Wednesday Apr 16
PeaceJam caters to youth
Last week, PeaceJam held their sixth annual Southeast conference. Middle school and high school students came from all over the region to attend the event hosted by Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee.
The Las Vegas Sun
Abstention a challenge in Costa Rica's election
The center-leftist's only rival in Sunday's runoff dropped out of the race last month, leaving Solis one chief remaining challenge: getting enough Costa Ricans to the polls to give him a respectable vote total.
Pittsfield High School PeaceJam 2014
Junior Kaylee Dondi, Pittsfield High School PeaceJam chapter member, poses with Oscar Arias, the former president of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace Prize winner.
People Over Profit: Why These Two Small Countries Stood Up to Big Mining
Would a government of a poorer country ever choose to say "no" to short-term economic profits because of concern for long-term environmental impacts? Surprise: that is precisely the case with at least two national governments that have said no to certain kinds of mining.