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Daily Archives: October 7, 2010
The Contraloría General de la República has found fault with the proposed bidding documents for private telecom services.
U.S. President Barack Obama once called Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva the most popular politician on earth. In Brazil, his approval rating has reached 80 percent, and many people give him the credit for turning the country into an … Continue reading
The small group of Villalobos Brother investors who still believe in the validity of the high-interest scheme have gone to court again.
The union that represents the workers at the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social says that the government does not have enough money to make the annual Christmas bonus payment to retired workers.
A benefit in Manuel Antonio Friday will highlight aerial pole fitness. The event is called the Cirque de Soiree Charity Cocktail party and show. It is at the Karolas Restaurant and Lounge from 8 to 11 p.m. The 3,000-colon entry … Continue reading
Artist Francisco Munguía appears to have a lot of fun when he adapts famous works or art to deliver messages mostly about animals.
An ambitious 10-year project to explore the world’s oceans finds that marine life is richer, more connected and changing faster than expected.
Fuerza Pública officers plan heavy security in Limón for the 2010 carnival, which officially starts today after a typical last-minute Costa Rican decision.
In Costa Rica 150,000 persons work in growing and exporting agricultural products. Some 5,000 more are engaged in exporting fish and other seafoods. These are the sectors most vulnerable to the economic winds.
The electrical generating company will be cleaning the dam at the Peñas Blancas hydroelectrical plant in San Ramón and has issued a warning that the flow of the river will be affected.
There still is danger above Santa Ana. The Chitaría summit above Salitral in the hills above Santa Ana is likely to produce more landslides when more rain hits.
U.S. Embassy employees have reason to thank Christopher Columbus. Employees will get two three-day weekends in a row. The embassy will be closed Oct. 11, next Monday, for U.S. Columbus Day, a spokesperson said. Then the doors of the embassy … Continue reading