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2014-05-22 23:02:13

Ticket Down has rolled back pricing on all 2014 World Cup tickets at all participating venues worldwide. The teams which have earned a spot at the 2014 World Cup include: Brazil, Spain, Croatia, Mexico, Cameroon, Spain, Netherlands, Chile, Australia, Colombia, Greece, Uruguay, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Ivory Coast, Japan, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Honduras, Argentina, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany, Portugal, Iran, Nigeria, Ghana, United States, Belgium, Algeria, Brazil, Russia,...

2014-05-20 23:15:04

Tulemar Resort, located in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is happy to announce an expansion to the operating hours of the Manuel Antonio National Park. During the peak tourist season which runs from December 1st to June 30th each year, the park will open to the public seven days a week. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Manuel Antonio National Park is the second most visited national park in Costa Rica and the number one income generating attraction for the country. Since...

2014-05-11 23:02:29

costa-rica.topseos.com releases rankings of 10 best email marketing services companies in Costa Rica for May 2014. (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The ten top email marketing services firms in Costa Rica have been named by costa-rica.topseos.com for the month of May 2014. Each month of a team of researchers spend time testing and reporting the top email marketing services firms around the world to assist businesses in selecting the best agency to assist them. The primary ambition of...

2014-05-08 23:15:19

Tulemar Resort is proud to announce the inclusion of Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park beach in social travel giant TripAdvisor's “Traveler’s Choice Top 25 Beaches in the World”. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 TripAdvisor's second annual “Top Beaches in the World Traveler's Choice” places Manuel Antonio, one of Costa Rica's most popular beaches in the top 25, making it the highest ranking beach in Central America and one of 7 Latin American beaches to make the...

2014-05-03 23:02:18

costa-rica.topseos.com announces recommendations of 10 best PPC management firms in Costa Rica for May 2014. (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 The independent authority on search vendors, costa-rica.topseos.com, has named their ratings of the 10 top PPC management services in the internet marketing industry for the month of May 2014. Each year thousands of internet marketing services are put to the test by an independent research team dedicated to identifying remarkable vendors. The ratings are...

2014-05-02 16:25:50

-- Gildan Activewear will make an investment in Costa Rica involving a modern textile manufacturing plant. SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During its report to its shareholders for the second quarter of 2014, the Canadian company Gildan Activewear confirmed in Montreal, Canada, that its next investment will be made in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, involving a modern textile manufacturing plant. The Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives (CINDE based on its...

2014-05-01 23:12:14

Work has begun on improvements to the facilities at one of Costa Rica’s most popular attractions, Manuel Antonio National Park, including the widening of the trails and installation of security lockers. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Manuel Antonio National Park, often called the “jewel” in Costa Rica’s extensive national parks system is in the process of updating almost five kilometers of trails. With the goals of offering a better experience and improving...

2014-04-30 16:22:01

Instructors from Maryland, California, Colorado and Virginia to spend two weeks in Costa Rica preparing to become better science teachers FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman and Conservation International (CI) today announced the 16 teachers who have been selected to participate in the third ECO Classroom, a unique and innovative professional development program for public middle and high school science teachers. The Northrop Grumman Foundation, in...

2014-04-29 23:19:03

10 Best Email Marketing Services Firms in Costa Rica Revealed by costa-rica.topseos.com for April 2014. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 costa-rica.topseos.com has named the ten best email marketing services agencies in Costa Rica for the month of April 2014. The ratings consist of search marketing solution providers which have years of experience in providing exceptional services. The ratings are organized through a thorough investigation process which involves the inspection and benchmarking of...

2014-04-24 23:11:56

Mead Brown Costa Rica Vacation Rentals, the best Villa Rental Agency in Costa Rica as ranked by Travel & Leisure Magazine, adds another award to its shelf. TripAdvisor has voted Manuel Antonio has one of "the best beaches in the world," a huge favorite amongst Mead Brown travelers. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Voted among the ranks of the best beaches in the world, including sandy spots in Brazil and Turks and Caicos, Manuel Antonio made this year's...


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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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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