Monthly Archives: February 2014

National Elections

Costa Rica had its national elections on Sunday, February 2nd.  The president is chosen by popular vote.  Costa Rica currently has 13 political parties and the election doesn’t determine a president unless one candidate receives at least 40% of the … Continue reading

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One More MTI Lesson One of the best things about MTI was that the fifteen kids in our group were learning the same helpful concepts and tools as the adults.  A wonderful example of this is this pair of ducks … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

For those who are curious about our life here in Costa Rica, here’s a little almanac trivia for you. Today (Valentine’s Day) in San Jose, Costa Rica, the sun rose at 5:56 a.m. and will set at 5:45 p.m. (11 … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

“HCJB Global? That sounds like a bank!” “What does HCJB mean?” “So how’s it going with HJCB, JBHC, BJCH, whatever….?” While comments like these always made us chuckle, they reminded us that our organization’s name was sometimes difficult and confusing … Continue reading

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