Traveling to other countries to be vaccinated does not solve the Covid-19 crisis; it only proves the inequity in access to doses on the continent.
More than 7% of Costa Rica’s microenterprises closed in 2020, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INEC).
Poverty in Costa Rica reached 26.2% of households, the highest level since 1992, amid the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The last time that Costa Rica registered such a high level of poverty was in 1992, when it reached 29.4%.
The violence in Chile, usually one of the most stable countries in Latin America, is the worst experienced since returning to democracy.
Chile's death toll has risen to 11, authorities said on Monday, after three days of violent demonstrations and looting that saw President Sebastian Pinera...
Poverty in Costa Rica remained stable at 21% in the last year, while extreme poverty had a slight reduction of half a percentage point to 5.8%, the official statistical agency said Thursday.
The young people said they draw their primary support from family, friends and their churches.
Most any journey by car or bus in greater San José is, well, less than life-affirming. The train, however, cuts through barriers.
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