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Monday, March 27, 2006

Costa Rica Travel: Volcan Poas

Volcan Poas, a volcano located about 35 kilometers north east of Alajuela, erupted again on Sunday. The volcano awoke from its slumber last Friday after being dormant for twelve years. The number of eruptions now totals eleven.

The volcano is one of the mountain peaks, and attracts thousands of visitors each year.

Costa Rican authorities states for the moment that nearby communities are not at risk.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Costa Rica Travel Blog: Costa Rica and Mangoes

According to information from the Ministry of Agriculture, Mango exports from Costa Rica increase by forty-three percent.

Last year Costa Rica exported about Nine thousand tons of mangoes.

The buyers included Holland, U.S, and United Kingdom, Germany Portugal, El Salvador and many others.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Costa Rica Travel: Observers watch World Cup Rivals

In Costa Rica, soccer is called "football"

Costa Rica Football Federation made a announcement that it will send observers to the friendly March 1 matches played by rivals of 2006 Germany world cup

The trainer of under-21 team, Geovanny will watch the match between italy-Germany

Assistant to costa rica manager Alexander Guimaraes, Eduardo, will watch the United States-Poland match.

Another assistant, Erick Lonis, will watch the Holland-Ecuador match in Amsterdam, Holland.

Costa Rica’s national team will go to Iran on Sunday to play Iran’s national team.