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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…

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Just One Breath: Free-Diving Basics

Shawn Larkin - February 10, 2006

Dropping down below the water with lungs full of air and swimming around is known as free diving. You’ve probably done it yourself in a pool, river,…

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Diving Conditions Good All Over

Shawn Larkin - January 13, 2006

DIVERS in Costa Rica faced many choices over the past few weeks: Warm or cool? Heaps of fish or endless reef? Near shore or offshore? Pay a…

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El Salvador Disaster Recovery at $355.6 Million

EFE - November 11, 2005

SAN SALVADOR (EFE) – The governmentof El Salvador said recoverycosts following Tropical Storm Stan andthe eruption of the Santa Ana Volcanototal $355.6 million.Presidential secretary Eduardo Zablahsaid Saturday…

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Panama Canal Expansion Project Remains Secretive

Central American Contributors - October 14, 2005

PANAMA CITY – President Martin Torrijos said in an interview with EFE this week that a project to expand the country’s international waterway – through which passes…

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Caribbean Diving Is On

Shawn Larkin - September 9, 2005

THE sunny skies and clear waters of summer are here again. For newcomers who think it’s the rainy season in Costa Rica, look at a map, find…

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Fine Diving Reported on Both Coasts

Shawn Larkin - June 24, 2005

LAST time, Iwrote about a fewmarine mammalsthat might appearon dives in CostaRica: humpbackwhales, pseudorcas,and Atlanticspotted, roughtoothed,bottlenoseand spinner dolphins(TT, May20). A few otherscould also makeappearances ondives here.Pilot whales…

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Diving Hot in Southern Pacific

Shawn Larkin - February 25, 2005

THE good newsfor divers in thecountry this monthis that the southernPacific is going offfor high season.This means watersare clear and themarine life profusefor those whochoose to view…