East Texas youth pastor dies saving boy in Costa Rica

December 27, 2017 | Costa Rica News
It has been said that there is no greater love than for a man to give his life for his friends. Kelly Clarke, youth pastor of New Covenant Church in Tyler, lived his life by these words, and ended it by these words, sacrificing his own life to save a child from drowning off the beaches of Costa Rica on Christmas Day. ...read more
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BBA Head of School Tashjian returns from sabbatical

December 27, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Though Burr and Burton Headmaster Mark Tashjian has spent the last six months in the green mountains, he was far away from his Vermont home. This week, Tashjian and his family returned from a sabbatical in the Costa Rican town of Monteverde, translating to "green mountains" in spanish. ...read more
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Traditional Tico Tamales Are a Holiday Food Tradition Worth a Try

December 27, 2017 | Costa Rica News
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica: Introducing unique traditions from around the world into your family festivities is a fun way to celebrate the holidays. In Costa Rica, tamales are a must at Christmastime. ...read more
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15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

December 27, 2017 | Costa Rica News
For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity-regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia ; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, Japan; and Loma Linda, Calif., home of the highest concentration of Seventh-day Adventists in the U.S. Remarkably, we've learned that folks in all these places share similar
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The Best Songs About Santa Cruz, Part 2

December 26, 2017 | Costa Rica News
And we figured there were others that we had probably somehow missed. But how many songs about Santa Cruz could there be, really? Well, it turns out, many, many more. ...read more
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Rafael Puyol: Experts say these two things are the secret to living a longer life

December 26, 2017 | Costa Rica News
"Blue zones" are areas of the world where people live considerably longer lives. On these territories we can find octogenarians, nonagenarians and many centenarians, and even some supercentenarians . ...read more
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Experts say these two things are the secret to living a longer life

December 22, 2017 | Costa Rica News
"Blue zones" are areas of the world where people live considerably longer lives. On these territories we can find octogenarians, nonagenarians and many centenarians, and even some supercentenarians . ...read more
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Christmas party for elderly held in Alajuela, Costa Rica

December 22, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Residents of the Santiago Crespo Calvo Nursing Home attend a Christmas party in Alajuela, Costa Rica, on Dec. 21, 2017. Several local business organized a Christmas party for the elderly of the Santiago Crespo Calvo Nursing Home, according to local press. ...read more
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India’s pollution sends many to rural life

December 21, 2017 | Costa Rica News
Namita Singh's young daughter suffered from bronchitis when the family lived in the northern Indian city of Lucknow, where fumes from clogged traffic and a smoky haze every winter outweighed the charms of its Mughal architecture and famed cuisine. When her husband was transferred to the town of Dehradun, in the foothills of the Himalayas, her daughter recovered in the clean mountain air. ...read more
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D.C. United officially signs Saprissa midfielder Ulises Segura

December 21, 2017 | Costa Rica News
D.C. United has confirmed the signing of Deportivo Saprissa and Costa Rica midfielder Ulises Segura. We had previously reported that a deal for the 24 year old was on its way. ...read more
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