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Costa Rica News - 04/21/2014
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04/21/2014 -  Floribeth Mora's Miracle To Be Celebrated as Pope John Paul II Made Saint - 08:05 AM

Floribeth Mora was dying from an inoperable brain aneurysm when a photograph of Pope John Paul II in the newspaper reportedly spoke to her, curing her in a single day.



04/21/2014 -  African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian sale in May at Bonhams New York to feature rare Maori handclub - 02:52 AM

Bonhams will present nearly 200 lots of African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art on May 15 in New York.



04/20/2014 -  Life is hard, even in Cahuita - 10:49 PM

This was originally titled, 'Everything is sweeta in Cahuita.' I could have kept that title.



04/20/2014 -  Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica's new leader says he's a ... - 07:05 AM

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .



04/20/2014 -  World News: Easter; 'Miracle'; Korean Ferry; Sub Search; Ukraine News - 02:09 AM

In a few hours, Pope Francis will celebrate an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square and deliver his twice-yearly "Urbi et Orbi" blessing and message.



04/19/2014 -  Drums beat on border - 07:53 PM

LA UNION, on the Costa Rica-Panama border The hills of Costa Rica are alive with the sounds of war drums: And Nicaragua had better take heed.



04/19/2014 -  Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope - 09:25 AM

In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica.



04/19/2014 -  Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope - 09:25 AM

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.



04/19/2014 -  Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope - 09:25 AM

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.



04/19/2014 -  Costa Rica and the Drug Cartels - 12:56 AM

Costa Rica is under threat. Despite recent claims that "no terrorist groups or drug cartels lurk in the nation's mountains and rain forests," the evidence is quite the contrary.



04/18/2014 -  An empty vacation package from Expedia - 10:46 PM

A few weeks before our departure, we confirmed our accommodations and rental car with Expedia.



04/18/2014 -  Biologists Call For Changes To Endangered... - 07:23 AM

Image Caption: Atelopus varius was previously widespread and common in Costa Rica.



04/18/2014 -  The real meaning of diversity - 03:17 AM

EPA/JEFFREY ARGUEDAS When colleges say they believe in diversity, what do they really mean? It talk of diversity nothing more than a gimmick to get college websites and brochures to look like politically correct Benetton ad? Alejandra Dubcovsky , an assistant professor of history at Yale University, addresses this issue in the following post.



04/17/2014 -  Influenza-associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Costa Rica, 2009 - "2012 - 02:54 PM

Guiselle Guzman SaborA o, Alexey Clara, Antonio Garcia, Fabio Quesada, Rakhee Palekar, Percy Minaya, Marvin Cervantes, Mariel Lopez, Jenny Lara, Jorge Jara, Natalia Blanco, Joseph Bresee, Marc-Alain Widdowson, and Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner Data needed to guide influenza vaccine policies are lacking in tropical countries.



04/17/2014 -  Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica's new leader says he's a ... - 06:45 AM

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .



04/17/2014 -  Floribeth: John Paul II's Costa Rican... - 02:40 AM

Call her the miracle lady on the hill -- one with a brain aneurysm whose healing was declared a miracle, clearing the way for the late John Paul II to become a saint.



04/16/2014 -  PeaceJam caters to youth - 10:36 PM

Last week, PeaceJam held their sixth annual Southeast conference. Middle school and high school students came from all over the region to attend the event hosted by Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee.



04/16/2014 -  Business in Costa Rica: Intel outside - 10:07 AM

KARLA BLANCO started working for Intel in 1997, when the microchip giant opened its factory in the Costa Rican rainforest.



04/15/2014 -  Meet Costa Rica's future First Lady, Mercedes Pe as Domingo - 11:59 AM

April 15th, 2014 Mercedes PeA as Domingo will become Costa Rica's First Lady when Luis Guillermo Solis is inaugurated on May 8th, but her identity - even her face - is a mystery to most in the country.



04/15/2014 -  Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact' - 11:59 AM

These days, it's easy for high school students to become ensconced in a world consisting of classes, schoolwork, athletics, social events, and college applications.



 


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