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The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size...

Retirement and regeneration: how robots and replicants experience death

In the 2014 film Interstellar, Matt Damon’s Dr Mann explains that “a machine doesn’t...

Construction Begins On World’s Largest Telescope in Chilean Desert

(Q24N) Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT),...

Costa Rica And Panama Evolution Is A Clue To How Continents Formed

The same processes that determined how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5...

Scientists Unravel Mystery of Costa Rica Coral Snake Venom

COSTA RICA NEWS (AFP) - Scientists have unraveled the mystery of how the Costa...

Lunar Eclipse Tonight — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse On October 18 2013

There’s a lunar eclipse tonight! At exactly 23:51 UTC the first and only penumbral lunar eclipse of the year will reach its peak — the lunar eclipse will begin at right around 21:51 UTC on October 18th and last until about 01:50 UTC on October 19th…

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Nicaragua Tells Costa Rica To Mind It’s Own Business. Diplomatically Of Course!

After the director general of Costa Rican Foreign Policy, Christian Guillermet expressed concern of the violence in Nicaragua since Thursday, the Nicaragua Foreign Ministry...

Nicaraguans In Costa Rica Call For Peaceful March

A Facebook group called Comunidad Nicaragüense Residente en Costa Rica (Resident Nicaraguan Community in Costa Rica) is calling for a march on the Nicaragua...

Immigration Defers Fine On Overstaying Tourists

The Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME) - Costa Rica's immigration service - announced Thursday night that the fine for those foreigners overstaying...

3 Dead, Dozens Injured in Nicaragua Protests

Tragedy. At least three people died last night during protests against reforms to the Nicaraguan Institute of Social Security (INSS), reported various media and...

Elevated Train: Good or Bad Option For Urban Transport In The GAM?

By 2022, the Metropolitan Area of San Jose (GAM) will have an elevated rapid passenger train (Metro), which would help reduce traffic congestion, President-elect...
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The Silent Darién (VIDEO)

The Darien Gap (el Tapón del Darién in Spanish) is considered by some to be the most dangerous and inhospitable place in Latin America,...

Cuba and the New China Model: why it would never work on the island

Over the years I have debated with friends and foe over U.S. – Cuba policy and possible paths for Cuba’s democratization. In these encounters,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Immigration Director To Be Back At Work Following Forced Vacation

The director of Migración y Extranjería (immigration service), Katia Rodríguez, will be back on the job on Friday following a forced two month vacation In...

Moín Megaport Opening Postponed Until 2019

The opening of the container terminal that is being built by APM Terminals in Limón will occur in February 2019, and not in January...

Driver Found With An AK-47, 9mm Guns, Ammunition and Wads of Cash In Car in Cuidad Colon

A routine police spot-check on the road from Santa Ana to Cuidad Colon nets wads of cash and three weapons, an AK-47 assault rifle...

How Costa Rica Used Overprint On 1922 Stamps To Promote Its Coffee

Q24N via Classic Stamps of the World -  Costa Rica, in Central America next to Nicaragua, Panama, Ecuador, and the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean...

Whether fishing in Alaska or Costa Rica, how you succeed is as important as the success itself

"You've got sweat dripping off your nose, "I said to Christine." Stop it, "she uttered between cranks on the reel, staring at the metal...