From the beginning, the U.S. government’s decade-long crackdown on abuse of prescription drugs has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering “pill mills” would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.
For many, the “organic” label is synonymous with better health, higher nutrient value lower calories and a premium price to match. But are organic products actually better for us? Are they worth the additional cost?
According to Solís’ environmental advisor, Patricia Madrigal, the party plans to set a more realistic date for carbon neutrality, likely around 2025.
Kudos to Oscar-winner Jared Leto for reminding us that democratic revolutions are occurring in two hemispheres, not one. Sadly, U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, focusing on other important issues, ignored both for weeks.
The governments of the United States, Mexico and Guatemala formed a special body Friday to fight drug trafficking and organized crime.
Vietnam said its search planes spotted oil slicks in the sea near where a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people mysteriously vanished on Saturday, in the first hint at the aircraft’s possible fate.
The Baile de la Panadera, or the Baker’s Dance, is so obscure that many people who make a point of knowing every cultural event in Costa Rica haven’t heard about it.
International Women’s Day feature: Indigenous women in Guatemala occupy the bottom rung of the socioeconomic ladder. But that is changing.
The isthmus saw a 4.2 percent increase in U.S. tourists in 2013 — up to almost 2.5 million compared to 2.39 million in 2012.
Investors in the U.S. state of Michigan made up the majority of alleged victims in what investigators are describing as multi-million dollar real estate fraud in the central Pacific tourist town of Jacó, reported WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday.