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1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica's new leader says he's a ...

To place a Death Notice, please call 305-376-8901 or email obit@miamiherald.com .

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6 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

World News: Easter; 'Miracle'; Korean Ferry; Sub Search; Ukraine News

In a few hours, Pope Francis will celebrate an Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square and deliver his twice-yearly "Urbi et Orbi" blessing and message.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Billings Outpost

Drums beat on border

LA UNION, on the Costa Rica-Panama border The hills of Costa Rica are alive with the sounds of war drums: And Nicaragua had better take heed.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Nicaragua, Panama, Daniel Ortega,

Tri-cityherald.com

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

In this July 5, 2013 file photo, Floribeth Mora stands by her shrine to Pope John Paul II inside the entrance to her home in La Union de Cartago, Costa Rica.

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KAUZ

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope

A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

American Thinker

Costa Rica and the Drug Cartels

Costa Rica is under threat. Despite recent claims that "no terrorist groups or drug cartels lurk in the nation's mountains and rain forests," the evidence is quite the contrary.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Central America, Prison

The Miami Herald

An empty vacation package from Expedia

A few weeks before our departure, we confirmed our accommodations and rental car with Expedia.

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RedOrbit

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Yale University, Science / Technology, Space, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Education

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, World News, 9, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Costa Rica's new leader says he's a ...

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Bangkok Post

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.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oscar Arias, World News, Central America,

The Economist

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.

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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.

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Almanac

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Reuters

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.

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