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Guanacaste water shortage has hotels threatening to close their doors, layoff staff

August 21st, 2014 PLN lawmaker, Juan Marin said this week that the chronic water shortage in Guanacaste is so bad that nine hotels in Tamarindo and Langosta are threatening to close their doors and layoff their staff.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Volunteering mixes the family vacation with sea turtle conservation in Costa Rica

We heaved. The turtle struggled as four of us lifted it from the water onto the boat, just as we'd been instructed, each holding a flipper.

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Examiner.com

Nicaraguan resident sent to prison for killing sea turtle

A Nicaraguan resident who killed and gutted a green sea turtle in the province of Limon in Costa Rica has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

San Carlos residents report suspicious helicopter

August 19th, 2014 Residents of Aguas Zarcas, Venecia, San Miguel and La Virgen de SarapiquA in San Carlos in Costa Rica's Northern Zone reported to authorities the presence of a suspicious low-flying helicopter on Saturday, according to regional police chief, Francisco Morales.

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Inside Costa Rica

Hundreds of cattle smuggled into Costa Rica per week as drought ravages Nicaragua pastures

August 19th, 2014 Some 200 to 300 head of cattle are being illegally smuggled into Costa Rica from Nicaragua every week in the border areas of Upala and Los Chiles, according to the regional head of the National Animal Health Service , Elliut Herrera.

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Travel World News

Costa Rica Readies for the Rincon De La Vieja Challenge Mountain Bike Race

The thrilling RincA3n de la Vieja Challenge 2014 100-mile mountain bike race is again on track for next week in Guanacaste, Costa Rica.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The country that surprised us all

AN AUSTRIAN police officer who conducted an illegal probe into the case of kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch has been jailed for abuse of office.

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Examiner.com

'Experiencing Rural Costa Rica'

During our first day on tour in Costa Rica , even breakfast was an event! We began at the traditional Restaurante Tipico el Trapiche de Nayo, stopping to see the authentic Trapiche process for crushing whole sugar cane originally used in the early days of the sugar cane plantations.

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Inside Costa Rica

Lawmakers, AyA, MINAE vow to solve Atenas water problem

August 18th, 2014 PUSC lawmakers, the Ministry of Environment and Energy and the Costa Rican Institute of Water and Sewers say they are joining forces to solve the severe shortage of potable water in Atenas.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

2014 not the best year for Miami Customs district

When the world looked like it was heading off a cliff five or six years ago, Miami was rising through the ranks among the nation's leading Customs districts.

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Boston.com

Kidneys for Sale: Transplant Brokers in Israel Lure Desperate Patients

Aside from the six-figure price tag, what was striking was just how easy it was for Ophira Dorin to buy a kidney.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Inside Colombia

Colombia's former spy chief remains in Panama, not Costa Rica: lawyer

The former director of Colombia's now-defunct intelligence agency, DAS, did not flee to Costa Rica after learning her asylum in Panama was revoked, according to her lawyer.

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Inside Costa Rica

Suspected drug plane crashes near remote government airstrip

August 15th, 2014 A small aircraft believed to have been carrying cocaine from South America crashed near a remote government airstrip in Barra de Parismina in Limon, authorities discovered on Wednesday.

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I gave documentary evidence of all this to Sadalagi, but he just received it and kept it all in his drawer.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Tamarindo airport remains closed, new movie nights at Dragonfly Restaurant

Tamarindo airport remains closed after it was shut down in May of this year due to runway safety concerns.

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Globe and Mail

Our frantic drive to the airport with joint-smokin' Junior

When a tree fell on the road in a Costa Rican forest, we were glad Junior was around to hear it.

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Inside Costa Rica

Meet Perez Zeledona s Master Quilter

Imagine this amazingly American solution to the isolation so many of us experience upon arriving in another country where we can't speak the language and don't understand the culture: a one-woman quilting bee.

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ComputerWorld

Official at digital currency service pleads guilty to money laundering

An official with Liberty Reserve, a popular digital currency service that was based in Costa Rica, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.

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Easy Reader News

Almost a decade after hydroplane crash, Manhattan Beach native pens memoir about family, afterlife

Don Ruetz with his wife Cynthia, right, stepdaughter Vanessa Germani and sons Justin and Jack.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

APRN

Alaska Kayaker Still Missing in Costa Rica

Almost two weeks ago, 27-year-old Alaskan Cody Dial was reported missing on a kayak trip in Costa Rica.

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