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Pandemic puts ‘education on hold’ for millions of children in Latin America: UNICEF report
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Pandemic puts ‘education on hold’ for millions of children in Latin America: UNICEF report

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - November 9, 2020

The closure of schools in Latin America and the Caribbean due to the Covid-19 pandemic threatens the education of millions of children, especially the poorest, which is…

Spending on education in Latin America will fall 9% in 2020
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Latin America
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Spending on education in Latin America will fall 9% in 2020

AFP and The Tico Times - August 26, 2020

Spending on education in Latin America and the Caribbean will fall by 9% during 2020, due to the sharp contraction of GDP in the region due to…

Costa Rica up to 26 confirmed coronavirus cases: Updates from Friday
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica up to 26 confirmed coronavirus cases: Updates from Friday

The Tico Times - March 13, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 26 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Friday afternoon. The figure marks a three-person increase over Thursday's report. It also…

Tico-Chilean couple seeks to turn any classroom into a science lab
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Tico-Chilean couple seeks to turn any classroom into a science lab

L. Arias - July 14, 2016

A Tico-Chilean couple is looking to improve science learning in Costa Rica with a new experiment-based teaching program based on mobile laboratories. The modules are designed to give students…

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Costa Rica, US team up to keep kids out of gangs, and that’s just G.R.E.A.T.

George Rodríguez - June 9, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/sanjose.usembassy/photos/a.10154020338653228.1073741986.71189598227/10154020338788228/?type=3&theater With an acronym like “G.R.E.A.T.,” how can you go wrong? G.R.E.A.T. stands for “Gang Resistance Education And Training,” and it’s a new program here sponsored by…