Costa Rica Newswire (Page 9)

Costa Rica Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Costa Rica. (Page 9)

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  1. Guanacaste: Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Gives You Killer Views of, Erm, EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | HotelChatter

    The other week, we were chatting to a friend of ours that we knew was traveling in Costa Rica . She sent us a few snaps of the hotel she was staying at, including the pretty killer view from a room above.


  2. 2015 Top Emerging Incentive Destinations: An Insider's LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Meetings Net

    ... absolute paradise. This area has beaches, eco tours, rivers, mountains, just about everything that people go to Costa Rica for." - Timothy Arnold "Its tropical appeal makes it exotic to both U.S. and European groups. New, upscale hotels are opening ...


  3. George Weah's son progresses in U.S. national team programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Soccer America

    ... while I'm doing that." The U.S. U-15s will first train in Italy before playing Group C games in Slovenia against Costa Rica, Slovenia, Costa Rica and Croatia. Hackworth's roster is comprised of 17 players that were born in the year 2000 and three ...


  4. Food choices that can help you live longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | CBS News

    ... found five: Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California; Icaria, Greece; and the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. He analyzed what elders in these communities were eating. "[We] did a meta-analysis of some worldwide average of what ...


  5. Encore: 5 places where people live long, healthy livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | MarketWatch

    Want to learn the dietary secrets of the world's longest-lived people? I recently sat down with journalist and researcher Dan Buettner, who-with the National Geographic Society-has spent the past decade identifying and studying the world's "longevity hot spots." Dubbed Blue Zones "because a team of researchers had once circled a target region on a map with blue ink," the regions-Ikaria, Greece; Okinawa, Japan; the Sardinian highlands; Loma Linda, Calif.; and Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula-have both a high concentration of centenarians and low rates of middle age mortality and chronic conditions, such as heart disease, obesity, cancer, dementia and diabetes, says Buettner.


  6. Citizens for a Clean EconomyRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Project Syndicate

    ... more participation in decision-making, and a better quality of life. This poll, along with those from Chile and Costa Rica, shows that citizens understand that climate change will affect them. They want governments to do more, not less, to protect ...


  7. Costa Rica social security system provides universal healthcare cover ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 |

    The Costa Rican social security system provides universal cover for healthcare and old-age needs of people living in Costa Rica. While all employees are required to contribute, the social security system also takes care of those unable to do so.


  8. Good news: Victorian council opposes closures of Aboriginal communitiesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Green Left Weekly

    ... by recent heavy rainfalls. A small amount also came from a mixture of geothermal, solar, and wind energy sources. Costa Rica aims to become carbon neutral by 2021. France has passed a law that will require the rooftops of all new commercial ...


  9. Enjoying the low life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... outperform by having social indicators better than their income levels. By that standard, the biggest stars are Costa Rica and Uruguay, with New Zealand and Rwanda also outperforming. "This takes time," said Michael Green, executive director of the ...


  10. Costa Rican Eruption Spews Fresh AshRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Earthweek

    Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano continued a recent pattern of explosive eruptions, with the latest blast sending ash soaring more than a mile into the sky. Residents east of the capital of San Jose said the eruption brought the smell of ash and sulfur to their communities.


  11. Presidents of Panama and Costa Rica and OAS Secretary General Close IV Youth Forum of the AmericasRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States , JosA Miguel Insulza, took part today in the conclusion of the IV Youth Forum of the Americas and the awarding of prizes for the innovation competition TIC Americas, together with the Presidents of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, and Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo SolA s, in the framework of the Seventh Summit of the Americas, which begins tomorrow in Panama City, Panama. The President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela told the young participants that "you have planted the seed for the success of the Summit of the Americas" and urged them to participate in public service to improve the conditions of life for all the citizens of the Hemisphere.


  12. 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.


  13. Countries That Use The U.S. DollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Investopedia

    ... host of popular U.S. retirement destinations, including the countries of Belize and Panama, and in some places in Costa Rica. U.S. dollars are also widely accepted in Nicaragua, and people in the U.S. military can likely attest that the U.S. dollar ...


  14. From Costa Rica to Stanford: Pediatric liver transplant surgeon shares his storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Stanford

    ... from a river teeming with man-sized crocodiles. Esquivel told a gripping tale of his journey from his native Costa Rica to Stanford during a recent CafA Scientifque presentation. He described how he spent only a year in remote San Vito before ...


  15. San Jose MLS game moved so Impact can rest up for Champions League finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Impact reached the final, where they will face Mexican club America, with an away goals win over Alajuelense of Costa Rica this week. The first leg is April 22 in Mexico City with the return leg April 29 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal. The ...


  16. Starbucks Strengthens Global Specialty Coffee Supply: Openly Shares...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Investor's Business Daily

    ... that there is a future for farmers and our industry." In 2004 Starbucks opened its first Farmer Support Center in Costa Rica allowing agronomists and quality experts to work alongside farmers, sharing tools and information to help them increase the ...


  17. Impact's Oduro complains of racism at matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 |

    Montreal Impact midfielder Dominic Oduro says fans of the Costa Rican club Alajuelense at a CONCACAF Champions League match directed racist sounds toward black players. The Impact will file a complaint to CONCACAF about racism and fans allegedly throwing objects at their players during a match Tuesday night in Alajuela, Costa Rica.


  18. Impact players heard racist taunts in Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | CBC News

    In Montreal Impact's CONCACAF Champions League match in Costa Rica Tuesday, fans threw objects and yelled racial insults at Impact players. Montreal Impact midfielder Dominic Oduro says fans of the Costa Rican club Alajuelense at a CONCACAF Champions League match directed racist sounds toward black players.


  19. Impact flying high after CONCACAF winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 |

    The Montreal Impact finished last in 2014, but reaching the final of the CONCACAF Champions League has made them the pride of Major League Soccer this year. The Impact weathered a furious second half comeback bid by Alajuelense to win their two-game, total goals semifinal 4-4 on the away goals rule on Tuesday night in Costa Rica to become the first Canadian team and only the second from MLS to reach the final.


  20. Real Salt Lake gets in some cold, hard prep for game against rival Sporting KCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... everything we wanted and more. We just didn't stay after and hang out and talk much." The Impact will play Costa Rica's Herediano or Mexico's Club America for the championship. Herediano took a 3-0 lead into the second leg of the semifinal aggregate ...