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Biologists Call For Changes To Endangered...
Image Caption: Atelopus varius was previously widespread and common in Costa Rica.
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The Washington Post
The real meaning of diversity
EPA/JEFFREY ARGUEDAS When colleges say they believe in diversity, what do they really mean? It talk of diversity nothing more than a gimmick to get college websites and brochures to look like politically correct Benetton ad? Alejandra Dubcovsky , an assistant professor of history at Yale University, addresses this issue in the following post.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Influenza-associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Costa Rica, 2009 - "2012
Guiselle Guzman SaborA o, Alexey Clara, Antonio Garcia, Fabio Quesada, Rakhee Palekar, Percy Minaya, Marvin Cervantes, Mariel Lopez, Jenny Lara, Jorge Jara, Natalia Blanco, Joseph Bresee, Marc-Alain Widdowson, and Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner Data needed to guide influenza vaccine policies are lacking in tropical countries.
The Miami Herald
Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica's new leader says he's a ...
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Floribeth: John Paul II's Costa Rican...
Call her the miracle lady on the hill -- one with a brain aneurysm whose healing was declared a miracle, clearing the way for the late John Paul II to become a saint.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
PeaceJam caters to youth
Last week, PeaceJam held their sixth annual Southeast conference. Middle school and high school students came from all over the region to attend the event hosted by Nobel Peace Laureate, Leymah Gbowee.
Business in Costa Rica: Intel outside
KARLA BLANCO started working for Intel in 1997, when the microchip giant opened its factory in the Costa Rican rainforest.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Inside Costa Rica
Meet Costa Rica's future First Lady, Mercedes Pe as Domingo
April 15th, 2014 Mercedes PeA as Domingo will become Costa Rica's First Lady when Luis Guillermo Solis is inaugurated on May 8th, but her identity - even her face - is a mystery to most in the country.
Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'
These days, it's easy for high school students to become ensconced in a world consisting of classes, schoolwork, athletics, social events, and college applications.
Inside Costa Rica
"La Trocha" to see 10 new bridges for $6 million over next 90 days
April 15th, 2014 The controversial border road between Costa Rica and Nicaragua which has become known as "La Trocha," will see the construction of ten bridges over the next 90 days, at a cost of nearly $6 million USD.
Inter Press Service
Turtles Change Migration Routes Due to Climate Change
Waves and high tides are eating away at the beaches in Costa Rica's Cahuita National Park, where the vegetation is uprooted and washed into the sea.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
UPDATE 2-Eight dead in Valparaiso blaze, 500 houses destroyed
At least eight people were killed and 500 houses destroyed over the weekend by a fire that ripped through parts of Chilean port city Valparaiso, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents as authorities battled the blaze.
The Sweet Science
Slick, Cool, Energized Vasquez Beats Felix To Kick Off PPV
In the HBO PPV opener to the Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley rematch card at the MGM Grand, Bryan Vasquez took on Jose Felix in a super feather attraction, and this was supposed to be, many thought, a steppingstone fight for the prospect Felix.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Travel Troubleshooter: Expedia made a goof
A few weeks before our departure, we confirmed our accommodations and rental car with Expedia.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Star Online
Fire engulfs parts of Chile's Valparaiso port, 100 houses destroyed
A fire pushed by strong Pacific coast winds ripped through parts of the Chilean port city Valparaiso on Saturday, destroying at least 100 houses and causing the evacuation of thousands of residents as authorities battled the blaze.
Nicaragua shaken by second earthquake
Just as residents of Managua were clearing up the damage from an earthquake on Thursday, a second earthquake struck Nicaragua on Friday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lucas Drummond, 16, plummeted to death on Costa Rica rock climbing trip
'Lucas wanted to change the world for the better': Parents' heartache after British teenager plummets to his death while leading a rock climbing trip in Costa Rica Tragic: Lucas Drummond, 16, from Hackney, north London, has plummeted to his death while leading a rock climbing expedition in Costa Rica The parents of a 16-year-old British schoolboy ... (more)
Magnitude 6.6 quake hits Nicaragua, no damage reported
A strong earthquake hit southwest Nicaragua on Friday, the second in as many days, shaking buildings in the capital Managua and as far away as San Jose in Costa Rica, but there were no immediate reports of damage.
British teenager plummeted to his death while leading a rock climbing trip in Costa Rica
Moment federal agents tasered son of last Nevada rancher as critics accuse officers of acting like they're in 'Tiananmen Square' in fight over the right to graze land TEN dead - including five teens - and more than 30 injured when bus carrying high school students in California explodes into flames after it collides head-on with FedEx truck 'Reeva ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Inside Costa Rica
US Embassy responds to Solis criticism of CAFTA on Russian TV
April 10th, 2014 The US Embassy in San JosA© responded yesterday to a television interview broadcast by Russian global broadcaster, RT, on April 8th in which president-elect Luis Guillermo Solis criticized the Free Trade Agreement between Costa Rica and the United States, known as CAFTA.