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IACHR mission visits Costa Rica to evaluate protections for indigenous communities
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Costa Rica
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IACHR mission visits Costa Rica to evaluate protections for indigenous communities

AFP and The Tico Times - May 21, 2019

Representatives of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) began on Monday a visit to Costa Rica to supervise protection measures for two indigenous peoples, following the…

5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rica’s indigenous Jirondai Project

The Tico Times - April 22, 2018

Preserving the ancestral traditions of Costa Rica's eight indigenous cultures: that's the mission that the Jirondai Project has been pursuing for 12 years now. The project has…

Costa Rican indigenous women to learn about solar power in India
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican indigenous women to learn about solar power in India

L. Arias - March 9, 2017

Four indigenous women belonging to Costa Rica's Gnöbe Bugle ethnic group will learn how to build, set up and maintain solar panels to bring electricity to their community in…

U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities

L. Arias - November 2, 2016

A group of 16 doctors, nurses, dentists and other specialists from the U.S. Southern Command are taking part in a joint humanitarian mission at an indigenous region in the…

Indigenous tour guides to open their own Bribri tour agency
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Indigenous tour guides to open their own Bribri tour agency

L. Arias - October 27, 2016

A group of Bribri people is working to open Costa Rica's first indigenous tour agency, aimed at showing adventurous travelers what their territory has to offer. The…

Costa Rica to use drones to deliver medicine to indigenous communities
Caja
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Caja
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Costa Rica to use drones to deliver medicine to indigenous communities

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Costa Rica’s Social Security System, or Caja, plans to start using drones to deliver medicine to remote indigenous communities. The plan, which the Caja says it will launch…

Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad
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Mexico indigenous group sees racism in Coca-Cola ad

AFP - December 2, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A Coca-Cola advertisement has caused a furor in Mexico as an indigenous group said Wednesday the images of young white people building a Christmas tree…