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1 hr ago | Smoke

Volume 18, Issue 3

Two cigars in this latest edition of Smoke Magazine's cigar review are from Emilio Cigars, a small craft cigar company that works with several different factories in creating its cigars.

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8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Costa Rica hosts CELAC coordination meeting

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

UN secretary general hails Costa Rica as model for development, peace

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, 30 July 2014.

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HotelChatter

This is What Eco-Lodges Look Like in Costa Rica

We hit you yesterday with a very factual and proper rundown of what it means to be a sustainable hotel in Costa Rica, and now, let's go back down to earth and take a look at how these concepts translate into their design and everyday operations.

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ABC News

UN Chief Calls Attack on Gaza School 'Shameful'

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack on a U.N. school in Gaza that killed at least 16 people early Wednesday as "outrageous" and "unjustifiable," and demanded an immediate humanitarian cease-fire in the war between Israel and Hamas.

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Ma'an News Agency

UN Chief: Israeli attack on Gaza school 'unjustifiable'

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned an Israeli strike on a Gaza school that killed 16 people as "unjustifiable" Wednesday, calling for those responsible to be held to account.

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

Inside Costa Rica

Identity of Canadian man arrested on Interpol Red Notice in Costa Rica confirmed

July 30th, 2014 After initial confusion, an official with the Interpol section of Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police told Inside Costa Rica today on the condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to comment on the matter that a Canadian man arrested on an Interpol arrest warrant in Tamarindo, Guanacaste over the weekend is ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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