Yes, giving money to very poor people will make their lives better — just ask Ecuador

Q24N - Is eradicating poverty, a goal the United Nations’ hopes to achieve by 2030, actually feasible? New...

Ecuador Urges Citizenry to Get Involved in Reconstruction

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian Vice-president Jorge Glas urged all citizens to get involved in the reconstruction of the...

Galapagos Islands, Ecuadorian Jewel, Shows Beauty to the World

(Prensa Latina) With the documentary, Galapagos, Islands in Evolution, released today, Ecuador will show the diversity and beauty...

Ecuador’s populist electoral victory for Moreno shows erosion of democracy

(Q24N) After 10 years in power, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa will step down. However, political power isn’t...

After a tense election, Ecuador is divided over its political future

(Q24N)  After three tense days of waiting, Ecuador’s National Electoral Council has confirmed that former vice president Lenin...

Ecuador Prolongs Asylum for Wikileaks Founder Assange

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said that his country would continue to support and provide asylum to WikiLeaks founder...

Time Is Running Out for WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in Ecuadorian Embassy

Q24N - An opinion poll has suggested the next President of Ecuador is set to be the man...

Quito’s Last Porn Cinemas Hang On In Internet Age

  QUITO, Ecuador (AFP) - For a genre built on frenzied promiscuity, pornography draws a remarkably faithful crowd in...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence...

Ecuador’s President Lenín Moreno tries to bury the legacy of his predecessor

LESS than a year after electing a president, Ecuadoreans will vote on whether to bar a former one...

Ecuador: Drones strengthen security in high-risk areas

QUITO, Ecuador – Ecuador in January unveiled its first unmanned aircraft, or drone, completely manufactured within the country,...

Ecuador’s Unannounced Border Wall Angers Peruvian Officials

(Q24N) Peru is urging Ecuador to “immediately” halt the construction of a wall being built along their border, arguing...

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Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

Shrimp Conflict Between Mexico and Honduras Continues

It has been four months since Mexican authorities blocked shrimp imports from Honduras, with no solution in sight in the short term. Alleging the presence...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica: The Next Tulum

(Nytimes.com) As Tulum has become overrun with Los Angelenos and New Yorkers trying to recreate the cultures of their own hometowns in a more...

Costa Rica’s Election: It Wasn’t the Economy, Stupid!

Is it the economy, stupid? A preliminary analysis would have concluded that such a maxim would prevail in Costa Rica’s presidential race: unemployment is...

Canada To Open Free Trade Talks With Mercosur Group Of South American Countries

(Reuters) - The Canadian government plans to open free trade talks with the four-nation Mercosur trading bloc in South America, an official said on...

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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...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

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...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

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...

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Telethon To Raise ¢703 Million Colones

COSTA RICA EXTRA -- The annual Telethon (Teletón in Spanish) kicked off this weekend at the San José Palacio, and to the surprise of...

Time to collect the cops and replace the potholes!

CRHoy.com offers up a little Tico humour, the police officer rounding up the police cutouts, saying "well...the mr. is gone, time to collect the...

Pilot Program Motivates Costa Rica Inmates To Dream Of A Better Tuture

QCOSTARICA - "We learned things we never imagined. We did not know that behind a small page (web) was a host of new codes...

Most Mexicans Think Government El Chapo Escape

According to a new poll, 77% of Mexicans believe that government officials helped drug cartel leader El Chapo to escape from prison, and less...

Costa Rica Call for Monopoly on Biofuels

QCOSTARICA - Palm producers claim to have sufficient inventory and are asking for exclusivity in the supply of raw material for the production of...