Is life on this planet getting better? When it comes to the progress of nations, how do you measure what matters most? There’s wealth, there’s health, there’s basic human freedoms. These criteria, and others, make regular appearances in a variety of international rankings, from the Better Life Index to the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment and the World Happiness Report.
This morning the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) announced that San José was the breaking leader of four categories in the “The World’s Most Competitive Cities 2015″ ranking that analyzes the most competitive cities for investment around the globe.
After a huge bang, the lava shoots up to the sky and starts to flow down the hills, burning everything in its way.
This scenario appears to be something out of a scary movie, but here in Costa Rica there are five active volcanoes that could go off in any moment. These volcanoes are the Turrialba, Poas, Irazú, Arenal and Rincón de la Vieja — all of them attractive touristic locations for the brave and adventurous.
It’s a Tuesday afternoon at the Centro Cultural Británico in San José and police officers taking their weekly English lesson are furiously transcribing the key phrases that the English teacher has scribbled on the whiteboard: Deceased. Breathing. Match by colour.
Global Stem Cells Group has announced plans to host a new edition of its popular symposium on stem cell research in San Jose, Costa Rica April 15, 2016. The symposium is a collaborative effort between GSCG and Dra. Mariella Tanzi, neurologist, anti-aging specialist, founder of BIOMEN S.A. and exclusive representative for Global Stem Cells Group in Costa Rica. The Symposium is being held as part of Global Stem Cells Group’s ongoing effort to promote education on the latest advancements in regenerative medicine through the Stem Cell Training division’s symposium series.
The richness of Costa Rica stems from the cultural diversity of its people. Throughout its history, waves of immigrants have added to the pre-Hispanic native populations, settling on this land and making it their home.