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Costa Rica News - 07/23/2014
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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.

07/22/2014 -  Who is West Brom transfer target Cristian Gamboa? - 08:12 AM

Gamboa started his career in his homeland, plying his trade for top flight side Municipal Liberia, before he was scouted and signed by Norwegian club Fredrikstad.

07/21/2014 -  ECDC: CDTR for week 29 - 10:48 PM

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.

07/21/2014 -  Things to do: FREE nighttime tour of Nicoya's colonial secrets - 06:38 PM

July 21st, 2014 - Nicoya has belonged to Costa Rica for 190 years , and perhaps our readers have never taken time to get to know the canton.

07/21/2014 -  Dr. Richard Leatherman Pens a Man's Love Story - 02:29 PM

RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Dr. Richard "Dick" Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia .

07/21/2014 -  Staten Island People: Where do you see yourself in five years? - 10:24 AM

Luciana Crottogina: "My plan in five years is to go to Russia to watch the World Cup.

07/21/2014 -  Chinchilla legal team seeks 100 million, 60 days in jail for Baldi; judgment expected today - 09:20 AM

July 21st, 2014 Former president Laura Chinchilla's legal team is seeking 60 days in jail and A 100 million in compensation from Alberto Rodriguez Baldi, against whom Chinchilla brought charges of defamation as the result of statements made by Baldi on Facebook.

07/19/2014 -  Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin, a Review - 07:42 PM

Hacienda Guachipelin in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is a ranch founded in the 19th century.

07/18/2014 -  Guanacaste to celebrate 190 years of being Tico - 11:06 AM

July 18th, 2014 "Our homeland by our free will." That is the motto written on the emblem of the province of Guanacaste.

07/18/2014 -  Cuban politician, anti-Castro activist dies in Miami at 89 - 03:46 AM

Antonio "Tony" Santiago Ruiz, one of Havana's youngest commissioner and a close friend and adviser to one of Cuba's most popular presidents, Carlos Prio Socarrás, died on Monday in Miami during a surgical procedure.

07/17/2014 -  Costa Rican Police Release 4 Nicaraguans Suspected of Raping U.S. Tourist - 03:32 PM

Four Nicaraguans suspected of raping a U.S. tourist in northern Costa Rica were released Wednesday after the 19-year-old victim declined to witness a lineup, authorities said Wednesday.

07/16/2014 -  Sony Drops 8 Million Flower Petals to Promote New TV Line - 11:59 PM

Eight million flower petals cover an entire Costa Rican village to promote the quality, definition and representation of their new line of televisions Ever wonder what 8 million flower petals looks like? Sony wanted to explore this as it made a huge splash dropping 3.5 tons of vibrant colored flower petals, creating an epic shoot to promote their ... (more)

07/16/2014 -  "Supermodel Showdown, Costa Rican Adventure" on AFTERDARK - 02:30 PM

Jul. 16, 2014 - LANSING, Mich. -- The show was the brainchild of music/model producer Joe Murphy, formerly of Boston and now living in Costa Rica.

07/16/2014 -  Be on the lookout for this scam, it could cost you thousands of dollars - 10:15 AM

July 16th, 2014 While not a new problem in Costa Rica, credit and debit card fraud through the use of electronic devices called 'skimmers' is becoming ever more common as the skimming devices become ever easier to obtain.

07/16/2014 -  Costa Rica Arrests 4 Nicaraguans in Rape of U.S. Tourist - 01:01 AM

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday arrested four Nicaraguans as suspects in the rape of a young U.S. tourist who said she had been attacked by several men.

07/15/2014 -  Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Opens in Chile - 11:42 AM

Marking the second Hyatt-branded hotel here and introducing the Hyatt Place brand to Chile and the South American continent, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and HPV S.A. have opened Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura.

07/15/2014 -  Best romantic summer getaways - 07:38 AM

One of Travel + Leisure's top romantic summer getaways, the northern Croatian city of Rovinj features beautiful medieval scenery and loads of romantic dining options.

07/14/2014 -  ML Party lawmakers renew calls to dollarize Costa Rican economy - 02:44 PM

July 14th, 2014 Libertarian Movement Party lawmakers of the Legislative Assembly are renewing calls to ditch the country's national currency and dollarize Costa Rica's economy.


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