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Daily Archives: October 22, 2010
Costa Rica has begun a military operation along its northern border in response to reports that Nicaraguan soldiers have entered an area along the Río San Juan, ran off farm workers, killed cattle and began dredging.
There were three positive developments in Pacific coast real estate this week.
The Costa Rican tourism industry is in debt $700 million, and the legislature is being asked to set up a bailout.
A brief report from the Cantón de Carrillo said that Del Monte, a major employer there, has decided to keep its melon operations going.
Minimum wages will be going up 2.63 percent Jan.1. That was the pay raise mandatedd by the Consejo Nacional de Salarios.
But the real fiend is not the hairless, fanged animal purported to attack and drink the blood of livestock. It’s a tiny, eight-legged creature that turns a healthy, wild animal into a chupacabra, says University of Michigan biologist Barry OConnor.
Fuerza Pública officers detained a 20-year-old man Thursday afternoon while he was riding on a bus with his pregnant 12-year-old girlfriend.
A dissident has become the third Cuban in less than a decade to win a prestigious human rights prize awarded by the European Parliament. Ethiopian and Israeli human rights activists were also front runners for the award.
First, I want to thank all of you who told me where to find “Northanger Abbey.” There are obviously a great many Jane Austen fans in the world.
A new measure makes clear that security guards may not prevent vehicles and individuals from entering residential areas.
The chief of Haiti’s medical association says an outbreak of cholera in the north of the country has killed 135 people and sickened 1,500 others.
Police said a crook threatened a taxi driver and made him put a dead prized pig in the trunk of his vehicle.
Two men tried to stick up a meat delivery truck in Escazú Thursday, but Fuerza Pública officers captured a suspect on a motorcycle in San Antonio de Escazú not long after.
The open secret that a Nicaraguan firm and Nicaraguan soldiers were trespassing in Costa Rica became public Tuesday. Costa Rican officials have known about the incursions since Oct. 8, when the son of a farmer complained to the Fuerza Pública. … Continue reading
Costa Rican artist Ana Isabel Navarro opens her show west of Liberia Saturday. It is “Entre Verdes y Silencios,” and it is at the Hidden Garden Art Gallery 5 kilometers west of Daniel Oduber airport.