November 21, 2019

National Car Rental’s Premier Selection expands to Latin America

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Customers can now upgrade to upscale vehicles at the San Jose Airport in San Jose, Costa Rica ST. LOUIS – Sept. 10, 2019 –  National Car Rental, the award-winning car rental brand for frequent travelers, announced the launch of its exclusive Premier Selection offering, now available for the first time in Latin America. Costa Rica’s San Jose Airport became the first […]

Final rosters announced for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League

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The fifth edition of the youth club championship kicks off August 10 in San Jose, Costa Rica Miami (Friday, August 9, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today revealed the final 16-player rosters submitted by the participating clubs for this year’s Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. The tournament […]

Which are the key medical devices for primary health care services

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PAHO has updated its list to focus on health problems that generate the greatest disease burden. The list includes 208 medical devices for general care, and now also includes others for dental care, diagnostic imaging and laboratory practices. Washington, DC, 7 August 2019 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) recently published the updated version of […]

Match schedule set for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League

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The fifth edition of the competition will be hosted for the first time ever in Costa Rica Miami (Thursday, August 1, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the match schedule for the fifth edition of the Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. For the first time, the […]

Henderson Island: the Pacific paradise groaning under 18 tonnes of plastic waste

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By Andrea Vance & Iain McGregor for Stuff From The Guardian Rubbish has been washing up on its isolated beaches in the Pitcairn chain at a rate of several thousand bits of plastic a day Henderson Island, uninhabited and a day’s sea crossing from the nearest sign of civilisation, should be an untouched paradise. Instead […]

Costa Rica to completely ban polystyrene due to environmental impact

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By Harry Cockburn From Independent UK President says his countrymen must make changes ‘in our minds but also in our actions’ Costa Rica is set to ban the import and sale of polystyrene due to environmental concerns over the packaging material. Signed into law earlier this week, it will come into effect in 2021, the same year the government […]

NAN’s Caribbean News Roundup

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JUNE 25, 2019 From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean, Latin America and their Diasporas for this Tuesday morning June 25, 2019: Haiti’s soccer team thrilled fans globally Monday night, making Gold Cup history by beating Costa Rica 2-1 to advance to […]

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister updates the Nation on official visits to Trinidad & Tobago and Costa Rica

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Statement by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on Official Visits to Trinidad and Tobago & Costa Ricaat the Sitting of the National Assembly on May 9th, 2019 Mr. Speaker Sir, I rise to provide an update to the National Assembly and through this Assembly the public at large regarding my most recent visits abroad over […]

CARICOM Chairman Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris leads delegation to Costa Rica for further talks with the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela

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Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has accepted an invitation from the government of Costa Rica and the International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela to engage in discussions with the ICG during its 3rd Ministerial Meeting taking place in San José, Costa Rica.  […]

Draw reveals groups for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League

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16 youth clubs set to compete in Costa Rica for the Confederation’s U-13 title Miami (Tuesday, April 30, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Scotiabank today conducted the official draw for the 2019 Scotiabank Concacaf Under-13 Champions League. The event took place at the at CF Monterrey […]