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Daily Archives: November 24, 2010
The much-awaited court decision on the Las Crucitas open pit gold mine is scheduled for today, but regardless of the way the decision goes, more litigation is likely.
While Costa Rica avoids confrontation along its northeastern border with Nicaragua, a Venezuelan trawler was reported to have invaded the country’s exclusive zone in the Pacific.
Traffic officials are promoting the fact that individuals can renew their driver’s license up to three months before they expire.
The former telephone monopoly, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad, has thrown up another roadblock in an effort to halt opening the market to private competition.
A lot of so-called Black Friday ideas on the Web promise to deliver Stateside products, mostly electronics, cheaply and painlessly to Costa Rican residents. But the customs procedures continue to amaze. For example, a recent mailing of a doll and … Continue reading
Central government employees will have a 10-day vacation for Christmas. The bulk of the employees will leave work Thursday afternoon, Dec. 23, and not return until Monday, Jan. 3.
The Sala II high court has upheld a 3 million-colon judgement against a dental surgeon based on allegations that he humiliated his wife and caused her public shame and embarrassment.
The number of reported cases of cholera in Haiti is now approaching 50,000, but health experts have cautioned that the figure could be higher because data on the epidemic has not been received from some rural communities, a United Nations … Continue reading
The price tag for the early November downpours from Tropical Storm Tomas is estimated to be $330 million just for repairs of government facilities, roads and homes for 672 families who lost theirs.
Trump Hotel Collection said Tuesday that Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama will debut in spring 2011, marking the firm’s first foray into Latin America.
A man living here for 10 years to avoid a New Jersey drug charge made the mistake of attempting to renew his U.S. passport.
The Corte Suprema de Justicia has given a green light to changes in the penal code that will provide stiff sentences for cybercriminals, including those who take photos and steal identities from the social networks.