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In push to 'fast track' women into office, gender quotas gain traction

Added: 17.01.2018 19:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

When Laura Chinchilla was elected Costa Rica’s first woman president in 2010, she made sure to thank some of her symbolic supporters. Schoolchildren cast ballots in their own mock presidential elections, which she won by a landslide. “When I showed up at the schools, teachers pulled me aside to say that a lot of their girls returned to class after the election more outspoken,” former President Chinchilla says in an interview.

Ohio man rescues baby sloth in Costa Rica

Added: 17.01.2018 1:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Dirk Morgan and his wife are no strangers to outdoor adventures, but he says their encounter with a struggling sloth on the shore in Costa Rica.


Drones confirm importance of Costa Rican waters for sea turtles

Added: 16.01.2018 20:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new drone-enabled population survey -- the first ever on sea turtles -- shows that larger-than-anticipated numbers of turtles aggregate in waters off Costa Rica's Ostional National Wildlife Refuge. Scientists estimate turtle densities may reach up to 2,086 animals per square kilometer. The study underscores the importance of the Ostional habitat; it also confirms that drones are a reliable tool for surveying sea turtle abundance.

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Bodies of Costa Rica Air Crash Returned To US, Airline Is Grounded

Added: 15.01.2018 18:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

The grounding of Costa Rica's Nature Air was attributed to the airline's inability to assure safe operations with the loss of three senior executives, but it follows claims by the former operations manager that the airline's operations were irregular.

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England to play Nigeria, Costa Rica in World Cup warm-ups

Added: 10.01.2018 19:23 | 1 views | 0 comments

LONDON (AP) England will prepare for the World Cup with friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica before flying to Russia.

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England announce Nigeria, Costa Rica friendlies

Added: 10.01.2018 18:02 | 3 views | 0 comments

England have announced a pair of international friendlies as manager Gareth Southgate continues his planning for the 2018 World Cup. The Three Lions had already confirmed March dates against Netherlands and Italy, who both failed to qualify for Russia 2018. And ahead of the tournament, England announced Nigeria will visit Wembley on June 2 before ...]


Nigeria to play England at Wembley

Added: 10.01.2018 17:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

England will play Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road in their final friendly matches ahead of this summer's World Cup.


England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica in final friendlies before World Cup

Added: 10.01.2018 17:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

England will play Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road in their final friendly matches ahead of this summer's World Cup.


Tsunami Advisory in Effect For Caribbean Islands After Magnitude 7.8 Earthquake

Added: 10.01.2018 4:31 | 4 views | 0 comments

The United States Geological Service (USGS) reported that late on Tuesday night a 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck just north of Honduras in the Caribbean sea, sparking a tsunami advisory for the area, according to NBC News. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) said that there would be hazardous waves possible resulting from the earthquake within 620 miles (1,000 km) of the epicenter along the coasts of the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, The U.S. Virgin Islands, Jamaica, Mexico, Honduras, Cuba, Belize, San Andres, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. The earthquake was 21 miles deep and centered around 125.4 miles north/northeast off the coast of Barra Patucca, Honduras. There...

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