Arctic oil ‘undrillable’ amid global warming: U.N.’s ex-climate chief

May 15, 2018 | Costa Rica News
An architect of the Paris climate agreement urged governments on Tuesday to halt oil exploration in the Arctic, saying drilling was not economical and warming threatened the environmentally fragile region. FILE PHOTO: Former United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres speaks to the media after Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solis nominated her as a candidate for the post of Secretary-General of the United Nations at the National Theat
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Students finish park service project in Costa Rica during 2017 trip.

May 15, 2018 | Costa Rica News
KLTV 7's Erika Bazaldua and Jamey Boyum are traveling with the students and staff to Central America for this trip of a lifetime. The journey began at 3 a.m. this morning when they left Tyler. ...read more
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Costa Rican court issues decision on gender identity

May 14, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica's supreme electoral court has approved a resolution that will allow people to change the name they are registered with to go with their gender identity. The court is the country's top authority for the civil register, and its decision also means that the gender a person is registered with at birth will no longer appear on identity documents. ...read more
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Don’t get left behind: SDN, programmable networks change how network engineers work

May 14, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The rise of programmable networks has changed the role of the network engineer, and accepting those changes is key to career advancement. Network engineers need to become software fluent and embrace automation, according to a panel of network professionals brought together by Cisco to discuss the future of networking careers. ...read more
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A visit to the hot springs of Arenal, Costa Rica

May 13, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica lies in Central America between Nicaragua and Panama. The Pacific Ocean is on the west and the Atlantic on the east.It is well known for its natural beauty. ...read more
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How Costa Rica Gets It Right

May 12, 2018 | Costa Rica News
"Like citizens of a few other countries, Costa Ricans have made clear that inequality is a choice, and that public policies can ensure a greater degree of economic equality and equality of opportunity than the market alone would provide," Stiglitz writes. SAN JOSA< - With authoritarianism and proto-fascism on the rise in so many corners of the world, it is heartening to see a country where citizens are still deeply committed to democratic prin
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FEATURE-With an eye on the sky, Costa Rica’s farmers harvest rain to beat drought

May 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Farmers everywhere know water means life, and a lack of it can spell ruin. In Hojancha, a canton that lies about 130 kilometers west of the Costa Rican capital San Jose, cattle farmer Manuel Rojas understands that as well as anyone. ...read more
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Kate Becker: Living on the edge at Laguna Caliente

May 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Sarah Black, who recently completed her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, collects water samples from Laguna Caliente. Laguna Caliente may not be the hottest lake on Earth. ...read more
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Red Raiders arrive in Costa Rica Updated at

May 9, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Texas Tech University at Costa Rica, Tech's first international campus, is ready for a ribbon-cutting on Thursday and for the start of classes in August. The ribbon cutting will be livestreamed at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday. Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec, Provost Michael Galyean, Chief Financial Officer Noel Sloan, Tech System Chancellor Robert Duncan and several other Tech officials arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica's capitol, on Wednesday
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After mission trip glitch, Kingsway re-raising funds

May 9, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Kingsway Christian School seniors had planned to take their annual missions trip to Managua, Nicaragua, but unrest in the country over the last month changed their plans, according to trip coordinator Stacy Howe, Kingsway's Spanish teacher. "The senior class goes to Nicaragua every year," she said, as part of the week-long missions trips taken by each grade level at the school, described on Kingsway's website as "progressive missions trips for gr
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