New Animated Digital Short ‘Caracol Cruzando’ Debuts in PBS Online Film Festival

July 17, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The new digital short Caracol Cruzando is a timely animated film touching on the harsh realities of immigration for undocumented families which debuted today on PBS.org as part of PBS' 2018 Online Film Festival. Animated and written by Pamela Maria Chavez, the film will be presented by Latino Public Broadcasting . ...read more
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Curio Collection By Hilton Adds To Growing Portfolio With Gran Hotel Costa Rica

July 17, 2018 | Costa Rica News
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U.N. chief demands end to Nicaragua violence, hundreds protest Ortega

July 16, 2018 | Costa Rica News
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday that groups linked to Nicaragua's government were using "unacceptable" lethal force against citizens, and urged an end to violence that has killed at least 275 people in months of protests. FILE PHOTO: U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks during his visit to the United Nations School in San Jose, Costa Rica July 16, 2018. ...read more
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For $260 a night, you can stay in this Boeing 727…

July 16, 2018 | Costa Rica News
For $260 a night, you can stay in this Boeing 727 airplane-turned-hotel suite perched 50 feet high in Costa Rica - take a look inside Upon first glance, you might think this Boeing 727 in the photo above had an unfortunate crash landing in the jungle. The fuselage, or the frame of an aircraft, is one of many accomodations offered by Hotel Costa Verde , a vacationer's dream resort nestled in Manuel Antonio National Park, located in Quepos, Costa R
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Dear Aggie Cornell Co-Op Extension

July 14, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The family phone tree was ringing off the hook last week. My siblings worked the communications center as news spread my Mom was hospitalized with pneumonia. ...read more
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As JuJu Pie, Layla Bessito Brings Haunting, Drag-Inspired Costumes and an Angelic Voice

July 12, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The Miami native's mother had passed away the year before, and, she says, "I was faced with all of these emotions that I had repressed my whole life because she was such an anchor for me." A shy child, she didn't known what to do with herself in South Florida, so she impulsively moved to a farm in Asheville. ...read more
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Pancake breakfast to benefit upcoming CRASH Costa Rica mission trip

July 12, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Mariner's Bethel United Methodist Church will be hosting its final Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser of the season on Sunday, July 15, from 8 to 11 a.m. The $7 donation paid by attendees will benefit the CRASH Youth Ministry's trip to Costa Rica from July 31 to Aug. 13. High-schoolers from CRASH are partnering with the United Methodist Organization in Ciudad Quesada to build structurally-secure houses for residents in El Mirador, Costa Rica, who curre
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Reaching community with PB&J

July 11, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Mason Nessler, from left, Olivia Henderson, Dakota Barnes and others fill bags with loaves of bread, peanut butter and jelly Saturday for Central United Methodist's PB&J ministry. Mason Nessler, from left, Olivia Henderson, Dakota Barnes and others fill bags with loaves of bread, peanut butter and jelly Saturday for Central United Methodist's PB&J ministry. ...read more
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More to Alajuela, Costa Rica Than an Airport

July 10, 2018 | Costa Rica News
It's just 17 kilometers from San Jose, Costa Rica to the airport in Alajuela. Most tourists take a taxi, rental car or even a bus from San Jose and high five it to and from the airport. ...read more
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Costa Rica offers a world of other-worldly fruits waiting to be tasted

July 9, 2018 | Costa Rica News
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: Roadside fruit stands are a delightful culinary experience not to be missed while traveling through Costa Rica. The country's tropical climate and fertile volcanic soil create excellent conditions for a wide range of fruits to flourish. ...read more
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