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President Alvarado faced his first
national strike due to tax reform

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The major workers' organizations of Costa Rica took part in a national demonstration Monday. 

It was called the first great strike of the Carlos Alvarado government.

Unions across the country organized a work stoppage, closed some roads, interfered with services and slowed traffic on national roads to show their rejection of the plan for strengthening the nation’s finances.

The government has asked that Monday's strike be declared illegal by judicial authorities, which the unions described as a mechanism of terror and fear.

According to Rafael Mora, director of the National Association of Public and Private employees, the Executive Branch has been a liar because it showed itself during the political campaign as being close to the people.

The government has asked that Monday's strike be declared illegal by judicial authorities, which the unions described as a mechanism of terror and fear.

According Rafael Mora, the Executive Branch has been a liar because it showed itself during the political campaign as being close to the people. He is executive director

The strike took place 15 days after Rocío Aguilar, minister of Finance, delivered a plan with 28 measures to lower public spending that included cutting the salaries, bonuses and annuities of public employees.

The document was delivered to a legislative committee in charge of discussing the issue.

Government is also encouraging the approval of a 13 percent value-added tax which would be applied to goods and services and wants to create two new income levels of 20 and 25 percent for the highest salaries.

According to Albino Vargas, president of the same worker's organization, the proposals of the unions will be made public when a dialogue is opened with workers.

However, Vargas said unions might be seeking a fiscal contingency plan rather than a legislative reform.

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Post-strike conversations with the government will start Friday, according to Presidential House. 

The government announced that next Friday morning it it will open a dialogue with the unions and other sectors.

"We are a legal movement that protests against direct effects on our purchasing power and our labor rights," said Mora.

"These strategies are making people angrier instead of bringing social peace and dialogue," as requested by the minister of the Presidency, Rodolfo Piza Rocafort, during the national television broadcast Sunday.

In terms of effect, the health authorities from the Social Security Fund said about 40 percent of medical appointments were suspended but the emergency and intensive care services continued as normal.

In the case of the transportation, some rail lines worked while some others didn't. To decrease the impact on the users, several buses were hired in order to complete the routes, according to the Costa Rican Train Institute.

Gilberto Cascante, coordinator of the Unitary Trade Union and Social Costarrican Bloc, said that at least 90 percent of the education centers were closed.


Cooperative profits would also be subject
to taxation says Finance Ministry

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Thursday the minister of Finance, Rocío Aguilar,  arrived at the legislature with a series of proposals that would alter the pending tax reform bill. Among the new measures, a tax of cooperatives stands out. So far, cooperatives have been exempted from income taxes.

Aguilar said government would apply the current tax scale of small and medium enterprises to these associations.

Aguilar explained that a first tax bracket would include cooperatives with profits of up to ¢5 million with a zero rate and the percentage would from from there to 20 percent.

The minister said that the proposal does not include taxes on income or sales that these associations can make.

In addition to this initiative, the Executive Branch proposed 16 more changes to bill, among them the increase in the rates of remittances from 15 up to 25 percent, as well as the end of exemptions on capital gains generated by the stock exchange market.

The finance minister also wants the government to pay the 13 percent value-added tax. In the case of the unions, only the affiliation will be tax-exempt, so that any other service the union provides will also be subject taxation.

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Cooperatives would also be subject to income tax.

The Executive Branch delivered the document to the special commission that is studying the bill so that it can include the changes in the discussion and make changes or substitutions.


Groups push for electrification of public buses

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

A group of public and private parties seeks to improve public transport and reduce its impact on the environment by using electric buses.

The German government has offered to donate four units for just that purpose.

"The idea  is to compare how the different routes work, the typology, the power, and define the requirements to issue future recommendations on the investments that have to be made,” said Silvia Bolaños, executive director of the National Chamber of Transport.

The project has the support from the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation, directors of the bus sector and other international cooperation agencies such as the United Nations and the United States government through the CRUSA Foundation.

In a meeting, representatives of these organizations recognized that the electrification process should be carried out under an innovation ecosystem vision that requires a transparent, innovative and participatory process to achieve the electrification of public bus services.

¨We hope that, we can generate lessons to catalyze other processes associated with the electrification of public transport such as taxi and trains,” added Bolaños.


