13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
13 Sex Trafficking Survivors Rescued in Costa Rica
By Raquel Reichard | 09/09/2016 - 10:20

Thirteen sex trafficking survivors were rescued from the back of a seedy bar in Costa Rica on Saturday, reports the country’s largest newspaper, La Nación.


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Ouch! A Costa Rica Man Gets Yucca Surgically Removed From Anal Cavity
Ouch! Costa Rican Man Gets 18-Inch Yucca Surgically Removed From Anal Cavity
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/08/2016 - 10:49

A Costa Rican man had an 18-inch yucca surgically removed from his anal cavity and may end up suing the hospital where the procedure was performed. Ouch!


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TK Reasons to Visit The Retreat Costa Rica
13 Picturesque Reasons to Visit The Retreat in Costa Rica
By Kristen Boatright | 01/25/2016 - 14:27

Winter got you down? Ready to escape to someplace warm, but still keep those new year’s resolutions? How about Costa Rica?


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Cocori Racism Debate Costa Rica
A Children's Book From the Late '40 is Fueling Major Debate About Race in Costa Rica
By Cristina Arreola | 06/22/2015 - 12:15

A beloved Costa Rican children's book has triggered a debate about race and free speech in the Central American country. 


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Is This Central American Telecommunications Firm Really Helping Promote Businesswomen?
Is This Central American Telecom Firm Really Helping Women?
By Raquel Reichard | 06/12/2015 - 11:48

Is the Central American telecommunications firm Claro empowering women or using feminism as a marketing plot to sell away


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Exclusive: Harry Chum Jr. Talks ‘Shadowhunters,’ ‘Fake Off,’ & Not Surfing in Costa Rica
Exclusive: Harry Shum Jr. Talks ‘Shadowhunters' & Living in Costa Rica
By Jesus Trivino | 05/26/2015 - 14:11

What do you do after a successful run on a beloved series like Glee?


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Exclusive: Debi Nova Talks Latin Grammy Nod, Surfing & Alicia Keys
Exclusive: Debi Nova Talks Latin Grammy Nod, Surfing & Alicia Keys
By Jesus Trivino | 10/22/2014 - 14:39

If you’re feeling glum or tired of the same ol’ routine, listen to Debi Nova’s


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Contiki Gives You a Quick, Easy Way You Can Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles
Contiki Gives You a Quick, Easy Way You Can Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles
By Dan Koday | 05/21/2014 - 09:39

Contiki, a travel company that specializes in group travel for the 18-35 set, recently partnered up with Celine Cousteau, the renowned explorer and documentarian and a group of storyt


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Latin American Countries Becoming Happier, Study Finds
Latin American Countries Becoming Happier, Study Finds
By Cristina Arreola | 09/11/2013 - 15:27

Ever considered moving to a different country? It looks like Latin America is a good bet!

According to the 2013 World Happiness Report, Latin America showed the most improvement and potential for becoming the happiest region in the world. While Northern Europe still dominated the rankings, Latin America and the Caribbean showed a significant increase in average happiness. 


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Costa Rica to Close Zoos
Costa Rica to Close Zoos
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/12/2013 - 13:27

In an attempt to take wildlife protection in a new direction, Costa Rica has decided to close all the country's public zoos and open cages where animals have been kept.

According to CNN, Environment Minister Rene Castro said the country is introducing a "no cages" policy for its animals.


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