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Former student lands international charity role
The opportunity came after he was sponsored on a Raleigh expedition to central America by local financial planning company Questa Chartered, based on the Whitehills Business Park.
Wed May 22, 2013
Costa Rica trial opens in Brevard woman's death
Three people accused of killing a member of a well-known Cocoa Beach family two years ago in Costa Rica are facing trial this month in the Central American country.
Inside Costa Rica
Costa Rican exports increase 4.7% in first quarter
May 22nd, 2013 The export of Costa Rican goods reached $4 billion in the first quarter, up 4.7% from the $3.8 billion recorded for the same period last year.
Global Voices Online
Private Plane Trip Rocks Costa Rican Government
The news [es] that an oil company provided a private plane for President Laura Chinchilla's trip to Peru has rocked the Costa Rican presidency and its structure of contributors.
The Miami Herald
Costa Rican volcano spews ash, smoke
Scientists say one of Costa Rica's largest volcanos is spewing clouds of ash and gas, setting off a small-scale evacuation.
People's Daily Online
Chinese President to vis...
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico from May 31 to June 6, and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in the United States on June 7-8, Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang announced here Tuesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Avianca-Taca shake-up to affect 50,000 passengers in Costa Rica
Airline Avianca-Taca said on Tuesday that the cancellation of five routes to and from Costa Rica will affect some 50,000 passengers who will have to be re-routed or given refunds if they prefer.
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.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Costa Rica shooting victim originally from Vancouver
A Vancouver man residing in Costa Rica who was shot to death by intruders last week lived a lavish lifestyle, according to a private investigator.
Vancouver man attacked, killed in Costa Rica
A Canadian has been killed in Costa Rica in an apparent home invasion, but the government is releasing few other details on the matter.
Your Tax Dollars at Work US Embassy Produces 'Gangnam Style' Video to Push Visas
Your tax dollars at work - producing goofy videos at US embassies. Ambassador Anne Andrew , U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, and her U.S. Embassy staff put together this goofy music video to encourage Costa Rican's to get more visas to the US.
The methods of war have failed
A trail of blood is seen at the Kirkland Heights house of Keith Clarke, who was killed by the security forces on May 27, 2010.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Students visit Central American rain forest
This summer around 20 students are working in Costa Rica's northern rain forest region.
This Unique Icosahedron-Shaped Treehouse in Costa Rica Cost Just $5,000 to Build
Joseph Mikrut, a graphic designer and one of the owners of Anamaya Yoga Resort in Montezuma, Costa Rica, has finished constructing what may very well be the world's first treehouse shaped in the form of an icosahedron .
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)
Glamorous Life in Costa Rica Ends in Orgy and Murder
Lying naked, handcuffed and shot in the head after a night of partying, girls and expensive cars is not likely the glamorous end that Canadian national Brad Deering, a.k.a. Brat Pering had in mind.
Costa Rican president in jet scandal
Revelations that Costa Rica's president used the jet of a Colombian with alleged links to drugs trafficking have led to three high-profile resignations.
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.
Wed May 15, 2013
Inside Costa Rica
Chinese president could visit Costa Rica in June
May 15th, 2013 Chinese president Xi Jinping could visit Costa Rica in June as part of a tour of Latin America that could also include visits to Venezuela and Mexico, according to information from Casa Presidencial.