Monthly Archives: December 2016

Predictions for Latin America almost never come true. Here are ours for 2017

Costa Rica is a country that’s going through a slow boil—one that could start to rattle the pot lid in 2017. AFP/Getty Images (Q24N, via Fusion.net) Predicting the future in Latin America is a bit like trying to hit a … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful

99 Reasons 2016 Was a Good Year Our media feeds are echo chambers. And those echo chambers don’t just reflect our political beliefs; they reflect our feelings about human progress. Bad news is a bubble too. “If it bleeds, it … Continue reading

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“Thar She Blows!”

Following days of none and weeks of little activity, this Wednesday morning (Dec. 7), the Turrialba volcano made its presence felt again. The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) reported ash fall in some areas of the Central … Continue reading

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New Stamps

This is the fruit salad that makes up this year’s issue of the Ciudad de los Niños stamp. This year’s Ciudad de Niños postage stamp features a fruit assortment By the A.M. Costa Rica staff Electronics most certainly is eating … Continue reading

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