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Meet The Latina Behind Those Mesmerizing Beyoncé Pregnancy Photos

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.06.2017 | Latino Voices

Daniela Vesco’s work is as ubiquitous as Beyoncé herself these days. The 33-year-old photographer, raised in Costa Rica, is the woman behind many ...

Is Costa Rica the world's happiest, greenest country?

The Conversation Global | Posted 02.02.2017 | Green
The Conversation Global

A man flies a kite at the Peace Park in San José, Costa Rica. Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters Ariana López Peña, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica Cos...

This Couple's Moving Abroad To Escape Trump. Here Are 11 Good Places To Go.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel

Back when the idea of President Donald Trump seemed like a far-fetched giggle, many Americans said they’d leave the country if he ever took office. ...

It's A Wonderful Life... Without Fidel Castro

John A. Tures | Posted 12.07.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

As Fidel Castro was laid to rest in Cuba this week, according to Huffington Post's WorldPost, critics claimed that it gave the Cuban people a chance t...

COP22 -- Taking Stock Of The Action

Niels B. Christiansen | Posted 11.21.2016 | Green
Niels B. Christiansen

COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco, was a COP of action, or as Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All put it: "COP22 is the kind of COP where people ...

Stepping Into The Rhythm at Rythmia

Nykki Hardin | Posted 11.17.2016 | Travel
Nykki Hardin

My heart is open as I board the flight from LAX to Liberia, Costa Rica. I have no expectations for my trip, as both Costa Rica and Rythmia Life Advan...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Trade Agreements Under Attack: Can They Be Salvaged And Is It Worth It?

Anabel González | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
Anabel González

Trade agreements are under attack because of a combination of traditional and new factors.

Climate Change This Week: Megadroughts, Virtual Clean Power Plants, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Amazonian ant-mimic treehop...

Chess for Success: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.20.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

At the end of this month, Walt Disney Productions will release Queen of Katwe, a film that highlights the story of a young Ugandan girl whose world ra...

5 Thrilling Activities That Will Convince You to Vacation in Costa Rica

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.19.2016 | Travel
Toby Nwazor

If you're looking for heart-thumping adventure and want to experience that sudden rush of adrenaline, then Costa Rica is the right place for you!

I was in the Peace Corps and believe in Hillary. Here's why you should too.

Joel Rubin | Posted 09.09.2016 | Politics
Joel Rubin

This is why we need to expand our engagement with the rest of the world, just as the vision of the Peace Corps demands. We must deepen our commitment to diversity and service; we must strengthen our commitment to education; and we must elect leaders who demand that we aim to meet these goals, not ones who deride them.

Gaining New Perspectives By Moving Overseas

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 09.09.2016 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

If you feel 'stuck,' stressed out, or trapped in your current situation, I can't say that simply moving abroad will help you. But when you make that commitment ... when you make that leap ... something does fundamentally change inside you.

Honoring a 9/11 Hero with a New Scholarship

Ken Budd | Posted 09.08.2016 | Impact
Ken Budd

Go ahead. I'll follow. Franco Lalama said those words to colleagues on the morning of September 11, 2001. He had led the evacuation of engineering of...

When Your Kid's Movie Becomes A Life Changing Moment (And Your Kids Wonder Why You Are Crying)

Karen Diaz, RD | Posted 08.09.2016 | Parents
Karen Diaz, RD

What I realized is that I achieved what I set out to succeed in my network marketing business. I no longer see sales as slimy but as a wonderful tool to help people find what they need to better themselves or make their lives easier when used with integrity.

American Surfer Mauled By Crocodile In Costa Rica

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.26.2016 | Crime

An American surfer survived a fierce crocodile attack at a popular Costa Rican beach, thanks to the brave actions of his roommate. Jon Becker, a 59-ye...

Restoring Hope

Christiana Figueres | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Christiana Figueres

We need a UN that reclaims its standing as a beacon of hope; a reason for global optimism that calls us toward a compelling vision of the future, rekindling our confidence and inspiring each and every one of us to live up to our highest purpose. Impossible is not a fact, it is an attitude.

What Does Paternity Leave Have to Do with a Company's Success?

FOMIN | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
FOMIN

By Sanola Daley and Jimena Serrano Sanola Daley is an investment management officer for non-financial products and services at the Inter-American...

Latin America in the mirror of 'Brexit' / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.22.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

A demonstration against the costs of the Mercosur Summit in 2014. (Digital Analysis) 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 22 June 2016 -- Rupture can onl...

Look What These Mad Men Have Done In Costa Rica

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.09.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

Costa Rica is perhaps the most recognized option for Americans thinking about retiring or investing in a second home overseas. This is no accident. ...

Let's Talk About Where You're Moving To In November

Sarah McArthur | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

Every presidential election people threaten to, "move to Canada" if the candidate they don't like wins. This time, I think it might be more than a threat for a lot of people.

My Gap Year Became My Gap Life

Sarah McArthur | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Sarah McArthur

When I graduated college in 2009, I had this naive idea that I would instantly be flooded with good job offers. Now I just laugh at my young 21-year-old self. Instead, I left North Carolina (where I went to college) and moved back home to Massachusetts.

Let's All Aim to Be "Wellderly"

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition What thoughts and feelings do the ...

Leicester City, the Costa Rica of the Premier League

Sebastian Castro | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Sebastian Castro

If you wonder why I'm making this comparison, then you're probably not Costa Rican. So before going on any further, I'd like to try (and I say try because no word will do it justice) to explain what the past World Cup meant for Costa Rica.

Climate Change Is Messing with Our Meals

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.06.2016 | Green
Peter Lehner

Climate change is making coffee farming harder than ever. (Tatyana Vyc, Shutterstock) I don't want this blog to be totally depresso (adj; sadness res...