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What is Endive? The Leafy Green that Thrashes Lettuce in Vitamin Content

Endive is a salad delight that is surprisingly easy to grow in the tropical home garden. Known as endibia in Spanish, endive (Cichorium endivia)...

Managing GERD Without Medication

Burning aching or pain in the stomach or esophagus; reflux of stomach contents that is often worse at night in bed; burping or a...

What are Diatoms and how are they used in Costa Rica?

A key ally in natural pest control is now available in Costa Rica.

Monkeypox: Costa Rica has supplies for real-time diagnosis

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) provided Costa Rica with a donation that allows real-time detection of monkeypox genetic material in different...

Monkeypox cases could be the “tip of the iceberg”, says WHO

The 200 cases of monkeypox reported in recent weeks outside countries where it usually circulates could be the "tip of the iceberg," the World...

A Handy Herb for any Costa Rican Garden

This hardy, wild plant requires average soil and has no major pest problem. Keep in mind that chanca piedras isn’t a magic bullet, but serves as an aid in the treatment.
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Costa Rica’s Main Caribbean Highway Plagued by Instability

The National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models of the University of Costa Rica (LANAMME-UCR) conducted an assessment of Route 32 and found at...

Unraveling the Mystery of a Costa Rican Expat’s Past

Expats come to Costa Rica for all types of reasons; Some come to live, some to die. Some are running from something, others in...

Costa Rica’s OIJ Raids SETENA Offices Over Alleged Permit Irregularities

Early this morning, agents of the Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) conducted a series of raids at the National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) due to...