ARCHIVE Published Friday, September 7, 2018 - First news page


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Costa Rica has been thrust unexpectedly
onto the Florida political stage

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic nominee for governor Andrew Gillum took a trip to Costa Rica last year, and his campaign office released details after the mayor's actions were questioned.

According to the campaign, the mayor is not a subject of an FBI investigation or any other investigation and he  is committed to rooting out any corruption or wrongdoing in Tallahassee.

Gillum and his wife Rashada Jai Gillum traveled to Jacksonville and then Costa Rica as part of a birthday celebration for her Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the campaign said, adding that Gillum and his wife returned to Tallahassee Sunday, May 8.

The campaign press release said they were part of a group of approximately a dozen people who stayed at Villa Paraiso in Manuel Antonio. The group’s combined lodging for approximately one dozen adults cost $1,400 per night, the release said, adding that Gillum and his wife paid cash for their portions of the group lodging similar to how someone might pay someone back if a reservation was booked on Airbnb and paid by credit card for other outings.

The documents also included information on an unrelated trip to New York City as well as a copy of the mayor's official calendar showing that he took personal time for the Costa Rican trip.

The credit card receipts showed charges typical of Manuel Antonio tourism. The mayor paid for meals at Lush Tapas & Lounge, El Lagarto and the Mercado del Porto, and he also paid an internet cafe bill and ran up another charge at a canopy tour.

The campaign said that the FBI is pursuing an investigation of another elected official while no subpoenas have been issued for Gillum or any of his aides. During the investigation, Mayor Gillum pushed for unprecedented transparency in posting the records online for the public to review, and he has worked to restore accountability and trust for Tallahasseans, the campaign added.



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Andrew Demese Gillum  is serving as Mayor
of Tallahassee, Florida since 2014.


 
Gillum will be facing U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, in the November elections.

Gray Rohrer, the Orlando Sentinel’s Tallahassee bureau reporter, said in a news story that scrutiny of the FBI probe and Gillum has intensified since he won the nomination, a result that shocked the Democratic establishment as he beat four other candidates, most of whom outspent him handily. Gillum met with FBI officials last year and said he was told he wasn’t the target of an investigation, the reporter added.

In the campaign release Gillum called upon DeSantis and President Donald Trump to stop undermining the FBI’s probe into Russian electoral collusion and interference. “Here in Florida, we’ve done everything we can to aide the agency, while Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump have done the exact opposite, demonizing the FBI and making the case that collusion is not a crime. It has to end.”



Gas supply may be low Monday

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Chamber of Fuel Stations Service warned the public that the supply of gasoline and diesel fuel may be low or out Monday due to a strike by unions.

The workers of the Costa Rican Petroleum Refinery will be part of the union strike and that means that no fuel would be distributed to gas stations in the country.

This was confirmed by José Miguel Masís, executive director of the chamber, who suggested the public keep the strike in mind to avoid the experiences of running out of fuel in the midst of a strike.

"Here we have a problem and that is that the capacity to replenish the stations is very limited and by Monday the stations tanks will be empty," said Masís.

The chamber reports that the refinery usually works until Saturday which would complicate the distribution situation for Monday.

According to the chamber, refinery workers will not extend the work schedule until Sunday to avoid fuel shortages.

"We have been in conversations with the authorities of RECOPE to see if there is a possibility that, at least they will extend the schedule to work on Sunday to reduce the damage, however, they have said no," said Masís, using the Spanish language acronym for the refinery.

This means that Saturday would be the last chance for gas stations to fill their reserves and continue the normal sale of fuel on Sunday. It is estimated that as consequence of the refinery workers strike Monday there will be no longer fuel after that time.

"Generally, in one day 15 thousand liters of fuel are sold and, if we consider that the stations have an average reserve capacity of 30 thousand liters Monday stations would already be drawing in the middle of the tank," Masís said.

This means that on Monday the strike could affect the fuel supply, especially if demand increases due to concerns of consumers. Even without heavy demand it is possible that service stations will not sell fuel on Tuesday.

Masís advised consumers to fill their cars Friday and not wait for the last minute.



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Fuel Stations Service Chamber advised consumers to fill their cars Friday and not wait for the last minute.


"Other recommendations…to consumers is that the car be used rationally, avoid unnecessary travel to save fuel, try to keep the tank full," said the statement.

According to a government statement, the protocols for contingency situations have been activated to guarantee the supply of fuels throughout the country.

According to the statement, refinery employees will work overtime on Sunday, to cover the demand for fuel.

"As a preventive measure, the sales schedule will be extended on Saturday and Sunday in all the distribution centers, in order that the service stations are supplied and can satisfied the demand of the people," said a refinery press release.

