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Sunday Jul 20 | Salt Lake Tribune

Oscar Arias: Fix the immigration crisis at its root

The plight of the terrified Central American children who have flooded across the U.S. border to escape violence and poverty in their homelands has launched a passionate and often bitter debate in Washington.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

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.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Costa Rica, World News, Central America,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

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.


Related Topix: University of Connecticut, Education Etc., Non-Profit, Northampton, MA, Pittsfield, MA

Wed Mar 12, 2014

Yes! Magazine

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.


Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Costa Rica, Central America