Monthly Archives: April 2016

Russian Tanks in Nicaragua, you say?

News Monday that Russia had shipped the first 20 of 50 battle tanks to Nicaragua rattled Costa Rican officials and left others scratching their heads. The $80 million T-72B tanks are a significant purchase for the hemisphere’s second-poorest country, which spent $71.6 … Continue reading

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That’s Amore

  Pizza might be the most Italian of foods—so much so that the country has nominated it for UNESCO heritage protection. Making a good pizza is an art. A whole academy is dedicated to it. It’s also a good place to … Continue reading

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Earth Day Ring of Fire

I’m starting to get the impression that the crust of our planet is becoming increasingly unstable.  At least as unstable as the people that walk around on it. Planet earth is  undergoing some growing pains and as you read this, there … Continue reading

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This guy makes a point : Ratigan’s Rant

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/dylan-ratigan-show/44080879#44080879  

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Nasa Releases The Largest Picture Ever Taken

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I was never good at geometry, she said

  Do I have to say it?  

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Two hours and forty minutes in 1912

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Windmills in Santa Ana, Costa Rica

  Costa Rica has been able to generate 97.14% of it electricity from renewable sources in the first quarter of the 2016, according to the Central Nacional de Control de Energia. Hydro electric  is the top  generation source, with 65.2% … Continue reading

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A Rosebud, A Rolling Rock and A BLT all add up to 33

  Windmills and the Holy Saints John of Jerusalem. “Why did you leave the West and travel East,” a man once asked me.  Is it possible that we live in a world where all things add up to 33? Let … Continue reading

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11 Reasons to Invest in Costa Rica in 2016

Apart from being a beautiful land of stunning scenery, sunshine and smiles and a wonderful place to live there are other excellent reasons to invest in Costa Rica real estate. Achieve true investment diversity. Avoid keeping all your eggs in … Continue reading

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