Compassion Drives Community Efforts In Wake Of Tropical Storm Nate

Today Costa Rican communities are assessing the damage done by Tropical Storm Nate which has affected most of the nation in some way.  It has caused heavy rains, landslides and flooding which has blocked roads, destroyed bridges and damaged houses.  Hundreds of thousands of  people are without running water and thousands are sleeping in shelters, according […]

Temperamental Volcano Turrialba

The beautiful Turrialba Volcano is covered in dense vegetation and looks out over approximately 3,900 acres (1,577 ha) of mostly mountainous rain forest. It is the second tallest volcano in Costa Rica (Irazu being the first). A large area of the national park is composed of both primary and secondary rainforest, where it is common […]

In The Wake of Hurricane Otto, Costa Ricans Respond With Unity and Generosity

Costa Rica is a nation of generous people. The will to help and contribute toward the well-being of others remains strong as communities continue donating supplies in the aftermath of Hurricane Otto. The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis, declared a national three days of mourning which started officially on Monday. “During the next […]