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Body of newlywed man found in Costa Rica

The body of a Massachusetts man who was swept away by floodwaters while honeymooning...

Journalism for Democracy, Caught Between Bullets and Censorship in Latin America

(IPS) - The murder of journalists and changing forms of censorship show that freedom...

Letter to the Editor: Collect the taxes that are due!

What I am going to suggest as an answer to the fiscal crisis in...

Farmers Generate Their Own Electricity in El Salvador

Joya de Talchiga, EL SALVADOR (IPS) - In Lilian Gómez’s house, nestled in the...

Latin American Rural Women Call for Recognition and Policies

LIMA, PERU (IPS) - Rural women in Latin America play a key role with...

Vehicular Restrictions In Full Force Today

The Policia d Transito has taken to remind drivers that today, October 12, the...

The Feared Fuerza Pública (National Police) of Costa Rica

Pictures like this are priceless, two officers of the Fuerza Publica (National Police) help...

Peru Women Still Victims of Political Gender Gap

According to data by Peru’s National Office of Electoral Processes, only 19 women were...

Retiring Abroad? Here’s What You Need to Know

THERE'S SOMETHING UNDENIABLY appealing about the idea of living an expatriate adventure in retirement....

Latest climate science must mobilize us, not paralyze us

,(OPINION) San Jose - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations...

How Talking to Someone on a Plane Can Change Your Life

Talking to people on planes is a hotly debated topic. Some stick with their...

Court disctates precautionary measures to nightclub owners suspected of exploiting 25 women

The owner and the manager of the strip club (nightclub) Pantera Rosa, identified by...

Puntarenas Ferry Services Resumed

The Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes (MOPT) announced Monday, October 8, 2018, the...

Mexico Passes New “Anti-Meme” Law that Restricts Criticism of Politicians

(Panampost) - The international wave of cyber censorship has now arrived in Latin America,...

“Tyrannophilia”: The Love of Tyrants

The political scientist, and historian of ideas, Mark Lilla has coined the term tyrannophilia...

With drones and lasers, Costa Rica seeks to track its forests

SAN JOSE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Costa Rica has long monitored its forests and...

Paquera and Playa Naranjo ferry service suspended due to weather conditions

The Paquera and Playa Naranjo ferry services between Puntarenas and the Nicoya Peninsula has...

Women’s American Football in Costa Rica Kicks Off Sunday, October 7

For local American football fans in Costa Rica the long-awaited women’s league, Asociacion Deportiva...

Jale Berahimi

Former television host Jale Berahimi has well-accustomed followers on social networks with hot and...

Anthropology professor helps create website to track baby monkey in Costa Rica

A new website allows students to virtually follow a monkey through a jungle more...

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Officially Opens In Costa Rica

Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Costa Rica opened its doors on Monday, marking the opening...

“No Deal”

Costa Rica: an ideal place for seniors

By 2050, a quarter of Costa Rica's population will be 60 years old or...

Negotiating To End The National Strike

Government representatives and union leaders in a press conference explaining how close they are...

Latin America Showcases the Desperate Need for Term Limits

In 2010, Alvaro Uribe’s two terms as president of Colombia were drawing to a...

How humans fit into Google’s machine future

In 1998, Google began humbly, formally incorporated in a Menlo Park garage, providing search...

Turtle “Arribada” At Ostional

Thousands of turtles arrived this monday at Ostional beach in Guanacaste. Turtles nest at Ostional...

Nicaraguan Migrants Fleeing Turmoil Test Costa Rica’s Good Will

(NYT) - PEÑAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica — The three men, fearing for their lives,...

Latin America is facing its worst refugee crisis in its history

Venezuela is in the throes of a severe economic and humanitarian crisis. The incompetent,...

Bye bye bugs? Scientists fear non-pest insects are declining

(AP) — A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be...

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