""It's unbecoming for a cardinal to ski badly.""
Pope John Paul II
""The sheer scale of the challenges our world faces makes concerted, collaborative and integrated action more essential than ever.""
Professor Klaus Schwab
Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
""We can get past this manufactured crisis and get on to a host of serious issues before us that require thoughtful bipartisan negotiations.""
Senate Majority Leader
""You may carry a smartwatch during the day for practical reasons and later want to feel elegant, have a kind of intimate bond with your object, or just feel good about yourself. I believe in the comfort and elegance that a fine watch brings today so I think there is room for both and I'm not particularly worried.""
CEO, La Montre Hermès
"Self regulation does not work. It particularly doesn't work where there is no oversight and that is the problem that you have in the UN"
Peter A Gallo
Director, Hear their Cries
""Our struggle is against the sexual abuse, the cover-up, the psychological abuse, and the silence over these abuses.""
Sexual abuse survivor
""It probably could've gone a lot worse if they'd had to take their time and come out on a board or something like that.""
""Roy and Heather Bennett have been tragically killed in a helicopter accident in North America. I am devastated- they were two of Zimbabwe’s greatest patriots.""
Crowds of devout Catholics in Costa Rica have been making the annual pilgrimage to pay homage to the Virgin of Los Angeles in Cartago near the
Severe flooding due to heavy rain has caused widespread damage to roads and homes in Costa Rica. Landslides have collapsed bridges interrupted
Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano has been spewing ash into the sky after its most powerful eruption in almost two decades. Residents living in the
Costa Rica’s Turrialba volcano staged its most powerful eruption in more than a century overnight, belching a plume of gas and ash that was reported
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of Costa Rica’s World Cup hero Keylor Navas.
The 27-year-old goalkeeper has joined the European champions
After guiding his side to a stunning World Cup quarter-final finish this summer Jorge Luis Pinto has quit as coach of Costa Rica citing differences
A recent UN report concludes that the global digital divide is significant, even though it is slowly closing. As Information and communications
Thousands of Lora turtles arrived at their breeding ground in western Costa Rica on Sunday. Scores of local residents moved in to harvest their newly
Tsunami warnings have been issued – and then cancelled – following a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Costa Rica.
The powerful tremor hit the Central
Chito, a 52 years old Costa Rica fisherman plays with Pocho, a 17ft crocodile, exactly as if it was a dog. They have been together since Chito
Costa Rica has its first ever elected woman president after a weekend election.
Pro-business Laura Chinchilla, the former vice president, is
The people of Costa Rica are going to the polls today to elect a new president. Laura Chinchilla is favourite to win the contest and become the
Can you reap financial reward from protecting the environment? A new breed of investors believe so. A sustainable forest project, backed by an