Daily Archives: March 20, 2017

The gardener reaches major milestone

Metric Man and I just passed a milestone in Costa Rica residency. We have been here for five years, which means that this is home, not just a stop along the way. We have met the challenges of moving to … Continue reading

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Political scientists weigh possible Trump phenomena in Costa Rica

Next February, presidential elections will take place and Costa Ricans are already being bombarded with all manner of advertising to choose their candidates at the primaries of every single party. Given the choices, there is no clear trend on what’s … Continue reading

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Costa Rican surfers finish in top spots

Two Costa Rican surfers shared the top two spots for the final round of the competition held at Playa Venao in Panamá this past weekend. Ramón Taliani and Carlos Muñoz came head to head in the final round after beating … Continue reading

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Altercation between couple turns deadly

An altercation between a teenage girl and a  42-year old man ended in the death of both. Preliminary reports from the Judicial Investigating Agency said that, around 9 Sunday morning, the couple got in a fight at their home in … Continue reading

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Two wounded, two dead in shooting

A 42-year old man murdered a 60-year old man and shot a woman and her child before turning the gun on himself Sunday morning, according to agents of the Judicial Investigating Organization. Based on a preliminary report, the events transpired … Continue reading

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U.S. Marine “invasion” is an example of fake news

Remember those 7,000 U.S. Marines who were about to invade Costa Rica? That is another example of fake news affecting the country even before the phenomenon got that name. Costa Rica and the rest of Latin America are prone to … Continue reading

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Convention center draws low interest, study says

Government officials depended on a 2010 feasibility study to begin construction of the $35 million convention center west of San José. The study also said at that time that the center would soon require $650,000 a year in public funds … Continue reading

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