Weyburn man named as ambassador to 3 countries

December 15, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Former Weyburn resident James Hill was named as Canada's Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica, Republic of Nicaragua and Republic of Honduras, replacing Michael Gort. He was named by Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, who listed five other new ambassadors for Canada Hill is the son of Ken and Caroline Hill of Weyburn, and first joined the Department of External Affairs in 1989, serving in a number of capacities and missions over
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An Alabama voter, 99, makes her way to the polls, and hopes for a Democratic win

December 12, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Henrietta Boggs-MacGuire grabbed her black purse Tuesday and carefully made her way to the car that would take her down Magnolia Curve to the polling site here where she's voted the last 28 or so years. The 99-year-old - who was once the First Lady of Costa Rica - was determined to get to her polling place at Huntingdon College early to cast her ballot for what she called an important election. ...read more
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Investigator Pays a Price for Discrediting Organic Fruit

December 12, 2017 | Costa Rica News
He's been called an ignorant person and a bad civil servant, subjected to disciplinary hearings, suspended without pay and accused of embezzlement. You'd think that Jose Miguel Jimenez Mendez, an agrochemist with Costa Rica's Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, must rank high on his nation's Most Wanted list. ...read more
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Pineapple Investigation Shows U.S. Organic Program Is Ripe for Abuse

December 12, 2017 | Costa Rica News
PITAL, Costa Rica - Plenty of people knew that the numbers didn't add up in pineapple fields here that stretch like green carpets beneath brooding volcanoes. They knew ita The organic food industry is a $29 billion business. ...read more
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Canvas of the soul by John Paul Fauves

December 12, 2017 | Costa Rica News
LOS ANGELES , CALIFORNIA , USA, December 12, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- John Paul Fauves is a contemporary Artist from Costa Rica. His artistic journey started at a very young age after he became a student of Joaquin Rodriguez del Paso, one of the most important Costa Rican modern art teachers. ...read more
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What happens when society ignores sexual assault? You get Lesotho,…

December 8, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Sheep graze in the pasture as a woman walks home from the bus stop in Sefikeng, Lesotho. On my first day in Lesotho - a hardscrabble, high-altitude kingdom in sub-Saharan Africa - the security guard at my government-run lodgings shook my hand and held on too long. ...read more
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Stop The Anxiety, involve TO COSTA RICA

December 7, 2017 | Costa Rica News
 Do you wish to begin out as a real house speculator but accomplish not know where you can begin? maybe you've watched TV shows about flipping houses and how profitable it can be. Costa Rica is one of the best places for this. If you hope to be credited with your allowance but not your shifts at your job, then real house investing is worth looking at. save reading to learn more.If you have made the decision to acquire into genuine house investme
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Traditional Fiestas in Icod de los Vinos

December 6, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Virgen del Carmen, 17 July in Llanito Perera, Playa de San Marcos and Las Abiertas Santa Ana, Santiago Apostol and Virgen de la O, 22-26 July in Buen Paso Virgen del Amparo, 5 August in El Amparo, with romeria starting in the centre of the town Santa Barbara, last Sunday of August in Santa Barbara Virgen de las Angustias, 14 September in Las Angustias Santisimo Cristo del Calvario, last Sunday of September in the center of the town Virgen del Ros
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Hot property: International homes with an A-list past

December 5, 2017 | Costa Rica News
From tropical retreats to urban mansions, here's a sneak preview of four celebrity-endorsed dream homes up for sale Currently owned by actor Mel Gibson, this collection of three luxury villas in Costa Rica offers its owners a real retreat into nature. Sat amid 403 acres of private jungle in the Nicoya Peninsula on the western coast, the estate sits atop a hillside and its properties offer spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding jun
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Tourist Dies in Extremely Rare Shark Attack

December 4, 2017 | Costa Rica News
An American tourist recently died off the coast of Costa Rica in a tragic shark attack-a deadly incident that is extremely rare. reports that the 49-year-old woman was attacked by a tiger shark while diving off Cocos Island , a forested volcanic island and UNESCO World Heritage Site . ...read more
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