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  1. Ebola virus has mutated less than scientists fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Vision

    A Liberian worker reacts as he dismantles shelters in an Ebola treatment center closed by the charity Medecins Sans Frontiers in the Paynes Ville neighbourhood in Monrovia on Wednesday The Ebola virus is not mutating as quickly as scientists had feared, which is good news for treating the disease and preventing its spread, a study shows. Previous research based on limited data had suggested that Ebola was mutating twice as quickly as in the past, researchers said in the journal Science.


  2. Greetings around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Fox News

    A handshake says hello in America, but it's a bewildering gesture in other parts of the world. From touching noses to shouting at the top of your lungs, here are some unusual ways people say hello throughout the world: In some African countries, young people are expected to do more than say "yes sir" or "yes ma'am" to their elders.


  3. CONCACAF More than Just MexicoRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Eighty Six Forever

    With three of the four semi-finalists of the CONCACAF Champions League not being Mexican and the likelihood of no Mexican teams in the final, are we seeing a change to the appearance of CONCACAF and the viability of the Champions League? Since the CONCACAF Champions league switched to its current format in 2008-2009, five of the six finals have been an all-Mexican affair; the only exception being 2010-2011 when Real Salt Lake made a surprise appearance. In fact, of the 24 teams to reach the semi-finals, prior to this season, only 7 were NOT Mexican teams.


  4. Apple Leisure Group Signs Deal for Second Resort in Costa RicaRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Hotel Interactive

    Apple Leisure Group subsidiary, AMResorts , announced the signing of the company's third deal in the first quarter of 2015. Secrets Papagayo Resort & Spa will also be the second property for the company in Costa Rica, following the highly anticipated opening of Dreams Las Mareas Costa Rica late last year.


  5. Sister cities, similar in size, share diverse culturesRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    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. 1 comment

  6. Frontier soon up to 20 routes from O'Hare focus cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | USA Today

    ... other O'Hare destinations are: Atlanta; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; Denver; Fort Myers, Fla.; Las Vegas; Liberia, Costa Rica; Miami; Orlando; Philadelphia (begins March 13); Phoenix; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Salt Lake ...


  7. HSBC files: Swiss bank aggressively pushed way for clients to avoid new taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Business News

    HSBC 's Swiss bankers aggressively marketed a device that would allow its clients to avoid a new tax introduced under a treaty Switzerland signed with the European Union , the HSBC files reveal. The documents show for the first time that rather than acting as a passive party to the tax schemes of its clients, HSBC Suisse proactively contacted clients to market techniques that would have effectively sabotaged the tax treaty deal.


  8. New Analysis: World Bank, in Rushing the First Global Forest Carbon...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | Newswise

    Newswise - LONDON -A new report finds that Indigenous Peoples and local communities control less than one sixth of tropical forests-despite living in or near the forests and safeguarding them-in eight of the 11 countries accepted by the World Bank for initiating the proposed carbon market. The report, produced by the Rights and Resources Initiative , identifies only two countries participating in the market that have laws defining who has rights to forest carbon, and not one with a law defining how to trade it.


  9. Short-lived sales can be the ticket to big savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... normally sells for $600 to $700. Port of Spain is a nice Caribbean spot just off the coast of Venezuela. Liberia, Costa Rica, which is about 30 minutes from some of the best Pacific beaches in Central America, was recently on sale for $291. Liberia ...


  10. Costa Rica: Family styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    The notion of an international family vacation can be daunting to a parent, especially to parents of younger children. However, when looking for a family-friendly foreign destination, one can't do much better than Costa Rica .


  11. U.S. Contractor Awarded More Than $1 Billion Is Suspended Over 'Serious Misconduct'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Switched

    AUGUST 24: Workers unload medical supplies to fight the Ebola epidemic from a USAID cargo flight on August 24, 2014 in Harbel, Liberia. The U.S. government sent more than 16 tons of supplies, including anti-contamination clothing , plasting sheeting and water purification machinery.


  12. Playa del Coco for a dream vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 |

    Playa del Coco is the oldest village in the Province of Guanacatse, and one of the oldest beach resorts in Costa Rica. The beautiful town is also one of Costa Rica's fastest growing vacation destinations, and is equally popular with international travelers and Costa Rica residents.


  13. $34+ O/W Sale on JetBlue's New RoutesRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | SmarterTravel

    JetBlue's has added several new routes, including flights to/from Detroit; Las Vegas; Liberia, Costa Rica; and Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago; among many domestic, Caribbean, and Latin American destinations. Travel dates and pricing are varied and dependent on preferred route, but fares start at $34 one-way .


  14. Yoga & Healthy Aging Retreat to Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 |

    An Enchanting Costa Rica Yoga & Meditation Retreat w/ Cindy Walker B.A. RTY & Tammy Parkinson CNC, CPT, CLC November 14-21, 2015 AHKi Costa Rica Guanacaste, Nicoya, Nosara ... a sanctuary for the soul AHKi Retreat is a magical, intimate and spacious facility located in a rainforest of Costa Rica. Infused with simple elegance, fabulous organic healthy food and serene accommodations, AHKi offers a new world of exploration and a perfect platform for exciting personal inner growth.


  15. Beach hopping - Costa Rica styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    OK gang, before I take off to points south I'm going to leave you with a sure fire vacation plan for this year or next. Notice the heading? Endless summer.


  16. Mapa Alumni 16th Int'l reunion, June 22-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Philipine Reporter

    The V. Mapa High School Alumni Association of USA and Canada is holding its 16th Biennial International Reunion to be held in Costa Rica on June 22 - 29, 2015. We will be staying at the 5-star resort, Hotel Riu Guanacaste in the beautiful Liberia, Costa Rica, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.


  17. National Ultra Endurance Series announces 2015 calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Cycling News

    The ninth annual National Ultra Endurance Series will host 13 events across the US this year starting at the True Grit Epic in St. George, Utah on March 14. New this year will be one international venue held toward the end of the series at the Rincon de la Vieja Challenge held in Liberia, Costa Rica on August 22, for a total of 14 events in 2015. The NUE series started in 2006 with only six races had has since grown to host 14 events.


  18. Capstone Acquires Costa Rican Resort ParcelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    Capstone Advisors, has completed the acquisition of Diamante, a 479-acre parcel of land located in the heart of the Gold Coast of Costa Rica, along the Playa Majagua. LIBERIA, Costa Rica-California-based Capstone Advisors , has completed the acquisition of Diamante , a spectacular 479 acre parcel of land located in the heart of the Gold Coast of Costa Rica, the country's most popular tourist destination.


  19. Torontonian lucky to be alive after tumbling off eight-storey tall...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | National Post

    Last Monday, Chuck Rosenberg went hiking by himself in the hills of Las Catalinas, a beach town in Costa Rica's Guanacaste region, at about 11:30 a.m. An hour in, Mr. Rosenberg's path was blocked by debris, leaving him two choices: backtrack, or try to step around it. ''I knew that that I was pretty close to the edge of the cliff overlooking the coastline, but it looked like I still had room to take a few steps down to get back on the trail,'' Mr. Rosenberg, a 52-year old Torontonian and former CNN producer, said from his hospital bed in Liberia, Costa Rica.


  20. Places to visit in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Fox News

    Looking for a different kind of vacation in 2015? It's the year to hike the Southern Alps of New Zealand, head to the Bahamas, or visit Cuba for the first time. Here are CondA Nast Traveler editors' top picks for where to go in 2015.