Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicole Arrea, the Costa Rican high school student who helped draft a law to reduce food waste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 25, 2018

San Miguel de Santo Domingo — In Latin America and the Caribbean, nearly 40 million people suffer from undernourishment, according to data from the Food and Agriculture…

Demonstrators march against gender violence: ‘If you are in a relationship and in love, it’s difficult to see that something is wrong’
Femicides
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Femicides
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Demonstrators march against gender violence: ‘If you are in a relationship and in love, it’s difficult to see that something is wrong’

Duncan Anderson - September 24, 2018

Demonstrators gathered this weekend to raise awareness about cases of violence against women in Costa Rica. Approximately 100 people marched from the National University of Costa Rica…

Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Tico Times 360: Whale watching tour in Marino Ballena National Park

The Tico Times - September 24, 2018

It's whale watching season in Costa Rica. Every year, thousands of humpback whales come to Costa Rica to give birth. The warm waters keep predators at bay…

Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Poetry, Cacique and memories at San José’s cultural dive bar: La Bohemia

Natalia Díaz - September 23, 2018

La Bohemia is something you can really only experience sitting with a self-made cheapskate gin and tonic in hand, watching the bar's natural course take place on…

In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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In search of sustainability in Limón: What is sustainability?

Dr. Khosrow Farahbakhsh - September 23, 2018

I still remember the day I was asked to teach thermodynamics to a class of third year engineering students. I was terrified because I hated the topic…

Off the eaten path: Cantina X
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Cantina X

William Ayre - September 21, 2018

You’ll find one of the best chifrijos in the country at the base of a mountain near Salitral in Santa Ana at a spot I will call…

Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer
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Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer

Manuel Martínez - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica’s known for great surfing spots like Jacó, Hermosa, Tamarindo, Grande and Salsa Brava, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. That’s where I started…

Unions and government start talks to end strike
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News
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Unions and government start talks to end strike

AFP and The Tico Times - September 19, 2018

Representatives from the government and public-sector unions got together Wednesday in a preliminary meeting to seek an agreement to stop the general strike that has gripped the…

Venezuelans fume after Nicolas Maduro filmed dining with celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’ in Turkey
Latin America
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Latin America
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Venezuelans fume after Nicolas Maduro filmed dining with celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’ in Turkey

AFP - September 18, 2018

Impoverished Venezuelans have reacted with fury after videos of President Nicolas Maduro gorging on succulent pieces of meat in a restaurant owned by a celebrity Turkish chef…

Ex-president Cristina Kirchner charged in Argentina corruption scandal
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Argentina
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Ex-president Cristina Kirchner charged in Argentina corruption scandal

AFP / Liliana Samuel - September 18, 2018

Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner was charged with corruption on Monday as a judge asked that her legislative immunity be lifted so she can be detained. She is…