In addition, the refinery directors advised that not put their homes at risk with fuel storage.

"Citizens are urged to remain calm and not store fuel in containers in their homes or businesses that put the safety of people and their property at risk," the statement said.

The government said that it will keep the population updated on the supply of fuel in the country as the results of work stoppages on Monday.



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Crime has decreased

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

According to the statistics of the Security Ministry the number of homicides has decreased, related to the same period in last year.

From May to August 2017, there were 219 homicides registered. For the same period in 2018, that number decreased to 193 homicides, a decrease of 9 percent.

Minister of Security Michael Soto said that this decrease in crime is due to the so-called mega-operations by police. The mega-operations are surprise patrols in places that have been classified as areas of increased crime, and they have resulted in increased arrests of criminal suspects.

These patrolling mega-operations started in May and 32 have been carried out to date.

This trend of homicide reduction is not maintained in a longer period of analysis, however. During the first 8 months of 2018, compared to the same period of 2017, the difference in homicides is only one.

In 2017, from January to August, 402 homicides were registered. In the same period of 2018, the recorded homicides were 401.

"In 2018, the projection was an estimated 630 and 650 (murders) in the year. If we manage to maintain the index of this moment, and we are talking about 1.6 homicides per day, we would more or less close with a number between 600 and 605. That would leave us in a figure very similar to the previous year, when 603 murders were registered,” said Soto.

The report said that gang-related murders have decreased.

The report said that in places classified as high crime risk like Desamparados, Puntarenas, Pérez Zeledón, Liberia, Limón, Golfito and Quepos, homicides have decreased as well.

According to the minister, the police concentrate their work on identifying the possible criminals, based on a certain profile: two men who travel by motorcycle, usually the motorcycle has been stolen, and at least one of the two men is armed. For that reason, the police focus on monitoring people who can fit in this profile.



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These patrolling mega-operations started in May and
32 have been carried out to date.


"Within the strategies proposed in the mega-operatives, we focused on how these homicides occurred," said Soto.

According to the report, 2,228 motorcycles were seized on the roads, and it was determined that 62 were stolen.

"We have managed to take out of circulation a significant number of motorcycles either due to traffic issues, because they are stolen, or because they have their unique identification numbers altered," Soto explained.

In addition, a large number of weapons have been confiscated in the mega operations, which may have helped to cause a decrease in robbery cases.

"Home invasion fell by 28.5 percent (49 less than 2017), and complaints of theft also fell by 4.6 percent (105 complaints less than 2017)," the report said.

The ministry report also said that the mega operations resulted in the seizure of 401 weapons such as knives and guns, 1,096,961 doses of cocaine, the recovery of 89 stolen vehicles and the arrest of more than 1,975 people.



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Inactivity puts health at risk

By A.M. Costa Rica wire services

According to a report by the U. N. World Health Organization, 1.4 billion adults are at risk of physical and mental health as result of low physical activity.

The study highlights the well-established benefits that being physically active contributes to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes, as well as breast and colon cancer.

Physical activity also has positive effects on mental health, can delay the onset of dementia, and help people maintain a healthy weight.

“Unlike other major global health risks, levels of insufficient physical activity are not falling worldwide, on average, and over a quarter of all adults are not reaching the recommended levels of physical activity for good health,” warned the study’s lead author, Regina Guthold of the World Health Organization in Switzerland.

The study details the levels of insufficient physical activity in different countries and estimates global and regional trends. Findings reveal that there has been no improvement in global levels of physical activity since 2001 and that some one-in-three women and one-in-four men globally are not active enough to stay healthy.

Moreover, levels of insufficient physical activity are more than twice as great in high-income countries as compared to that of low-income nations, with a 5 per cent increase in higher income countries between 2001 and 2016.

There has been little progress in improving physical activity levels during the 15-year period, with data projecting that if these trends continue, the 2025 global activity target of a 10 per cent relative reduction in insufficient physical activity, will not be met.

Other main findings showed that by the end of 2016:

-In 55 of 168 countries, more than one-third of the population was insufficiently physically active.

-More than half of all adults in Kuwait, American Samoa, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq were insufficiently active, while inadequate levels elsewhere of 40 per cent appeared in the United States, 36 per cent in the United Kingdom and 14 per cent in China.

-Only 6 per cent of adults in Uganda and Mozambique were insufficiently active – the lowest levels of all countries.

-The greatest levels of insufficient activity comparing women and men appeared in South Asia (43 versus 24 per cent), Central Asia, Middle East and north Africa (40 vs. 26 per cent), and high-income Western countries (42 vs. 31 per cent).


