Zach Dyer – Tico Times – Friday, 09 August 2013 (originally published 01 Aug)
A new report on social inclusion in the Americas shows “troubling” developments in Costa Rica, according to Americas Quarterly, a publication focused on public policy in Latin America.
Despite its concerns about the rising rates of violence and the growing presence of drug trafficking in the peaceful country, AQ rated Costa Rica as the 4th most socially inclusive country in the Americas, lead by Uruguay, Chile and the United States.
The publication noted that a lack of data on the United States in several categories could have contributed to its lower ranking . . .