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Oscar Howell

I am a writer based in Madrid. I am interested in the impact of technology, in special online media, in politics and culture. Covering Costa Rica for GVO.
My blog is “receding horizons” at www.oscarhowell.com or follow on Twitter @ohowell

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Latest posts by Oscar Howell

17 September 2013

Russian Warships in Nicaragua Rekindle Territorial Disputes

A resolution by the International Court of Justice set the stage for conflict between Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Colombia and Panama, reviving disputes and jeopardizing a project to build a canal.

7 January 2012

Costa Rica: Carmen Naranjo, Writer and Politician, Dies

Carmen Naranjo died on January 4, 2012. In her political and cultural work Naranjo fought for the equality of women and the spreading of knowledge to the wider public. She...

5 November 2011

Costa Rica: Viral Campaign Says Country is Run by Clowns

In Costa Rica a viral video that portrays politicians as clowns has been released to protest a new tax bill. As some question the validity of such a campaign, others...

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