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Germany would donate the first four buses.


The groups that are part of the initiative will work to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and information related to projects. In addition, they are expected to promote the process of alignment of public policies and coherent regulatory frameworks to decarbonize the transport sector.

The initiative has the support of Presidential House, under the leadership of the Office of the First Lady, Claudia Dobles.


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Night closings of radial Santa Ana - Belén will return Wednesday

By AM Costa Rica staff

Nightly closures of the Virilla Bridge in Santa Ana will be caused by workers pouring the concrete of the new superstructure.

According to the National Road Council, the machinery will occupy the current bridge to use it as a platform for spraying the material on the new bridge.

Closures will start at 10 p.m. and will finish at 5 a.m. on Thursday and will continue until Sunday, July first.


Authorities said that the bridge will be open between 5 a.m. and 10 p.m. each day. 

The work will just take seven hours every night and early morning.


As usual during the closure, the buses of the ABA Co. that provides public transport service between Santa Ana and Belén will be allowed.

The rest of the vehicles will not be able to pass, said the council.


Those traveling from Belén or San Rafael de Alajuela to Santa Ana can use Route 27 through the San Rafael de Alajuela sector.

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The closure is due to surfacing the new bridge.


The new bridge is 133 meters long and will accommodate two lanes of 3.60 meters each. This bridge has a cost of $8.5 million, the equivalent of about ¢4.9 billion.




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Costa Rican lake supports the theory of life on Mars

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

A group of microbes found in a volcanic lake rich in highly acidic and hot minerals in Costa Rica provides clues about life on ancient Mars, according to the Europa press news agency.

Today's orbiters, including NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Mars Express of the European Space Agency, as well as the Spirit, Opportunity and Curiosity vehicles, have found geological evidence suggesting there was hydro-thermal activity on Mars about 3.7 billion years ago.

The volcanic gases reacted with localized water sources, which created warm and highly acidic environments, and favored the formation of minerals rich in iron, silica and sulfur.

Surprisingly, similar extreme environments exist on Earth called Mars analogs, which often harbor thriving populations of microbes called extremophiles.

Scientists speculate that ancient Martian hydro-thermal sites may have supported similar organisms, and are using analogs from Earth to better understand what kind of life might have existed on ancient Mars.

A group of scientists from the University of Colorado at Boulder, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York, the National University of Costa Rica and the University of Costa Rica set out to identify and characterize the microbes of one of those analogs: Laguna Caliente, a crater lake in the Poás volcano in Costa Rica.

Their findings were published online in the journal Astrobiology.

The study's researchers described the lake as "one of the most extreme habitats on our planet." The temperature of the water has oscillated between the ambient temperature and the boiling point of the water for weeks or months, and the reaction of the volcanic gases with the water has lowered the pH to a range of 1 to 1.5, or stronger than that of battery acid.

Changes in volcanic activity and precipitation have caused the volume of the lake to vary for decades from a cubic kilometer to today's nearly evaporated lake.

All these conditions support a rich variety of chemical reactions. In addition, volcanic minerals rich in iron, sulfur or silica have been found in Poás.

Notably, similar minerals have been found on Mars at Gusev Crater, explored by Spirit, and Valles Marineris, Meridiani Planum and parts of Gale Crater that were explored by Curiosity.

To characterize organisms that can survive in such environments, the scientists isolated and sequenced the DNA from lake water samples.

The scientists examined the sequence of the 16 RNA gene, because, although it is found in all organisms, part of its sequence varies according to the species.

These sequence variations are used to identify related species.

In most water samples, they found a DNA sequence that belongs to a single species of the genus Acidiphilium, a group of bacteria that thrive in the acidic hydro-thermal regions of Earth.

In addition, species of Acidiphilium can survive at 45 degrees C, which is the average temperature of Laguna Caliente samples.


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Laguna Caliente at the Volcán Poás in Alajuela.

However, the pH of the lake has an acidity of 0.29, while the known species of Acidiphilium survive at pH levels between 1.5 and 5.5.

Therefore, the scientists proposed that they had found a species of Acidiphilium especially tolerant to acids that had not been previously discovered.

