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3 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

Defamation suit brought by former president Chinchilla heads to trial on Monday

July 10th, 2014 The defamation trial of businessman Alberto Rodriguez Baldi, brought as the result of a complaint filed against him by former president Laura Chinchilla over statements he made on Facebook, will begin on Monday, according to an official statement.

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Related Topix: Laura Chinchilla, World News, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

OAS receives reports on electoral observation missions in Antigua-Barbuda and Costa Rica

The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States on Wednesday received the verbal reports on the electoral observation missions to the presidential and general elections that took place in Antigua and Barbuda on June 12 and in Costa Rica on February 2 and April 6. Report on the EOM in Antigua and Barbuda: The report on the general ... (more)

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Antigua and Barbuda, Baldwin Spencer

12 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Tec Team Costa Rica's Tropika Home Facilitates Stronger Communities for Senior Citizens

For this year's Solar Decathlon held in Europe, Tec Team Costa Rica have designed a house that aims to revive traditional architectural practices and promote stronger communities of senior citizens.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

14 hrs ago | A Different League

Dutch stars refuse penalty responsibility

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that two players refused to take the first penalty in the shoot-out with Argentina which saw the Dutch crash out of the World Cup, reports BBC Sport .

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Roy Arauz Named New Artistic Director of Seattle Musical Theatre

Seattle Musical Theatre has announced the appointment of Artistic Director Roy Arauz.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America

Inside Costa Rica

Farmers armed with guns and rocks invade Costa Rica indigenous reserve

July 9th, 2014 A group of about 80 farmers armed with guns and rocks invaded Costa Rica's southeastern indigenous territory of Salitre last weekend, forcing the native residents to flee into the mountains.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Switched

The Bold New Program That Could Make Your City Healthier

Wednesdays around noon are a bustling time on the sidewalks of Spencer, Iowa. That's when Deb Muller and six of her coworkers from Farmers Trust & Savings Bank lace up their cross-trainers for a weekly walk, covering as much ground as they can during their hour-long lunch break.

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Related Topix: Spencer, IA, World News, Italy,

Chronicle Live

Ant and Dec on Tim Krul's World Cup penalty shoot out against Costa Rica

Ant and Dec have told the Chronicle of their delight and despair at Newcastle United's Tim Krul's time in goal for the Netherlands penalty shoot out against Costa Rica in the World Cup quarter final.

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Related Topix: Declan Donnelly, Central America, World News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Noozhawk

Sloan Hanson: A Day of Victory, Defeat and Hospitality During Soccer Camp in Costa Rica

This is the second of five installments about his experience. Click here for the first one.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Santa Barbara, CA

International Business Times

Arrow Season 3 Spoilers and Casting Update: Felicity's Love Interest, Superman Joins Cast

"Arrow" fans will be thrilled to know that Season 3 of the DC comics-inspired TV series has added the "Superman Returns" star Brandon Routh as another character to the show.

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Related Topix: Arrow, Entertainment, Television, Brandon Routh, World News, Central America

MLive.com

West Michigan native accused of defrauding investors in Costa Rica decries country's justice system

A Grandville native is speaking out from jail in Costa Rica, where he is held on allegations that he defrauded Michigan investors of $7 million.

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Related Topix: Grandville, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, World News,

Courier News

Seeking to avoid deportation, man wins courta

Seeking to avoid deportation, man wins court hearing Omar Vargas-Avellan, says he was given 'erroneous advice' about deportation by lawyer Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1lRslQq A Costa Rican immigrant, seeking to avoid deportation, has won a new hearing in the appeal of his false document conviction eight years ago.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

International Business Times

DC Entertainment Denies Permission to Use Superman Logo on Statue of Deceased Child

A fan of Costa Rica holds a superman toy while watching a broadcast of the 2014 World Cup round of 16 game between Costa Rica and Greece, in San Jose June 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Washington Post

UN pushes for migrants to be called refugees

In this June 19, 2014 photo, young Central American migrants traveling together play cards on a parked boxcar as they wait for a northbound freight train at the station in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Central America Travel, Travel, World News, Costa Rica Travel

Silicon Alley Insider

Dutch Goalie Told Opponents He Knew Where They Were Going To Shoot...

Back-up Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul became an unlikely hero when he came into the World Cup quarterfinal match against Costa Rica in the 120th minute and promptly won the penalty shootout.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Accuracy In Media

Exporting Woe to the U.S.

Do the governments of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have any responsibility for the catastrophe on southern frontier? Reacting to this latest crisis in Obama's reign of error, Americans are debating the pros and cons of securing the U.S-Mexican border, reforming immigration law, building new detention centers, and more.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Central America, Mexico,

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Oriens Provides Recap Following Shareholder Update

As the Company looks to finalize the first Costa Rican property acquisition, it should be noted that Oriens is on schedule.

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Daily Mail

Brittan raped me, claims woman: Tory grandee denies assault after a blind date in 1967

Clash of the Titans: Djokovic crowned 2014 Wimbledon champion after beating Federer three sets to two as Kate and William watch Airports facing chaos after US declares it won't allow uncharged cellphones or laptops onto flights bound for America... with iPhones and Galaxies at top of the hit list Terror warlord al-Baghdadi denounces the West - but ... (more)

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Huntington News

MU guitar ensemble to visit University of Costa Rica

Four students from Marshall University's guitar ensemble will travel to Costa Rica in August to perform with students of the University of Costa Rica's counterpart.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Costa Rica Travel, Marshall University, World News

Daily Mountain Eagle

WHS students enjoy education journey to Costa Rica

Students and teachers in the Jasper City Schools System recently returned from an educational trip to Costa Rica this summer where the teenagers helped to save the coastal mangroves.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Family, Teenagers, Education Etc., Jasper, AL, Kids

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