Costa Rica

Type: Country
Name: Costa Rica
population: 4,301,172
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

South Florida trade down 7 percent through February [Sun Sentinel :: ]

April 20--The value of South Florida's trade with the world fell by 7 percent in the first two months of this year, continuing the downward trend of late 2013, new data show.South Florida's goods trade slipped to $18 billion for the two-month period from ... [Published BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Costa Rica leftist easily wins presidential run-off

By Alexandra AlperSAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) – A center-left academic who has never held elected office easily won Costa Rica’s presidential election on Sunday, ousting the graft-stained ruling party from power after its candidate quit campaigning ... [Published ACQ Magazine - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

TRES RIOS, Costa Rica: Costa Rican woman attributes miracle to pope - Americas Wires

TRES RIOS, Costa Rica -- On a warm spring day, Floribeth Mora was in her bed waiting to die from a seemingly inoperable brain aneurysm when her gaze fell upon a photograph of Pope John Paul II in a newspaper."Stand up," Mora recalls the image of the pope ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Apr 14 | Panama: 88 More Frequencies for Digicel

From a statement issued by the National Public Services Authority of Panama:Resolution:FIRST: ASSIGN to the concessionaire DIGICEL ( PANAMA ), SA, eighty-eight (88) additional frequencies, which are detailed below, to provide a Personal Communications ... [Published CentralAmericaData - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Natural riches: Abundant flora, fauna highlight jaunt through Costa Rica

True to its name -- "rich coast" in English -- Costa Rica boasts one of the most biodiverse habitats on the planet. ... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - 18 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Costa Rica: Consumption of Luxury Goods Falls

For the first time since the 2008-2009 period the collection of the tax levied on imported goods such as vehicles , liquor and cigarettes fell by 11% compared to 2012, primarily in the area of ​​vehicles.Nacion.com reports: "The goods that generate the ... [Published CentralAmericaData - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Trade Relations with Messianic Governments

EditorialOur comments are the same as they were one year ago when Uruguayan diplomats toured the area in order to promote a free trade agreement with Mercosur; in terms of trade integration, South America is a bag of cats where what prevails is the will ... [Published CentralAmericaData - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica is coming home on cycle ride

EASTER Monday is often a day to rest and devour chocolate eggs, but for a Bampton father and daughter it will be spent cycling a total of 170 miles.Jessie Grimwade and her Bampton Medical Practice GP father Peter, 47, will each ride 85 miles on static ... [Published Oxford Mail - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica

Volunteering At The Biological Research Station As the natural world transforms with the changing of the seasons, we recognize the common signs of spring: Tundra Swans passing through on their migration north, Skunk Cabbage poking out of the swamps; ice ... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Rica and the Drug Cartels

Some sharp lessons in realpolitik are coming to light for Costa Rica.  Back in 1948, the country abolished its military and began grossly underfunding its police services in order to allow greater spending on health, education, other social benefits, ... [Published American Thinker - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

First Christian Church donated to SSU student Costa Rica trip

Sabrina Brown accepts donations from First Christian Church at 843 3rd street and another from the Churches Christian Women’s fellowship group. Sabrina and a group of Shawnee State University students will travel to a small village in Costa Rica this ... [Published Portsmouth Daily Times - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

McKinley Middle school students travel to Costa Rica

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -About 60 students from McKinley Middle School are in Costa Rica. The students left from the Baton Rouge airport Friday. It's an annual trip the school offers to expose students to different cultures.So far, they've travelled to ... [Published WAFB - Apr 19 2014]

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"Between gold and computer chips being down, I think it will be very hard for us to show an increase in trade this year" Roberts said. "South Florida has to get back to its knitting."
"Lima the capital is a good place to start your trip if you don’t have a game plan. The cool part about Peru also is that you don’t really need a plan. Just have a map, a little Spanish under your belt, and a good pair of hiking shoes. You’re all set for a once in a lifetime adventure" , it added
"While this is an exciting moment, we still have a long way to go to realise our vision of creating economic opportunity for every one of the 3.3 billion people in the global workforce" Nishar said
"This gives us another avenue or sport to keep kids off the street" Thomas said