This is one of the few ecosystems on Earth where a single species is found as a mono-culture, according to Brian Hynek, a geologist and professor in the Department of Geological Sciences and the Laboratory of Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado, and principal author of the study.

"It's really weird to find a single species in an ecosystem," Hynek told Astrobiology magazine. "In general, we do not find life if the environment is too hard, or abundant types of species in less extreme field sites. This lake is on the margin of what terrestrial life can tolerate due to the dynamic conditions and the implacable characteristics."

At the same time, water samples from the lake were compared in more detail with known species of Acidiphilium. The scientists found that the sample DNA sequences were similar to the species that metabolize iron or elemental sulfur and thiosulfate.

Given the abundance of different types of sulfur and iron minerals on the Martian surface and evidence that hydro-thermal systems with acid sulfate interactions existed on ancient Mars, scientists propose that organisms similar to Acidiphilium could be similar to what could have existed on primary Mars.

This study will help inform future missions to Mars in search of signs of past microbial life.

Jack Farmer, a geologist and astrobiologist at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, research of this kind to study life in extreme aquatic environments is important.

"I think many in the planetary community would agree with the idea that habitability is more than just following the water," he told Astrobiology magazine.

"We also need to understand the details of the quality of that water, for example, its pH, temperature, chemistry and microbiology and how these factors can be played against each other to shape the habitability and perceived limits of life on Earth," he added.


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Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018  - Fourth news page.
Archaeologists denounce softening of protection regulation
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By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The potential approval of a regulation that will soften the environmental controls carried out by the Environmental Technical Secretariat  have Costa Rican archaeologists fearing that this will leave archaeological sites unprotected in the country.

The proposal is called Regulation of Evaluation, Control and Environmental Sanitation which would change the way the secretariat functions.

According to Henry Picado, representative of the environmental organization FECON, the initiative comes from the previous government and it only awaits its publication in the daily La Gaceta to be enforced.

The problem is that the regulation frees the agency from carrying out controls on construction works and projects of less than 9,000 square meters.

This amounts to an area similar to the Plaza de la Democracia, in San José.

It also reduces the environmental thresholds of specific projects, such as one less than 25 hectares or a hotel with less than 50 rooms. Such projects would not have to present studies of environmental impact or archaeological surveys. "These kinds of things seem worrisome, because they represent a risk to the archaeological heritage of the country," said Picado.

Currently the regulation requires that any type of construction that requires environmental permits undergo a prior verification to check on the existence or absence of pre-Columbian occupation in the country.

"The current regulation contemplates the obligatory nature of carrying out inspections in works with areas exceeding 1,000 square meters. That's how we have achieved the identification of hundreds of archaeological sites. The new regulation would leave unprotected a large number of areas to pass this threshold nine times wider," said archaeologist Ifigenia Quintanilla, expert in the evaluation of archaeological heritage.
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The country has 6,000 sites considered
of archaeological relevance.


According to data from the National Museum of Costa Rica there are more than 4,000 archaeological sites registered and only six of them have formal protection. The rest do not have any type of protection, care, or maintenance. It is presumed, according to the studies, that Costa Rica has been inhabited for more than 12,000 years.

The National Museum only acts in cases of complaints of damage or threats of destruction of any of these sites. Likewise, Law 6703 of National Archaeological Heritage only contemplates the rescue and protection of this heritage when a finding has taken place. That is experts step in when the heritage has already been affected by earth movements, according to the agency.

The concern of archaeologists and environmentalists comes at a time when there is a debate about the future of the agency and the need to streamline the procedures it carries out.


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Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018  - Fifth news page.
Board of Psychologist urges a halt to gender-based violence

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Board of Psychologists of Costa Rica has called on the country to build a culture of peace and avoid further manifestations of gender violence because the national soccer team has been eliminated from the World Cup.

"Let's not be silent. We want women and men with equal conditions of integrity, freedom and security," said Waynner Guillén Jiménez, president of the organization

He cited as a goal the denaturalization of violent behavior, the empowerment of women in defense of their rights, the vision of respect for women's rights and the development of a new affective, respectful and supportive masculinity.

"The responsibility belongs to all the people that inhabit the country. We are not doing enough to eliminate the myths that reinforce the condition of discrimination against women and sustains violence," said Guillén.

