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Daily Archives: October 11, 2010
Argentina has called on Britain to refrain from conducting military exercises on the disputed Falkland Islands.
The Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones has 105 tons of materials from the 2010 national elections that it will begin to recycle today.
Three persons accused of victimizing persons who were selling goods through newspaper classified ads have been placed in preventative detention for three months, the Poder Judicial said.
Public works officials are hoping to install a pedestrian bridge this week in Barrio Los Montoya in Salitral de Santa Ana. This is where flooding prompted by a landslide in the mountains wiped out a bridge.
Highways continue to be a challenge for expats. Ruta 32, the San José-Limón route, will be closed today, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6 a.m. to noon.
That shaking Friday night was not the result of the wine. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake at 7:54 p.m. was followed at 9:30 by a magnitude 5 quake some 15 kilometers (about 9 miles) south of Laurel in the southern zone.
The Inter-American Development Bank and Global Partnerships, a Seattle-based non-profit organization, have signed a $5 million loan, which will serve to capitalize the organization’s new social investment fund.
Common frog populations across the United Kingdom are suffering dramatic population crashes due to infection from the emerging disease, Ranavirus. Costa Rican amphibians also have suffered mysterious declines.
Two Guatemalans failed their math test big time Sunday when they took off from Pavas in a single-engine Piper Cherokee that appeared to be overloaded.
The security ministry is sending a message with the arrest of a La Fortuna woman who is accused of having 10 young marijuana plants in her home.
Chilean workers are reinforcing an escape shaft that will be used to rescue 33 miners trapped underground for more than two months.
Tamarindo residents plan to meet later this month to discuss ways in which the water in the community’s bay can be improved. The goal is to recapture a blue flag that is awarded to environmentally savvy locations.