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Source: YouTube The Bourne Redundancy? Watch this Exciting, New Trailer

Source: YouTube One of the most talked-about commercials aired during Super Bowl 50 was the blistering trailer for the upcoming Jason Bourne, the fifth sequel in the successful film franchise. Actor Matt Damon returns to the starring role, which he last portrayed in 2007 with the Bourne Ultimatum.   Acclaimed British filmmaker Paul Greengrass is also back in the director’s chair, wh...

YouTube screen cap A Selena Barbie Doll? Fans of the Late Tex-Mex Queen Demand It

YouTube screen cap Miami, Feb 6 (EFE).- Fans of the late songstress Selena are asking Mattel to create a Barbie doll inspired by the vocalist of "Amor Prohibido," a petition that up to now has collected more than 4,500 signatures on the Web site Change.org. The petition comes after Mattel announced the launch of three other kinds of Barbie dolls (tall, curvy and short) that are already on s...

InfoBAE screenshot reporting on the incident Drunk Miss Argentina 2004 May Have Killed Traffic Inspector

InfoBAE screenshot reporting on the incident Buenos Aires, Feb 7 (EFE).- Former Miss Argentina Rocio Fiorella Santa Cruz has been barred from leaving the country by federal judicial officials in Posadas, the capital of the northeastern Argentine province of Misiones, after she was allegedly involved in a traffic accident that caused the death of a transit inspector who was riding a motorcycle,...

Wikimedia Commons Dental Implantation Techniques in Costa Rica

Wikimedia Commons Many dental tourists who choose to get treatments in Costa Rica are often interested in implantation procedures. Dental implants are prosthetic devices used to replace missing teeth; essentially, a dental implant is an artificial tooth that is permanently affixed to maxillary tissue by means of a root.   Dental implants are very popular among dental tourists, but t...

Wikimedia Commons Replacing Missing Teeth in Costa Rica

Dr. Mario Bonilla of New Smile Dental Group Oral restoration is the most popular procedure attracting dental tourists to Costa Rica, particularly when it comes from a desire to replace missing teeth. Although many dental tourists are driven by aesthetic motivations, this is not their sole impulse; according to the dental professionals at the New Smile Dental Group of Costa Rica, not all of the...

"El chapo Guzmán" por Fabrizio León Diez - Obra do próprio. Licenciado sob CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Chapo Guzman Inspires New Latin Pop Hit

Source: Kate del Castillo Twitter San Juan, Feb 2 (EFE).- Puerto Rican singer Elvis Crespo will debut a song this week inspired by the relationship between Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and actress Kate del Castillo. As the singer's rep Mayna Nevarez told EFE, the single entitled "Escapate" (Escape) was recorded with the collaboration of Crespo's former bandmates in Grupo Mani...

"Rolling Stones 26" by Gorupdebesanez - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons The Rolling Stones Are Ready for Big Latin American Tour

"Rolling Stones 26" by Gorupdebesanez - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons Lima, Feb 2 (EFE).- The Rolling Stones sent a message to their Peruvian fans saying they "can't wait to play in Lima" on their Latin America Ole Tour. The rock group wound up rehearsals for the tour Monday in Santiago, and will give their first concert Wednesday in the Chilean capital, after which they...

Demi Lovato Instagram Actor Wilmer Valderrama Celebrates Birthday with a Pack of Wolves

Demi Lovato Instagram Miami, Feb 1 (EFE).- Actor Wilmer Valderrama on the weekend celebrated his 36th birthday in an original and "savage" way thanks to his girlfriend, singer and actress Demi Lovato, who took him to spend the entire day with a pack of wolves. The star of the television series "From Dusk Till Dawn" looked happy with the wolves in photos Lovato shared on her Instagram accoun...

Wikimedia Commons It’s Not Over Until He Stops Singing: Placido Domingo

Wikimedia Commons By Begoña Marin Miami, Jan 26 (EFE).- Spanish tenor Placido Domingo said that at 75, he feels he still has the strength to keep bringing the lyric opera genre to the world's stages. "In the last six years I've gone through some difficult health problems, but fortunately everything came out fine and I still feel strong enough to stay onstage," Domingo, who is giving a co...

Source: Trombones de Costa Rica Trombone Quartet from Costa Rica Will Perform in West Virginia

Source: Trombones de Costa Rica INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) will present the chamber music ensemble Trombones de Costa Rica, on Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. in the F. S. Belcher Theater of the Davis Fine Arts Building located on the school’s Institute campus. The event is free and open to the public. Internationally acclaimed Trombones de Costa Rica will share...