"It is understood that the levels of frustration, anxiety and anger may increase due to the elimination of the National Team, but the latter never must justify any aggression and rather more dialogue and agreement should be encouraged," said the board on a press statement.

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The Board of Psychologist called for what it said
was the denaturalization of violence.


The Costa Rican team lost its first two World Cup games in Russia. Although it plays Switzerland Wednesday, the team is effectively out of contention.

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Most estate planning books focus on legal formalities. Pa$$ing On: What’s Fair in Family Inheritance? delves deeper, helping you avoid emotional minefields and create a will that’s fair to your survivors. Former Costa Rica resident Ruth Dixon-Mueller, Ph.D. brings a unique perspective to bear on inheritance practices in the United States. Published Sept. 2017; $14.00 plus shipping at Amazon. Click Here

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Trapped In The Damas Cave, Costa Rica
A true story by author Dusty Pilot, who lived in Costa Rica for 11 years. Dusty tells his horrifying story of being trapped in the Damas Cave, near Quepos, for 26 hours. The book is available from Amazon in both digital and print format. Digital format will be on sale for $2.99. Visit Amazon to preview or purchase Click Here
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"No Meek Messiah"
The author Paulkovich says Jesus was a mythical-character. From the page 55 (Roman leaders decide they need a god, any viable god, to hold the flagging empire together) and page 61 (in 391AD, Roman Emperor Theodosius elevates Jesus, posthumously, to divinity.)
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"Beyond All Religion"
In that book, author Samuel Butler agrees with the thrust of Paulkovich’s new book, revealing that Christianity was chosen by a vote at the Council of Nicaea in 325 CE over several other contending religions. Sample Sam’s book Click Here
Youtube with awesome revelations Click Here

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The Dark Side of Pura Vida: Murder, Betrayal, Abduction and Revenge in the Vacation Paradise
By James J. Brodell
Retired baseball player Jack Patterson becomes suspicious after his younger sister dies in a Pacific Ocean rip tide while on vacation in Costa Rica. Jack has to go there to find answers to troubling questions.
Read a sample and purchase the book Click Here

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The New Golden Door to Retirement and Living in Costa Rica: The official guide to relocation
By Christopher Howard
This guidebook was published to HELP people of all ages and budgets move to Costa Rica SUCCESSFULLY and make their dreams come true.
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Life is a Tropical Garden
By Victoria Torley
A quirky look at gardening in the tropics. What happens when a "Northern" gardener moves to Costa Rica? You have no idea.
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Make gifts from dollars or colones
Running out of gift ideas? Author Dusty Pilot has just released easy to follow, step-by-step instructions for turning bills (dollars or colones) of any denomination into unique gifts such as flowers: roses, daffodils, daisies and poinsettias; shirts and blouses, and birds with flapping wings. Preview or purchase at Amazon. Click Here

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The Trouble with Cash
By John H Paterson
Greg and Liz must sell their property in Costa Rica to finance their retirement. They receive an offer for their full asking price of $1million, but it comes with one condition... the payment is to be in cash. They go for it. Things go wrong. The money is stolen.The local police are no help so Greg devises his own plan to get their money back. Buy the book on Amazon. Click Here
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Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018  - Sixth news page.
Association of Journalists fights bill
that increases penalties for slander

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Association of Journalists requested that National Restoration Deputy Jonathan Prendas, withdraw a bill that aims to punish with a greater economic penalties those who offend and commit honor crimes through social networks.

Allan Triguero, president of the journalist group, said that the Board of Directors evaluated the initiative of the law and said it violates the freedom of speech.

Triguero said that, if necessary, the Board of Directors of the association would meet with the legislators to make them understand the danger of approving this type of proposal but that they will wait to see how it goes.

The bill, which is processed as No. 20.864, was filed June 18 and proposes to fine those who commit slander or insults through social networks with penalties ranging from ¢215,000 to ¢3 million colones.


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The Association of Journalists said the new bill violates
the freedom of speech.




