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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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 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)...
  • 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...
  • A forest of possibilities

    A forest of possibilities
    With nearly 800 miles of coastline stretching along two oceans, it's no surprise that more than a million surfers and sun worship-pers flock to Costa Rica to enjoy its fabulous beaches each year. But in addition to breathtaking white sands and emerald-...
  • Retirement: 4 Great places to retire overseas

    To come up with our list, we considered climate, cost of living and access to health care. -- Costa Rica. Health care is excellent and inexpensive, and a couple can live comfortably on $2,500 a month. The average temperature is 72 degrees, although...
  • Retirement: Doctors without Medicare

    Most retirees who live abroad say that health care in other countries is cheaper, and often better, than it is in the States. That's a good thing, because Medicare doesn't cover health care outside of the U.S. If you move overseas, you may be able to pay...
  • Spring break with a twist

     Spring break with a twist
    Kids are notorious for the whine, "How much longer till we get there?" This time of year, with the excitement of the holidays long forgotten, the "there" isn't a destination, it's a date: spring break. But where to go and what to do? Disney? Been...
  • Go Away With ... Tristan Prettyman

    Go Away With ... Tristan Prettyman
    Tristan Prettyman grew up surfing and enjoying the California lifestyle in San Diego, where she still resides. The singer, whose music was featured in the Josh Duhamel film "Safe Haven," got her career started playing in local clubs. Prettyman, 30,...