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Costa Rica News - 10/23/2018
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10/21/2018 -  Cinco muertos en accidente de rafting en Costa Rica Source: AP - 06:51 PM

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10/19/2018 -  Costa Rican SHNIT International Short Film Fest Spy Hugo Boss 2nd Report - 04:07 PM

Today a second report came in from our Costa Rican buddy Hugo Boss about the shnit Worldwide short film festival . The shnit Worldwide shortfilmfestival is officially underway! From Oct 17 to Oct 21 more than 100 short films from 33 different countries will be projected.



10/19/2018 -  What are longevity foods? 6 foods that may help promote a longer, healthier life - 04:07 PM

Food knowledge is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, whether it's helping to boost energy, improve your mood or help reduce the risk for a variety of conditions including diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Joy Bauer stopped by Megyn Kelly TODAY to share six of her favorite food that may help lengthen your healthy years.



10/19/2018 -  Tom Cook - 04:07 PM

A Vermont "hippie" living in a Costa Rican surf town was murdered - and cops suspect a much younger woman whom he met there might be involved. Tom Cook, 62, a lifelong Vermonter and former electrician, had recently retired to Jaco and went missing in August, local station WCAX 3 reported.



10/15/2018 -  Costa Rica, South Korea kindred spirits in sustainability: first lady - 09:48 AM

"We consider Costa Rica an element of stability in a complex region, a country built on the values of cooperation, multilateralism and sustainable development." Costa Rica, a country prioritizing sustainability in Central America, looks to South Korea for greater cooperation based on shared values of peace and dialogue, multilateralism, sustainable development and human emancipation, its first lady Claudia Dobles Camargo told The Korea Herald in an exclusive interview.



10/12/2018 -  Costa Rica shows us how - 08:33 AM

The country's successful reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is an example that needs to be followed - because no one will be spared the consequences of climate change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , the United Nations body tasked with providing scientific evidence and consensus on climate change and its implications for decision-makers and the public, has just issued its latest, long-awaited report and the challenge it presents to all of us is huge. To avoid severe economic and social shocks and to protect essential ecosystems, we urgently need to limit the increase in global temperature to within 1.5A C of the pre-industrial level.



10/11/2018 -  USA will open 2019 Gold Cup at new Allianz Field in Minnesota - 09:50 PM

The USA will begin 2019 Gold Cup play at Allianz Field, Minnesota United's new stadium that will open in 2019. It will then travel to Cleveland and Kansas City for its other group matches.



10/04/2018 -  Coping with two million Venezuelan refugees - 06:42 PM

WITH its forbidding bulk and high walls, the former hostel for immigrants stands out amid the abandoned factories and jumble of railway lines of BrA s, in the heart of SA o Paulo. Now a museum, between 1887 and 1978 it received 2.5m foreigners of 70 nationalities.



10/04/2018 -  Bad news: Drinking daily glass of wine is not good for your health - 07:50 AM

Researchers, from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, found a daily drink increased the risk of premature death by a fifth, no matter how old you are, according to the Daily Mail. The team says previously touted benefits of wine - from preventing blood clots to lowering your blood sugar - only worked if you had no more than three glasses per week, or if you had a family history of heart disease.



10/03/2018 -  Nashua man indicted on charges he scammed elderly in telemarketing scheme - 03:43 AM

A sworn affidavit filed by an investigator for the state Attorney General outlines in detail the allegations of domestic violence against North Country state Sen. Jeff Woodburn and includes quotes... For the first time since Sept.



10/02/2018 -  We too: At gathering of nations, women's voices ring loud - 01:02 AM

This photo combo shows, from top left, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, and Serbia's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic. Middle row, from left, Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, from Liberia, U.N. General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces, and Costa Rican Vice President Epsy Campbell Barr.



10/01/2018 -  Port Tampa Bay welcomes pineapples - 01:26 AM

These Costa Rican pineapples, imported by Chestnut Hill Farms, arrived at a new cold storage facility at Port Tampa Bay on Sept. 22. The shipment, for Chestnut Hill Farms , Miami, came from Costa Rican to the cold storage company at the port.



09/29/2018 -  Partners of The Americas connects Oregon residents with Costa Ricans - 05:49 PM

A group photo of members participating in the Partners of The Americas exchange program during a visit to Paulina Peak on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.



09/29/2018 -  We too: At gathering of nations, women's voices ring loud - 12:20 AM

This photo combo shows, from top left, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, and Serbia's Prime Minister Ana Brnabic. Middle row, from left, Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee, from Liberia, U.N. General Assembly President MarA a Fernanda Espinosa Garces, and Costa Rican Vice President Epsy Campbell Barr.



09/27/2018 -  5 Places: Five Places to Go in San José, Costa Rica - 09:48 AM

In the last few years, the urban core of San JosA© has undergone a revival. For decades, the city center has felt a bit abandoned and sometimes seedy as well-heeled locals gravitated toward modern suburbs like EscazAo and Santa Ana, home to American-style malls and restaurant chains.



09/26/2018 -  New shipment of pineapples at Port Tampa Bay opens doors for new facility - 12:47 PM

For the first time, Port Tampa Bay is housing Costa Rican pineapples in its new on-dock cold storage facility.



09/26/2018 -  How to Write a Book, Part 2 - 06:16 AM

As I said in my first blog about our new book, Strength through Peace , the dream of Costa Rica really didn't work out for us. Not only was the happiness literature questionable, but the real problems of living in Guanacaste were stressful.



 


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