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2011-04-12 00:00:29

Sociobiologist and author of bestseller, The Watchman’s Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out Of Extinction, Rebecca Costa, announced today that she has agreed to be the keynote speaker at the acclaimed San Francisco Public Library Earth Day event and The National Steinbeck Center’s annual Meet the Author program.

2011-03-10 08:10:00

RAMSEY, N.J., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of a two-day education and networking event, MPO Symposium provides medical device manufacturers rare access to local facilities in and around San Jose, Costa Rica, following a morning of conference sessions on May 11.

2006-01-17 19:49:28

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Search crews in Costa Rica found the bodies of a U.S. couple on Tuesday after their single-engine airplane crashed against a volcano, Red Cross officials said.

2005-07-13 17:56:10

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rican emergency workers on Wednesday criticized inadequate safety measures at a hospital gutted by fire earlier this week, as the death toll from the deadly blaze rose to 19.

2005-07-12 16:39:27

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - A fire swept through one of Costa Rica's main hospitals early on Tuesday, killing at least 18 people, mostly critically ill patients trapped in the five-story building's upper floors. The blaze broke out shortly before 2:30 a.m.

2005-07-12 12:11:41

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - A fire swept through one of Costa Rica's main hospitals early on Tuesday, killing 17 people, mostly critically ill patients trapped in the five-story building's upper floors. The blaze broke out shortly before 2:30 a.m.


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