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Daily Archives: October 4, 2010
The U.S. Federal Reserve Board has announced a delay in the issue date of the redesigned $100 note.
A bailey bridge opened up the Interamericana Norte at Cambronero, when workers covered a spot where the road collapsed. However, more rains Sunday caused officials to close the stretch at 2 p.m. And that was not the only problem.
Two other Latin American countries are adjusting their telephone numbers to accommodate growth.
The red fleet is getting a raise. The price regulating agency announced Friday that taxi fares would go up 4.21 percent. That means a 20-colon increase for the first and subsequent kilometers.
Police were out in force Saturday night and conducted searches of bars and nightspots in Tibás, Desamparados, Alajuelita, San Sebastián, La Uruca, Escazú, Moravia, Zapote, Coronado, Guadalupe, San Pedro and San José Centro.
The British newspaper The Guardian has taken a shot at Costa Rica’s pineapple growers.
Both plus and super gasoline is going down 14 colons a liter this month, and diesel is going down 11 colons to 487 colons (96 U.S. cents).
The Partido Vanguardia Popular-Partido Comunista de Costa Rica is celebrating the 61st anniversary of the Communist victory in the Chinese revolution and its author, Mao Tse Tung.
Costa Rican hopes for a banner tourism season are being hurt by terrorism threats in Europe, cartels in México, the weather and the dollar-colon exchange rate.
A 20/20 news crew was in Asunción de Belén Friday and took videotape of Andreas Roman Leimer Seiring, who is identified by the U.S. Department of Justice as a fugitive.
The British travel wholesaler via its Thomson Airlines will begin operations between London’s Gatewick Airport and Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia Nov. 2.
The ruling-party candidate fell short of an outright victory in Brazil’s presidential election Sunday, setting up a second-round of voting later this month.