffee industry is about to get roasted by climate change

Fall is always a good time to create new habits, and coffee chains know...

Communism Is the Disease It Tried to Cure

(Richard M. Ebeling) From Radical Revolutionaries to Privileged Bureaucrats. The great German sociologist, Max Weber...

Cocaine Consumption On the Rise? Think Again

Colombia's coca cultivation boom is not only being blamed for increased cocaine consumption in...

Report from Mexico earthquakes: spotlight falls on politicians in aftermath of latest tragedy

(Q24N) I was in Mexico City on September 7 when the biggest earthquake in...

Massachusetts executed two Italian immigrants 90 years ago: Why the global fallout still matters

“No story…just a couple of wops in a jam.” Ninety years ago, on Aug....

The Big Challenge of the NAFTA Renegotiations

After months of feverish lobbying by industry to save the 23-year-old pact, renegotiations of...

Can Ayahuasca, the ‘sacred plant’ of the Amazon, help addiction and depression?

Ayahuasca goes by many names: Daime, Vegetal, Hoasca, Kamarampi, Huni … whatever you call...

Women Hold The Future of Latin America

In 1990, only 33.61% of Latin American woman were part of the workforce. By...

Modern slavery and tourism: when holidays and human exploitation collide

Holidays are a privilege that many who are fortunate to take them look forward...

Can tourism alleviate global poverty?

Wouldn’t it be great if something as simple and pleasurable as international travel could...

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

First came the Panama Papers, then the BahamasLeaks. Journalists continue to shed light on...

Time to Get Serious about Child Marriage in Latin America

(Human Rights Wathc) When Honduras parliamentarians this week unanimously passed a bill making child...

A bridge between Latin America and Asia

It’s been a little more than 5 years since the Pacific Alliance was formed....

On July 4, The United States Celebrates Independence – But For Who?

Q JOURNAL - TeleSUR spoke to Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Konrad Aderer, Ron Gochez...

Governments Support Trump’s Aim to Block Central American Migrants

Q REPORTS (IPS) - Trying to make it into the United States as an...

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