Costa Rica

(AP Photo)

The happiest and saddest countries in the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.

12/19/2012

Port of Long Beach strike (AP photo)

Talk resuming in LA-Long Beach harbors strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Labor talks are resuming in an effort to end a strike that shut down most of the terminals at the nation’s busiest port complex, the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbors, officials say.

11/30/2012

2 arrested in Colombia after swallowing dollars

BOGOTA (AP) – Colombian police have arrested two men at an airport in Medellin after discovering they were smuggling $80,000 in cash hidden in their stomachs. Authorities say the men swallowed the dollars wrapped in […]

09/14/2012

Experts: Calif. quakes not related to Costa Rica

HURON, Calif. (AP) – Seismologists say Friday’s quakes in Southern and Central California are not on the San Andreas Fault and weren’t triggered by a magnitude-7.6 quake in Costa Rica. A magnitude-4.0 quake struck at […]

09/07/2012

Powerful earthquake reported in Costa Rica

NOSARA, Costa Rica (AP) – A powerful, magnitude-7.6 earthquake shook Costa Rica and a wide swath of Central America on Wednesday. There were no immediate accounts of injuries, but communications were down near the epicenter. […]

09/05/2012

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