General Rainforest Facts

As the rainforest in Costa Rica is one of the most important ecosystems we have in the world, and it’s home to an astonishing 5% of the entire world’s animal population, we thought it’d be nice to brush up on our rainforest facts. Fact # 1: All of the world’s rainforests combined are home to […]


$3 Million Granted by World Bank to Help Reduce Carbon Emissions in Costa Rica

$3 million dollars will be received by Costa Rica to help further develop local projects that are being done to help Costa Rica reduce carbon emissions. These projects are being done through the Partnership for Market Readiness (PMR), which is a global alliance that was created by the World Bank in an effort to provide […]


New Global Protective Measures for Five Shark Species

On Monday, five shark species won international trade protection. This move is seen as a breakthrough in worldwide efforts to protect this predator from extinction due to it being hunted for its fins. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), made up of 178 members, did not completely ban shark trading. Instead, they […]


Medical Travel International Business Summit 2013 to be Held in Costa Rica

Costa Rica will be hosting the fourth edition of the Medical Travel International Business Summit this year. The event is from April 24 through April 26th in the Hotel Los Suenos Marriott in Playa Herradura, Puntarenas. 250 businesses, spanning over 15 countries, will be participating. The event provides an opportunity for Latin American companies in […]