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Honduran president-elect to travel oversea to mend ties

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduran president-elect Porfirio Lobo Sosa said on Monday that he will travel to Costa Rica and Dominican Republic to help "normalize" ties with countries in Central America. "Tomorrow (Tuesday) we are going to Costa Rica and on Thursday...

Country invests in improving conditions of police

TCRN Staff San Jose. AP. Public Safety officials announced Friday an agreement with unions to improve working conditions of various police forces with an investment of nearly $11million (more than ¢ 6,300 million). The agreement will benefit more than 10,000 officers...

Costa Rican, Israeli presidents share peace vision

JERUSALEM - Costa Rican President Oscar Arias says that peace in the Middle East could create what he calls a "new landscape" for mankind. Arias spoke in Jerusalem on Sunday during a meeting with Israeli President Shimon Peres. Both men...

Hidden Treasure

By Jordon L. Tucked away at the bottom of a rather rudimentary trail that runs into a ravine on the side of Volcan Arenal, is this amazing waterfall. Well over 200ft tall the spray from this powerful deluge is perfect...

The Perfect Spot

Submitted by Shannon K. We recently took this picture while walking the beach side trail in Cahuita National Park on the Caribbean coast. While quite a hike if you intend on doing the whole trail, it's well worth it! There are plenty...

ICE to offer IPTV by July 2010

By TCRN Staff The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has stated that in the second quarter of 2010 (April-June) its customers will be able to purchase internet television services (IPTV). This service will offer digital TV service using the same...

ICE invests in customer service to survive competition

By Staff As part of its strategy to face competition, the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is promoting an ambitious change of its services and technologies to improve customer service. The is a program called Plan of Development of Support...

Earthquake stirkes Central Valley

By Lance Harrell SAN JOSE - A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shook Costa Rica Friday, without immediate report of victims and material damages. The Costa Rican Vulcanology and Seismology Observatory (OVISCORI) said the earthquake occurred at 3:20 p.m. local time (2120 GMT)...

Traveling Buddies

Submitted by Shari h. What a perfect trip! This was taken at the waterfall in Montezuma! The trail up to this series of falls is an easy and beautiful one.

Bright outlook for Central American Coffee

An increased investment in coffee farms, climate forecasts and high harvest expected in the coming months will help to boost coffee production in Central America in the 2009/10 cycle, say members of the industry. The small Central American countries are...
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