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Costa Rica Closes Out 2016 with the Lowest Poverty Rate in Seven Years

Costa Rica Closes Out 2016 with the Lowest Poverty Rate in Seven Years

(Q COSTA RICA) Costa Rica closes out 2016 with the lowest poverty in seven years, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC). More than 10,000 households rose about the poverty line, and 10,000 left what is considered extreme poverty, according to the Encuesta Nacional de Hogares (ENAHO)- national household survey. Vice […]

What Prevents Us from Eradicating Poverty is Within Ourselves

What Prevents Us from Eradicating Poverty is Within Ourselves

Q COSTA RICA – Per Bylund, a libertarian thinker, recently tweeted: “What causes poverty? Nothing. It is the original state, the starting point. The real question is: What causes prosperity?” Bylund refers to the original state of humanity as a whole, and not to particular individuals. During the Stone Age, for example, people at that […]

The Most Miserable Countries In The World. Where Does Costa Rica Stand?

The Most Miserable Countries In The World. Where Does Costa Rica Stand?

QCCOSTARICA – A report by the Cato Institute reveals that Honduras and Costa Rica are the countries with the highest rates of poverty in Central America and in the region. In South America, the most miserable countries at the end of 2014 are  Venezuela and Argentina. To prepare the report, Cato sums up figures such […]

Minors Alone Cross The Costa Rica – Nicaragua Border

Minors Alone Cross The Costa Rica – Nicaragua Border

COSTA RICA NEWS – More than one minor, travelling alone, is found by Costa Rican officials to cross the Costa Rica – Nicaragua border. Some cross at Los Chiles, others by boat on the San Juan river. The Patronato Nacional de la Infancia (PANI) – Costa Rica’s child welfare agency – confirmed that in the […]