NEWS

Third campaign AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER – November 2021

For the third consecutive year, the Geovanni Vásquez Foundation launched a campaign against prostate cancer in Costa Rica using out of home billboards on national high traffic routes. The purpose of this campaign is to continue building awareness around the disease, the importance of early detection and providing Costa Ricans resources & information about the disease.

Campaign “Steer clear of the train!” – (September 2021)

In September 2021, the Geovanni Vásquez Foundation, in support of the different efforts made by the Costa Rican Railway Institute (INCOFER), launched an advertising campaign to raise awareness of the importance of respecting the trail rail in Costa Rica and its signals. Due to the lack of education and respect, Costa Ricans cross the train tracks without even looking if the train is coming. This creates major traffic accidents, deaths and traffic jams throughout the greater metropolitan area.

SECOND ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER. NOVEMBER 2020 – JANUARY 2021

For the second year in a row, the Geovanni Vasquez Foundation exhibited in our country and beyond our borders a new campaign against Prostate Cancer, it is present on road billboards, social networks and other media, allowing society to have access to more information; in a way that over time, increases awareness about the importance of having all prostate exams, considering age, family history, race, medical recommendations and others.

ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN “NOT TO RACISM” JULY 2020 – DECEMBER 2020

On 09 July 2020, the Geovanni Vasquez Foundation launched an advertising campaign at national and international level, in which all possible efforts were made to consolidate the past, present and future struggle against racism.

THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE WILL RESCHEDULE ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES IN SEPTEMBER.

Activities will be rescheduled for the last four months of the year, with the objective of prioritizing events involving hires within the artistic culture and youth sector, in order to re-activate the economy.

THE GREAT CORAL REEF IN THE MEDITERRANEAN, UNPROTECTED.

Almost 10 years ago, in a 2011 expedition, the NGO Oceana discovered the cold-water coral reef in the Cabliers Bank, in the Alboran Sea, in waters shared by Morocco, Algeria and Spain, at depths of 300-400 meters.

COSTA RICA IS ALMOST A MEMBER OECD

As one of the last steps for the country’s accession, the Board of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed to formally invite Costa Rica to become the 38th member of the organization and the 4th Latin American member.