""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
Four thousand Cuban migrants did their best to celebrate Christmas despite being stranded in Costa Rica for months. On Christmas Eve, they cooked
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