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- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:29:17 +0000: Guayabo National Monument in Costa Rica has new trail - Costa Rica Star News
The Guayabo National Monument, the archaeological site located in Cartago, close to the city of Turrialba, has a new 323-meter-long trail named Caragra which has three observation points. Funds collected in the campaign Historical Trails made this possible, the campaign was an initiative of the Association ProParques and Teletica (Channel 7), it also benefited the Santa Rosa National Park which inaugurated its new trail last year. The total investment was of 54 million colones. Because this is an archaeological site, the requirements for the construction were complicated as not to cause any damages in the park, for instance, the foundation...
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- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 22:36:06 +0000: 5 Steps to Choosing the Right Dentist in Costa Rica - Costa Rica Star News
Maybe you are planning to travel to Costa Rica for your vacation and at the same time get some dental work done since you know that it is much more affordable in Costa Rica ?. Perhaps you are already on vacation and you are suddenly tormented by a toothache or other dental emergency, but how do you go about choosing the right dentist in Costa Rica? There are a lot of dentists in Costa Rica, close to five-thousand actually, which translates into approximately 1 for every 1054 people when the recommended relation according to the World Health Organization is of 1...
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- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:41:15 +0000: English language theater in Costa Rica - Costa Rica Star News
Theater in Costa Rica started about 130 years ago, and today there are many small theaters, the majority distributed in San José; however, and as it can be expected, the majority of the theater plays presented in Costa Rica are in Spanish, which means the growing English speaking population rarely gets to enjoy this form of entertainment in the country, many are also unaware that there is one theater in the country that presents plays in English, this is The Little Theatre Group. The Little Theatre Group was founded in 1949 by Albert “Bert” Williams, it is a non-profit organization...
- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 15:43:34 +0000: Culture, Art and Music, Things to do in Costa Rica this May - Costa Rica Star News
If you live in Costa Rica and even if you are in the country for just a few days, we would like to give you information on some of the cultural and artistic events taking place this month of May so you can plan ahead. Slayer Concert: The thrash metal band kicks off the month with a concert May 1st at the Coca-Cola Amphitheater of Parque Viva at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at boleteria.cr Wine World Festival: The first weekend in May brings this activity for wine lovers; it will take place at Campo Lago in San...
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- Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:11 +0000: Curu Wildlife Refuge is a Must See for Eco-Tourists in Costa Rica - Costa Rica Star News
Situated in the southeast of the Nicoya Península, just 45 minutes from Montezuma, is the Curú Wildlife Refuge, famous for its pristine white sand beaches and abundant wildlife. This area, sometimes overlooked, is an obligatory stop for Eco-tourists. To get here you must take Route 27 to Puntarenas and head to the Pacquera ferry which will take you across the Nicoya Gulf in just about one and a half hours, from here it just takes a 15 drive to arrive at the refuge. The Curú refuge covers an area of 3,707 acres and it was originally recognized as such in...
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The Americas (Washington Post)
- : As the poor join protests, Venezuela may be hitting a turning point - The Americas
They supported Chavez but are losing faith in President Nicolás Maduro.
- : Agustín Edwards Eastman, Chilean publisher who backed Pinochet, dies at 89 - The Americas
The ‘Rupert Murdoch of Chile’ collaborated with the CIA in the 1973 coup that brought the strongman to power.
- : Venezuela says it will quit Organization of American States - The Americas
The move comes after OAS voted to convene an emergency meeting to discuss the humanitarian crisis and political violence in Venezuela.
- : Government opponents appeal to Venezuela’s military as chaos grows - The Americas
Soldiers have backed Maduro, but protests are surging and the economy is tanking.
- : Venezuelans flood streets in big demonstration against Maduro government - The Americas
As the president’s opponents join the protests, his supporters also are taking to the streets.