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“Laura en la playa” Pintura acrílica sobre tela de 200 x 140 cm. Andrés Ovalle, 2011. / “Laura in the beach ” Acrylic on canvas 78 x 55 inch. 81 more words

Costa Rica to Install Scuba Flippers on Finless Sharks

Government unveils creative solution to rectify shark finning dilemma and improve recycling

PUNTARENAS – Costa Rica has launched an initiative to replace severed shark fins with scuba flippers, a move that will diminish the environmental calamity of finning and make the ocean beasts more aerodynamic, Environmental Minister Rene Castro said yesterday.    389 more words

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Mae of the Week: January 30

This week’s M.O.T.W. is a familiar face: Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla. Chinchilla is 54 and lives in Rohrmoser with Óscar Arias’s parents. After four exhausting years of covering shit up, she is looking forward to watching someone else “give it a go.” In her spare time she enjoys borrowing money and unquestionably accepting invitations to fly around South America. 33 more words

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Chinchilla’s Popularity Skyrockets on Promise of Free Razor Wire for All Costa Ricans

“Gleaming razor wire will be my legacy”: Chinchilla

HATILLO – In a last gasp effort to save face for an otherwise abhorrent administration, Laura Chinchilla plucked at the heart strings of Costa Ricans this week by providing glistening coils of razor wire for all national households. 339 more words

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Monday Top 5: Things to Know About CR's Presidential Elections

For those of you who maybe don’t keep up with Costa Rican politics, this is just a little update of the upcoming presidential election. The election will take place on February 2nd of this year, and a new president will be elected since the current President, Laura Chinchilla (who has visited UGACR!), has reached the end of her term. 340 more words

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¿Por qué yo no creo en las políticas socialistas del Frente Amplio y del PAC?


El Frente Amplio y el Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC) tienen en su  plan de gobierno un fuerte enfoque hacia el populismo y socialismo como el qué se ha aplicado en varios otros países latinoamericanos en las últimas décadas. 2,793 more words

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Costa Rica Declares State of Emergency As Polar Vortex Sends Temperatures Below 75 Degrees Fahrenheit

State of Emergency declared as ocean water temperatures plummet to lukewarm

PLAYA HERMOSA – President Laura Chinchilla declared a State of Emergency yesterday as the polar vortex that froze most of North America blew in to Costa Rica and sent thermometers plunging to a record low 73°F (23 °C). 221 more words

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