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Unicef accuses rich countries, including Costa Rica, of endangering children

Most rich countries are creating unhealthy, dangerous and harmful conditions for children around the world, according to a report by Unicef's Innocenti Research Center,...

One in three minors in Costa Rica lives in poverty, UNICEF says

One in three children under 18 years of age in Costa Rica lives in poverty.

Massive increase of migrant children at Mexico-US border: UNICEF

The number of migrant children trying to reach the United States from Mexico has increased ninefold since the beginning of the year, UNICEF said

Weekly commute by canoe for Panama teacher to reach off-grid village kids

Once a week, teacher Graciela Bouche takes a canoe from her small town in the Panama rainforest to an indigenous village.

Prolonged school closings challenge patience in Panama

In Panama, children and their parents are suffering more and more with the prolonged closure of schools.

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

Experts fear that the coronavirus crisis will destroy advances of recent years in access to education in Latin America, forcing the poorest children to look for work.

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: April 8, 2019

Lifeguard programs, a chat with the UNICEF director and some of the best ceviche in Jacó. This and more in this Weekly Digest.

UNICEF executive director talks drought, immigration during visit to Costa Rica

The Tico Times spoke with Henrietta Fore to discuss her role as UNICEF's executive director and the organization's goals in Costa Rica and Central America. 

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