In August, everywhere you turn there is some incredible event celebrating Afro-Costa Ricans and their profound historical contributions to Costa Rica.
In addition to economic concerns, a new plan addresses Afro-descendent culture and access to justice. Among that plan’s call to action are policies to improve access to employment opportunities and public services, and programs to educate children about racial stereotypes.
UN committee asks Costa Rica to remove ‘Cocori’ from grade school classrooms citing the book’s ‘racist connotations’
The U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination said its members worried about the use of school texts that can “be interpreted as having a stereotypical vision of minorities, especially of indigenous or Afro-Caribbean populations."
The aggressions against lawmakers Epsy Campbell and Maureen Clarke began in late April when the congresswomen asked the culture ministry to withdraw funding for a musical adaptation of the controversial novel Cocorí.
Rodrigo Chaves voted in favor of the appointment of the Daniel Ortega regime's candidate, Werner Vargas, as Secretary General of the Central American Integration...
The Catholic Church of Nicaragua reported Friday that the police notified it that for "security reasons" the procession to close the Marian congress and...
Costa Rica will host the Central America Business Conference from August 21 to 23. The government announced this through a press release. In this meeting,...