Daily Archives: November 22, 2010

Foreign minister will brief environmentalists

Costa Rican officials continue to stress the environmental damage that Nicaraguan troops and workers have caused and will cause on the Isla Calero. Although the general public has not shown much anger over the invasion onto Costa Rican soil, environmentalists … Continue reading

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Information on cholera said to be key to health

The death toll from the cholera epidemic in Haiti is now nearing 1,200 and more than 18,400 people have been hospitalized since the waterborne disease was first reported in October. Health care officials are trying to explain to Haitians how … Continue reading

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Amnet did correct thing in dropping Fox News

Although, I do not currently use Amnet since it is not available in my area, I do feel the pain of those clients writing in recently about some Amnet programming not being offered in English (if true).

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Dancing show is on air because its a free country

In her recent diatribe Jo bemoans the fact that Bristol Palin has reached the finals of “Dancing With the Stars” because she is the daughter of Sarah Palin and has little talent.

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Some court hearing will be available on the Internet soon

A pilot plan is putting the cases at three courtrooms in San José online. The audience are those in the Poder Judicial, but officials plan to expand the audience to the public.

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Four journalists honored for defying governments

The Committee to Protect Journalists lists 25 journalists from around the world who were murdered this year because of their work. And countless others face threats, prison time and harassment. Each year, the U.S.-based Committee honors journalists who risk their … Continue reading

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Luxury sailboat begins cruises in Costa Rica

The Star Flyer, one of a small fleet of luxury sailboats, was to have begun operations in Costa Rican waters Sunday. The boat operators plan 16 seven-day cruises using Caldera on the Pacific as a home port.

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Dumping along river bank can be a costly action

Police in the Cartago area have been getting complaints of men with a red truck who were dumping trash in a river.

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Limon can draw poison from bite of rare spider

n reference to the news story that said What may have been the bite of a tiny mosquito last April in Jacó marked the beginning of a medical ordeal for a Denver man.

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Viewer free to flip channel

Jo Stuart’s article (So how come a mediocre dancer continues to advance) smells like – I don’t like your mama’s politics, you wooden soldier.

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Slide blocks Limón route and missing vehicle sought

Another massive slide blocked the San José-Limón highway in Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo and motorists reported that they thought at least one vehicle was caught in the debris.

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Shoe is on other foot with shameless land grab

As a expat resident from the U.S.A., living here for just over three years, I have been following the land dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua with some interest. First, I must say that I enjoy living in Costa Rica.

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There is nothing virile about land grab response

What a country we live in, our Costa Rica. At first I cracked up when I read about Ms Oriette Zoneta filing a case in the constitutional court attacking the national anthem for having the word virile describing the country … Continue reading

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Another aging San José building gets a makeover

Another 19th century landmark structure in San José has been restored with the financial help of an agency of the culture ministry. The structure is the La Alhambra on Calle 2 between avenidas Central and 2.

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