ejatlas mapping environmental justicemassive deforestation in indigenous lands and protected areas of the xingu basin, pará and mato grosso, brazil. the xingu has always suffered from environmental destruction and violation of indigenous rights but from , it has grown drastically andcosta rica receiving 376, more vaccinessep 02, · costa rica receiving 376, more vaccines. via vp epsy campbell. costa rica this week will receive 375,990 more covid vaccines that were purchased from pfizer/biontech and astrazeneca, authorities reported. the first shipment, 4, doses from astrazeneca, arrived at juan santamaría international airport on wednesday night.decades of deforestation, illegal mining and impunity injan 27, · nicaragua's indio maíz biological reserve, on the southern border with costa rica, is under assault. illegal mining operations appear to be growing. mercury and cyanide are polluting rivers. thousands of hectares of forest cover are disappearing, and indigenous community members are in constant danger of being killed.. the fundación del río (river foundation), a conservationcosta rica the spanish conquest and colonizationcosta rica . the spanish conquest and colonization when christopher columbus made his fourth and final voyage to the new world in 02, he landed at isla uvita, a tiny island just off the coast from what is now the major port city of limón.the natives he met on the mainland were wearing such impressive g and jade jewelry that this region eventually came to be known as costa rica00 bc present day boruca, indigenous of costa rica.baile de los negritos la mura black slave trade was common in all the spanish colony's. around 80 00 african slaves were imported to costa rica, as the indigenous indians were not reliable, the spaniards never knew when there were to be an uprising, or if they would just escape into the rugged talamanca mountains. the black slaves were used as muleteers, when governor gonzalo vasquezthe bribri indigenous culture of costa ricasep 05, · costa rica is home to approximately eight main indigenous groups with the bribri population being that of the largest indigenous group in the country in the province of limon. deep into the southern caribbean region of costa rica near the border of panama the bribri indigenous people reside scattered throughout the talamanca mountain range andindigenous peoples minority rights groupindigenous groups in costa rica continue to be opposed to the el diquis hydroelectric project which the costa rican electricity institute (ice) plans to build in the southern province of puntarenas. the project which the government of costa rica recently declared to be in the national interest will flood the traditional lands of the
the "" controversy over oil exploitation in costa ricanov , · the controversy over oil exploitation in costa rica is back on. the proposal use of national energy resources read it correctly lets exploit oil, export electricity, and weaken the minae that would be submitted to a referendum if it achieves 5% of the signatures of the electoral roll, is a clear health will projectestimated reading time 8 minsdeadliest ever for environmental activism q costa ricaoct , · the 5 reported deaths worldwide last represents a 59 percent increase from . the deadliest countries for environmental activists were brazil, thetop 5 museums of costa rica, including museo nacional decheck out all the best museums and culture centers. san jose, costa rica has many museums that are worth visiting and seeing. some museums illuminate what life was like in costa rica in ancient times while others spotlight current costa rican culture.the top 5 museums in san jose include the museo national de costa rica, the g museum, the jade museum, the museum of costa rican art, andindigenous tribes of costa rica osa tropical propertiesjul 26, · out of costa ricas population of over 5 million, indigenous people in costa rica make up approximately 1,, or roughly 2.4% of costa ricas population. and of costa ricas 50,900 km 2 area of land, 5.9% of the land is labeled as indigenous territory.monteverde set to become costa rica's 83rd cantonjul , · monteverde is ontrack to become costa ricas newest canton after lawmakers voted in favor of the designation. law project .6, which would convert monteverde into costa ricas eightythird canton, received 42 votes in favor and none opposed during a first debate in the legislative assembly.the bill advanced to a second vote, expected later this week by the same lawmaking body.as with so many other human rights, indigenous peoplesmay 24, · sharing a lesson from her first country visit to costa rica after she took up her mandate in 08, she said she had been dismayed by the lack of attention to improving the situation of thatin memoriam indigenous human rights defenders murdered inin memoriam indigenous human rights defenders murdered in in latin america. cultural survival, "in memoriam indigenous human rights defenders murdered in in latin america"corcovado el tigre dos brazos de rio tigre g mining hitorythe community of dos brazos de rio tigre was one of the major g mining communities settled on the peninsula due to its location positioned between the two arms of the tigre river and on the outskirts of the mountainous jungle landscape of what is now corcovado national park. during this time, the tigre river was said to be one of the rivers with the largest concentration of naturally occurring g
costa rica international work group for indigenous affairsindigenous peoples in costa ricamain challenges for costa ricas indigenous peoplespotential progress for costa ricas indigenous peoplesthe indigenous peoples of costa rica make up 2% of the total population. according to the 10 census, around 100, people selfrecognise as indigenous. costa ricas 24 indigenous territories account for some 6.7% of the national territory, and eight different peoples live in them. seven of these indigenous peoples are of chibchense origin, that is the huetar, the maleku, the bribri, the cabécar, the brunca, the ngöbe, and the teribe. the eight peoples are of mesoamerican origin, the chorotega, wcanadian mining in latin america exploitationjun , · canadian mining in latin america exploitation, inconsistency, and neglect. june , september , coha. by malavika krishnan. public appearances are oftentimes diametrically opposed to private endeavors. since the 90s, canadian mining investments have expanded worldwide. this consistent trend hs true in latin america, where largehistory colonization of costa ricaprecolumbian history colonization of costa rica. costa rican history dates back to about 10, bc, the precolumbian period when indigenous nations settled in fertile valleys and lived in the shadows of active volcanoes. in 02, christopher columbus touched ground in costa ricag in osa peninsula a blessing or the costa rica newsjan 25, · bigscale g mining started then in , just to decline in 40 and experiencing a revival in 30 when a sort of g fever shook the entire country. as tropical biologist efigenia garita explains, g mining became during that fever a main economic engine for osa community due to its naturalresourceextractive orientation for a living, to the point when 1,400 oreros or g busters, asestimated reading time 5 minstrue g of our future new internationalistoct 01, 03· true g of our future. 1 october 03. costa ricans are saying no! to oil exploration companies. mark engler and nadia martinez join the growing queue in latin america to see how it is done. for activists engaged in seemingly impossible struggles with transnational oil interests, the scene might seem surreal.