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2013-07-31 23:35:00

Most Americans do not have dental insurance benefits, and those that do have benefits find their maximum annual coverage, ranging from $1,500 to $2,000, does not cover major dental procedures. SmartCare Worldwide has seen that dental procedures offered through Costa Rica medical travel facilitation are one of their most sought after services. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Baby Boomer demographic is playing a huge role in the current era of dental medical tourism. Americans of...

2013-07-25 23:23:26

With no answer from Obamacare for the 135 million U.S. citizens who lack dental insurance, many Americans are turning to companies like 32 Dental Travel and making the exploding industry of dental tourism the solution for their needed procedures. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 No matter where your personal views, thoughts and feelings fall on the issue of Obamacare and what it means for healthcare coverage in the United States next year, no one is arguing the fact that there is a...

2013-07-23 23:29:04

On July 22, 2013, My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined by musician Ben Fagan for another positive episode. The episode was aired as Fagan prepares to begin another trip to Costa Rica, and Deierlein continues to expand the listening audience of My Positive Perspective. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 July 22, 2013, My Positive Perspective broadcast another episode featuring host Jason Deierlein and musician Ben Fagan. In the episode, the two continue to draw...

2013-07-18 23:00:46

TrustedConsumerReview is pleased to announce Red Palm Villas as the best Costa Rica honeymoon resort. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview is pleased to announce The Red Palm Villas as the best Costa Rica honeymoon resort. Among all the resorts in Santa Teresa Costa Rica audited, Red Palm Villas was found to be the best one. Among all Costa Rica resorts audited, Red Palm Villas has the highest reviews, and most satisfied customers. Among all Costa Rica resorts...

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...


Latest Costa Rica Reference Libraries

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...

Oryzomys_couesi,_Tylomys_panamensis
2012-07-25 06:49:31

Coues' rice rat (Oryzomys couesi) is a semiaquatic rat that can be found in southern Texas, throughout Mexico and Central America, and into the northwestern portion of Colombia. It prefers a habitat with abundant water, but it is able to live in arid habitats and shrub lands. Coues’ rice rat forms the group O. couesi, along with six other species of rat. All of these rats are in the Oryzomys genus, along with the marsh rice rat who is the sole member of its group. There are more than forty...

Crab-eating Raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus
2012-07-20 08:42:55

The crab-eating raccoon (Procyon cancrivorus) is native to South and Central America. Its range includes Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica, and extends to the northern areas of Uruguay and Argentina. It prefers a habitat with abundant water resources. Although the name implies that this raccoon’s diet consists of only crabs, it also consumes other crustaceans, like lobster, as well as fruits, amphibians, and turtle eggs. The crab-eating raccoon is similar in appearance to the common...

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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