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Daily Archives: November 4, 2010
In Escazú 20 persons died early today in Calle Lajas, Barrio El Carmen as a result of a landslide provoked by the rainy weather.
A Miami federal court judge has sentenced Donald Williams in connection with a series of Costa Rica-based business opportunity fraud ventures, the Justice Department and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service announced.
The municipality of San José will try to get in the Guinness World Records with the largest dance class of swing criollo ever.
The exposition “Begin Anew,” by Kéyer Segura. opens Saturday at the Hidden Garden Art Gallery just west of the Daniel Oduber airport in Liberia.
The Organization of American States will hold today and Friday in San José a dialogue titled, “Intellectual Property Rights to Foster Innovation and Competitiveness,” in which 200 people are expected to participate, including researchers, scholars, businessmen, artisans and government officials … Continue reading
Costa Rica is facing a problem similar to that experienced by many landowners here. Someone has moved onto the property and will not leave.
Supporters of Óscar López for mayor of San José plan a campaign caravan Saturday from San Francisco de Dos Rios through the entire central canton of San José, they said.
Foreign direct investment in Latin America and the Caribbean recovered significantly in 2010 with regard to the drop in 2009 as a result of the global financial crisis.
A blade of grass destined to be converted into biofuel may join energy efficiency and other big-ticket strategies in the effort to reduce atmospheric carbon.
The Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica announced a new academic option Wednesday. Students now can choose nanotechnology.
The rain just will not quit. The automatic weather station at Tobias Bolaños airport reported at 2 a.m. that 114.3 millimeters (4.5 inches) of rain had fallen since 7 a.m. Wednesday.
I read the recent article in A.M. Costa Rica about Amnet’s new program packages and fees with the usual disdain I reserve for national monopolies that continually and unapologetically provide lousy service to their customers.