Pixabay Commons International Living Highlights Quality of Costa Rica Healthcare

FIle photo BALTIMORE, MD (PRWEB) JANUARY 20, 2016 - As healthcare costs and complexity in the U.S. continue to spiral upward, more and more retirees are asking, “Can I get high-quality healthcare for less if I move overseas?” The simple answer is yes. The Healthcare category of the 2016 International Living Global Retirement Index ranks the healthcare systems of the 23 most popular retirement l...

Wikimedia Commons Happiness and Anti-Aging Therapies in Costa Rica

Happy children in Costa Rica Over the last few years, a lot of attention has been given to the importance of happiness as an intrinsic aspect of life. Many economists and sociologists agree on the concept of Gross National Happiness as a commitment to building a sovereign economy based on the affable well-being of the populace.   It so happens that Costa Rica has been recognized as ...

Wikimedia Commons Understanding Breast Augmentation in Costa Rica

Wikimedia Commons Women who contemplate breast augmentation typically face a dilemma in terms of needs vs. wants. For the most part, breast augmentation procedures are performed for aesthetic reasons related to a youthful and perky look that may have been lost due to breastfeeding and the physiological changes that come with aging. As one of the most popular destinations for medical tourism...

Source: Blue Osa Costa Rica Inspires New Farm-to-Table Cookbook by Chef Marie

Source: Blue Osa PUERTO JIMÉNEZ, OSA PENINSULA, Costa Rica (PRWEB) January 20, 2016 - Clean eating has grown significantly in popularity over the last year or so, encouraging people to ditch chemically enhanced and processed foods from their diet. Self-taught chef, Marie makes eating clean simple with her new cooking guide, “Eating Clean in Costa Rica.” Readers will be able to enjoy her int...

Source: America TeVe Cubans’ Journey from Costa Rica to Miami Becomes Reality TV

Source: America TeVe MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- América TeVé once again makes television history in the United Stateswith its unique coverage of its' caravan – Path To Freedom Route. For the first time, a professional news team accompanies step by step and day by day, the first group of Cuban refugees stranded for months in Costa Rica, through its pilgrimage through Central Americ...

Source: Wikimedia Commons This California City Will Pay You $3,500 to Lose Weight

Wikimedia Commons Los Angeles, Jan 16 (EFE).- Dozens of residents in Lynwood, California, accepted the city's challenge Saturday to lose weight and at the same time take home $3,500 and learn what they need to know about diet and exercise. The municipal government of this city in Los Angeles County is into its seventh "Cash for Chunkers" program, which aims to motivate the community to stay...

Celine Dion and her late husband. Wikimedia Commons Cancer Claims Lives of Celine Dion’s Husband and Brother

Celine Dion and her late husband. Wikimedia Commons New York, Jan 16 (EFE).- Just two days after Canadian singer Celine Dion lost her husband to cancer, her older brother Daniel died Saturday of the same disease. He was 59. Daniel Dion, one of the artist's 13 siblings, died Saturday in Montreal of the brain, tongue and throat cancer he had been fighting, TMZ online entertainment news report...

Source: Starbucks Starbucks Embarks on a Photography Tour of Costa Rica

Source: Starbucks The Starbucks Origin Experience takes partners (employees) from behind the counters of stores, corporate offices and roasting plants and brings them to work alongside farmers in coffee growing regions. The program offers a valuable perspective for people who have a passion for coffee, but may not have a connection to the distant places where coffee is grown. Starbucks phot...

Wikimedia Commons Ringling Bros. Will Give Farewell to Circus Elephants

Wikimedia Commons New York, Jan 12 (EFE).- The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, the world's oldest, will stop using elephants in its shows next May, though it will continue staging acts with other animals, the circus's production company, Feld Entertainment, said. When the cut-off date arrives, at least 42 pachyderms will be taken to the Center for Elephant Conservation in Flo...

Alfredo Guzman Twitter Why Chapo Guzman Agreed to Interview With Sean Penn

Alfredo Guzman Twitter Mexico City, Jan 10 (EFE).- Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman's sons, Ivan Archivaldo and Alfredo Guzman, confirmed in Twitter posts on Sunday the authenticity of the photograph showing their father meeting with actor Sean Penn, who interviewed the Mexican drug lord for Rolling Stone magazine. "Short, but always with the best posture," Alfredo ...

