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Costa Rica News - 09/19/2018
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09/18/2018 -  European nations plan to use more hydrogen for energy needs - 07:48 PM

In this Sept. 16, 2018 photo a fuel cell train which is powered by hydrogen arrives in Bremervoerde, northern Germany.



09/17/2018 -  greenbeans Bertha's Kitchen - 01:00 PM

A bicyclist rides along the sidewalk at Colonial Lake in downtown Charleston. Civic and health care leaders want to bring the Blue Zones Project to Charleston.



09/16/2018 -  Here's How To Balance Profitability And Social Good - 11:18 AM

Incorporating social good into a business model has always been laudable, but it's especially important as Millennials reach the height of their spending power. of Millennials want an opportunity to use their skills to help a cause, meaning you'll have better luck recruiting them as team members if your business makes a positive difference.



09/15/2018 -  Costa Rica shaken by rare and unruly unrest, labor strike - 03:57 AM

In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 photo, thousands of persons march to demand that Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado scrap a proposed fiscal reform before congress that includes new taxes, in the streets of San Jose, Costa Rica.



09/14/2018 -  Costa Rica strikes, marches against tax plan, testing new president - 01:43 AM

Thousands of Costa Ricans kept up a fourth day of marches and a wide public workers strike on Thursday to protest a proposed fiscal reform, dealing their centre-left president his first major test since taking office in May. University students and public sector employees on indefinite strike march against a tax reform proposed by the government in San Jose, Costa Rica September 13,2018.



09/12/2018 -  Plans to deploy an intelligent network, distribution automation and sensing devices. - 04:20 AM

Landis+Gyr announced it has been selected to provide smart grid automation technology and data services to Costa Rican utility ESPH as part of a comprehensive grid modernization project. Based in Heredia, Costa Rica, ESPH provides electric, water, sanitation and telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers in the northern suburbs of the nation's capital, San Jose.



09/11/2018 -  Ron DeSantis slams Andrew Gillum for ties to Tallahassee corruption probe - 04:20 AM

When Florida's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum chose a former primary opponent as his running mate Thursday, he did more than add another sharply progressive voice to the ticket in November's election. He went with Chris King, who had backed him in the clutch when prompted to talk about a sprawling FBI investigation into city hall corruption in Tallahassee, where Mr. Gillum is mayor.



09/08/2018 -  S. Korea blank Costa Rica 2-0 in Bento's coaching debut - 04:03 AM

South Korea defeated Costa Rica 2-0 in a men's football friendly match on Friday, giving their new coach Paulo Bento a victory in his debut before a sellout home crowd. Midfielder Lee Jae-sung knocked home a rebound after Son Heung-min's penalty attempt rang off the post in the 35th at Goyang Stadium in Goyang, north of Seoul, while fellow midfielder Nam Tae-hee scored his first international goal in nearly two years for second-half insurance.



09/07/2018 -  Paint in words, speak in colors: "Conversations with Diego Rivera" - 03:05 PM

Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona PeA a, taken at their last interview, July 30, 1950; photo Lola Alvarez Bravo, courtesy New York University Press and New Village Press Diego Rivera: JuchitA n River , 1953-1995, oil on canvas on wood, Mexico; Museo Nacional de Arte A© 2017 Banco de MA©xico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society Diego Rivera and Alfredo Cardona PeA a, taken at their last interview, July 30, 1950; photo Lola Alvarez Bravo, courtesy New York University Press and New Village Press Diego Rivera: JuchitA n River , 1953-1995, oil on canvas on wood, Mexico; Museo Nacional de Arte A© 2017 Banco de MA©xico Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F./Artists Rights Society "Painting is an essential function of human life.



09/06/2018 -  Haley: Nicaragua Risks Becoming Another Venezuela or Syria - 05:18 AM

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the U.N. Security Council at U.N. headquarters in New York, March 12, 2018. She said on Sept.



