#Costa Rica

  • Article: Same-Sex Couples in Costa Rica Can Marry in 2020
    Citizenship

    Same-Sex Couples in Costa Rica Can Marry in 2020

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 16, 2018

    It’s a first for Central America. Read more

  • Article: Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
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    Court Orders Costa Rica to End Its Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Joanna Prisco|Aug. 10, 2018

    The court has deemed the law discriminatory. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels
    Environment

    Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels

    By Jana SepehrJoe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 10, 2018

    "We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels.” Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President
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    Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 3, 2018

    Epsy Campbell Barr is a vocal advocate for equality. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People
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    Costa Rica’s New President Wants to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage, Eliminate Poverty, and Serve All People

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|April 2, 2018

    “There is much more that unites us than divides us.” Read more

  • Article: UK and Europe Must Ban Palm Oil in Biofuels to Save Forests, Say Environmentalists
    Environment

    UK and Europe Must Ban Palm Oil in Biofuels to Save Forests, Say Environmentalists

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 23, 2018

    But Malaysia described a potential ban as “crop apartheid.” Read more

  • Article: Costa Rican Women Wore ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes to the Polls
    Girls & Women

    Costa Rican Women Wore ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Costumes to the Polls

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2018

    Cloaked in red, the group of women protested one candidate’s anti-LGBTQ and women’s rights stance. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days on Renewable Energy in 2017
    Environment

    Costa Rica Has Gone 300 Days on Renewable Energy in 2017

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 22, 2017

    Three features have allowed Costa Rica to become the leader in renewable energy. Read more