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China monitoring animals to predict earthquakes
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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China monitoring animals to predict earthquakes

AFP - July 6, 2015

BEIJING, China -- Chinese government researchers are using chickens, fish and toads to try to predict earthquakes, media reported. The seismological bureau in the eastern city of…

USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title
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Goooooooool!
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USA crushes Japan 5-2 to win third World Cup title

EMMELINE MOORE | AFP - July 5, 2015

VANCOUVER, Canada -- Carli Lloyd became the first woman to score a hat trick in a World Cup final as she inspired the United States to a 5-2…

After Greece’s apparent ‘No’ to bailout terms, Germany and France call for a eurozone summit on Greece
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Business
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After Greece’s apparent ‘No’ to bailout terms, Germany and France call for a eurozone summit on Greece

AFP - July 5, 2015

BERLIN, Germany -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the outcome of Greece's referendum with French President Francois Hollande in a telephone call Sunday evening, with both agreeing the…

Chile staves off Argentina for first Copa América win
Fútbol
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Fútbol
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Chile staves off Argentina for first Copa América win

Javier Tovar | AFP - July 4, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Chile defeated Argentina on penalties to end its 99-year wait for a Copa América crown and condemn Lionel Messi to a second straight heartbreak…

A milestone for the environment in the Deepwater Horizon disaster
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Business
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A milestone for the environment in the Deepwater Horizon disaster

THE WASHINGTON POST - July 3, 2015

The saga of what some have called the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history passed a milestone on Thursday. BP, the company in charge of the Deepwater…

Cultivating pura vida: Cartago launches festival to promote organic agriculture
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Cultivating pura vida: Cartago launches festival to promote organic agriculture

Lindsay Fendt - May 30, 2015

Fans of organic food rejoice, Cartago will host the first-ever Cultivating Pura Vida Festival this weekend to promote organic and GMO-free produce. The event will run Saturday and Sunday…

Beautiful home for sale or rent in Escazú
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Beautiful home for sale or rent in Escazú

The Tico Times - October 6, 2014

[tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="1"]   Reduced from $1,100,000 to $750,000 Bedrooms: 3.5 with additional bedroom/office Bathrooms: 3.5 Lot: SJ-052284-1983 880.52 M2 Construction Area: 544 M2 PROPERTY FEATURES: Custom, unique…

Remembering La Penca, 30 years later
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 30 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2014

On the 30th anniversary of the La Penca bombing, The Tico Times has compiled a series of stories as told by victims, journalists, investigators and others affected…

Archive
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Jacó Happenings

Christina Truitt - March 4, 2011

The Jacó Summer Festival begins this weekend and will run through March 14 on Calle Ancha. Tonight, the fun starts with a carnival at 6 p.m., followed…

Archive
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Jacó Happenings

Christina Truitt - August 25, 2010

More than 190 people came out to support McKee Jacó’s fundraising event Aug. 14 at Jaco Taco. The animal-welfare group sends out thanks to everyone who participated,…

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