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Journalist and audiovisual producer with training in gender and human rights. She has work in Argentina and Costa Rica, and aims to make meaningful changes to the present and future of the world through her writing, documentaries and digital broadcasts.

Costa Rican Real Estate Congress 2022

On September 22 and 23, Outlier Legal Services participated in the Costa Rican Real Estate Congress 2022, that was held at the Intercontinental Hotel

The Torch of Central American Freedom

Tomorrow marks the 201st anniversary of Central America's independence. On September 15th 1821, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, broke their ties

Franklin Chang-Díaz

The first Latin American astronaut selected to go into space, is a Costa Rican-born physicist. Franklin Ramón Chang-Díaz was born in a multicultural household

₡10.000 bills

The Central Bank of Costa Rica (BCCR) announced that, as of October 1st 2022, the ten thousand colones bill, printed on cotton substrate, will

Retire in Costa Rica

The temporary residence for retired people is one of the easiest ways, receivers of a pension or a lifetime benefit, can relocate to Costa

Digital Barrier in Education

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the education system had to evolve faster than they were capable and the digital crisis began. When it comes to

Costa Rica is a Afro-descendant country

Even though article 1° of Costa Rica's Political Constitution establish it as a multi-ethnic and multicultural country, what that entails does not translate into

CAJA vrs private insurance

CAJA rates have doubled for some residency categories in Costa Rica, and expats are looking for cheaper alternatives like private insurance in some cases. Applicants

Where to learn Spanish in Costa Rica?

If you want to learn Spanish, read this article! After moving abroad, far from your family, friends, and everything that you have known as home,


High cost of medical procedures and a collapsing healthcare system after Covid-19 made traveling abroad for medical alternatives a reality for many americans. Due to