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5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’
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5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’

The Tico Times - February 21, 2016

Pieter Schlosser, a California-based composer whose music you have almost certainly heard in a film, TV show or video game, counts Costa Rica among several countries he…

UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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UK documentary series seeks British families going back to nature in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 7, 2016

Costa Rica could be the next breathtaking location featured in a U.K. documentary series called "Escape to the Wild." The show’s producers are on the lookout for…

Costa Rica sets roadmap for transition to digital TV
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica sets roadmap for transition to digital TV

L. Arias - December 3, 2015

The government presented its plan Wednesday to complete the transition from analog to digital television over the next two years. All analog television transmissions in Costa Rica will cease on…

Arts and Culture
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In ‘Narcos,’ Netflix recreates Pablo Escobar’s world

Lissy De Abreu | AFP - August 30, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7elNhHwgBU BOGOTÁ, Colombia – It's a tall order to play the role of Pablo Escobar, the larger-than-life druglord who became the world's seventh-richest man with his shrewd, ruthless…

NBC dumps Donald Trump after incendiary remarks on Mexicans
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NBC dumps Donald Trump after incendiary remarks on Mexicans

Colby Itkowitz | The Washington Post - June 29, 2015

NBCUniversal announced Monday that it would no longer be working with Donald Trump, including on his reality show "The Apprentice." Following the lead of Spanish-language broadcaster Univision,…

Univision breaks with Donald Trump over immigration comments
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Business
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Univision breaks with Donald Trump over immigration comments

AFP - June 25, 2015

MIAMI – Univision, the United States' top Spanish-language TV network, severed its ties Thursday with Donald Trump's Miss Universe Organization over the presidential hopeful's nasty comments about Mexican immigrants.…

NBC permanently replaces disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams
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NBC permanently replaces disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams

AFP - June 18, 2015

NEW YORK – NBC on Thursday announced a permanent replacement for disgraced star news anchor Brian Williams and shifted him to sister cable network MSNBC over his embellishment…

Arts and Culture
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‘House of Cards’ renewed for season four

Justin Wm. Moyer | The Washington Post - April 3, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NaFt3Xcbfw There is no trailer. There is no release date. There are no plot details. But Netflix has confirmed that "House of Cards" has been renewed for…

binge-watching blues
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Why you can’t watch ‘The West Wing’ in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 26, 2015

So, you’ve moved to Costa Rica and realized there’s nothing to watch. The novelty of “Combate” has run thin, reruns of “El Chavo del 8” have gotten…

Adiós, Chespirito! Latin America’s beloved TV icon dies at 85
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Adiós, Chespirito! Latin America’s beloved TV icon dies at 85

AFP - November 28, 2014

Mexico's iconic television comedian Roberto Gómez Bolaños, who enchanted generations of Latin American children by playing an orphan who lived in a barrel and a goofy superhero,…