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Jenny Cascante Gonzalez

Costa Rican translator primary interested in arts, culture, literature, music and writing. Most of my psyche is contained in my personal blog [es].

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Latest posts by Jenny Cascante Gonzalez

11 December 2012

Access Innovation Prize 2012 Recognizes Costa Rican Facebook App

Access.org announced the winners of the 1st Annual Access Tech Innovation Prize Awards, a new initiative that awards ideas that use information technology to promote human rights and address issues...

15 October 2012

Costa Rica Advances in Legislation for Wildlife Protection

Costa Rica is advancing in legislation to protect wildlife. On October 10, President Laura Chinchilla signed a decree that strengthens the controls on shark finning in Costa Rican waters. Furthermore,...

6 August 2012

Video: ‘Human Rights Now!’ Campaign Launched in Costa Rica

Last Friday, August 3, the group Citizens for Human Rights launched the campaign "Human Rights Now!", in which different Costa Rican personalities call for the need for the State to...

5 January 2012

Central America: LibreBus Project Presents its Documentary

During May of 2011, the LibreBus collective project traveled by bus across the streets of five different Central America countries looking to share their knowledge with enthusiasts of open culture....

20 March 2011

Costa Rica: Netizens Discuss Wikileaks Cables

Newspaper La Nación of Costa Rica is the first Central American media outlet to receive and publish diplomatic cables related to the country. The content of these cables has provoked...

5 July 2010

Costa Rica: Congress Approves US Military Presence to Battle Drug Trafficking

Under the premise of counteracting drug trafficking, the Costa Rican government has endorsed the arrival of a North American fleet to its shores. Costa Ricans turned to blogging and social...

8 April 2010

Costa Rica: Appetite-Enticing Culinary Blogs

Costa Rican bloggers, ranging from amateur chefs to people simply passionate about food, are exploring the world of cuisine by presenting international and local dishes, accompanied by recipes and photos...

19 January 2010

Costa Rica: Blogger Awarded National Culture Award for Journalism

For the first time in Costa Rica's National Culture Awards, digital media was honored when Cristian Cambronero was honored for his journalistic work on his blog Fusil de Chispas.

9 September 2009

Costa Rica: Web 2.0 on a Sunday Morning

Costa Rican bloggers, twitter users and other internet enthusiasts enjoyed their own first Domingo En La Mañana (Sunday Morning) on August 30, 2009, where they shared knowledge and experience with...

17 June 2009

Costa Rica: Chairs, Posters, and Lamps on Exhibit

A curious collection of chairs, posters, and lamps called 300% Spanish Design, is currently on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in San José, Costa Rica.. The...

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