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Barra Honda: Total Aventure!

Barra Honda: Total Aventure!

Looking for a place unlike any other, that’s exactly what we found. The road will take you this time … to the entrails of the earth itself. Costa Rica is known worldwide as a synonym of natural beauty due to the incredible aesthetic display found in its extraordinary life forms […]

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30 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
COSTA RICAN PRESIDENCY LAUNCHES ONLINE NEWSPAPER.

COSTA RICAN PRESIDENCY LAUNCHES ONLINE NEWSPAPER.

Online Newspaper promotes accomplishments following low approval ratings. The Costa Rican presidency created its own online newspaper to promote government achievements to citizens, reported the Central American newspaper La Nación. The official website called La Noticia launched on Thursday, Sept. 13, with the goal of focusing on what the government […]

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29 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
COSTA RICANS APP CREATE.

COSTA RICANS APP CREATE.

A new app, created by Costa Ricans, seeks to motivate children aged 4 to 12 years to practice math. The educational game called Math Harvest, has three levels where the user must perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to harvest carrots, apples and oranges. In each mathematical operation is a […]

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28 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE TO MEET WITH CENTRAL AMERICAN FOREIGN MINISTERS.

U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE TO MEET WITH CENTRAL AMERICAN FOREIGN MINISTERS.

The United States is worried about an increase in drug trafficking in the region. Concerned about Central America’s regional security strategy, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet on Tuesday in New York with the region’s foreign ministers, including Costa Rican Foreign Minister Enrique Castillo. The meeting will be […]

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27 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
COSTA RICA TARGETS STRATEGIC TRADE DEALS ACROSS THE GLOBE.

COSTA RICA TARGETS STRATEGIC TRADE DEALS ACROSS THE GLOBE.

Government officials say they are looking for agreements with countries that fulfill certain import needs and provide key export opportunities for Costa Rica. In the past two years, Costa Rica approved a free trade agreement with China and entered into negotiations with the European Union, among others. Costa Rica proposed […]

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26 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
COSTA RICAN EXPORTERS DISPLAY THEIR PRODUCTS.

COSTA RICAN EXPORTERS DISPLAY THEIR PRODUCTS.

Government officials estimate that the event will include some 3,500 meetings. The Fourteenth Buyers Trade Mission (BTM) officially launched Wednesday in the capital San José, with some 300 Costa Rican companies and 200 foreign buyers from 30 countries. The BTM is organized by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER), and […]

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25 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
NO MORE BOOKS AT LINCOLN SCHOOL

NO MORE BOOKS AT LINCOLN SCHOOL

Costa Rican private institution invests $ 1.5 million in business agreement with Apple. No more traditional books, or notebooks, or pencils since two weeks ago, the main instrument of study for more than 1,300 students from Lincoln College is, an iPad 3. With the device, manufactured by the company Apple, […]

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24 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
JOE: TALE OF FISHING

JOE: TALE OF FISHING

The action on the Caribbean is picking up just as expected and lots of tarpon are around. Not many people on the water this week. Marlin and sails were big up north from Tamarindo to Coco, but slowed when the wind came up and inshore rooster fishing picked up the […]

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23 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
COSTA RICA PROHIBITS THE HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING.

COSTA RICA PROHIBITS THE HUNTING AND SPORT FISHING.

The Law of Conservation of Wildlife of Costa Rica will change to delineate everything about hunting permits in the country but it will not achieve to entirely prohibit hunting of wild animals or fishing. Current laws in place since 1992, and through a popular initiative, environmentalists asked for hunting restrictions […]

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22 September, 2012 CommentsRead More
INCREASE IN SHARE PRICE

INCREASE IN SHARE PRICE

Ad Astra Rocket Company, working on the development of a plasma engine, announced the change in its share price, which rose from $ 7 to $ 10. The change, was defined by the Board of Directors of the company based on the company advances in technology for power generation from […]

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