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23 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

American couple operated sophisticated hydroponic marijuana operation in Guanacaste

July 29th, 2014 A couple from the United States were arrested by Costa Rican authorities over the weekend after a raid on the couple's Guanacaste home revealed a sophisticated growing operation for hydroponic marijuana.

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Yesterday | Inside Costa Rica

Drug traffickers target Costa Ricaa s exports

July 29th, 2014 Costa Rica is the leading exporter of pineapples in the world, according to the country's Foreign Trade Promoter .

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Central America, Life, Fruits, Food

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Saratoga News

Summer camp disparities widen achievement gap

Omar Ramirez, 14, Roberto Cordero, 14, and Tyler Calderon, 13, left to right, make a class presentation during the Catalyst summer program at Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Calif.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Family, Kids, World News, Central America, Evergreen (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA

Columbia Magazine

CU coaches serve on mission trip to Costa Rica

CU coaches serve on mission trip to Costa Rica Click on headline for complete story with photo By Chris Megginson, sports information director CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY - Thirty-two individuals, including 21 coaches and athletic department staff members, traveled to San Jose, Costa Rica, for the Coaches to Costa Rica Mission Trip, July 18-24.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, World News, Costa Rica Travel, Central America, Campbellsville, KY,

Examiner.com

Twisting potato salad to new color and appeal

Most people do like potato salad--it's one of the great summer comfort foods. It goes well with either meat or chicken, prepared in the kitchen or grilled, and it can have many different ingredients.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Central America, Bar-B-Q

Crofs Blogs

ECDC: CDTR for week 30, July 28

In collaboration with Health Protection Scotland, ECDC enhanced its monitoring activities during the Commonwealth Games in Scotland .

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Cayman Islands, Trinidad and Tobago

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BellaOnline

Franklin Chang Diaz

Astronaut and Physicist Franklin Chang Diaz was born in San Jose, Costa Rica on April 5, 1950 to a Costa Rican mother and a father of Chinese descent.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Science / Technology, Space

Daily Camera

Naropa prof preaching 'gross national happiness' to Costa Rican educators

Debbie Young reads to her grandchild, Langston Young-Taft, 4, in the living room of her home in Gunbarrel on Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Rico, CO, Gunbarrel, CO, Naropa University, Standardized Testing, Education

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Sister Cities: Tyler delegation experiences Japanese culture

It was all part of a trip to one of Tyler's sister cities - Yachiyo, Japan. Tyler Sister Cities also include Lo Barnechea, Chile; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; Jelenia Gora, Poland; and Liberia, Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Tyler, TX, World News, Mexico, Poland,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Jaunted

Street Food Friday: Rice and Beans Three Ways in Costa Rica

Now that you know the country's most important phrase , where to geek out Av-style , and what to drink , we head back down to Costa Rica in this week's edition of Street Food Friday to see what's cooking.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, World News, Central America, Travel

Inside Costa Rica

Judge arrested for stealing bail, child support money - Inside Costa Rica

July 25th, 2014 A criminal court judge in Upala, Alajuela, identified by the last name Leon, was arrested yesterday afternoon on charges that he stole bail and child support funds.

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Inside Costa Rica

Costa Rican police receive training to fight narco-trafficking in Colombia

BOGOTA , Colombia, July 25th, 2014 After nearly three decades combating narco-trafficking, the Colombian National Police started sharing its experience with officers from other countries in the region in 2012.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Drugs

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Son of Alaska adventurer Roman Dial missing in Costa Rica

A search is reportedly underway in the wilds of Costa Rica for the son of a well-known Alaska adventurer who's been missing almost two weeks.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Anchorage, AK, Alaska Pacific University

Bradenton.com

Pinto leaves Costa Rica; fails to agree contract

Pinto said he was leaving because of disagreements with unnamed members of his coaching staff.

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Sys-Con Media

Signature Vacations Welcomes Dreams Resorts & Spas to Its 2014/15 Winter Line-Up

Signature Vacations is pleased to announce the addition of 10 Dreams Resorts & Spas properties to its slate of destinations for the fall and winter of 2014/15.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Costa Rica's ICE mulling investment in Hondutel

Further, Mejia noted that the number of Hondutel shares to be sold will depend on the level of resources that potential shareholders are prepared to invest.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Downtown San Jose opens door to student art

The shops, skyscrapers and multi-story condominiums in downtown San Jose were built with the vision and leadership of developers with years of life experience.

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Related Topix: Downtown (San Jose, CA), San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Downtown (San Antonio, TX), World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Jaunted

Quepos: This Costa Rican Restaurant is Touristy, But a Must for AvGeeks

One of the major tourist attractions on the Pacific Side of Costa Rica is Manuel Antonio National Park , where the ocean meets the rainforest outside the town of Quepos.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica Travel

Converge! Network Digest

Claro Costa Rica Deploys Ericsson for LTE

Ericsson's full LTE solution will include several core and radio access infrastructure products such as Mobility Management Entity, Home Subscriber Server, the RBS 6000 family, and microwave transmission using the LTE-proven MINI-LINK TN, as well as services and consulting for spectrum refarming, equipment roll-out, systems integration and ... (more)

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Inside Costa Rica

Five months later, family of murdered American still seeks answers

Unknown assailants intercepted Heigis as he traveled in his vehicle on a gravel road about 4 kilometers from La Fortuna.

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