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Daily Archives: October 14, 2010
The Sinaloa cartel has its own flight school in Cuernavaca, México, where pilots of drug planes get their training, the U.S. government said Wednesday.
From the Tuesday edition: “The measure is named after Sen. Chris Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank, both of whom are not exactly ethhical paragons.”
The immigration service has put into use a new hall for persons seeking passports. The structure cost $110,000 and was paid for with help from the International Organization for Immigration.
Residents in the Atenas area can now make appointments for visits to the Hospital San Rafael de Alajuela by Internet. The area is the third to be connected that way. The others are Alajuela west and Poás.
There were more landslides on the Autopista del Sol early Wednesday after more rains. The location is near Orotina at about Kilometer 49, officials said. Heavy machinery was clearing the blocked lanes Wednesday.
Baby oysters could be the canaries in the mine shaft for another dimension of global warming.
Chilean rescuers ended a marathon operation Tuesday and freed all 33 miners trapped underground for more than two months. All of the rescued miners were sent for medical treatment, and several of them are expected to undergo surgery in the … Continue reading
Two crimes had dramatically different outcomes Wednesday because one of the victims had a firearm.
A warning message just was issued from Bocas del Toro on coral bleaching and invertebrate mortality. Although the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration had issued a warning on above-average sea surface temperatures in the wider Caribbean region in July, there … Continue reading
Youngsters designated early Wednesday as party time in Heredia. Some 11 young persons were stopped near the Universidad Nacional after citizens complained of persons firing a weapon into the air and threatening them.
A man who may well be the most important medical worker of the century died Wednesday.
Five supporters of the fugitive financier Luis Enrique Villalobos are blaming the Costa Rican government for the collapse of the high-interest operation and are seeking compensation in the administrative courts and a pardon for the man who ran the scheme.