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Costa Rica News - 07/30/2014
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07/29/2014 -  American couple operated sophisticated hydroponic marijuana operation in Guanacaste - 10:58 AM

July 29th, 2014 A couple from the United States were arrested by Costa Rican authorities over the weekend after a raid on the couple's Guanacaste home revealed a sophisticated growing operation for hydroponic marijuana.

07/29/2014 -  Drug traffickers target Costa Ricaa s exports - 07:48 AM

July 29th, 2014 Costa Rica is the leading exporter of pineapples in the world, according to the country's Foreign Trade Promoter .

07/28/2014 -  Summer camp disparities widen achievement gap - 07:09 PM

Omar Ramirez, 14, Roberto Cordero, 14, and Tyler Calderon, 13, left to right, make a class presentation during the Catalyst summer program at Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Calif.

07/28/2014 -  CU coaches serve on mission trip to Costa Rica - 02:59 PM

CU coaches serve on mission trip to Costa Rica Click on headline for complete story with photo By Chris Megginson, sports information director CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Thirty-two individuals, including 21 coaches and athletic department staff members, traveled to San Jose, Costa Rica, for the Coaches to Costa Rica Mission Trip, July 18-24.

07/28/2014 -  Twisting potato salad to new color and appeal - 02:00 PM

Most people do like potato salad--it's one of the great summer comfort foods. It goes well with either meat or chicken, prepared in the kitchen or grilled, and it can have many different ingredients.

07/28/2014 -  ECDC: CDTR for week 30, July 28 - 08:37 AM

In collaboration with Health Protection Scotland, ECDC enhanced its monitoring activities during the Commonwealth Games in Scotland .

07/27/2014 -  Franklin Chang Diaz - 03:58 PM

Astronaut and Physicist Franklin Chang Diaz was born in San Jose, Costa Rica on April 5, 1950 to a Costa Rican mother and a father of Chinese descent.

07/27/2014 -  Naropa prof preaching 'gross national happiness' to Costa Rican educators - 11:54 AM

Debbie Young reads to her grandchild, Langston Young-Taft, 4, in the living room of her home in Gunbarrel on Friday.

07/27/2014 -  Sister Cities: Tyler delegation experiences Japanese culture - 12:20 AM

It was all part of a trip to one of Tyler's sister cities - Yachiyo, Japan. Tyler Sister Cities also include Lo Barnechea, Chile; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; Jelenia Gora, Poland; and Liberia, Costa Rica.

07/25/2014 -  Street Food Friday: Rice and Beans Three Ways in Costa Rica - 03:58 PM

Now that you know the country's most important phrase , where to geek out Av-style , and what to drink , we head back down to Costa Rica in this week's edition of Street Food Friday to see what's cooking.

07/25/2014 -  Judge arrested for stealing bail, child support money - Inside Costa Rica - 10:36 AM

July 25th, 2014 A criminal court judge in Upala, Alajuela, identified by the last name Leon, was arrested yesterday afternoon on charges that he stole bail and child support funds.

07/25/2014 -  Costa Rican police receive training to fight narco-trafficking in Colombia - 09:36 AM

BOGOTA , Colombia, July 25th, 2014 After nearly three decades combating narco-trafficking, the Colombian National Police started sharing its experience with officers from other countries in the region in 2012.

07/24/2014 -  Son of Alaska adventurer Roman Dial missing in Costa Rica - 10:12 PM

A search is reportedly underway in the wilds of Costa Rica for the son of a well-known Alaska adventurer who's been missing almost two weeks.

07/24/2014 -  Pinto leaves Costa Rica; fails to agree contract - 05:58 PM

Pinto said he was leaving because of disagreements with unnamed members of his coaching staff.

07/24/2014 -  Signature Vacations Welcomes Dreams Resorts & Spas to Its 2014/15 Winter Line-Up - 04:58 PM

Signature Vacations is pleased to announce the addition of 10 Dreams Resorts & Spas properties to its slate of destinations for the fall and winter of 2014/15.

07/24/2014 -  Costa Rica's ICE mulling investment in Hondutel - 05:01 AM

Further, Mejia noted that the number of Hondutel shares to be sold will depend on the level of resources that potential shareholders are prepared to invest.

07/23/2014 -  Downtown San Jose opens door to student art - 08:35 PM

The shops, skyscrapers and multi-story condominiums in downtown San Jose were built with the vision and leadership of developers with years of life experience.

07/22/2014 -  Quepos: This Costa Rican Restaurant is Touristy, But a Must for AvGeeks - 05:26 PM

One of the major tourist attractions on the Pacific Side of Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio National Park , where the ocean meets the rainforest outside the town of Quepos.

07/22/2014 -  Claro Costa Rica Deploys Ericsson for LTE - 02:16 PM

Ericsson's full LTE solution will include several core and radio access infrastructure products such as Mobility Management Entity, Home Subscriber Server, the RBS 6000 family, and microwave transmission using the LTE-proven MINI-LINK TN, as well as services and consulting for spectrum refarming, equipment roll-out, systems integration and ... (more)

07/22/2014 -  Five months later, family of murdered American still seeks answers - 09:12 AM

Unknown assailants intercepted Heigis as he traveled in his vehicle on a gravel road about 4 kilometers from La Fortuna.


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