How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica
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How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

Read more: Rescue operations, recovery continue after Tropical Storm Nate In one of our stories on Friday regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, we included a few…

Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels
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Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 27, 2017

CEPIA, the Guanacaste-based organization that helps hundreds of at-risk children and families in its area, has taken a bold step to lower their operational costs in order…

Former U.S. Ambassador launches campaign for cancer awareness, funding in Costa Rica
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Former U.S. Ambassador launches campaign for cancer awareness, funding in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - September 24, 2017

Sponsored by the Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation and Amigos of Costa Rica. Former U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney – now known to millions of Costa Rican…

New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States
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New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States

Katherine Stanley - July 13, 2017

At the end of July, students from Costa Rica’s public Vocational High Schools and public schools with International Baccalaureate programs will be able to apply for a…

New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life
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New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life

Katherine Stanley - June 8, 2017

A new campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds for organizations leading the way in the conservation and sustainable use of Costa Rica’s oceans. The “Protect What…

Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado
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Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado

Elizabeth Lang - February 22, 2017

At the request of La Carpio community leaders, we are presenting this series in translation for Spanish-language readers. Read the original English series, which we published in January,…

La Carpio’s cultural rebellion
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La Carpio’s cultural rebellion

Elizabeth Lang - January 13, 2017

Part Four of a four-part series. Read Parts One, and Two and Three!  Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a country's toughest neighborhood?…

Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering
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Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering

Elizabeth Lang - January 12, 2017

Part Three of a four-part series. Read Part One here and Part Two here. Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a…

Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth
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Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth

Elizabeth Lang - January 9, 2017

Part Two in a four-part series. Read Part One here. Is it possible for a single organization to transform one of Costa Rica’s toughest neighborhoods? La Carpio, the shantytown…

Rebuilding the community of La Carpio through cultural education
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Rebuilding the community of La Carpio through cultural education

Elizabeth Lang - January 6, 2017

Is it possible for a single organization to transform one of Costa Rica's toughest neighborhoods? La Carpio, the shantytown located in La Uruca, San José, is synonymous in the…