If a family is unable to pay for a child with Type 1 diabetes, only the most economical supplies are provided by the Costa Rican Government. This allows little to no flexibility in one's life.
Daniela Rojas Jimenez's life mission is to share her experiences—both good and bad—with other T1D youth throughout Costa Rica.
Although many new and innovative products are now available to treat Type 1 diabetics, the majority of Costa Rican families cannot afford them.
Does wealthier mean healthier in type 1 diabetic (T1D) youth in Costa Rica?
Can technology cause children to lose focus in school? And how has it affected an isolated community in Costa Rica?
When Good Tech Goes Bad: One Indigenous Community’s Struggle with Technology.
In Costa Rica a Bribri community is cultivating a recycling initiative to protect their fragile tropical ecosystem from what they believe are the damaging effects of climate change.
Indigenous people in Costa Rica and Panama face a grave danger to their culture, traditions and well-being: non-indigenous peoples are coming in and illegally deforesting their land.
The Ngobe, an indigenous people in Panama, are struggling to keep their land out of the hands of Canadian mining interests.
Mexican cartels vying for control over new drug routes in Central America have transformed Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica into their new frontiers, escalating violence and addiction in the region.
Costa Rica is rapidly becoming another hub in Central America for drug trafficking, a source of rapidly increasing violence and a looming threat to the region's peace and stability.
Journalist Nick Miroff and Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla discuss the biggest threat to this tranquil Central American nation: the encroaching drug cartels.
How do youth with Type 1 diabetes live with and manage a disease in a country where proper supplies, insulin, education and support can be hard to find?
In the mountains of Costa Rica, the indigenous Bribri struggle to maintain their culture as an influx of technology transforms their community.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nick Miroff talks about an under-siege Central America and the Mexico drug cartels fighting to control the region's smuggling routes.
Both Costa Rica's president and grantee Jason Motlagh see a Cold War-era law as driving migration through the region.
The Society of Professional Journalists honors nine 2015 Pulitzer Center student fellows at regional awards ceremonies throughout the country.
Students journey across the globe to report on issues that matter—from migration to global health and indigenous land rights.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting, and the exciting collaborations of the past year.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students are asked to read two articles related to religion's take on pollution and two articles from nations where there is an attempt to make recycling a part of the culture.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.