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  1. 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

  2. El RegresoRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Western Star

    Details : This week Films from Away is showing a film that explores that timeless question of "can you ever really go home again?" And furthermore, if you do, can you ever go back? The film, "El Regreso" ["the return"] is set in Costa Rica. After a decade in the US, Antonio returns home to San Jose to find his family in crisis, his father with ailing health, his country in a state of alarming change, and his long-lost friends who have followed unusual pathways.

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  3. Greenloons Suggests Four Sustainable Adventures Families Can Enjoy Over Upcoming Spring BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | PRWeb

    Greenloons, which guides travelers to eco-certified vacations around the world, suggests the hottest, most budget-friendly Green Spring Breaks for 2015 including sun-swept and culturally immersive adventures to Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico and Vietnam. Spring break is more than just an opportunity for relaxation, it can be a chance to educate youngsters about wildlife conservation and community empowerment, all the while having a fun and unique family experience! Global ecotourism concierge, Greenloons , recommends four adventures for eco-conscious families who seek unforgettable journeys to distinctive destinations that respect the world, its cultures, and the future.

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  4. Alma Kent RistauRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... Gary (Gina), Aquebogue, New York; Roger (Sally Jo), Willimantic, Connecticut; Nancy (Paul) Mauger, San Jose, Costa Rica. Alma also leaves daughter-in-law Laura Ristau, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, twelve grandchildren, and 13 great-grands. Alma enjoyed ...

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  5. 2015 MLS Preseason ActionRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Soccer America

    ... stop in Dublin served as a homecoming for Galaxy captain had the lone goal for D.C. United, which is now off to Costa Rica for the Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals against Alajuelense. Both teams went with most of their starters all the way. ...

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  6. Recovery Ranch Partners with Habitat for HumanityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | PRWeb

    Ranch Outreach, an extension of Recovery Ranch, sends Fourteen Clean and Sober Gentleman to Costa Rica to Build a Home for a Local Family Recovery Ranch has expanded into the global community through its newest branch, Ranch Outreach, by offering fourteen of its residents the opportunity to travel abroad to Nicoya, Costa Rica with Habitat for Humanity to build a home for a family. Residents got to build a foundation for the house with local contractors, participate in intercultural activities with the family, and practice recovery together in a challenging new environment.

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  7. 3D-printed beak for injured toucan in Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Now a story, that helps reaffirm our faith in people's essential compassion for our furry and feathered friends - and the amazing application of new technology. Crowdfunded 3D printing has come to the rescue of a Costa Rican toucan, named Grecia, whose beak was badly damaged in a cruel attack by youngsters in January.

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  8. Local woman's rafting trip turns into nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | 10News

    SAN MARCOS, Calif. - A four-country adventure vacation turned ugly for a San Marcos woman after her raft capsized in Costa Rica.

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. New Airline Aims To Connect Travelers Within The Region By-Passing U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Inside Colombia

    A newly launched airlines plans to offer flights to destinations in Central and South America and the Caribbean, connecting flights to Europe through Cancun or Panama City, by-passing Miami. If approved, Cayman Islands-based BlueSky Airlines will fly to Colombia , Costa Rica, Panama and Mexico, as well as the Dominican Republic, British Virgin Islands, Jamaica and the Bahamas.

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  11. Costa Rica Cooperates with Colombia and the U.S. to Fight Narco-traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Inside Colombia

    Drug seizure: Agents from the Costa Rica Coast Guard and Drug Control Agency unload 810 kilos of cocaine seized on January 14 off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. U.S. and Colombian P-3 Orion aircraft provided Coast Guard officials with intelligence to make the bust.

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  12. LatAm credits grind tighter in slow start to sessionRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Reuters

    ... to the development of the Andean country's fiber optic network. Pricing is expected toward the end of February. Costa Rica has chosen Deutsche Bank and HSBC as lead managers on an up to US$1bn international bond sale that could take place as early ...

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  13. Why should people travel to Costa Rica at least one time?Read the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    No matter if you are traveling solo, with your family or with your friends, a trip to Costa Rica is always a good idea. If you look into Travel Excellence.com, you will find a lot of options of vacations packages for honeymooners, adventure lovers, birdwatchers, golf players...everybody will find a perfect itinerary through this exotic country.

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  14. Jungle Jam V Final Lineup AnnouncedRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Mi2n

    Jungle Jam V returns to Jaco, Costa Rica for its fifth consecutive year with a stellar line-up on the grounds of the beautiful Hotel DoceLunas for 4 days of music in paradise March 19-22, 2015. This year's performers include: Slightly Stoopid, Thievery Corporation, Steel Pulse, Morgan Heritage, Mykal Rose , Papadosio, The Beautiful Girls, Jesse Royal, Dopapod, Twiddle, The Werks, Zach Deputy, Perro Bravo, Thicker Than Thieves, Paul Damon, Hayley Jane, Michael O'Brien, Humble Soul, Ras Attitude and DJ Jacques.

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

    Mar 19, 2010 | Examiner.com

    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.

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  16. Word of scorpion stinging passenger puts Alaska Airlines on worldwide mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A plane is sealed off after a scorpion bites a passenger. Any unexpected creature on a plane can cause panic.Recently an Iberia aircraft was sealed off after a scorpion bit a passenger.A Swiss woman was stung on a flight from San Jose, Costa Rica to... The news about a women getting stung by a scorpion on a flight from Los Cabos Mexico has gone more than viral on social networks plus newspapers around the world.

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  17. $24 million donation from China requires use of Chinese firms to carry out works, President saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Inside Costa Rica

    February 16th, 2014 A grant of $24 million donated by China to Costa Rica in January comes with some strings attached, President Luis Guillermo Solis revealed on Thursday while speaking to reporters during a visit to the port of Caldera. According to the president, the agreement dictates that many of the projects funded with the grant must involve the hiring of Chinese companies to perform the works, adding that the agreement came with "various conditions."

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  18. Phoenix Barista Perry Czopp Went to Costa Rica to Harvest Coffee and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | Phoenix New Times

    ... Brazilian Coffee to Chandler First of all, Perry, Where are you? For 5 weeks I will be in the Tarrazu Region of Costa Rica, one of eight coffee-producing regions in the country, and considered to be the most prestigious. More specifically I am smack ...

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  19. 2015 MLS Preseason ActionRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Soccer America

    ... Texas. Finnish signing . United will stay in Texas and train at FC Dallas' facility in Frisco before flying to Costa Rica for its Concacaf Champions league match at Alajuelense on Feb. 23. scored in the 81st minute to give the Crew third place ...

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  20. Improving conditions for Mexican farmworkers: The how is the trickRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Women scrub their laundry on rubble in an irrigation canal at the Campo Isabelita farm labor camp in Costa Rica in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Women scrub their laundry on rubble in an irrigation canal at the Campo Isabelita farm labor camp in Costa Rica in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.

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