Costa Rica

Working Landscapes Can Support Diverse Bird Species

Privately-owned, fragmented forests in Costa Rica can support as many vulnerable bird species as can nearby nature reserves, according to a new study. Working with landowners to conserve or restore forests on working landscapes can help protect...

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Real Madrid Star Open To Manchester United Transfer On One Condition

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas reportedly ‘likes’ the ideal of a transfer to Manchester United as part of a potential swap deal involving Paul Pogba. However, the Costa Rica... Click Story Headline Above To Read/Watch/Comment the...
Related topics: Spain, Madrid

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Costa Rica Announces Drop In Murders, Increase In Gun Seizures

Costa Rica announced on Thursday a reduction in murders and an increase in the confiscation of illegal weapons as it put into force a law that tightens gun controls. "Up to today we've had 201 murders in the country, which sounds like a lot but if...

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Ecologists Find Bush Dog, Native Of South America, In Remote Central Costa Rica

Wildlife ecologists who are studying different conservation practices in the forests of Costa Rica recently made a startling discovery on a wildlife camera trap -- wild bush dogs documented farther north than ever before and at the highest elevation.

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Russia Ready To Diversify Costa Rican Energy Market Monopolised By Us - Diplomat

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Sputnik) - Russia is willing to help Costa Rica diversify its petroleum products market, which at present is fully dependent on deliveries from the United States, Charge d’affaires a.i. of the Russian Federation Alexey...
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Why The Case Of Jordanian-mexican Smuggler Who Transported Yemenis Over The Texas Border Is...

During field research in Panama and Costa Rica about the threat of terror travel, I met nine Sri Lankan migrants on their rather incredible inter-continental journey to the U.S. southern border. The indisputable fact of their northward passage...
Related topics: Panama

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‘boyz N The Hood’ Director John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering Stroke

Director John Singleton, best known for the movie, Boyz N The Hood, has been hospitalized after having a stroke. According to TMZ, Singleton checked himself into the hospital after suffering leg pain and weakness following a flight home from Costa...

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The Exception That Is Costa Rica

LIBERIA, Costa Rica — In the ongoing U.S. debate about immigration, the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala are mainly in the news because many of those crossing our border from Mexico are from these nations. Why...
Related topics: Liberia, Debate, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico

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Venezuela Revokes Diplomatic Accreditation Of Costa Rica's Charge D'affaires

CARACAS (Sputnik) - Venezuelan authorities withdrew diplomatic accreditation of Costa Rica's charge d'affaires in Caracas, Danilo Gonzalez, slamming the Central American country for allowing the Venezuelan opposition to take control over the embassy...
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The Truth About A True Frog: Unknown Costa Rican Frog Hidden Amongst A Widespread Species

Known to science since 1857, a common species of true frog (a "true frog" is one assigned to the family Ranidae), found from north-eastern Honduras, through Nicaragua and Costa Rica to central Panama, turns out to have been keeping its "multiple...
Related topics: Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

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Have You Ever Thought About Volunteering In Costa Rica?

Volunteering is a great way to develop as a person, whilst helping others who are often less fortune than yourself. Volunteering abroad and immersing yourself in another culture really gives you a different perspective, and adds to the experience...

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Costa Rica's Zero-carbon Plan Could Be A Model For The World

President Carlos Alvarado Quesada explains Costa Rica's plan to ditch fossil fuels and how it could inspire others to do the same.

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Study Of Singing Mice Suggests How Mammalian Brain Achieves Conversation

By studying the songs of mice from the cloud forests of Costa Rica, researchers have discovered a brain circuit that may enable the high-speed back and forth of conversation.

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Blue Whales ‘hedge Their Bets’ In Search For Food: Study

Every spring, the largest animals in the world, blue whales, migrate from their winter breeding grounds off of Costa Rica to the coast of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. They are in search of their favorite food, the tiny crustaceans...

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Costa Rica Slams Guaido Representatives For Taking Control Of Venezuelan Embassy

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Costa Rica’s government condemns the actions of diplomatic representatives of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who took control over the Venezuelan embassy in defiance of the Costa Rican authorities' decision,...
Related topics: Mexico

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Arsenal Among Favourites To Clinch €15million Transfer

Arsenal are reportedly among the favourites to seal the transfer of Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas as he looks for a way out of the Bernabeu. According to Don Balon, the Costa Rica international... Click Story Headline Above To...
Related topics: Spain, Madrid

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Ex-miss Costa Rica Is Latest To Accuse Arias Of Sexual Abuse

A former Miss Costa Rica has become the latest woman to accuse Oscar Arias, an ex-president and Nobel Peace laureate, of sexual misconduct. The woman is alleging that Arias grabbed her, groped her and kissed her against her will at his home in...

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A Pipeline Of Illegal Workers For Trump

The Washington Post “spoke with 16 men and women from Costa Rica and other Latin American countries, who said they were employed at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster. All of them said they worked for Trump without legal status — and...

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Why Costa Rica Tops The Happiness Index

Lisa Gale Garrigues The New Economics Foundation’s Happy Planet Index determined that Costa Rica is the greenest and happiest place in the world. The HPI considers three variables: happiness, ecological footprint, and life expectancy. (Photo:...
Related topics: Business Photos

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Howard Schultz’s Radical Idea: Nothing Too Radical

Last March I traveled to Costa Rica to interview Howard Schultz about how climate change would affect the coffee industry. But the conversation kept veering off to his pet subjects of politics and policy. In the midst of our discussion about global...
Related topics: Global Warming

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