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Amazon Indigenous lands prevent disease, save billions: study

Protected Indigenous reservations in the Amazon rainforest absorb thousands of tones of airborne pollution each year, saving around $2 billion annually in healthcare costs...

Scientists make ‘disturbing’ find on remote island: plastic rocks

There are few places on Earth as isolated as Trindade island, a volcanic outcrop a three- to four-day boat trip off the coast of...

Rio Carnival Costumes Get a Second Life

Proudly, Regina Coeli adorns herself with a spectacular crown of green and orange feathers. She prepares to parade in a "escola" in a town...

Rio Carnival 2023: A Vibrant Celebration of Life and Democracy

Rio de Janeiro's mayor declared the world's biggest carnival officially open Friday for the first full-scale edition in three years, calling it a celebration...

The deforestation of Brazil’s Amazon region saw a decrease of 61% in January

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest was down 61 percent in January -- Leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's first month back in the...

Brazil begins paying final respects to football giant Pele

An emotional Brazil began paying its final respects Monday to football legend Pele with a wake at the stadium where he first took the...
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Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Kevin Costner Vacations in Costa Rica

One of Hollywood's most distinguished personalities, Kevin Costner, has chosen the land of ‘Pura Vida’ for his latest gateway. The acclaimed U.S. actor, director, and...

13 Barely Useful Language Tips for Mastering Costa Rican Spanish

Learning a new language requires study, persistence, enthusiasm, and most importantly, the ability to laugh at oneself. Always keep in mind that no one...

Air France-KLM Group Expands Service to Costa Rica

Starting December 4, Air France will operate a daily flight between San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Meanwhile, KLM will...