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5 Unique Vacation Ideas for Families With Kids [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 2 hours ago]
South Florida trade down 7 percent through Febr... [Published BusinessWeek - 2 hours ago]
Costa Rica leftist easily wins presidential run... [Published ACQ Magazine - 4 hours ago]
Costa Rican centrist set for election win with ... [Published ACQ Magazine - 4 hours ago]
Peru among world's top ten cheapest countries t... [Published Andina - 5 hours ago]
Floribeth Mora Attributes Life to Pope John Pau... [Published WebProNews - 7 hours ago]
Floribeth Mora Attributes Life to Pope John Pau... [Published WebProNews Feed - 7 hours ago]
Relief for the World (Part 3 of 3) [Published Sun Star Network - 8 hours ago]
LinkedIn bets big on mobile after hitting 300 m... [Published DNA India - 10 hours ago]
A family reunion, hundreds of holidays later [Published Bend Bulletin - 10 hours ago]
Pickleball craze reaches Atlanta suburbs [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 10 hours ago]
FULL TEXT: senior vice-president Deep Nishar ta... [Published DNA India - 10 hours ago]
Krohn Conservatory has special Easter hours [Published Fox 19 - 12 hours ago]
Dixon, Robert L. "Bob" [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - 15 hours ago]
Earth's extinction rate highly exaggerated: Study [Published News Track India - 15 hours ago]
An education that's hard to beat [Published Telegraph - 16 hours ago]
A new old-fashioned eatery [Published Key Largo & Islamorada Free Press - 16 hours ago]
Nucla birders to share Cuba tales [Published Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - 17 hours ago]
Costa Rican woman becomes symbol of faith after... [Published Denver Post - 17 hours ago]
LinkedIn hits 300 mn milestone;50% traffic to c... [Published Business Standard India - 17 hours ago]
Apr 14 | Panama: 88 More Frequencies for Digicel [Published CentralAmericaData - 17 hours ago]
The Weaknesses of the Energy Sector in Guatemala [Published CentralAmericaData - 17 hours ago]
Could Spirit Airlines further exploit its ULCC ... [Published Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation - 17 hours ago]
Michael Deeds: Get 'Wicked,' if just for Glinda [Published Idaho Statesman - 17 hours ago]
Natural riches: Abundant flora, fauna highlight... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - 18 hours ago]
Tender for Construction of Shopping Centre and ... [Published CentralAmericaData - 19 hours ago]
QNL’s heritage collection draws crowds [Published Qatar Peninsula - 21 hours ago]
Trade Relations with Messianic Governments [Published CentralAmericaData - 21 hours ago]
Costa Rica: Consumption of Luxury Goods Falls [Published CentralAmericaData - 21 hours ago]
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5 Unique Vacation Ideas for Families With Kids [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - 2 hours ago]
When you have kids, you don’t want to give up everything, including vacations. Most parents find that taking children traveling can be exhausting and frustrating, regardless of careful planning and the best intentions. Parents want their kids to have ...
Long Read: “How the global banana industry is k... [Published Balloon Juice - Apr 19 2014]
No recipe exchange tonight, so in its place you get a Quartz report on the pros and cons of the global food market: During harvest last year , banana farmers in Jordan and Mozambique made a chilling discovery. Their plants were no longer bearing ...
Latin America Green News: Fire in Chile, protec... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 18 2014]
Denée Reaves, Program Assistant, International, Washington, D.C. Latin America Green News  is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. April 13th-19th, 2014 Chile The recent fire in Valparaíso ...
World: Global Weather Hazards Summary April 18-... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Apr 18 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: Afghanistan, Angola, Belize, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Tajikistan, Togo, United Republic of Tanzania, World Continued moisture deficits likely to ...
Three Possible Explanations For The Snowden-Put... [Published Wonkette - Apr 17 2014]
Spongy-faced Russian Emperor Vladimir Putin did some kind of Face The Motherland forum on his own personal television network, and he had a Very Special Guest: American/Russian hero/traitor Edward Snowden! Snowden began by stating that America’s intelligence-gathering ...
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Costa Rica drugs haul [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Oct 29 2013]
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IOM Costa Rica and Dutch Embassy Host Photo Exh... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Apr 04 2014]
Fellowship Program Brings Global Voices Togethe... [Published ICANN Announcements - Mar 31 2014]
Wild Card Winner Brings Latin American Perspect... [Published Financial Services - Mar 24 2014]
Ex-Im Bank-backed Orosi Project Wins Latin Amer... [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
Akamai Ranked Among "Best Companies to Work For... [Published Financial Services - Mar 12 2014]
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