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Man’s Best Friend? Man and Crocodile Put on One-of-a-Kind Show in Siquirres

Mónica Quesada - March 30, 2007

“Chito and Poncho are friends,” reads a sign at Finca Las Tilapias, Gilberto Sheedan’s ranch near the Caribbean-slope town of Siquirres. Chito, as Sheedan is widely known,…

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Nicaraguans Eye Election Results

Blake Schmidt - November 10, 2006

For many Nicaraguan immigrants in Costa Rica, memories of the bloody Sandinista revolution and civil war follow them around like desperate street vendors. “Imagine how many mothers…

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Panamanian Campesinos Urge ‘No’ Vote on Canal Expansion

EFE - October 20, 2006

PANAMA CITY – An organization of Panamanian campesinos this week reiterated a call for their countrymen to vote against the proposed expansion of the Panama Canal in…

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Guatemalan Anti-Opium Operation ‘Successful’

EFE - September 8, 2006

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan security forces exceeded original expectations for the anti-drug operation they launched Aug. 28 in five municipalities on the Mexican border, an official announced.…

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Taiwan Shows Interest In Panama Canal Expansion

EFE - August 18, 2006

PANAMA CITY – Taiwan’s foreign minister announced this week that his country is interested in participating in the project to enlarge the Panama Canal, if the Central…

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Guatemalan Village Hunts Down Killer Crocodile

EFE - August 4, 2006

GUATEMALA CITY – A group of indigenous villagers in the rural north of Guatemala on Tuesday hunted down and killed a crocodile that devoured a 7-year-old girl…

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Controversy Erupts over Spheres

María Gabriela Díaz - June 30, 2006

What do you get when one man’s passion for spheres collides with the National Museum’s plans to recover mysterious pre-Columbian objects? A criminal investigation. Costa Rican lawyer…

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Poll: Most Panamanians Support Canal Expansion

EFE - May 5, 2006

PANAMA CITY – More than 70% of Panamanians support the project unveiled in April for enlarging their nation’s interoceanic waterway, according to poll results released April 27.…

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April Offers Excellent Diving on Both Coasts

Shawn Larkin - April 7, 2006

April diving in Costa Rica usually reveals two oceans’ worth of diving. This is one of the best months to find favorable conditions on both coasts, offering…

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Diving Guanacaste: Big Sea Life, and Lots of It

Jeffrey Van Fleet - April 7, 2006

One of Guanacaste’s distinguishing features is the Pacific Ocean, and a diverse selection of water sports in the northwestern province offers plenty of opportunity not to have…