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Tamales in Costa Rica – A Christmas Tradition

Tamales go deep in Costa Rican culture and they are one of the most accessible ways to tap into your inner Tico, especially during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

UN to Help Fight Corruption in Honduras but Challenge is Difficult

The UN and Honduras agreed this week to form a commission to investigate acts of corruption in the Central American country, but this initiative...

New Hammerhead Shark Nursery Discovered Near Galapagos

A third nursery used by scalloped hammerhead sharks to raise their pups has been discovered off the Galapagos Islands, a boon for a species...

Panama orders Canadian mining company to cease operations

Panama's President Laurentino Cortizo ordered Thursday the stoppage of operations in the country of Canadian copper giant First Quantum Minerals, which exploits the largest...

El Salvador Extends Emergency Rule to Gang Attacks

The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador, dominated by the ruling party, extended on Wednesday for the ninth time the emergency regime for a month...

Deforestation in Brazilian savannah increases 25% in one year

The deforested area in the Cerrado, the Brazilian savannah, increased 25% between August 2021 and July this year, with 10,689 km² destroyed, the highest...

Hyatt Centric to open in Costa Rica in 2024

Hyatt Hotels Corporation will introduce its Hyatt Centric brand to Costa Rica. Hyatt Centric Escazu, San José, is expected to open in 2024. This...

Costa Rica Coral Reefs: Understanding Their Importance

More than 900 Coral Reefs were restored in Costa Rica in 2022! Thanks to Coralmania, an initiative undertaken to protect marine biodiversity. What are coral...

Conditions Improve for Opposition Prisoners in Nicaragua

The prison conditions of more than 40 Nicaraguan opponents held in a Managua jail have improved and they have been allowed for the first...

Mountain biking in Costa Rica: 3 trails to pedal through

Costa Rica is a great destination for mountain biking, with a variety of terrain and trails to suit riders of all levels. The country...
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