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Costa Rica

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  • Los Suenos Signature Billfish Series begins Wednesday off Costa Rica

     
    The eighth annual Los Sueños Signature Billfish Series begins Wednesday off Costa Rica, and the call of "Hookup!" will likely be heard often throughout the tournament. The strictly catch-and-release competition, fished out of Los Sueños Resort and...
  • Brooklyn Museum seeks to return pre-Hispanic artifacts to Costa Rica

     
    More than a century ago, an American railroad and fruit magnate named Minor C. Keith unearthed thousands of pre-Hispanic artifacts on a plantation in Costa Rica, then took them to the United States. They were gold and jade pieces, ceramic bowls and...
  • Tensions high between Nicaragua, Costa Rica in border dispute

     
    An error on Google Maps that showed a strip of land belonging to Costa Rica in Nicaraguan territory has evolved into a tense international dispute between the Central American neighbors. The government of Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla sued its...
  • Are too many American jobs still being outsourced?

     
    Our Business section reports that more American jobs are being outsourced to China and other nations. The trend could further stall a recovery for the crippled American economy. With an unemployment rate of 9.6% in the U.S. and 12.4% in......
  • Your morning adorable: Baby sloths get great care at Costa Rican sanctuary

     
    We can't quite put our finger on just what makes a baby sloth so cute. Is it the wide-set eyes? The fuzzy little faces? The noses vaguely reminiscent of dogs' noses? (We feel fairly confident in saying that it's not......
  • San Francisco AIA design winners announced

     
    Tea houses that cantilever over an oak-studded hillside, a live-work prefab that's supremely energy-efficient, a Victorian exterior that yields to a most modern interior -- these are among the recent winners of the annual design awards handed out by the...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Think chocolate can't get any better? These Willy Wonkas beg to differ

    Think chocolate can't get any better? These Willy Wonkas beg to differ
    Meet the new Willy Wonka: Timothy Childs is a former space shuttle technologist who's building a 29,000-square-foot chocolate factory on prime waterfront property in the Embarcadero. He stands in the factory's laboratory inspecting a sample of split-...
  • Readers pack in nominees for overrated destinations

    There's just no accounting for taste. When we asked readers to talk about the places they visited but thought were overrated, the results amazed us. Can someone really dislike the Grand Canyon? Yes. In fact, two readers did. Others registered their...
  • Dr. Antonio De la Cruz dies at 65; neurotologist performed ear surgery on Rush Limbaugh

    Dr. Antonio De la Cruz dies at 65; neurotologist performed ear surgery on Rush Limbaugh
    Dr. Antonio De la Cruz, a renowned neurotologist at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles who performed cochlear implant surgery on conservative radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh, has died. He was 65. De la Cruz, who also was the director of education...
  • Put pressure on Honduras

    Put pressure on Honduras
    De facto, interim or congressionally installed -- no matter the qualifier -- Roberto Micheletti is not the president of Honduras. Manuel Zelaya is, and like him or not, the man who was ousted in a military-civilian coup on June 28 should be returned to...