House - Apartments For Rent
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....Cozy House in Heredia
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Beautiful house, surrounded by a wonderful nature, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath furnished house inside gated farm. Close to town. $650.00 Includes Electric, Internet, WiFi, Cable TV, water. Santa Barbara de Heredia. American owner lives onsite, quiet, secure.
For more information email: organicfarmhouserental@gmail.com

Code: 9378-062818

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Tropical Homes of Costa Rica is offering the best selection of vacation homes, condos and long-term rental homes in Playa Flamingo, Playa Potrero and Playa Brasilito on the Pacific Gold Coast of Guanacaste. A wide selection of private residencies is providing an excellent choice for your stay in this beautiful part
of Costa Rica.We are offering homes for every budget and every need.
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Code:9325-082618
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Real Estate For Sale
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Jaco Oceanfront Furnished Condo
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Jaco Oceanfront Condo in excellent condition, completely furnished, with air conditioning, hot water, private parking, equipped gym, large pool and garden area, and 24 hour security.

Contains: large bedroom, bath with shower, living/dining area combined with kitchen, equipped with new refrigerator, TV, furniture and cooking equipment. Granite table and counter tops. Continuous cross-current ocean breezes.

Located at the south end of Jaco on quiet extensive beach away from noise, traffic and city tourism.

Monthly maintenance of $221 includes water, security, cable/internet and pool and garden maintenance. Asking price: $145,000.

Contact numbers: (506) 8820-9768 or (506) 2240-2240.

Code: 9380- 090118
Beautiful Balinese Style House
Price $299,000

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Beautiful villa of 120m2 with pool overlooking the sea and the valley of 5400m2. Magnificent house with charm in wood and refined marquetry, furnished, very beautiful Balinese style. With its two very spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, plus a mezzanine also very spacious that can accommodate another room and / or an office. A living-dining room with its American kitchen and its large wooden terrace of 70 m2, overlooking the pool and the green and tropical valley of 180 degrees, which ends with a view of the sea. To these is added a beautiful garden of 5400 m2 of tropical trees and decorated with Indonesian imported stone elements. Ideally located in terms of calm and serenity of the place. Finally, being in this heavenly environment, the property is less than 15 minutes from beaches and shops.

More information here
http://www.bienesyraices-costarica.com/ES/en-venta-en-costarica-detalles.awp?P1=122

Contact Us:
Email: mariogendron93@yahoo.ca
CR cellphone: (506) 8360-6620

Visit Our Contact Page http://www.palmaspacifica.com/

Code:9358-070318


Colinas Del Sol
Fenced Gated
Parcels

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Fenced Gated Parcels for Sale
* Colinas del Sol is a fenced and gated project in a quiet area. * There are 88 clear titled parcels. * Mountain areas with great views.
* Gently sloping level areas ideal for hobby farms, gardening, fruit trees. * Quiet place to get away from the busy city and beach crowds. * All lots have gravel roads to them, water and electricity at each. * Parcels are 5,000 sq. meters or larger, starting at only $50,000 USD * Located in Libertad, Guanacaste, northwest Pacific area of Costa Rica. * 20 minutes to the Liberia International Airport * 15 minutes to the Pacific Beaches * 10 minutes to Medical Facilities * 25 minutes to the Liberia Hospital * 5 minutes to Vista Ridge Golf Club.
Contact:
In Costa Rica, Jeffrey Sandi Murray: jsandimurray@colinasdelsolcr.com
In the USA and Canada contact Jim Day: jimday50@aol.com or USA call +517-484-3675
For more information: www.colinasdelsolcr.com

Code: 9342-090318




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Vista Verde Del Mar
(Green View of the Sea)

* 4.4 hectares / 10.91 acres.
* All roads on property are complete on solid, original ground...
no "fill" areas.
* Four private 2+ acre parcels available within a ten acre property.
* 12 minutes to the Quepos airport or Quepos Hospital.
* 17 minutes to the new Marina Pez Vela in Quepos.
* Unsurpassed 360 degree vistas of ocean and mountains.
* All legal work to convey clean / clear / legal title is complete.
* NO PRE-SALE glitches, ready to build on !
* Price to sell $299,000 Brokers Protected.

