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A reverse immigrant experience
The shifting of your individual and cultural identity is inevitable when you are an immigrant.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Daily Star
Costa Rican volcano spews ash, smoke
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: Scientists say one of Costa Rica's largest volcanos is spewing clouds of ash and gas, setting off a small-scale evacuation.
Tue May 21, 2013
Nu Wire Investor
Costa Rica's Central Valley Gets Kudos
Expat enclaves dot Costa Rica like so many fireflies on a dusky summer lawn, and right in the middle of all of them sits Central Valley and the country's capital, San Jose.
Mon May 20, 2013
Central America Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q3 2013 - New Market Report
However, the heavy reliance on imported medicine in the region provides revenuegenerating opportunities for generic drugmakers from neighbouring Latin American countries and India.
Fri May 17, 2013
WTF?! Obama Us Ambassador, Embassy Officials Did What?
As I've previously noted on this site, U.S. Embassies apparently exist solely to help the interests of America-haters and give them an opportunity for visas to the U.S. Now, President Obama's hand-picked U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, "Dumbassador" Anne Andrews, has enlisted her U.S. Embassy employees in this ridiculous music video to encourage ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Travel Industry Wire
UNWTO Welcomes Trinidad and Tobago As Its New Member
Trinidad and Tobago has become UNWTO's 156th Member State as the country rejoins the Organization after 35 years.
Fri May 10, 2013
Bateman student Bochen Han a Global Citizen
Bateman student Bochen Han a Global Citizen. Robert Bateman High School student Bochen Han is pictured with two other EF Global Citizens and former U.S. Vice-President Al Gore.
Chamber hosts seminar on doing business with Costa Rica
The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando is hosting a seminar May 10 on doing business with Costa Rica at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando.
Thu May 09, 2013
Sino Cement Announces Agreement to Purchase Additional 30% of Macau...
Mr. Marco Garduno Chavez, Director, announced today that the Company has entered into an additional Agreement with Macau Live Gaming, S.A., Costa Rica, to acquire the remaining 30% of the shares of Macau , a development which is anticipated to bring new revenue streams to Sino, and enhance its stated policy of acquiring real estate properties and ... (more)
Doga: The Costa Rican yoga for dogs and their owners where everyone can do the downward facing dog
Playing fetch has always a good way to exercise, but if that gets tiresome there is always another form of working out... Doga.
Wed May 08, 2013
FINRA fines Miami's Atlas One Financial $350,000
Atlas One Financial Group LLC of Miami is the latest financial institution in the region to get fined for allegedly failing to establish and implement adequate anti-money laundering programs and other supervisory systems to detect suspicious transactions.
Tue May 07, 2013
Costa Rica campaign highlights dignity of babies with birth defects
San Jose, Costa Rica, May 7, 2013 / 12:07 pm .- A pro-life association in Costa Rica has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the plight of babies with anencephaly, who are often used to justify calls for the legalization of abortion in Latin America.
Sat May 04, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune
Obama reaffirms hopes for immigration reform
San Jose, Costa Rica a President Barack Obama on Saturday completed a three-day visit to Mexico and Costa Rica and now returns to Washington with hopes of finishing what could become the biggest accomplishment of his second term: an overhaul of immigration laws.
Obama: US not interfering in Venezuelan election
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - President Barack Obama says the idea that an American filmmaker detained by Venezuela's government is a spy is, in his words, "ridiculous." Thirty-five-year-old Timothy Tracy, of West Hollywood, California, was formally charged last week with crimes including conspiracy, association for criminal purposes and use of a false ... (more)
Obama says he won't comment on Israeli airstrike
Niall Ferguson, a Harvard history professor and author, is apologizing for saying economist John Maynard Keynes didn't care about the future because he was gay and had no children.
The Times of Israel
Readying new Syria push, US feels out Russia again
Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Moscow in order to discuss President Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons President Barack Obama responds to a question about the ongoing situation in Syria during a news conference in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Israeli strike on Syria targeted weapons shipment
An Israeli airstrike against Syria was targeting a shipment of advanced missiles believed to be bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, Israeli officials confirmed Saturday.
The Indian Express
Today in Pics: Death anniversary of the first Caliph of Islam
Kashmiri Muslims pray as a head priest, unseen, displays a relic, believed to be a hair from the beard of the Prophet Mohammad, during special prayers on the death anniversary of Abu Bakr Siddiq, the first Caliph of Islam, at Hazratbal Shrine on the outskirts of Srinagar.
Fri May 03, 2013
'Ticos,' songs and cheese
President Barack Obama and Costa Rica's President Laura Chinchilla visit with a group of students upon his arrival to the foreign ministry, Casa Amarilla, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Friday, May 3, 2013.
Central America struggles to unite for Obama trip
President Barack Obama laughs as he greets people in the audience after speaking at the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City, Mexico, Friday, May 3, 2013.