Sweet tweets! Songbirds can duet like the Sinatras with up to 30 melodies which they take on male ...

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
To the untutored ear, the trills and tweets of songbirds may just be pretty background noise. But some, it seems, have duetting skills similar to Frank and Nancy Sinatra. Researchers who studied cranebrake wrens in Costa Rica found that a parent and child take it in turn to sing the lines of their songs, ... ...read more
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S.Korea signs free trade deal with five Central American countries- trade ministry

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
SEOUL, Feb 21 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday it will sign free trade agreements with five Central American nations that will boost market access for South Korean automotive and electronics sectors. Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong will meet representatives from Costa Rica, El Salvador, ... ...read more
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South Korea signs free trade deals with 5 Central America countries

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
Trade minister Kim Hyun-chong will meet representatives from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama in Seoul on Wednesday to sign five separate bilateral pacts which will eliminate duties on about 95 percent of traded goods and services, Korea's trade ministry said in an e-mailed ... ...read more
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Don't butt in! Young birds taught the art of conversation

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
A tropical songbird learns how to conduct polite "conversations" from its parents, research has shown. As every well brought up child knows, it is rude to interrupt. The same lesson appears to be taught to young canebrake wrens, which become better able to avoid singing over their parents as they get ... ...read more
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Area briefly: Rep. Larsen's staff coming to Stanwood; Stanwood City Council, School Board have ...

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
The Coast Guard provided new equipment to outfit the cutters, and Coast Guard personnel are training the new Costa Rican crews on the platforms through the Foreign Military Sales program. The cutter transfers help build and sustain international partnerships, foster regional and global maritime safety, ... ...read more
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U-17 WNT Defeats Chile 1-0 to Win Copa Provincia de Buenos Aires

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
The USA will then participate in the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Under-17 Championship being held in Nicaragua from April 19-29. The Americans seeded into Group B where they will face Costa Rica, Bermuda and Canada in the tournament that will qualify three teams to the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women's ... ...read more
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A Modern Museum Wedding in Miami

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
A week before Thanksgiving in 2015, Tiffany Fields and Claudel Jeannot were in Costa Rica for a romantic getaway. “Claudel had planned a private dinner on the beach,” Tiffany recalls. “We followed a candlelit path through the jungle to dinner, and that's where he proposed.” Claudel convinced Tiffany ... ...read more
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Evangelical Vote Grows in Latin America

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
Their electoral successes have grown in countries such as Brazil, Colombia and Chile, and more recently in the presidential elections in Costa Rica. Driven by the moral crisis of politics, this religious community has grown in votes in Latin America, primarily through their opposition to same-sex marriage, ... ...read more
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Source: Kaku will not travel for Red Bulls Champions League match

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
Sources tell Metro that Kaku traveled with the team to Houston to prepare for the midweek Champions League match at Olimpia (the match featuring the top team from Honduras will be played in Costa Rica). He will not, however, make the trip to Costa Rica with the team and instead is headed to Tucson, ... ...read more
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Meijer Gardens prepares for nation's largest indoor butterfly display

February 20, 2018 | Latest News
"Approximately 60 colorful species of butterflies and moths journey from butterfly-rich regions of Costa Rica, Ecuador, the Philippines and Kenya to fly freely in the five-story tall, 15,000 square-foot Tropical Conservatory," the announcement said. "Species of butterflies expected to arrive include the blue ... ...read more
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