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Tuesday Aug 19 | Inside Costa Rica

At least 23 new hotels coming in the near future; will add nearly 2,500 rooms

August 19th, 2014 Another 23 new hotels that are under construction or with approved construction permits will add an additional 2,444 rooms to the country's inventory, according to the Costa Rican Tourism Institute .


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

2014 not the best year for Miami Customs district

When the world looked like it was heading off a cliff five or six years ago, Miami was rising through the ranks among the nation's leading Customs districts.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Official at digital currency service pleads guilty to money laundering

An official with Liberty Reserve, a popular digital currency service that was based in Costa Rica, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bainbridge Island

Next concert in Summer Lights series features guitarist Craig Alden Dell with Carol Estes

Guitarist Craig Alden Dell, who has toured extensively throughout the world and played at Carnegie Hall twice, will perform in the third concert in the Summer Lights concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at .


Related Topix: Seabeck, WA, Costa Rica, World News, Entertainment

Mon Aug 11, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Pizarro: When it comes to cool cities, San Jose is sweet 16

San Jose gets ranked on all sorts of lists these days. It's nice to be known as the Healthiest City in America or the City with the Happiest Workers in America, and we would probably be the Best City to Raise a Chihuahua if someone crunches those numbers.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Weather

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Trinadad Express

A crisis in our diplomacy'

While contemplating recent developments in our country's foreign relations and foreign policy, I was moved to an exchange of views with eminent former diplomats of the Trinidad and Tobago Foreign Service.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, France, Europe, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Costa Rica, India

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

US sent Costa Ricans to Cuba to destabilize government: report

August 5th, 2014 The Associated Press has learned that the United States employed young Costa Ricans and other Latin Americans on covert missions to Cuba to foster anti-government activism.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Prison, Rice, WA, Activism, Raul Castro

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Father of missing Alaska man flies to Costa Rica to join search

One of Alaska's most respected and seasoned adventurers has traveled thousands of miles to Costa Rica to ramp up search efforts for his son gone missing in the wilds of the Central American country for two weeks.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Alaska, Costa Rica Travel, Pacific University, Alaska Pacific University

WBT-AM Charlotte

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Costa Rica,

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

U.S. sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

HOLD FOR RELEASE AT 12:01 A.M., EDT ON MONDAY, AUG. 4, 2014 - In this April 1, 2014, photo, the headquarters for the U.S. Agency for International Development is seen in Washington.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Pizarro: Good vibes abound at Sister Cities conference in San Jose

From left, San Jose City Councilman Ash Kalra, former Palo Alto Mayor Frances Dias, former San Jose Mayor and U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta and Santa Clara City Councilwoman Debi Davis watch the raising of the Sister Cities International flag at San Jose City Hall on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, John Denver, Country

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

A revolution in mobile communication is coming to the Caribbean: Voice over LTE

By Camilo Caliz Director of Communication Services Ericsson Latin America and Caribbean SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- When people talk about LTE networks, also known as 4G, they are mainly referring to data, specifically high-speed data.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi


Gaza: deadly shelling of another school, calls for ceasefire

As another United Nations school serving as a shelter for Palestinians in Gaza was hit by shells this morning, killing children, senior UN officials strongly condemned the attacks and warned against the targeting of civilians.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Costa Rica

Caribbean News Now!

Costa Rica hosts CELAC coordination meeting

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Venezuela,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

UN secretary general hails Costa Rica as model for development, peace

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, 30 July 2014.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, Central America, World News

ABC News

UN Chief Calls Attack on Gaza School 'Shameful'

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as "outrageous" and "unjustifiable," and demanded an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the war between Israel and Hamas.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Columbia Magazine

CU coaches serve on mission trip to Costa Rica

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.


Related Topix: Central America Travel, Costa Rica, World News, Costa Rica Travel, Central America, Campbellsville, KY

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Franklin Chang Diaz

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.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Science / Technology, Space

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Street Food Friday: Rice and Beans Three Ways in Costa Rica

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.


Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Son of Alaska adventurer Roman Dial missing in Costa Rica

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.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Anchorage, AK, Alaska Pacific University