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2013-07-05 23:16:56

Anti Aging and Wellness, at an Affordable Price in San Jose, Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Dr. Leslie Mesen will be seeing patients this month at his new state of the art Anti Aging and Wellness Clinic located in the trendy, upscale suburb of Escazu in Costa Rica’s largest city – San Jose. The newly constructed clinic will be approximately double the size of his old clinic enabling him to continue offering world-class anti aging services. Since he began...

2013-07-04 23:00:12

Cheap Concert Tickets announces that they have slashed ticket prices for all upcoming matches in the 2013 CONCACAF soccer tournament. CONCACAF games in July will feature the following teams and venues: Canada vs. Martinique & Mexico vs. Panama at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena CA, El Salvador vs. Trinidad and Tobago & Haiti vs. Honduras at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison NJ, Costa Rica vs. Cuba & Belize vs. United States at the Jeld-Wen Field in Portland OR, Panama vs. Martinique...

2013-06-30 23:04:49

Crystal Travel in Thousand Oaks is offering new specials making it more affordable to vacation in Costa Rica. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 Crystal Travel is excited to share with their members new specials in regards to travel to Costa Rica. According to Crystal Travel executive Bill Pullion, "Crystal is always trying to find ways to save our members money, and there are so many incredible places to travel, we just can't focus on one. We have to find the best deals...

2013-06-18 23:00:32

Cheap Concert Tickets announces that they have released additional inventories of tickets for the 2013 CONCACAF soccer tournament. CONCACAF games will be played at the following venues: Rose Bowl in Pasadena CA, Red Bull Arena in Harrison NJ, Jeld Wen Field in Portland OR, Sun Life Stadium in Miami FL, Sports Authority Field in Denver CO, BBVA Stadium in Houston TX, Rentschler Field in Hartford CT and Soldier Field in Chicago IL. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Cheap Concert Tickets...

2013-06-16 23:00:21

TrustedConsumerReview, the top consumer rating online website, is pleased to announce Red Palm Villas as the top Costa Rica Honeymoon resort. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview.com has posted Red Palm Villas, as the top Costa Rica honeymoon resort in June 2013. TrustedConsumerReview.com, is a leader in providing independent reviews for thousands of products and service providers, including Costa Rica resorts in order to help consumers informed decisions. When...

2013-06-15 23:01:51

Complimentary Lodging/Meals for Familiarization Trips available for Retreat Organizers Golfo Dulce/Osa Region, Costa Rica (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, nestled between the tropical waters of the Golfo Dulce and the lush rainforest of southern Costa Rica, is looking for partners in the retreat /wellness workshop business that wish to host unforgettable retreats at this natural ecotourism boutique resort and wellness center. Playa Nicuesa Rainforest Lodge, a 165 acre...

Money Laundering Service Shut Down, Five People Arrested
2013-05-29 07:33:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Costa Rica-based digital money service has been shut down and five individuals, including its founder, have been arrested following weekend raids in 17 different countries in what authorities are calling one of the largest money laundering schemes of all time. According to New York Times and BBC News reports, Liberty Reserve is accused of laundering more than $6 billion over the past seven years. The US Justice Department has...


Latest Costa Rica Reference Libraries

Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus Varius
2014-08-29 09:49:13

The Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad, Atelopus varius, known also as the clown frog, is a neo-tropical true toad belonging to the family Bufonidae. Ranging once from Costa Rica to Panama, A. varius is currently listed as critically endangered and has been decreased to a single remnant population near Quepos, Costa Rica and is assumed to be extinct within Panama. Some recent variation in the air temperature, precipitation, stream flow patterns, and the following spread of a pathogenic...

Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Granular Poison Frog, Oophaga Granulifera
2013-06-25 13:49:03

The Granular Poison Frog (Oophaga granulifera) is a species of frog belonging to the family Dendrobatidae, found in Costa Rica and Panama. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical, moist, lowland forests, but it's threatened by habitat loss. This frog has been switched from Dendrobates granuliferus to Oophaga granulifera. The frog is an aposematic animal, and it utilizes poison only for the purpose of self defense from predators. It's clearly visible red color is designed as a...

Grey-necked Wood Rail, Aramedes cajaneus
2013-04-21 09:30:30

The Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramedes cajaneus) is a species of bird belonging to the Rallidae family. It can be found in Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Columbia, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests, tropical and subtropical mangrove swamps, tropical or subtropical swamps, and swamps. This...

Honduran White Bat, Ectophylla alba
2012-08-10 11:10:50

The Honduran white bat (Ectophylla alba) is the sole member of its genus. It is native to western Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Costa Rica, and can be found living at altitudes of up to 2,296 feet. It can reach an average body length between 1.4 and 1.8 inches. This bat has white fur on its entire body, a trait for which it was named, except for it small ears and nose which are yellow in color. It will construct tents within the leaves of the Heliconia plant, by biting the veins that...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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