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Last Night's Intense Lightning Storm Could Be Repeated These Days
An intense lightning storm Friday lasting some three hours frightened many residents of San José, Santa Ana and Escazú. The same could be repeated today, says the national weather service.

Costa Rica Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary of Relations With China
Chinese President Hu Jintao on Friday exchanged congratulatory messages with his Costa Rican counterpart, Laura Chinchilla, to mark the fifth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Costa Rica's Language Schools Slow to Recover
While most business publications (including our blog) were focused on the world recession and its mega-effects on the economy, Costa Rica's previously healthy private language schools were quietly taking it in the neck.

"I Declare Myself a Second Class Citizen" Says Veterans Newcaster Pilar Cisneros
Television news anchor and news director of Telenoticias (channel 7), Pilar Cisneros. declared herself in an editorial on Friday "second class citizen".

Three Earthquakes Hit Costa Rica on Friday
It was 9:45am when a 3.8 magnitude earthquake struck several areas of Costa Rica. The epicentre of the quake was located about a kilometre south of Pocares de Parrita, in the province of Puntarenas, according to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori).

Water and Bus Rate Increased To Be Discussed At Public Hearings
Costa Rica's regulator of public prices and services, the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios Públicos (Aresep), announced a series of public hearings on proposed price adjustments (increases) in water services, energy and public transport.

Avila Denies Joining Rodrigo Arias Campaign
The former ministra de Salud, María Luisa Ávila, and long time supporter of the Arias movement has been quick to deny any meeting with Rodrigo Arias, who will be seeking his party's presidential nomination.

New Trees Take Roots in Guiones
f at first you don’t succeed, try, try again, or so the saying goes. In Guiones if at first you plant 1000 trees and they die, try again.

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Tourist Route Around Lake Arenal Closed Due To Road Collapse
Domestic and foreign tourists with plans to visit the area around Lake Arenal this weekend should check their maps before setting out, for the landslide has caused the complete passage on small section of  Ruta 142 that connects La Fortuna with Arenal and Tilarán.

'Flame' Malware Designed For Spying, Not 'Cyber War'
The latest entrant in the arsenal of advanced cyber packages deployed by governments or corporations for use against their adversaries is a piece of malicious software dubbed "Flame."

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