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Costa Rica

Necessary Gun Control

March 6, 2018 // La nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

Costa Rica has not been the victim of mass killings like those that have occurred in the United States, but the homicide rate is more than 12 per 100,000 inhabitants and is becoming an epidemic.


September 28, 2017 // La Nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

Besides being cruel, as Obama described it, it is astounding that the USA is willing to lose such talent.

Chronicling the Uncertainty

August 7, 2017 // La nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

<i>President Donald Trump has done nothing to clear up the confusion around his links with Russia.</i> <i> A chain of incidents has raised doubts about the decision to cut off aid to groups opposing the Syrian dictatorship</i> Donald Trump became president of the United States barely six months ago. It was the [Read more]

Tax Reform in the United States

May 25, 2017 // La Nación - Costa Rica - Spanish

If the United States’ tax reform proposal had no chance of passing, I would not bother to analyze it. But that’s not the case. The probability of passing is high. It would be advisable to look at its effects in the U.S. and internationally. Although the proposal is missing many details, the following stands out: [Read more]

Poor and Healthy

January 5, 2016 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

Costa Ricans live longer than Americans. A new study shows how much the income distribution in the U.S. endangers the health of its poorest citizens. Income differentials have a greater influence on the health of the population in the U.S. than in Costa Rica. That is what is reported by William Dow of the University [Read more]

The Impact of Drones

April 21, 2015 // El Financiero - Costa Rica - Spanish

<i>Drones are going to severely impact our territory; insurance will be a safety mechanism for the responsible.</i> The existence of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) among us is already a reality. Used at one time by the United States government as part of its military strategy, today they are used in the [Read more]
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