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  • Watch - Malaria in Costa Rica

    The Costa Rican Ministry of Health has reported limited local transmission of malaria in Matina Canton in Limn Province, Sarapiqu Canton in Heredia Province, and Pital District in San Carlos Canton in Alajuela Province. Local transmission means that mosquitoes in the area are infected with malaria and spreading it to people.

  • At UN, Central American leaders urge - rethink' of system used to classify development status

    President Luis Guillermo SolA s Rivera of the Republic of Costa Rica addresses the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Cia Pak 19 September 2017 - In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera called for the UN to rethink the concept of per capita income as a reference for determining a country's development, stressing that only a multidimensional vision of development and poverty will allow an understanding of the needs of populations and families.

  • Un humanitarian leader in Mosul to headline Innovate Armenia festival

    "This is my tenth operation with the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees," he says, without a hint of weariness in his voice. If anything, Etyemezian exudes unfaltering idealism and optimism.

  • Pittsford man dies while vacationing in Costa Rica

    Costa Rican authorities say something went wrong while Anderson descended, causing him to fall about 100 feet to his death. Anderson was a father of four, and most recently worked as a partner with Ryco management and was a former CEO of Wilmorite.

  • Costa Rica president, Chinese foreign minister meets on ties

    Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis held talks with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on bilateral relations here on Friday. Solis said Costa Rica sees China as a great friend and partner, and has always developed its relations with the country from a strategic height.