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QCOSTARICA – Troubling is a report by the Institute for Economics and Peace, finding that the majority of countries on the planet are at war. According to the Global Peace Index 2016, Costa Rica is one of only ten countries completely free from conflict.
The other nine are Botswana, Chile, Japan, Mauritius, Panama, Qatar, Switzerland, Uruguay and Vietnam are free from war.
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“The index gauges global peace using three broad themes: the level of safety and security in society; the extent of domestic or international conflict; and the degree of “militarization,” the report states.
Though 81 countries improved their level of peace according to those criteria, those gains

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