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Daily Archives: November 9, 2010
A group of human rights activists marched Sunday in Havana to demand that the Cuban government release a group of political prisoners by the end of the day.
There’s good news for expat retirees struggling to learn Spanish. A Canadian science team has found more dramatic evidence that speaking two languages can help delay the onset of Alzheimer’s symptoms by as much as five years, according to the … Continue reading
Fire believed sparked by a faulty battery in a microbus heavily damaged a bus station in Miramar, Puntarenas, Sunday afternoon. The company, Autotransportes Miramar S.A., also lost two buses, a jeep and a motorcycle, in addition to the microbus.
Regarding Alfred Sites commentary on “Don’t expect First World when living here.”
Authorities in Haiti say 544 people have died in an outbreak of cholera, while the death toll from Hurricane Tomas has reached 20.
A ballroom dancing group at the Universidad de Costa Rica, the Grupo de Bailes de Salón, will give three performances this weekend.
The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States hears from its secretary general this afternoon on the border conflict between Nicaragua and Costa Rica, but neither the council nor José Miguel Insulza, the secretary general, are likely to condemn … Continue reading
The owner of a landmark Guadalupe home decided to take out the wooden floors and replace them with concrete in 2006. That’s a big error when the property has been designated a heritage site.
The jobs of opening up highways, restoring power and water and housing storm refugees continues. The weather cooperated with a Monday that was chilly but with lots of sun.
A soccer referee has been ordered reinstated in his job because he was fired without due process.
The Overseas Vote Foundation has posted a survey to sound out U.S. expats and if and how they cast their ballots in the Nov. 2 general election.
Ram Power, Corp. has closed a $160 million deal for debt financing for the Phase II expansion of the San Jacinto-Tizate geothermal power project in Nicaragua. The financing consists of $140 million in senior construction and term loans and $20 … Continue reading