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Costa Rica News - 03/06/2015
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03/06/2015 -  San Jose, Latin America's leading location for outsourcing... - 11:14 AM

San Jose, Latin Americas leading location for outsourcing activities, accounts for an impressive 67% of total GVA from business services in Costa Rica. Numerous multinationals are attracted to the city for its well-educated and bilingual employed population.

03/06/2015 -  Vacation in Costa Rica - 01:59 AM

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03/05/2015 -  Impact to take on Costa Rican squad in cup semi-finals - 05:30 PM

The Montreal Impact will be facing a club from Costa Rica in the first stage of a home-and-home semi-final for the CONCACAF Champions League title on March 18. The semi-final was threatened by a possible MLS labour disruption but the two sides reached a tentative agreement Wednesday.

03/05/2015 -  SQLstream, Cibertec Partner for Real-Time Big Data - 12:32 PM

SQLstream and Cibertec Internacional S.A. Partnership Brings Real-time Big Data Solutions To Telecoms -- Cibertec accelerates their real-time Big Data appliance with the SQLstream Blaze stream processing platform, enabling Communication Server Providers to benefit from real-time billing, call fraud detection, dynamic service quality management and network performance monitoring. hub for Enterprise stream processing, today announced that Cibertec Internacional S.A., a leading provider of real-time solutions to Communications Service Providers across the world, has selected SQLstream Blaze to power the next generation of its real-time Big Data appliance.

03/04/2015 -  (Fibre-to-the)-home on the RANGE: ICE set to launch FTTH in September - 07:18 AM

The new services are to be offered over the Next Generation Access Network , a system developed and funded by the Bank of Costa Rica and a trust fund for public works. The network is able to provide downlink speeds of 30Mbps-100Mbps to 20,000 premises in the San Jose greater metropolitan area via fibre-to-the-home , whilst a further 85,000 homes and businesses will have access to transfer rates of 10Mbps-30Mbps via a mixed fibre and copper network .

03/03/2015 -  OAS supports Costa Rica in developing national cyber security strategy - 09:40 PM

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- The Organization of American States on Tuesday completed two days of preparatory meetings in San Jose to support the development of a national cyber security strategy in Costa Rica. The meetings, organized with the support of the ministry of science, technology and telecommunications of Costa Rica, focused on gathering information on and assessing the current cyber security situation in the country, by bringing together stakeholders from government, civil society, academia, law enforcement, the private sector, and critical infrastructure operators.

03/03/2015 -  A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Instituto Nacional De Seguros - 04:25 PM

The outlook for both ratings is stable. The ratings reflect INS' favorable operating performance in conjunction with strong capitalization, sound reinsurance program and its position as the main insurer in Costa Rica.

03/03/2015 -  Apple Leisure Group Signs Deal for Second Costa Rica Resort - 11:21 AM

AMResorts, a subsidiary of Apple Leisure Group, has signed the company's third deal in the first quarter of 2015 - Secrets Papagayo Resort & Spa, which will also be the second property for the company in Costa Rica. It follows the opening of Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica late last year.

02/28/2015 -  Rythmia Life Advancement Center opens new addiction rehabilitation facility in Costa Rica - 04:43 AM

Rythmia Life Advancement Center today announced the launch of its new addiction rehabilitation facility in Costa Rica which will utilize the Iboga plant and Ibogaine as part of their treatment plan. Rythmia is now open to the public; previously this plan had only been available for the rich and famous.

02/27/2015 -  Human rights speakers give LYIT talk on neutrality - 02:15 PM

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Law students and guests at LYIT heard from two leading speakers on the importance of peace, human rights and how the difference the individual can change society for the better.

02/27/2015 -  Thunderbird Resorts Inc.: Costa Rica Operations Sold and January 2015 Revenue Report - 02:51 AM

Costa Rica Operations Sold: Thunderbird is pleased to announce the sale of its entire economic interest and management rights in its seven casinos in Costa Rica to CIRSA International Gaming Corporation, S.A. . The enterprise valuation for the operations sold was $33.5 million and, after adjusting for cash, debt assumption / pay down, and other working capital adjustments, the net cash received for the Group's approximate 50% share was approximately $8.1 million.

02/26/2015 -  Gisele B ndchen Gives Rare Glimpse of Her and Toms Wedding Day - 06:31 PM

And lucky for us, it landed on a Thursday, so naturally the 36-year-old super model shared a great #TBT pic from their wedding day. She took to Instagram early Thursday to share a photo from her "magical" wedding day that took place back in 2009 in Costa Rica.

02/26/2015 -  Romanian billionaire Costel Comana found dead on flight to Costa Rica - 02:22 PM

Businessman Costel Comana has been found dead in the toilet of a plane flying from Bogota to Costa Rican Capital San Jose. The Romanian businessman controlled the Regiotrans company and was under investigation in a corruption case where his business partner Iorgu Ganea had been arrested.

02/24/2015 -  Birding: Costa Rica exceeds altered expectations - 06:41 PM

My friend Mike has seen 798 species of birds in that Central American country. He's been working on that list for years.

02/23/2015 -  ...more - 04:56 PM

Then take a lesson from the extraordinary centenarians chronicled by National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner, who spoke to two sold-out Ringling Town Hall audiences at the Van Wezel Monday about the research behind his bestselling books, The Blue Zones: Lessons for Living Longer from the People Who've Lived the Longest and Thrive: Finding Happiness the Blue Zones Way .

02/22/2015 -  Sister cities, similar in size, share diverse cultures - 11:27 PM

Swindle serves as the president of the Tyler Sister Cities, a nonprofit board that works to expand create a cultural exchange between Tyler and other similar sized cities in other countries. The city has five sister cities: Yachiyo, Japan; Liberia, Costa Rica; Jelenia Gora, Poland; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; and Lo Barnechea, Chile.

02/22/2015 -  Alma Kent Ristau - 04:49 AM

Survived by beloved husband Fred Ristau, the couple would have celebrated 71 years of marriage this month.


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