Mango supplies poised for strong spring movement

April 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Greg Golden, partner in Vineland, N.J.-based Amazon Produce Network , said the Mexican mango season started earlier this year than previous years, but demand usually increases in the spring. "This year, pricing has been very promotable," Golden said. ...read more
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Boko Haram attack kills 15, wounds 83 in northern Nigeria

April 3, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The White House is hitting back at former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin for claiming that he was fired from his job and that he was only informed shortly before President Donald Trump tweeted about it. The White House is hitting back at former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin for claiming that he was fired from his job and that he was only informed shortly before President Donald Trump tweeted about it. ...read more
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Costa Rica’s young president-elect wins pitching progressive values

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Costa Rica's President-elect Carlos Alvarado Quesada ran up a bigger-than-expected margin of victory in Sunday's runoff election, leading a progressive coalition to beat back a stiff run from a Christian conservative singer. The 38-year-old former minister in the outgoing government is now set to join French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as democratically elected heads of state before turning 40. He has f
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New prime minister takes office in Ethiopia amid hopes he can quell ongoing protests

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule have shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after deadly protests and fierce fighting killed 16 combatants and four civilians. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - Voters gave a resounding no to an upstart evangelical pastor who rose to political prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage, allowing Costa Rica's governing party to win an easy presidential vi
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China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Chi... . FILE - This March 29, 2018 file photo shows the Space Debris Room of the European Space Agency ESA in Darmstadt, Germany. ...read more
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Homophobic pastor comfortably beaten in Costa Rican presidential election

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The winner of the presidential election was Carlos Alvarado Quesada, who has pledged to bring same-sex marriage to the country. Fabricio Alvarado MuA oz, a homophobic pastor who mostly based his presidential bid off of blocking same-sex marriage, has lost the Costa Rican presidential election. ...read more
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Same-sex marriage supporter easily wins Costa Rica elections

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Presidential candidate Carlos Alvarado, with Citizen Action Party, walks away after casting his vote in a presidential runoff election in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, April 1, 2018. Carlos Alvarado is a novelist and former labor minister. ...read more
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Same-sex marriage supporter easily wins Costa Rica elections

April 2, 2018 | Costa Rica News
Carlos Alvarado is a novelist an... . Supporters of presidential candidate Carlos Alvarado, with the Citizen Action Party, cheer after polls closed during a presidential election runoff in San Jose, Costa Rica, Sunday, April 1, 2018. ...read more
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Costa Rica Election Hands Presidency to Governing Party Stalwart

April 1, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The decisive victory by Carlos Alvarado Quesada, a former labor minister, turns back the upstart Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz, an evangelical Christian singer. ...read more
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Trump escalates attack on Amazon, focusing on tax, shipping

April 1, 2018 | Costa Rica News
The logo of Amazon is seen on a building in San Jose, Costa Rica March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate - See this story on www.reuters.com U.S. President Donald Trump accused Amazon.com Inc on Thursday of not paying enough tax, taking advantage of the U.S. postal system and putting small retailers out of business, but he offered no evidence to back up his criticisms and did not suggest any actions he would take. ...read more
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