18 facts of the Costa Rica Southwest that will impress your friends – by Emilio Hernández Chavarría

18 Facts about the Costa Rica Southwest that will impress anyone actually! The Costa Rica Southwest is rich, green and super diverse, chances to see wildlife are so high it is almost impossible not to see it, and the wilderness sensation embraces all visitors, never mind the age. Last December my family and I went on vacation…

Turrialba Volcano Eruptions – Update 4, January, 2017

Ash spewing eruptions from Turrialba Volcano, located some 70 Kilometers (43 miles) northeast of San José, increased this week, volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica and the National University informed. The vast majority of the country is NOT affected, although the populated Central Valley is getting the winds carrying the ash. The strongest eruptions began at…

World Health Organization Ends Zika Virus Public-Health Emergency Status

United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced that Zika Virus and its associated consequences no longer present a public health emergency of international concern. Following a meeting of its Emergency Committee on Zika, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the disease and its associated consequences no longer present a public health emergency…