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Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities

Costa Rican gems like Santa Elena and Monteverde must create spaces for the people in their communities, not just attractions for their tourists.

Letter to the Editor: The story of the Cortez Amarillo, or how a country loses its own land

"Life in Costa Rica isn’t perfect and it comes with its fair share of stresses, but in general I found the Costa Rican people to be genuinely kind, patient and proud of their country."

The rise of the #metoo movement through the eyes of two Costa Rican teenage girls

As two 14-year-old Costa Rican teenage girls, we are often stared at or followed by men when we walk down the street, and this makes us feel uncomfortable and unsafe. This has to change.

Stronger together: A feminist’s view on the 8M March in Costa Rica

This year the agreed upon slogan for #8M was Más juntas que nunca, meaning collectivity and togetherness would be at the very core of the women’s march.

‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica

Last month, The Costa Rican School of Opportunities opened in San José. It already has 75 adult students working toward obtaining a high school degree.
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Central American Countries Declare Emergency as Dengue Deaths Rise

A hundred people have died this year from a dengue outbreak in Central America, where the most affected country is Guatemala, with half of...

Maritime Patrols Intensify as Panama Tightens Border Control

Panama reinforced maritime surveillance on Thursday, after closing some passages in the Darién jungle to control the arrival of migrants traveling to the United...

Talamanca Coastal Plan Sparks Controversy and Calls for Investigation

Several environmental organizations and lawmakers have asked authorities to investigate the alleged conflict of interest and influence peddling by occupants of the Maritime Terrestrial...