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17 min ago | Vail Daily News

Adventure on two wheels: A 100-miler in tropical heat

The Rincon de la Vieja MTB 100 Challeng is Latin America's very first and only 100-mile mountain bike race.

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Related Topix: Eagle, CO, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Eagle County, CO, Vail, CO, World News

3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Kidneys for sale: Brokers in Israel lure desperate patients

Ophira Dorin, here in Jerusalem, two years ago turned to Israel's underground kidney market and ultimately traveled to Costa Rica for a transplant overseen by Dr. Francisco Jos Mora Palma.

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

7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Few Nicaraguans among Central America's exodus to U.S.

Nicaragua has many of the same problems as much of Central America. Extreme poverty.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Solis presents gloomy 100 days report focused on corruption

August 29th, 2014 President Luis Guillermo Solis presented his "first 100 days" report to an audience of about 1,000 invited guests yesterday evening, in which he painted a dark picture of corruption, impunity, waste and inefficiency throughout Costa Rica's government and public institutions.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Obama again faces Congress question on Syria

White House press secretary Josh Earnest briefs reporters during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Washington, DC, Representative Steve Cohen, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

Inside Costa Rica

Costa Rican plastics company to move to Nicaragua, cites high utility, labor costs

August 27th, 2014 Yanber S.A, a Costa Rican producer of plastic bags and packaging, has announced it will relocate to Nicaragua, laying off all 180 of its staff in Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

'A Ranch in the Forest'

I thought we were just stopping for breakfast but was surprised when our van drove through the gate at Rancho La Botija Mountain Hotel & Spa.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, World News, Central America

Cleveland.com

Medina schools briefs: Gardens in full bloom; students visit Dominican Republic, Costa Rica

School gardens at the high school and at Heritage and Blake elementary schools have flourished this summer, thanks to the green thumbs of community volunteers, school staff members and students.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Medina, OH, Home Gardening, Home, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

SmarterTravel

$54+ O/W JetBlue Sale for Sunny Destinations

Fall is almost here, which means it's the perfect time for JetBlue's latest airfare sale - which discounts flights to sunny Caribbean and Latin American destinations, including Nassau; St. Croix; Santiago, Dominican Republic; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Cartagena, Colombia.

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Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Central America Travel, Travel, Costa Rica Travel, San Jose Costa Rica, Costa Rica Travel, Colombia Travel, South America Travel, Cartagena Colombia, Colombia Travel

Examiner.com

'Visiting an Organic Pineapple Plantation'

Our tour of the Corsicana Farm's Organic Pineapple Plantation began in the fields with the pineapple pickers.

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Related Topix: Corsicana, TX, World News, Central America, Rice, TX

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fire Dog Lake

Mining The Earth: 25 Aug 2014

Some Alaskan politicians are upset that the Polley Mine disaster near Likely, British Columbia could be repeated at the Red Chris Mine located "in the Stikine watershed , which is shared with Alaska" and BC.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, World News, Central America, Mexico

The Bennington Banner

Costa Rica police seize cocaine, $1.5 M in cash

Costa Rican authorities say they have seized a small plane carrying $1.5 million in cash and 880 pounds of cocaine.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Anchorage, AK, Juneau, AK

The Miami Herald

Costa Rica police seize cocaine, $1.5 M in cash

Costa Rican authorities say they have seized a small plane carrying $1.5 million in cash and 880 pounds of cocaine.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

The Washington Post

Kelly: A love of good coffee led Montgomery County woman to an unusual sideline

I'm sure you love your coffee, but it's unlikely you love your coffee as much as Ligia Moss loves her coffee.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Montgomery County, MD, Gaithersburg, MD, North Potomac, MD, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Central America

Cigar Aficionado

INDUSTRY: Philip Wynn Invests in Costa Rica

While it seems that so much of the premium cigar industry is turning to Nicaragua for its tobacco, Philip Wynn, owner of the Felipe Gregorio cigar brand, is looking to Costa Rica.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Copan, OK, Nicaragua,

Neatorama

Bananas: An A-Peel-ing History

According to one legend, the fruit that Eve found irresistible in the Garden of Eden was not an apple, but a banana.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Record

Celebrity odds and ends

Dozens of celebrities have helped fuel the success of the ice bucket challenge for ALS.

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Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, Central America, Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Report: Gonzalez Sold

According to a Costa Rican report, Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez has signed a four-year contract with Italian club Palermo.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Fri Aug 22, 2014

MarketWatch

Here's why bonds are still a great investment

Mary Anne & Pamela Aden are well-known analysts and editors of The Aden Forecast, a monthly investment newsletter that specializes in the U.S. and global stock markets, the precious metals and foreign exchange markets and U.S. and international interest rates and bonds.

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Related Topix: World News

WMJX-FM Boston

Kendra & Hank Play Nice While Being Filmed

If you've been keeping up with Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett 's Costa Rican getaway, you might be thinking back to the new promo featuring her declaration about her wedding being "down the drain."

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Wedding

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