Contact:
Mike Michael email: mikemichael@bellsouth.net
U.S.A. phone: 770-310-1351
More information Click Here
Code: 9350-050419


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Brand new Casa Palmera
Reduced from $389,000 to $349,000

This exquisite home is located within the EXCLUSIVE gated community. Casa Palmeras has 3 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms, large BBQ area and a spectacular pool over 12m long. The gated community offers the perfect location for home buyers who are seeking true relaxation and peace, also offers 2 tennis courts, miles of hiking trails through primary and secondary rain forest, serenity and privacy! Casa Palmeras is a 5-minute drive from the town of Quepos and the new Marina and just short drive to Manuel Antonio Park and beach. More information here http://palmaspacifica.com/home-for-sale/by-owner-casa-pacifica-3br-2ba/

7 Apartments for Sale
Price reduced to $289,000 USD

7 Apt Building For Sale By Owner- * 2000 m2 of property with room for additional apartment construction in the future. * GREAT INCOME POTENTIAL $25K- 540K yearly income potential with live in caretaker! *7 furnished studio apartments with sunny and bright open sliding window doors. Minutes from Quepos and the new Marina and a short drive from Manuel Antonio National Park and beach. More information here http://palmaspacifica.com/home-for-sale/7-apt-building-for-sale-by-owner-299000

Casa Palmera II
Price $299,000

Located within the EXCLUSIVE community , it has 3 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms, situated on a 50,000 sq ft lot with large BBQ area, private pool and a huge backyard, ideal for pet owners. It is a 5- minute drive from the town of Quepos and the Marina and a short drive to Manuel Antonio Park and beach.The community offers 2 tennis courts , miles of hiking trails through primary and secondary rain-forest, serenity and privacy!
More information here
http://palmaspacifica.com/home-for-sale/by-owner-casa-pacifica-3br-2ba/

Contact Us:
Local Office Phone (506) 2777-3339
Phone Rentals: 1-800-381 3770
Real Estate: 1-800-346 9724
Email: richard@manuelantonioestates.com
Visit Our Contact Page http://www.palmaspacifica.com/

Code:9358-070318



Costa Rica's first Realtor specialized in Eco Properties, Eco Consulting, Green Living and Hotel Real Estate & Hotel Consulting. Own farm with sustainable development project under planning.





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Code:9368-112118


Business For Sale
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Versatile 2 Floors Building
in La Sabana


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Completely remodeled building. 14 areas for residence and/or offices, call center, upscale storage. Transportation within 50 meters, commuter train, buses and taxis. In La Sabana, San Jose. School, park, gymnasium, tennis club and National soccer stadium walking distance. 24-hour security, many restaurants, clubs and social facilities nearby. Approximately 323 meter construction. Asking $295,000.
Contact Jim Holley
E-Mail: jimmy6902001@yahoo.com
Local CR phone: (506) 8912-5651
Code:9333-072318

Three Cabins in La Fortuna
San Carlos


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In La Fortuna San Carlos. Price $145,000 USD
Three cabins for sale fully furnished with AC, hot water, micro waves, refrigerators, flat screen TV. three years old.Lot is 22 meters by 49 meters. fenced and gated with private drive.Fish and shrimp pond on property with several tropical plants as well as several fruit trees.Room for more new construction house or cabins. This property is in the country but close to Fortuna central.Cabins advertised on AirBnB. Good income property.

Call Harry +(506)
8682-9219
Email:
lagringo2003@yahoo.com
Code:9344-081518


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Published Tuesday, June 26, 2018  - Seventh news page.
Heredia will be without water


By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Two jobs will leave 25,000 people without water service Thursday in Heredia.

One of the efforts will affect La Aurora/Ulloa and will impact sites such as Los Laureles, Jardines del Oeste, Aries, Los Cafetos, Jerez, La Aurora 1 and 2, La Aprobia, La Florida, Mayorga Condominiums, Industrial Park, CENADA, Real Cariari and La Rusia street.

The stoppage is due to a request from the developer of the Heredia Parks project to carry out internal interconnection work.

The work will impact service for 19,212 people between 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Washing of the Rio Segundo tank is scheduled for the same day, so there will be repercussions in San Rafael de Heredia.

The tank will be washed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the job will affect 6,008 people.

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The water shortage will affect the Cenada complex
and other Heredia communities
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