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Daily Archives: October 21, 2010
A U.N. expert on the rights of displaced persons says a profound humanitarian crisis remains in Haiti and the reconstruction process needs to be accelerated.
Latin American and Caribbean countries have increased the amount of protected areas in order to preserve biodiverity and has reduced consumption of ozone-depleting substances, according to a U.N. agency.
The Contraloría de la República has rejected arguments by the telecommunications agency and told it to move ahead with providing more information to would-be bidders for frequency.
Rwanda, Yemen and Syria have joined Burma, North Korea and Eritrea in the group of the world’s worst abusers of the media, according to Reporter’s Without Borders 2010 Press Freedom Index.
The Volunteer Examination Coordinators of the American Radio Relay League plan the fourth annual examinations for U. S. amateur radio licenses to be given in Costa Rica.
Earthquake experts are hosting another conference Friday to alert Nicoya peninsula residents to the probability of a major quake. The event is being sponsored by the Red Sismológica Nacional, and it will be in the Cruz Roja building in the … Continue reading
An unusual situation developed at Juan Santamaría airport Wednesday when officers of the Vigilancia Aérea discovered a messenger who was transporting 200 knives.
The report issued by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean as outlined in A.M. Costa Rica, suggesting that Latin America should forge closer ties with Asian Pacific nations because of their economic growth, is a recipe for … Continue reading
Rescue efforts continue as officials in Ecuador say survival looks doubtful for two men trapped in a gold mine since Friday.
Police officers were treated to a turtle release party in Playa Hermosa near Jacó this week. Some 300 tiny oliver ridley turtles were released into the surf.
The family of a man killed in a boating accident in Costa Rica have filed suit for damages in U.S. district court in New Jersey.
Thank goodness for the Río San Juan to awaken the deep environmentalist nature of Ticos!