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Envision Festival expands minds in the jungle, and other happenings in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Envision Festival expands minds in the jungle, and other happenings in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 21, 2014

Envision Festival How do you describe Envision? Just picture all-day yoga, tattooed artists, tribal outfits, performance art, and myriad workshops on shamanic healing, then multiply this image…

Is the sword still the enemy of freedom?
Latin America
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Latin America
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Is the sword still the enemy of freedom?

John McPhaul - February 21, 2014

The controversy this week over the nonexistent U.S. military base in Costa Rica brings to mind the year 1985, when U.S. Green Berets were training Costa Rican…

Bolivarian Revolution
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#SOSVenezuela

Andrea Sofía Crespo Madrid - February 21, 2014

https://twitter.com/MissUniversNEWS/status/436704036226887680 For us young people in Venezuela, communication has become one of the most important assets of our time, and our only weapon to vouch for the…

Who is jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López?
Bolivarian Revolution
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Who is jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López?

Patricia Clarembaux | AFP - February 20, 2014

CARACAS, Venezuela – Leopoldo López, a Harvard-trained politician and ardent opponent of Venezuela's socialist government, is seen by enemies and supporters alike as the face of recent…

A man a plan a canal panama
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Work resumes to expand Panama Canal

AFP - February 20, 2014

PANAMA CITY – A Spanish-led consortium resumed work Thursday to expand the Panama Canal, which handles five percent of global seaborne trade, after an acrimonious two-week stalemate…

Go away, Yankee imperialist! You’ll still buy our oil, right?
Bolivarian Revolution
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Bolivarian Revolution
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Go away, Yankee imperialist! You’ll still buy our oil, right?

Ramon Sahmkow | AFP - February 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As unrest simmers in Caracas, a new crisis has erupted between Venezuela and the United States -- yet another show of tension between two…

Envision Festival begins
Burners
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Burners
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Envision Festival begins

Erin Morris - February 20, 2014

Envision Festival 2014 has kicked off at Rancho La Merced, in Uvita, on the southern Pacific coast. The venue is new this year, with more shade as well…

National Theater announces its 2014 season
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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National Theater announces its 2014 season

The Tico Times - February 20, 2014

If you’re wondering what’s new this year at the National Theater, here’s a quick summary: 120 concerts, 25 dance recitals, 10 theatrical productions, and at least five…

Abortion and politics on the campaign trail
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Abortion and politics on the campaign trail

Gary Lehring - February 20, 2014

Last week, National Liberation Party presidential candidate Johnny Araya tried to claim the mantle of family values, accusing opposition candidate Luis Guillermo Solís of having a different position…

Ruling party presidential candidate Johnny Araya sees plot against his campaign in media leak
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Ruling party presidential candidate Johnny Araya sees plot against his campaign in media leak

The Tico Times - February 20, 2014

National Liberation Party (PLN) presidential candidate Johnny Araya has been fuming over a request for information by Costa Rica's Tax Administration that was leaked to local media…