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With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?
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With friends like these, did Johnny need enemies?

Gary L. Lehring - March 5, 2014

Following the surprise suspension of his presidential campaign, it must be admitted that from the beginning Johnny Araya had unique hurdles to overcome as a National Liberation…

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Government has no funds to build road to San Ramón

L. Arias - April 24, 2013

The National Roadway Council (CONAVI) does not have funds available for immediate repairs to the highway connecting San José with the canton of San Ramón, in Alajuela.…

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Ticos join wave of global protests

Karla Arias Alvarado - October 20, 2011

On a world map at www.15october.net; a red dot marks every city that joined in global protests Oct. 15 against corporate greed and failed economic policies that have…

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Costa Rican bridges vulnerable to earthquakes

Karla Arias Alvarado - September 1, 2011

In 1991, Costa Rica suffered its strongest earthquake to date. It was a sunny and calm April afternoon when the earth started to shake. Panic ensued, and…

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Cellphone tower sites anger community members

Adam Williams - July 14, 2011

Hans Kurz received a letter on May 26 informing him that he would be getting a new next-door neighbor: a huge cellphone tower. Kurz, who lives in…

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Polls reveal Ticos thoughts on Chinchilla, crime and the environment

Tico Times - April 8, 2011

The popularity of Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla dropped four points since October, from 41 percent to 37 percent, according to a poll published this week in…

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‘Porteadores’ protests to clog streets of Costa Rica

Rommel Téllez - February 23, 2011

Hordes of unlicensed taxi drivers, known as porteadores, will be protesting all over San José on Wednesday, beginning at 5:00 a.m., causing traffic jams in the main…

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Virilla Bridge will remain closed at night until March 3

Debbie Martínez - February 22, 2011

The infamous "platina” bridge is near completion, but it will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for minor works until March 3. The bridge connects…

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Driver suspected of killing Costa Rican worker arrested in U.S.

Adam Williams - February 10, 2011

The driver suspected of killing a Costa Rican transportation worker and injuring another Wednesday night was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday. The suspect was arrested by…

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Oft-maligned Virilla Bridge to open fourth lane

Kelly Knaub - January 26, 2011

The Virilla Bridge, odiously referred to by drivers as the “La Platina Bridge,” on the General Cañas highway will (finally) open a fourth lane to traffic, the…

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