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42 min ago | Inside Costa Rica

Community theatre continues to thrive in Tamarindo and surrounding area

Tamarindo's Beach Nuts Theatre Company has announced auditions for its November production entitled Christmas Pantomime .

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

4 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy show

A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Annapolis, MD

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Costa Rica Angered by Swedish Comedy Show

A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Weird

4 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy show

Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Budget Travel

Costa Rica, Air, Car, 7 Nights, From $889

Get to know the jungles, volcanoes, and cloud forests of Costa Rica at your own pace with this travel package that includes an eight-day car rental.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Costa Rica Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Warrnambool Standard

Childhood jungle trek to a better life in 'paradise'

FLEEING the civil war in his native country of Nicaragua, six-year-old Luis Bermudez and his family trekked for 45 days through jungle to reach sanctuary in Costa Rica.

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Inside Costa Rica

Closure of Intel manufacturing slowed export growth, latest report shows

August 21st, 2014 Costa Rican exports for the first seven months of 2014 grew just 1.4%, according to the latest report by foreign trade promoter, Procomer.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Inside Costa Rica

Guanacaste water shortage has hotels threatening to close their doors, layoff staff

August 21st, 2014 PLN lawmaker, Juan Marin said this week that the chronic water shortage in Guanacaste is so bad that nine hotels in Tamarindo and Langosta are threatening to close their doors and layoff their staff.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, Central America,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Volunteering mixes the family vacation with sea turtle conservation in Costa Rica

We heaved. The turtle struggled as four of us lifted it from the water onto the boat, just as we'd been instructed, each holding a flipper.

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Examiner.com

Nicaraguan resident sent to prison for killing sea turtle

A Nicaraguan resident who killed and gutted a green sea turtle in the province of Limon in Costa Rica has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

San Carlos residents report suspicious helicopter

August 19th, 2014 Residents of Aguas Zarcas, Venecia, San Miguel and La Virgen de SarapiquA in San Carlos in Costa Rica's Northern Zone reported to authorities the presence of a suspicious low-flying helicopter on Saturday, according to regional police chief, Francisco Morales.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Flying, Life, Hobbies

Inside Costa Rica

Hundreds of cattle smuggled into Costa Rica per week as drought ravages Nicaragua pastures

August 19th, 2014 Some 200 to 300 head of cattle are being illegally smuggled into Costa Rica from Nicaragua every week in the border areas of Upala and Los Chiles, according to the regional head of the National Animal Health Service , Elliut Herrera.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Agriculture, Science

Travel World News

Costa Rica Readies for the Rincon De La Vieja Challenge Mountain Bike Race

The thrilling RincA3n de la Vieja Challenge 2014 100-mile mountain bike race is again on track for next week in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The country that surprised us all

AN AUSTRIAN police officer who conducted an illegal probe into the case of kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch has been jailed for abuse of office.

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Examiner.com

'Experiencing Rural Costa Rica'

During our first day on tour in Costa Rica , even breakfast was an event! We began at the traditional Restaurante Tipico el Trapiche de Nayo, stopping to see the authentic Trapiche process for crushing whole sugar cane originally used in the early days of the sugar cane plantations.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Breakfast, Life, Food

Inside Costa Rica

Lawmakers, AyA, MINAE vow to solve Atenas water problem

August 18th, 2014 PUSC lawmakers, the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Costa Rican Institute of Water and Sewers say they are joining forces to solve the severe shortage of potable water in Atenas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

2014 not the best year for Miami Customs district

When the world looked like it was heading off a cliff five or six years ago, Miami was rising through the ranks among the nation's leading Customs districts.

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Boston.com

Kidneys for Sale: Transplant Brokers in Israel Lure Desperate Patients

Aside from the six-figure price tag, what was striking was just how easy it was for Ophira Dorin to buy a kidney.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Central America

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia's former spy chief remains in Panama, not Costa Rica: lawyer

The former director of Colombia's now-defunct intelligence agency, DAS, did not flee to Costa Rica after learning her asylum in Panama was revoked, according to her lawyer.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Central America

Inside Costa Rica

Suspected drug plane crashes near remote government airstrip

August 15th, 2014 A small aircraft believed to have been carrying cocaine from South America crashed near a remote government airstrip in Barra de Parismina in Limon, authorities discovered on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

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