Immigration rising in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – The growth of the Brazilian economy, together with the shortage of skilled labor, is attracting more foreign workers to...

Costa Rica clamping down on tax evaders

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The government is clamping down on businesses and individuals who defraud the state by failing to pay taxes. The government...

Puss in Boots – review

This prequel to the Shrek cartoon franchise, with Antonio Banderas as the heavily accented cat of the title, is an entertaining, if not rip-roaring...

Authorities making efforts to stop property theftLas autoridades intentan parar el robo inmobiliario

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – Rodrigo Sánchez said it was a real estate opportunity he couldn’t refuse. “A friend of mine told me about this...

A green World Cup in 2014Un Mundial verde en 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Brazil wants 2014 to be the year the World Cup goes green. The road to a sustainable soccer competition begins with...

Expats can help Costa Rica’s Green Party

For a nation that prides itself on the beauty of its environment and the diversity of its ecological heritage, Costa Rica has been remarkably...

20,000 fishermen to benefit from marketing planNuevo plan beneficiará a 20 mil pescadores

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – José Rodríguez, an artisanal fisherman in Puntarenas, has minutes to make a deal every morning on the docks overlooking...

Rosell: Lionel Messi will never leave FC BarcelonaRosell: Lionel Messi no se irá nunca...

BARCELONA, Spain – FC Barcelona President Sandro Rosell has a simple message for Lionel Messi: You aren’t going anywhere. Rosell said this week he has...

Program Turns Drought-Ravaged Villages into “Gardens of Eden”

(NewsUSA) - In the Horn of Africa, barren landscapes and dirt fields surround large riverbeds that are totally dry. Herds of goats and camels, tired...

Paraná penitentiary offers music as therapyPenitenciaría de Paraná ofrece música como terapia

CURITIBA, Brazil – Vera wanted to sing, but she lost her breath every time she tried to raise her voice. As one of the 24...
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