Costa Rica Newswire (Page 6)

Costa Rica Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Costa Rica. (Page 6)

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  1. The Rocky Fire is Knocking out California forests. What are the odds?Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | PR Log

    As hundreds of firefighters continue battling California's Rocky Fire, many are wondering how long it will take to control the fire and what will be the total in damages. PRLog - Aug. 6, 2015 - SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- San Jose, Costa Rica August 6, 2015 - Like clockwork, California wildfires are taking their toll on the arid Northern Californian terrain.

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  2. Letters: Hoping Fort Ord nostalgia can be preservedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Monterey County Herald

    ... consumption of racehorses and developers' bulldozers. Last month I visited the Monteverde Cloud Forest Park in Costa Rica. It's a beautiful, often rainy, verdant place with howler monkeys, sloths, tropical birds, butterflies and more. It also has ...

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  3. Jon Jones to compete this weekend in San Jose, Costa Rica 2015 NACAC ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | Bull Run

    Jon Jones is set to compete at the 2015 NACAC Championships representing Team USA. Competition begins tomorrow... http://t.co/fv57ox4iMa I guess the knee tendinitis is going to wait? NACAC is the "North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association" and will be Jones' second international competition representing the USA.

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  4. New scary-looking fish speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | CNN

    ... Center announced a newly discovered species of glassfrog , Hyalinobatrachium dianae, from the Caribbean slopes of Costa Rica. The authors distinguished H. dianae from other glassfrogs due to its unique combination of morphological characteristics, ...

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  5. US man convicted of conspiracy and money laundering in Costa Rican telemarketing schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... was involved in a telemarketing scheme in which his co-conspirators contacted US residents from call centers in Costa Rica, falsely informing them that they had won substantial cash prizes in "sweepstakes." To claim the cash prizes, the victims many ...

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  6. Men's hoops team heads to Costa RicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Coastal Courier

    Fresh off of a surprising season that saw it get a win away from the NCAA tournament, the Georgia Southern men's basketball team is taking its act outside the country. On Friday, the team will fly to Costa Rica.

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  7. U.S. man bitten by shark while surfing in Tamarindo, Costa RicaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Inside Costa Rica

    July 29th, 2015 A U.S. man required nine stitches after being bitten on the foot by a shark while surfing at Playa Grande, in Tamarindo, Guanacaste, CRHoy.com reports. A paramedic identified as Ricardo Hernandez said that the victim was able to identify the animal as a shark while trying to free his foot from the animal.

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  8. Coach's 'foul' gives El Tri an openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Houston Chronicle

    ... top of its group after a 4-4 tie with Trinidad and Tobago at the end of the tournament's first stage. Mexico beat Costa Rica 1-0 and Panama 2-1 in quarter-finals and semi-finals with penalty kicks in overtime. In both games, the winners were helped ...

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  9. CRSportsBet Gives Away $6,700 in Prizes for the 2015 NFL SeasonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | PR Log

    PRLog - July 28, 2015 - SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Online sports betting company CRSportsBet.ag announced today the start of their "Champion of the NFL Handicapping Contest" where contestants will compete against each other to win $5,000 in Grand Prize money and weekly contest prizes. The contest rules are simple, every week of the regular NFL season each contestant just needs to guess the final score of every game.

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  10. Canadian girls believe and move on to World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2010 | Examiner.com

    No one gave them much of a chance, but Canada's under 17 girls were not listening as they went out and halted the march of an "unstoppable" USA team last night in Alajuela, Costa Rica to earn their spot in September's World Cup. Over the course of their first three games, the Americans were the awe inspiring class of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament, rolling up 32 goals while allowing their opponents barely a sniff of a goal.

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  11. Costa Rica sees increase in lightning strikes, experts blame El Ni oRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Inside Costa Rica

    July 28th, 2015 Costa Rica has witnessed a significant increase in recorded lightning strikes during June and July, according to sensors belonging to the Costa Rican Electricity Institute , and experts there believe the cause is the weather phenomenon known as El NiA o . A total of 310,000 lightning strikes were recorded by a series nine sensors operated by ICE so far this year, though activity has increase since June.

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  12. No CommentRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Inside Costa Rica

    July 28th, 2015 World markets tumbled Monday after the main Chinese stock market suffered its biggest plunge in eight years, falling 8.5 percent, but the president of Costa Rica's Central Bank is hopeful that the country will see little direct effect. "We do not expect, in principle, to see much direct effect; but we'll have to wait to see what happens," president of the Central Bank, Olivier Castro told the daily La Nacion , adding that the Costa Rican economy is not extensively linked to international markets.

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  13. CBS's 48 HOURS is Saturday's #1 Broadcast at 10 pmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... wound to the back of his head. Ann Bender said her husband was trying to kill himself, while prosecutors in Costa Rica maintained it was murder. Ann Bender went on trial for murder, but was acquitted. But unlike the system in the United States, the ...

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  14. In video address, four former Costa Rica presidents urge Legislature to pass Water Resources ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Inside Costa Rica

    July 28th, 2015 In a videotaped address being circulated online, four former Costa Rican presidents - Luis Alberto Monge, Miguel Angel Rodriguez, Abel Pacheco and Laura Chinchilla - are urging the country's Legislative Assembly to approve a bill known as the Water Resources Act. The bill, also known as the Law for Integrated Water Resource Management, was presented in 2010 by popular initiative with 160,000 signatures.

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  15. Mt 13:31-35 Seeds and Costa RicaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | DFW Catholic

    As perhaps some readers may have noticed, I have not written a post for Father's blog in three weeks. This is because I just returned back from a two-week study abroad in Costa Rica.

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  16. The Insurance Industry in Costa Rica to 2019 - Global Market...Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Emailwire.com

    ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report " The Insurance Industry in Costa Rica - Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019: Global Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. 'The Insurance Industry in Costa Rica, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2019' report provides detailed analysis of the market trends, drivers, challenges in the Costa Rican insurance industry.

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  17. Costa Rica court postpones case against alleged organ traffickers until end-of-yearRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | Inside Costa Rica

    July 27th, 2015 A Costa Rican court has postponed the preliminary hearing of four doctors formerly employed by the Calderon Guardia Hospital, who have been charged in an illicit scheme to traffic in human organs. The hearing, which was expected to take about a week, had been scheduling for last Thursday but the San Jose Criminal Court elected to reschedule for November 30th.

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  18. Roy Hodgson is yet to achieve anything of note - he must EARN a new England contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    England managers must be judged on results at major tournaments, something Hodgson has as yet failed to deliver, writes Dave Kidd "Why shouldn't the England team come from the top 12 teams in the Championship and the bottom 10 teams of the Premier League?" asked Richard Scudamore , "Costa Rica played very well in the World Cup and where are they playing their league football?" Well, nine of the Costa Rican squad which made the World Cup quarter-finals played in their own small-time domestic league, five in Scandinavia, three in Major League Soccer, one in each of Spain, Germany, Belgium and Russia plus two Premier League rejects who had been loaned out to Holland and Greece.

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  19. Oviedo moves on from troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Football.co.uk

    Everton's Bryan Oviedo has put his injury-troubled past behind him as he focuses on a return to first-team action. The Costa Rica international managed just 11 appearances last season as his comeback from a double-break of his leg took longer than expected and then a fractured metatarsal in April ended his campaign prematurely.

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  20. Southwest Flight Attendants Reject Tentative AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | Airport Business

    ... States and six additional countries. Southwest service to Belize City, Belize, begins Oct. 15, 2015, and Liberia, Costa Rica, on Nov. 1, 2015, both routes are subject to foreign government approval. Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's ...

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