Now in its third edition, the contest, which challenges students from the university’s Collective Communication Science Department to produce a short film in just two days, resulted in 10 films showcased Oct. 2 at the UCR Law School Auditorium.
Two indigenous groups in the Amazon have taken radical action to reduce illegal logging, tying up loggers, torching their trucks and tractors, and kicking them off the reserves. As a result, such logging has sharply declined in these territories.
A total of 294 people died in road accidents, up from the 253 traffic deaths recorded during the same period of 2014, according to the Traffic Police.
A rescue at Cocos Island has drawn attention to the national park’s vulnerability and the lack of resources for park rangers.
Frogs are dying off at an alarming rate in Central America and in other tropical areas — and it’s not clear why.
The U.S. State Department opened its diversity visa program, or lottery, on Oct. 1, promising 50,000 permanent resident visas for next year. Costa Ricans are eligible to apply.
The family of an 86-year-old Cuban-American killed and stuffed into a barrel on his ranch in southern Costa Rica last month now faces a new source of grief — hundreds of squatters have moved onto the dead man’s land, forcing the family to file for their eviction.
Miller, a solo artist and guitarist for Sting and many others, will perform in Costa Rica on Oct. 14 at the Jazz Café Escazú, southwest of the capital.
Insisting that “our country is better than this,” an emotional Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. must get serious about gun control and be willing to take on the entrenched politics surrounding guns.
A heavily-armed U.S. gunship designed to provide added firepower to special operations forces was responsible for shooting and killing 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan over the weekend, Pentagon officials said on Monday.