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UN Calls for Protection of Costa Rica’s Indigenous People’s Rights

The United Nations (UN) issued a statement calling for respect for the rights of indigenous people. August 9 is the International Day of the...

Teamwork feeds 800 indigenous Costa Rica students

According to United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the number of undernourished people in the world continued to rise in 2021. Between 720-811...

Costa Rica celebrates Afro-Descendants’ Month

August has been recognized as the Historic Month of Afro-descendants in Costa Rica since 2018. This acknowledgment highlights the contribution of the Afro-descendant culture...

Ngäbe indigenous population receives training and certification from the University of Costa Rica

The Ngäbe indigenous population received a certificate after training from the University of Costa Rica in first aid and infectious diseases. The 15 trained...

Bishop of Tilarán-Liberia asks La Negrita to intercede for the people of Nicaragua

Monsignor Manuel Eugenio Salazar condemned the recent expulsion from Nicaragua of the Missionaries of Mother Teresa of Calcutta and prayed for the Nicaraguan people...

Finding La Negrita in Costa Rica: A Story of Coming Home

Columnist Natasha Gordon-Chipembere explores the history of Costa Rica's beloved La Negrita and her role in Afro-Costa RIcan history.

Costa Rica’s Plan for Waste Management during La Romería

Costa Rica’s traditional Romería is one of the most awaited and enjoyed events. After two years of the pandemic, thousands of Catholics walk to...

Costa Rica Rock n Roll History Lesson: The legacy of Anestesia Local

For anyone willing to listen, Costa Rica has enjoyed a dynamic history when it comes to its original pop/rock  bands and this subculture has...

La Romería in Costa Rica: From 1635 to Now

On the morning of Aug. 2, 1635, a young indigenous girl named Juana Pereira went to collect firewood as she did every morning. She...

Costa Rica International Book Fair returns

After two years of virtually hosting the International Book Fair due to the pandemic, the 2022 event will be held at the Costa Rica...
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