09/06/2018 -  Farrah Abraham flashes tan lines while totally nude during cheeky photo shoot in Costa Rica - 01:03 AM

The 27-year-old took Costa Rica's famous slogan Pura Vida, which means pure life, very literally over the weekend and hit the country's sandy beach in her purest form ... totally nude. Farrah flashed some tan lines while in the buff for the racy photo shoot in new photos that were released on Wednesday.



09/05/2018 -  The Costa Rican Immigration Office reduces by 60% the delivery time of residency cards - 11:08 PM

For the first time, the Immigration Office reduced the times for the initial delivery and renewals of residency cards, better known as Immigration Identity Document for Foreigners . Foreigners who have a migratory status approved for the first time or who renew their DIMEX at the Immigration central or regional offices, Banco de Costa Rica agencies or select Costa Rica post offices, will receive their document in nine business days from the day in which the foreigner's application is processed, and not in twenty-two days, as before, which amounts to a 60% reduction of the waiting period.



09/05/2018 -  San Jose, Costa Rica - 05:52 AM

Once I arrived torrential rains came down, so I ducked into a little bistro nearby, Ollio Bar, and had BBQ chicken and blackberry juice for lunch. National Theater of Costa Rica was impressive, so I decided to have a coffee and hang out for a while.



09/03/2018 -  Sutel greenlights Tigo acquisitions - 04:23 PM

Sector watchdog the Superintendency of Telecommunications has approved the takeover of regional cablecos Cable Television Doble - which operates under the Cable Max brand - and Cable Zarcero by Tigo Costa Rica, El Financiero reports. In its decision, Sutel noted that acquisitions would not 'produce adverse results for end users'.



09/03/2018 -  Angry response to Nicaraguans stuns Costa Rica - 11:44 AM

In a tree-shaded downtown plaza, in Central America's most peaceful nation, few could have predicted the angry mob. Hundreds of men dressed in red shirts and jerseys marched into La Merced park carrying knives, baseball bats and glass bottles stuffed with gasoline-soaked rags.



09/03/2018 -  Costa Rica should actively participate in Belt and Road Initiative, says expert - 07:16 AM

Costa Rica should take an active part in the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, and strive to boost ties with China, said political observer and China expert Sergio Rivero. China's Belt and Road Initiative is gaining traction in Latin America, he said, adding that the Costa Rican government should take advantage of China's impetus in developing infrastructure and promoting international trade.



09/01/2018 -  Public invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Normal Park - 04:40 AM

The public is invited to a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month which will be held on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16 at Normal Park in Merrill from 2-5:30 p.m. Traditional music will be performed in the Gazebo by the Mariachis "Nuevo Amanecer."



08/31/2018 -  'Never advised:' Manitoba premier penalized for unpaid back taxes in Costa Rica - 10:15 PM

Pallister said he failed to update the evaluation of his property as required by Costa Rica law, which meant he didn't pay a national tax on luxury homes. "The valuations were supposed to have been, in hindsight, done every three years and you're responsible for doing them," Pallister told The Canadian Press on Friday.



08/31/2018 -  'Never advised': Manitoba premier penalized for unpaid back taxes in Costa Rica - 10:14 PM

Pallister said he failed to update the evaluation of his property as required by Costa Rica law, which meant he didn't pay a national tax on luxury homes. "The valuations were supposed to have been, in hindsight, done every three years and you're responsible for doing them," Pallister told The Canadian Press on Friday.



08/31/2018 -  Meet Epsy Alejandra Campbell Barr: Costa Rica's First Black Vice-President - 04:06 PM

The busiest woman in Costa Rica today is the indelible, Epsy Alejandra Campbell Barr , the countryA s first Black Vice-President and Secretary of State - a first in all of the Americas . Born in San Jose in 1963 to Shirley Barr Aird and Luis Campbell Patterson, Campbell Barr is the namesake of her paternal grandmother, Epsy, who migrated to the Caribbean province of Puerto Limon from Jamaica.



 


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