Justin Bieber performs in 2011. Wikimedia Commons Justin Bieber Tries to Climb Sacred Mayan Ruin; Gets Kicked Out

Justin Bieber performs in 2011. Wikimedia Commons Cancun, Mexico, Jan 8 (EFE).- Singer Justin Bieber was thrown out of the Tulum archaeological site on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula after his security personnel got into an argument with the guards of the pre-Columbian location. Adriana Velazquez, regional delegate of the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, told EFE that the a...

"El chapo Guzmán" por Fabrizio León Diez - Obra do próprio. Licenciado sob CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Coming Soon: “Chapo: The Escape of the Century”

Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman. Source: Wikimedia Commons By Raul Cortes Mexico City, Jan 6 (EFE).- The spectacular escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" (Shorty) Guzman from prison last July had all the ingredients for a movie and a feature film chronicling his breakout will hit Mexican theaters on Jan. 15, the distributor told EFE. "Chapo. El escape del siglo" (Chapo: The Escape of the Centur...

Source: Cool Mountain New Craft Soda Flavors Available in Costa Rica

Source: Cool Mountain Cool Mountain Beverages is a true craft soda maker and offers consumers a wide range of interesting flavors, They currently market; Green Apple, Strawberry, Black Cherry, Root Beer, Cream Soda, Orange Cream, Blue Razzberry. And now …California Peach, Royal Grape and Chicago Draft Style Ginger Ale. From California, Cool Mountain president Bill Drake explained: “We have...

Confederate flag flies in Columbia, South Carolina. Flickr Commons Confederate Flag = Swastika, According to Quentin Tarantino

Confederate flag flies in Columbia, South Carolina. Flickr Commons London, Jan 2 (EFE).- Film director Quentin Tarantino sees the Confederate flag as "some American swastika" and said, in an interview published Saturday in The Daily Telegraph, that it's about time that his country questioned why it is still displayed. The moviemaker, who presented in Britain his new film, "The Hateful Eight...

Instagram Lindsay Lohan Enjoys Costa Rica; Thinks She’s in Mexico

Instagram Where in the world is Lindsay Lohan? The Hollywood star and tabloid media magnet reportedly celebrated New Year's Eve in Costa Rica, specifically Bahia Salinas in the Gold Coast of Guanacaste, but she has been geographically tagging her Instagram updates in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur. One of Miss Lohan's recent Instagram updates features a beach vista of a calm ocean agai...

El Rezo del Nino Costa Rica 1 El Rezo del Niño in Costa Rica

Jack Donnelly By Jack Donnelly Article 75 of the Constitution states that Costa Rica is a Catholic country. That sounds more theocratic than the reality. The majority of Ticos will readily affirm they are Catholics, but many are rather laid back in their approach to observance and dogma. This is especially true in the areas of relationships, marriage, divorce, birth control, etc. There is a...

Wikimedia Commons Bill Cosby Charged With Rape; Posts $1 Million Bail

Wikimedia Commons Washington, Dec 30 (EFE).- A court set bail of $1 million for U.S. comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday after charges were filed against him for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. Cosby appeared briefly in a courtroom in Elkins Park, a suburb of Philadelphia, after the District Attorney's Office charged him with "aggravated" sexual assault. The actor, who had to...

Source: Mark Salling Twitter Glee Star Who Visited Costa Rica Arrested for Child Pornography

Source: Mark Salling Twitter Mark Salling, a 33-year old actor who was recently in Costa Rica to celebrate an impromptu “Glee” cast reunion, has been arrested in Los Angeles for alleged possession of child pornography. According to a wire report by Agencia EFE, international news partner of The Costa Rica Star, entertainment publications Variety and The Hollywood Reporter broke the story ab...

Dental Tourism Costa Rica Dental Care in Costa Rica, a Simple New Year’s Resolution

Pixabay Commons With the end of 2015 quickly approaching, people around the world are starting to think about their resolution for the New Year. Recent sociological research suggests that some of the most common New Year's resolutions include losing weight and giving up smoking, which happen to be two very positive and healthy promises. Alas, these resolutions are also the most commonly abando...

Wikimedia Commons Oral Hygiene During the Holiday Season in Costa Rica

Wikimedia Commons The end-of-the-year holidays in Costa Rica are great for relaxation, travel, entertainment, and spending quality time with the family, but these days are also associated with certain excesses related to meals and beverages, which means that people should pay greater attention to oral hygiene during the holidays. Aside from the traditional tamales, the holiday season in Cos...

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