The K7RA Solar Update

February 23, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Average daily sunspot number dropped from 24 during the previous seven days, to 5.6 in the current reporting week, February 15-21. That average is so low because no sunspots have been seen since February 17, and no new sunspot regions were observed since February 4. Average daily solar flux dropped to 70.1 in the current period from 77.4 in the previous week. ...read more
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Walter Molano | Costa Rica: On election front lines morality trumps economics

February 22, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Street view of San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Voters head to the ballot box again on April 1 for a second round in the 2018 presidential elections. ...read more
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Panama company pleads guilty to bribing Costa Rican soccer official

February 21, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A Panama-based company on Wednesday pleaded guilty to bribing a Costa Rican soccer official and was ordered to pay a fine and restitution totaling $1.4 million, the latest penalty imposed in the U.S. prosecution of corruption in international soccer. Mimo International Exports and Imports Inc entered its plea before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn. ...read more
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Critically injured man stuck in Costa Rica because no hospital beds are available in Ontario

February 21, 2018 | Costa Rica News
David Ronald broke his pelvis, back and arm after falling over three and a half metres in a Costa Rican jungle last week. Now, after two surgeries, he and his wife Kristen just want to come home - but the couple says they can't, because there are no hospital beds available in Ontario for him. ...read more
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Could the Finger Lakes region be the next Blue Zone?

February 20, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Upstate New York is known for its lakes and scenery, but community members want to be known for something else: good health. So, Finger Lakes communities and schools are trying for different shades of blue. ...read more
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A Couple’s Dream Wedding can be a Green Wedding in Costa Rica

February 19, 2018 | Costa Rica News
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, Feb. 19: Being mindful of the environment, when planning a wedding, is increasingly important. Luckily, it's also now easier to achieve. ...read more
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Photo’s with Joshua Tips To Create A big Difference

February 18, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Photography is an admirable achievement! Primarily, you must begin considering research. do not permit yourself to become overwhelmed by the vast quanity of recommendation you may find. This article will come up with the money for you in the manner of some proven techniques that can encourage you acknowledge augmented images. If you in the manner of to travel visit Costa Rica. Choose purposefully what will play in your photograph. A good image
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Costa Rican harvests global recognition for gardening success

February 18, 2018 | Costa Rica News
In 1964, Evangelista Blanco began sculpting the gardens at the foot of the St Raphael church in Zarcero, Costa Rica . More than 50 years later, the gardens and their topiaries have become a symbol of the city and an international tourist attraction. ...read more
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Evangelical still ahead as lead shrinks in Costa Rica election: poll

February 17, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Evangelical Christian Fabricio Alvarado Munoz maintained his lead in Costa Rica's second-round presidential race even as his center-left rival narrowed the gap, according to a poll published on Friday. The controversial religious singer and former journalist has 55.1 percent of voter support ahead of the April 1 election compared with 44.9 percent for former minister Carlos Alvarado Quesada, said a survey by OPol Consultores. ...read more
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Black Women Only Need Apply: Escape To Costa Rican Resort To ‘Heal’ From Racism

February 16, 2018 | Costa Rica News
For those ladies who need a place to heal from Trump's rhetoric or the hate speech of White supremacist groups, they can find peace at Women of Color Healing Retreat in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica. There are several activities to help one to find a happy place during the 10-day retreat, including yoga, vegan food and political education seminars. ...read more
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