Costa Ricans Upset Over World Cup Qualifying Match Held in Blizzard

On Friday night, a World Cup qualifying match between a team in Commerce City, CO and Costa Rica’s national team in Colorado was played through, despite blizzard conditions. As conditions worsened from cold to snowy, to outright blizzard, Costa Ricans grew from concerned to outraged because they felt it was unfair to have a team […]

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Costa Rica Calls for Arms Treaty

On Monday, representatives from more than 150 countries gathered at the United Nations in New York to begin negotiations on arms trade. The global arms treaty that would in effect be the first international agreement that would regulate the $70 billion arms trade is being discussed. There are 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners that are pushing for […]

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Costa Rica Has Joined Earth Hour on March 23rd

The World Wildlife Federation (WWF) created an event, Earth Hour, which aims to help raise public awareness about the need to act on the climate change crisis. The event will be held on March 23rd at 8:30 pm for one hour. Costa Rica has signed up to join the global cause. In 2012, Earth Hour […]

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A Community Comes Together to Help a Family

Dicter Mendoza, an ice cream vendor in Esperanza, and his family were awakened by a storm and heavy winds tearing through their home. He stated to the Tico Times “The first [part of the house] fell, then the others came soon after. When we got up there was nothing; no walls, no kitchen, everything was scattered.” […]