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A small boost in microlending to the developing world could lift more than 10.5...

Online Sexual Exploitation of Children: An Alarming Trend Share

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Puppet of History: Panama’s Manuel Noriega

The late General Manuel Antonio Noriega has done more to demonstrate the bipolar nature...

The Best Online Degrees for Working in the United States

Online degrees have changed the face of education and their unique model has several...

Potential Net Migration Index Falls in Middle East, Latin America

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- People's desire to migrate permanently to other countries rebounded slightly between...

Statehood for Puerto Rico? Lessons from the last time the US added a star to its flag

On June 11, Puerto Ricans will vote on statehood. Even if Puerto Rico votes “yes,”...

‘If We Are Deported, Who Benefits?’

(Politico.com) Until a few weeks ago, I was working as a paralegal at an...

86% of the Most Dangerous Cities Are In Latin America

For the past fifteen years, global headlines have depicted, through harrowing imagery, the effects...

What rural, coastal Puerto Ricans can teach us about thriving in times of crisis

Q FRONT PAGE - Puerto Ricans are searching for solutions to the island’s worst...

Women Defenseless Against Sexual Harassment in Buses, Trains and Taxis

Q JOURNAL - Stories of women in Costa Rica being sexually harassed while riding...

How Costa Rica Used Overprint On 1922 Stamps To Promote Its Coffee

Q24N via Classic Stamps of the World -  Costa Rica, in Central America next...

Electric Cars Are Coming To Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA  (by Mitzi Stark ) Watch out for electric cars. Although there...

One Of The Strangest Jobs In The World Can Be Found In Costa Rica

One of the riskiest and strangest jobs in the world has to be in...

Offenders On The Move: Global Study On Sexual Exploitation of Children in Travel and Tourism 2016

The Global Study initiated by ECPAT International published today reveals that more children are...

Lives Cut Short

(Q24N) VENEZUELA - Luis Hernandez was a 13-year old seventh grader living in Petare,...

150.000 Young in Costa Rica Don’t Work Or Study

QCOSTARICA - In Costa Rica there are 147,959 young people aged between 15 and...

Life on the Streets Of Guanacaste, Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA by Ariana Crespo (Vozdeguanacaste.com) Waking up in bed, showering, eating breakfast, going to...

Five Reasons Sean Penn Failed as a ‘Journalist’ in ‘Chapo’ Interview

  Q24N by Steven Dudley (Insightcrime.org) Sean Penn’s exclusive interview with Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán...

“Macho Coca”, The Fishing Entrepreneur Accused Of Building The Biggest Drug Empire of Costa Rica”

QCOSTARICA - Why the nickname Macho Coca? Everybody calls me Gilbert or just Macho....

The Curious Case of Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA via Harvard International Review - In many respects, Costa Rica has been Latin...

American Arrested In Costa Rica For Promoting “Sex Tourism” Lingers in Jail “Indefinitely and Without Trial”

QCOSTARICA - The American arrested for promoting sex tourism in Costa Rica is reaching...

‘End of Times’ Cloud Phenomenon Spotted in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Residents of the Central Valley, especially in the area of Escazu, San...

Snakebites in Costa Rica Are Associated With Poverty, Weather Fluctuations, and El Niño

QCOSTARICA - Snakebites are environmental and occupational health hazards that mainly affect rural populations...

The Open Pit and the Great Green Macaw in Costa Rica

Reading about the struggle to regulate the mining industry in Latin America can be...

The Story Behind The “Sex Motel ” Tax

QCOSTARICA JOURNAL - As legislators continue their work on "modernizing" the tax on motels...

The Tico Immigrant

(QCOSTARICA) - The number of Costa Ricans living the United States has almost doubled...

Will The New Terminal Be A Den For Criminals In San Jose’s “Red Zone”?

(qCOSTARICA SPECIAL) - On Monday, August 3, the new bus terminal, "Terminal Central 7-10",...

TSE Denounces “Nonexistent” or Marriages of Convenience Every Other Day

(qCOSTARICA) Faced with complaints of "nonexistent" or "marriages of convenience" every other day, the...

Father Goes To Jail For Third Time For Child Support Debt

(qCOSTARICA) Jorge Pita, 70, today sits in a jail cell in La Reforma prison,...

The Language Of The Future and It’s Not English or Chinese

(QCOSTARICA) Spanish is one of the fastest growing languages in the world. This was...

Costa Rica Among Top “Defaulting” Countries

(QCOSTARICA)  Costa Rica is among the list of countries with the most "defaults" in...

Super Dads

  (QCOSTARICA - By Roberto Cruz, Vozdeguanacaste.com)  The arrival of a child is seen as...

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