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  • Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad

    Valentine's Day travel: Hotel recommendations in California, abroad
    Valentine's Day approaches. Whether you can make it across town or across the ocean, here are some romantic recommendations for every budget. Close to home Hotel Indigo, Santa Barbara For an affordable, hip escape, try Hotel Indigo in the heart of...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • How to get health care if you retire abroad

    Most expatriates say health care in other countries is cheaper, and often better, than it is in the United States. That's a good thing, too, because Medicare doesn't cover health care outside of the U.S. You may be able to pay out of pocket for most of...
  • Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off

    Costa Rica's peace dividend: How abolishing the military paid off
    On Dec. 1, 1948 — 65 years ago this month — Jose Figueres, then president of Costa Rica, made a fiery and eloquent speech, after which he took a sledgehammer and bashed a hole in a huge stone wall at the nation's military headquarters, Cuartel...
  • BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)

    BRASIL 2014: Grupos, resultados y horarios de juegos (hora local Florida/EEUU)
    Grupo A Brasil, Croacia, Camerún, México Junio 12: Brasil 3 vs. Croacia 1 en Sao Paulo Finalizado Junio 13: México 1 vs. Camerún 0 en Natal Finalizado Junio 17: Brasil 0 vs. México 0 en Fortaleza  Finalizado Junio 18: Croacia 4 vs. Camerún 0...
  • Meirelles' 'Nemesis,' Baiz's 'Animals' and Jimenez's 'Voice Over' Presented at Miami Fest (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Fernando Meirelles' "Nemesis," Colombian Andres Baiz's "Domestic Animals" and "Nobody is Watching," from Argentina's Julia Solomonoff, feature among ten projects to be pitched at the 31st Miami Festival's mid-March ACE Co-Production Lab....
  • Costa Rica buscará fallo de Corte Internacional en disputa fronteriza con Nicaragua

    Costa Rica pedirá a la Corte Internacional de Justicia que resuelva una disputa fronteriza marítima que sostiene desde hace una década con Nicaragua y está relacionada con posibles concesiones petroleras, dijo el lunes la presidenta Laura Chinchilla....
  • Around Town: Wine event benefits youth shelter

    Around Town: Wine event benefits youth shelter
    Ian Cauble, one of just 202 master sommeliers in the world and founder of SommSelect.com, recently lent his expertise to help raise $75,000 for children in need. Cauble served hand-selected wines during the fourth annual "Love Grows by Giving"...
  • Travel readers' letters: Baseball fans strike back

    Nicaragua has long been a travel spot for those who love Central America, for the good reasons Rosemary McClure pointed out ["Revved and Ready," March 9]. But she should not have had to disparage Costa Rica in order to do it. That is really tacky, and...
  • Costa Rica, a nation at peace

    Re “Costa Rica's peace dividend,” Opinion, Dec. 15 David P. Barash writes an interesting Op-Ed article on Costa Rica's decision decades ago to abolish its military. But a statement he makes at the end — that “war can become a...
  • Fútbol: campeones del Mundo y los mejores de 2010 estarán en Brasil

    Fútbol: campeones del Mundo y los mejores de 2010 estarán en Brasil
    Alfonso Gil Valencia, 20 nov (EFE).- Todas las selecciones campeonas del Mundo y los mejores clasificados del torneo que se disputó hace cuatro años en Sudáfrica estarán en el Mundial del próximo año en Brasil, a la espera de la confirmación de la...
  • Miss Universe 2013 – date, time, TV channel

     
    What: Miss Universe 2013 When and Where: In the United States, the Miss Universe 2013 pageant will air Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9pm-11pm ET on NBC and Telemundo. Telemundo will have exclusive Spanish-language coverage, and will begin its coverage with a...