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Costa Rica

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  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
    Often likened to a Noah's Ark due to its rich fauna, including 1,250 species of butterflies and multitudes of bird species, Costa Rica is sort of a poster child for eco-tourism. This tiny Central American country -- roughly the size of West Virginia --...
  • Sea Shepherd captain freed on bail from German jail

    Controversial Sea Shepherd conservationist and "Whale Wars" star Paul Watson was released from a German jail on Monday after posting 250,000 euros ($318,000) bail in an extradition case from Costa Rica. Watson, whose attempts to disrupt Japanese...
  • Birthday Blowout Planned for 108-year-old in Anaheim

    Birthday Blowout Planned for 108-year-old in Anaheim
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTLA) -- It's one birthday cake that will definitely have its share of candles. A mega-blowout birthday celebration is being planned in Anaheim, at the Anaheim Health Care Center, for Juanita Arias. That's because on June 24th Juanita...
  • No-fly list strands local student abroad

    No-fly list strands local student abroad
    SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego student is stranded in Costa Rica after airport officials told him he is on a U.S. government no-fly list and refused to let him board a flight home, according to a local Islamic community group. San Diego State graduate Kevin...
  • Student on no-fly list walks across border

    Student on no-fly list walks across border
    SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego student who discovered he was on a U.S. government no-fly list when he tried to fly home from Costa Rica, walked across the border at San Ysidro Thursday evening into the arms of his family. Self-described peace activist Kevin...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica

    Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Strikes Costa Rica
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Costa Rica on Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake's epicenter was nearly 50 miles (75 kilometers) south of the capital city, San Jose, the survey said. The quake was about...
  • City Employee Fakes Own Daughter's Death To Go on 2-Week Vacation

    City Employee Fakes Own Daughter's Death To Go on 2-Week Vacation
    Some are calling it the mother of all scams. An employee at The Manhattan High School of Hospitality Management faked her own daughter's death just to get a two week vacation in Costa Rica. "Wow, that's incredible," Ursula Medina, a parent at the...
  • En TV: Arranca programa que conducen Marc y JLO, el cual esperan haga historia

    En TV: Arranca programa que conducen Marc y JLO, el cual esperan haga historia
    Q'Viva! The Chosen, el programa conducido por los cantantes Jennifer López y Marc Anthony y que tratará de descubrir a los talentos ocultos en toda Latinoamérica arracó el 28 de enero y ya emitieron una lista de canales latinoamericanos que transmitirán...
  • Fallece ex presidente costarricense Mario Echandi

    El ex presidente costarricense Mario Echandi (1958-1962) falleció el sábado en esta capital, informó el gobierno. Tenía 96 años. El ex gobernante padecía una bronconeumonía y sus allegados además indicaron que sufría desde años atrás las consecuencias de...
  • Bishop Lynch High mourning loss of two beloved Dallas teens

    Bishop Lynch High mourning loss of two beloved Dallas teens
    More than 600 students, faculty, family and friends filed into Bishop Lynch High School to mourn the loss of two teens who died in a tragic head-on collision. The school and community remember the teens' giving, athletic and vibrant spirits. "It's a...
  • Travelzoo's Spring Travel Deals

    Travelzoo's Spring Travel Deals
    Gabe Saglie of TravelZoo gave us the rundown of the best travel deals this season. For more information, visit www.travelzoo.com/tv/NewYork. 1) Old Inn on the Green Bed-&-Breakfast New Marlborough, MA (the Berkshires) Historic and upscale bed-&-...