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7 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

ECDC: CDTR for week 29

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report is a weekly bulletin intended for epidemiologists and health professionals in the area of communicable disease prevention and control.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

Things to do: FREE nighttime tour of Nicoya's colonial secrets

July 21st, 2014 - Nicoya has belonged to Costa Rica for 190 years , and perhaps our readers have never taken time to get to know the canton.

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15 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Dr. Richard Leatherman Pens a Man's Love Story

RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Dr. Richard "Dick" Leatherman, a noted author of management books, has written an engaging novel titled, A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia .

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, World News, Central America, University of Richmond

19 hrs ago | SILive.com

Staten Island People: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Luciana Crottogina: "My plan in five years is to go to Russia to watch the World Cup.

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20 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

Chinchilla legal team seeks 100 million, 60 days in jail for Baldi; judgment expected today

July 21st, 2014 Former president Laura Chinchilla's legal team is seeking 60 days in jail and A 100 million in compensation from Alberto Rodriguez Baldi, against whom Chinchilla brought charges of defamation as the result of statements made by Baldi on Facebook.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

BellaOnline

Hotel Hacienda Guachipelin, a Review

Hacienda Guachipelin in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, is a ranch founded in the 19th century.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Guanacaste to celebrate 190 years of being Tico

July 18th, 2014 "Our homeland by our free will." That is the motto written on the emblem of the province of Guanacaste.

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The Miami Herald

Cuban politician, anti-Castro activist dies in Miami at 89

Antonio "Tony" Santiago Ruiz, one of Havana's youngest commissioner and a close friend and adviser to one of Cuba's most popular presidents, Carlos Prio Socarrás, died on Monday in Miami during a surgical procedure.

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Related Topix: Fidel Castro, Central America, World News

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Costa Rican Police Release 4 Nicaraguans Suspected of Raping U.S. Tourist

Four Nicaraguans suspected of raping a U.S. tourist in northern Costa Rica were released Wednesday after the 19-year-old victim declined to witness a lineup, authorities said Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

PSFK

Sony Drops 8 Million Flower Petals to Promote New TV Line

Eight million flower petals cover an entire Costa Rican village to promote the quality, definition and representation of their new line of televisions Ever wonder what 8 million flower petals looks like? Sony wanted to explore this as it made a huge splash dropping 3.5 tons of vibrant colored flower petals, creating an epic shoot to promote their ... (more)

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PRLog US Entertainment

"Supermodel Showdown, Costa Rican Adventure" on AFTERDARK

Jul. 16, 2014 - LANSING, Mich. -- The show was the brainchild of music/model producer Joe Murphy, formerly of Boston and now living in Costa Rica.

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Inside Costa Rica

Be on the lookout for this scam, it could cost you thousands of dollars

July 16th, 2014 While not a new problem in Costa Rica, credit and debit card fraud through the use of electronic devices called 'skimmers' is becoming ever more common as the skimming devices become ever easier to obtain.

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Hispanically Speaking

Costa Rica Arrests 4 Nicaraguans in Rape of U.S. Tourist

Costa Rican authorities on Tuesday arrested four Nicaraguans as suspects in the rape of a young U.S. tourist who said she had been attacked by several men.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Hotel Business

Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura Opens in Chile

Marking the second Hyatt-branded hotel here and introducing the Hyatt Place brand to Chile and the South American continent, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and HPV S.A. have opened Hyatt Place Santiago/Vitacura.

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CNN

Best romantic summer getaways

One of Travel + Leisure's top romantic summer getaways, the northern Croatian city of Rovinj features beautiful medieval scenery and loads of romantic dining options.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

ML Party lawmakers renew calls to dollarize Costa Rican economy

July 14th, 2014 Libertarian Movement Party lawmakers of the Legislative Assembly are renewing calls to ditch the country's national currency and dollarize Costa Rica's economy.

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Patch.com

Renbrook Summer Adventure Campers Travel to Costa Rica

The following information was provided by Renbrook School . Thirteen high school students spent a week working at the Cloud Forest School in Santa Elena, Costa Rica, providing much-needed manpower for campus maintenance.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

A Costa Rica retrospective

There are many things I miss about Costa Rica. Being there was like a dream...especially living in the jungle.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Travel Weekly

MSC unveils Divina schedule for winter 2015-16

MSC Cruises said its 2015-16 schedule in the Caribbean will include a 10-day cruise on MSC Divina with stops in Cartagena, Colombia; Cristobal, Panama; and Puerto Limon, Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Colombia Travel, Travel, South America Travel, Cartagena Colombia, Colombia Travel, World News, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

Sys-Con Media

June 2014 Revenue Report Opening of Fiesta Casino Aurola in Costa Rica

For a more detailed analysis of June 2014 revenue, please visit www.thunderbirdresorts.com and click on "June 2014 Revenue Report - Analysis" located on the home page under "News and Releases."

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