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Refugee bakery a sweet success in Costa Rica.

With hard work, determination and a helping hand from UNHCR, Colombian refugees start a successful bakery in Costa Rican capital.

- UN - INT

Spain dominates Costa Rica in friendly at Malaga's La Rosaleda.

La Roja dominated from the offset and were 5-0 victors, thanks to a David Silva brace.

- The Olive Press - ES

Diplomats flee Delhi amid worsening smog crisis.

Delhi's staggering pollution levels have begun to push out diplomats and spark international upheaval. But experts say diplomatic exodus won't solve the larger issue facing the developing and heavily industrialized city. Pollution in Delhi has dominated Indian headlines for weeks and attracted the attention of the ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Coffee growers to be trained at Starbucks centre in Costa Rica.

MONTEGO BAY, St James , Caribbean Coffee Baristas Ltd, the local franchise holder for Starbucks, plans to send 12 young coffee growers to Starbucks Global Agronomy Centre in Costa Rica, to learn responsible growing practices and improve the quality and size of their harvests.

- - JM

"Sustainable Robots" Face Off at the World Robotic Olympiad.

Some 2,500 youngsters from 66 countries brought to Costa Rica robots designed to solve sustainability challenges --

- Scientific American - US

In Latin America, no more women presidents – for now.

In a part of the world known for its rampant machismo, the recent Presidenta period marked a hopeful turning point for Latin America. There have been signs of progress in gender equality in many nations, but some women are disappointed that Bachelet and her fellow women leaders did not do more. At one point Latin America ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Many diplomats packing their bags as breathing at risk in New Delhi.

After pollution level soars high, Costa Rican envoy left the country, others move their staff to nearby countries The post Many diplomats packing their bags as breathing at risk in New Delhi appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Falklands' ice hockey team will play a Canadian side that arrives with a letter of support from PM Trudeau.

On November 18 & 19, Costa Rica's first ever international ice hockey tournament will take place in the hills of Heredia, where it is much cooler than in the Central Valley, at the Castillo Country Club, home of the Castillo Knights.

- MercoPress - FK

“Cementazo” Scandal Tarnishes Costa Rican Presidential Election.

The "cementazo", roughly translated as "huge cement blow", is a corruption case tarnishing the presidential election in one of the most institutionally stable countries in Latin America.

- Global Voices - US

Sismo de magnitud 6,5 estremece litoral y capital de Costa Rica.

Source: Voice of America Country: Costa Rica Un fuerte sismo de magnitud preliminar 6,5 sacudió el domingo Costa Rica, causando la caída de algunos objetos y que numerosas personas salieran a la calle por temor a derrumbes.El sismo de magnitud 6,5 sacudió San José, la capital de Costa Rica y el litoral del país el ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Strong quake rocks Costa Rica; no immediate reports of damage.

A strong earthquake, measuring 6.5 according to a US seismological agency, rocked Costa Rica late Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The post Strong quake rocks Costa Rica; no immediate reports of damage appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Latin America's super election cycle is wide open

Latin America is approaching one of its most important electoral marathons in recent decades. Between November 2017 and December 2018, eight countries in the region will hold presidential elections: two in November 2017 , and six in 2018 (Costa Rica, February 4; Paraguay, April 22; Colombia, May 27; Mexico, July 1; Brazil, ...

- Brookings - US