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ATMs dispense more than money: The dirt and dope that’s on your cash

We live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door...

Is Mexico ready for gay marriage?

In September, some 100 cities in all 32 Mexican states hosted a so-called “March for the Family” – protests against a proposal to legalise...

Wonder Woman: feminist icon or symbol of oppression?

It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder Woman would...

Latin America’s Rural Exodus Undermines Food Security

Q24N (IPS) - In Latin America and the Caribbean, which account for 12 per cent of the planet’s arable land, and one-third of its...

Cartago Kicks Up A Fuss Over San Jose’s New Brand “SJO Vive”

On Wednesday, the Municipality of San José officially unveiled its brand "SJO Vive" to attract Ticos and foreigners to Costa Rica's capital. The ceremony, led...

Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Moving To Costa Rica

(HUFFPOST) “I’m thinking about moving to Costa Rica,” are words I see every day in emails, Facebook messages, and from people who have read...

Costa Rica Opens Embassy in Azerbaijan

Costa Rica's Foreign minister Manuel Gonzales, who is on an official visit to Baku, announced the opening of an embassy in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan Foreign Minister Elmar...

The Best Online Degrees for Starting a Business in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s rising stars with an increasingly diverse economy that has moved beyond tourism and agriculture to encompass a...

Former Head of The Fuerza Publica Arrested For Alleged Drug Links

Who would know more about police strategy and tactics other than a former head of the nation's police force? And that is possible why...

Receiving Child Porn On Your Mobile Phone Can Land You In Jail in Costa Rica

Q COSTA RICA - Pay close attention, receiving erotic images of minors on your smartphone via apps such as WhatsApp could expose you to...

Regulation for Solidary Associations

Q COSTA RICA - Regulations are being prepared to supervise the activities of Asociación Solidaristas (Solidarity Associations), whose volume of credits is equivalent to...

Colombia’s peso at 7-month high as global oil prices tumble

The Colombian Peso is trading above the 3,000 benchmark The Colombian peso lost 7 months of gains against the U.S. dollar, Tuesday, trading above the...

More Venezuelans Flee to Colombia As Situation Worsens

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Six men and women rise from worn, flattened mattresses as the first hint of dawn stretches over a Colombian neighborhood known...

The Best Online Degrees for Working in the United States

Online degrees have changed the face of education and their unique model has several advantages, from greater flexibility in workload and course completion time...

How to Travel Around Costa Rica While Studying for a Degree

Ah, Costa Rica: where you can hike through rainforests or up volcanoes, see a variety of wild animals in their natural habitat and live...

Cuba slams Trump’s reversal of newfound friendship

Pictures of Cuba’s late President Fidel Castro hang on a wall as tourists ride in a vintage car in downtown Havana, Cuba, June 16,...

Men Who Commit Femicide Lose Rights Over Their Children in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES (IPS) - In January 2008, Rosana Galliano was shot to death in Exaltación de la Cruz, a rural municipality 80 km from...

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