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Episode 27: Soak Up the Sun

Episode 27:

SOAK UP THE SUN

COSTA RICA: THE STORY OF A PEACEFUL NATION AND THEIR SUCCESSFUL RESPONSE TO THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC

Thursday, September 3 1PM ET

Costa Rica is a truly unique country within Latin America. They are one of the most successful nations in the fight against coronavirus and recently announced their staggered re-opening plans. On this episode, we met with a few locals to learn more about the country, the culture, and the impact of COVID-19.


Guest Speakers:


NOILYN RAMIREZ ARIAS

Noilyn Ramirez Arias is a Costa Rican entrepreneur and environment advocate. She co-founded SOMOS and Turismo Cultural, organizations working with local communities to create sustainable tourism projects.


KEINER JIMENEZ-ALVARADO

Keiner Jimenez Alvarado is one of our very own MEJDI team members from Costa Rica, currently living in Jerusalem. He has a wealth of experience working and volunteering for companies like Doctors Without Borders, Biosphere Expeditions and Latin American Sea Turtles (LAST). He will share some of his favorite spots!