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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....
  • 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...
  • Costa Rica derrota a México 2-1 y manda al Tri a la repesca contra Nueva Zelanda FOTOS

    Costa Rica derrota a México 2-1 y manda al Tri a la repesca contra Nueva Zelanda FOTOS
    Eliminatoria de la Concacaf para el Mundial de Brasil 2014, décima y ultima jornada. Goles: Costa Rica: Bryan Ruiz, 25 minutos; Alvaro Saborío, 64 minutos. México: Oribe Peralta, 28 minutos. Primer tiempo: 1-1. Estadio: Nacional (San José)...
  • Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall

    Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra at Gusman Concert Hall
    Costa Rica National Symphony Orchestra: On Tuesday night, Festival Miami hands the stage to the orchestra led by conductor José Serebrier, an eight-time Grammy winner who will unveil the U.S. premiere of "Imágines" by Costa Rica composer Vinicio Meza....
  • Costa Rican butterflies fake it to make it as new species

    Costa Rican butterflies fake it to make it as new species
    The evolution of long-winged butterflies in Costa Rica may prove the classic Hollywood advice: Fake it until you make it. A relatively small change in a part of the genome that changes wing coloration and pattern kick-starts the divergence of a species,...
  • 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...
  • Who pays when the trip doesn't happen?

    A reader in Northern California was looking forward to her birthday. Her daughter had invited her and a lifelong friend to celebrate the event in a vacation home the daughter owned in Costa Rica. Since the reader's daughter rents out the Costa Rica house...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spending: Best bets for travel this winter (and all year long)

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Use these tips and visit these sites to get the most for your travel dollar. Best cruises -- For luxury. You won't be nickel-and-dimed on Regent Seven Seas cruises. The all-inclusive packages bundle airfare, gratuities...