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  1. Images of the week - Oct 20-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | World Soccer

    ... their Europa League match against Internazionale at the San Siro stadium. See full display below. Venegas of Costa Rica's Liga Deportiva Alajuelense is challenged by Mauro Formica of Mexico's Cruz Azul during their CONCACAF Champions League match in ...


  2. United is top seed in Champions League knockout stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... 12 points), earning the top slot in the quarterfinals and a two-leg series with eighth-seeded Alajuelense of Costa Rica. The first match is Feb. 24-26 on the synthetic turf at Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto in Alajuela, the return leg March 3-5 at ...


  3. How the spread of Ebola is calculatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A Liberian health worker disinfects a street corner where a suspected Ebola patient was picked up by an ambulance. Credit: EPA/Ahmed Jallanzo The number of reported Ebola cases is doubling roughly every five weeks in Sierra Leone , and in as little as two to three weeks in Liberia .


  4. Intense heat causes health problems among sugar cane workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Hard work under hot sun causes health problems for sugar cane workers in Costa Rica, such as headache, nausea, and renal dysfunction. The presence of symptoms is also expected to increase in line with ongoing climate changes, according to a dissertation from UmeA University.


  5. "Central America Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report Q4 2014" is now...Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 |

    ... - New Healthcare research report from Business Monitor International is now available from Fast Market Research Costa Rica and Panama will continue to outperfor m other Central American countries, namely El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua ...


  6. Tulemar Welcomes Homes PRO Rafting Team, Returning With Bronze from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | PRWeb

    Local PRO Rafting team returns to their hometown in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica from the World Rafting Championships in Foz de Iguacu City, Brazil. The PRO Rafting team from Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, returned home Wednesday evening to a warm welcome and showing off their bronze medal.


  7. StampKey - The Easiest Way to Carry Your Loyalty Cards with You on Your SmartphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... on your smartphone including a professional stamp card solution for restaurants and other industries. SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA, October 24, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Who hasn't experienced the numerous restaurant, store, supermarket, gym or gas station ...


  8. Canadian girls believe and move on to World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2010 |

    No one gave them much of a chance, but Canada's under 17 girls were not listening as they went out and halted the march of an "unstoppable" USA team last night in Alajuela, Costa Rica to earn their spot in September's World Cup. Over the course of their first three games, the Americans were the awe inspiring class of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament, rolling up 32 goals while allowing their opponents barely a sniff of a goal.


  9. Two Individuals Charged, Third Pleads Guilty For Roles In Costa Rican ...Read the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    A California woman pleaded guilty today for her role in a half-million-dollar "sweepstakes fraud" scheme that was run from Costa Rica and targeted U.S. residents. A Costa Rican national and an Ohio resident were also indicted for their roles in separate but similar schemes earlier this week.


  10. Fitch Affirms Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad at 'BB+'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... The Rating Outlook is Stable. Grupo ICE's ratings are supported by its linkage to the Sovereign rating of Costa Rica (FC and LC IDRs rated 'BB+'/Outlook Stable by Fitch), which stems from the government ownership and government's implicit and ...


  11. Idaho's disease-free bean crop breaks into Costa Rica marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    The Gem State is famously known for potatoes, however a Specialty Crop grant could soon make Idaho known for much more. The Idaho Bean Commission will use an $18,000 grant to help the state's dry bean industry break into the Costa Rica market.


  12. Nonstop flights to Iceland from BWI will start June 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... ll undergo construction to support more international service. Southwest Airlines will begin flights to San Jose, Costa Rica in March 2015, the airport said.


  13. Where Is Latin America in the Fight against ISIL?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | CSIS

    ... was nonmilitary. In 2003's invasion in Iraq, seven Latin American countries openly supported the war: Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. And two of the closest U.S. allies in the region, ...


  14. Government sends 150 police, arrests 68 to reopen Limon portsRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Inside Costa Rica

    ... said. "The abuse of authority has outraged many, which [further] complicates things." The strike comes after Costa Rica's Constitutional Court dismissed an appeal this month against the new MoA n Container Terminal filed by the union against the ...


  15. D.C. United to face Alajuelense in the knockout stage of the Concacaf Champions LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Black And Red United

    ... League. However, we also found out the identity of their first round opponent. With six points, Alajuelense of Costa Rica are guaranteed to be the group winner with the least amount of points, and therefore D.C. United's next opponent. Alajuelense ...


  16. BWI to offer nonstop flights to IcelandRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Daily Record

    ... route for BWI Marshall announced in recent weeks. Southwest Airlines plans to start service to San Jose, Costa Rica, in March 2015. WOW air is an Icelandic low-fare airline established in 2011. The airline offers international air service between ...


  17. Costa Rica intervenes to stop strike at port, arrests 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Star Online

    Costa Rican police arrested 68 people in the country's main Atlantic port on Wednesday after a strike over plans to expand the hub threatened to paralyse shipping. Workers at Puerto Limon's Moin and Limon terminals, which handle about 80 percent of Costa Rica's foreign trade, went on strike to protest a $1 billion expansion concession granted to APM Terminals, a unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk.


  18. Jeffersonville-based company expanding into Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    Jeffersonville-based MedVenture Technology Corp. , which designs and manufactures medical devices, is expanding its operations into Costa Rica, according to a news release. MedVenture is part of Carpinteria, Calif.-based Helix Medical LLC. The company plans to take over leadership of Helix Medical Costa Rica.


  19. roberto_a_ferdmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... American - they're Costa Rican. No country, as it turns out, continues to twist open Smirnoff Ices quite like Costa Rica, where per capita consumption is nearly 17 ounces (almost a bottle and a half per person per year), according to data from ...


  20. 25 years later, could Bay Area take another quake?Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Investigators are trying to determine what set a man on an hour-long shooting spree against police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington towns. Shots were fired into police stations and patrol cars at two towns before a suspect was arrested in a shooting with officers at a third city in an hour-long spree Wednesday night about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.