Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

Nicaragua far ahead of Costa Rica in gender equality, according to World Economic Forum

October 28th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Nicaragua is far outpacing Costa Rica and is the only country in Latin America to place in the top ten overall rankings in the world in the latest Global Gender Gap Report, published today by the World Economic Forum.   Nicaragua, in 6th place…

Central America and the Caribbean prepare to stop Ebola

Central America and the Caribbean prepare to stop Ebola

  Costa Rica, Nicaragua have their eyes on shared border used by West Africans en route to the United States By Eduardo Szklarz October 27th, 2014 (Diálogo) Central American countries are coordinating their efforts and exchanging information to prevent outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus. Social welfare officials from…

Costa Rica leads Latin America in infrastructure investment, but still not enough, says UN

October 15th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica headed the ranking of infrastructure investment by using 5.4% of its GDP on infrastructure projects, followed by Uruguay (5.08%), Nicaragua (4.93%), Bolivia (4.47%), Peru (4.46%), Brazil (4.1%), Mexico (3.32%), Panama (3.32%) and Argentina (2.89%), in a recent report by the United Nations…

Dozens of children rescued in Colombia sex trafficking sting

Scores of children have been rescued in a raid on a sex trafficking ring in Colombia, including an…

Vatican document challenges Church to change attitude towards gays

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals…

Bolivian President Evo Morales declares victory in bid for third term in office

Bolivian President Evo Morales has declared victory in his bid for a third term in office.Exit polls showed…

Costa Rica on alert for Ebola; Top U.S. general fears “mass migration” from CentAm in case of outbreak

October 13th, 2014 (InsideCostaRica.com) Costa Rica is on high alert for the Ebola virus and a top U.S.…

CIA-backed war against Nicaragua, integrity of U.S. media subject of new film

  By Penelope Poulou October 13th, 2014 (VOA) The journalistic integrity of U.S. media; an illicitly-financed, CIA-backed war against…

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