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The study statistics in Costa Rica shows a risky number in the case of the women, with 50 percent of insufficiently active.



-Around one-in-three women and one-in-four men worldwide did not reach the recommended 150 minutes of moderate intensity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.

-The study statistics in Costa Rica show that between 30 to 39 percent of men were insufficiently activity in 2016. The statistics shows a risky number in the case of the women, with 50 percent of insufficiently active in 2016.

-Across regions, many individual countries recorded large differences in insufficient activity between women and men, such as 40 vs 16 per cent in Bangladesh, 31 vs. 14 per cent in Eritrea, 44 vs. 25 per cent in India, 48 vs. 32 per cent in the US and 40 vs. 32 per cent in the UK.

“Addressing these inequalities in physical activity levels between men and women will be critical to achieving global activity targets and will require interventions to promote and improve women’s access to opportunities that are safe, affordable and culturally acceptable,” said World Health co-author Fiona Bull.

The study is based on self-reported activity levels – including at work, home, and in transit, as well as during leisure time – for those aged 18 and above, from 358 population-based surveys in 168 countries, consisting of around 1.9 million people.

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Published Friday, September 7, 2018 -  Fourth news page


Costa Rica calls on international
community for solution to Nicaraguan crisis

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The National Chamber of Tourism lamented the announcement that the unions plan to start an indefinite strike Monday over opposition to the new taxes bill that is now in the legislature.

The statement by the chamber calls for “dialogue, agreements and solutions to differences to avoid affecting the productive sectors and the economy of the country,” and a conclusion that continues to provide basic services for workers and families of Costa Rica.

"The country is at a critical moment in which all citizens must commit to the well-being of the country, which means that at a certain point we must all give in. We believe that these types of demands and pressures from the trade union group are not the way to solutions, but to the detriment of the national society and economy," said the chamber president, Sary Valverde.

In addition, the chamber said it fears that hundreds of tourists will be harmed by the demonstration and they advise entrepreneurs in the tourism sector to take precautions so that tourists do not miss their flights or scheduled activities.

The unions announced that there will be a strike at different points of the country's main roads, which will affect various services, including tourism.

"We ask the authorities to act in a timely manner to ensure free transit and to avoid restricting access to airports,” said the chamber release.



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The chamber advised tourist operators and transporters to prepare and anticipate possible delays in the transfers to avoid tourists missing their flights.

In addition, the chamber advised tourist operators and transporters to prepare and anticipate possible delays in the transfers to avoid tourists missing their flights, in the worst case, or losing the investments they have already made to carry out an activity. A quality experience must be guaranteed to our visitors," the statement added.

For the chamber, a solution must be sought through dialogue, without the need to affect the citizens or different productive activities, it said.

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Published Friday, September 7, 2018 -  Fifth news page

Sunday celebrations for the Day of the Child

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

The Day of the Child will be celebrated all over the country Sunday. Here are some of the activities planned for the day:

In San Jose, The National Museum in San José presents the San José Band, a food fair, children's games, screening of children's films. Sunday from 10 a.m. Free admission for children under 12.

Also in San José, in the Children's Center of La Libertad Park, there will be workshop construction of toys with recycled materials, music, a party and recreational, artistic and family picnic activities. Sunday from 9 a.m. Free admission.

In Limon: Today at 4 p.m. slumber party reading  children's story books,  at the Public Library.  Free admission.

Also in Limon, Sunday concert for children with Limon Band at La Casa de La Cultura, starts at 4 p.m. Free admission.

Another option in Limon is the children's race, at the Roosevelt neighborhood, at 8 a.m. Free admission.

In Palmares: Children's party with the presentation of the children's actor Juan Cuentacuentos at the Public Library of Palmares, today at 10 a.m. Free admission.

In San Ramon,  at Figueres Cultural Center, workshop of visual arts for children, sale of children's books, a picnic, a carnival of animals and films for children. These activities are from Friday until Sunday. Free admission.


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In Ajaluela, at the Cultural Historical Museum Juan Santamaría, there is party for children and a presentation of children's films. From today until Sunday. Starts at 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.

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"Makin' it Real--a Road Trip," is basically three themes running concurrently: A motorcycle racer who betrays himself by quitting... who looks at his watch one day... and realizes he's thirty now... and if he was going to be a star, he would be by now. So he quits racing and takes a year long trip to see who else might be in his reflection.
The book is now available for sale Click Here

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Writing a will ? Expecting an inheritance?
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
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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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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 Friday, September 7
, 2018 -  Sixth news page

Social Security calls us to be heart healthy

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

By A.M. Costa Rica staff

Save your heart and gain life is the motto of the social insurance campaign to raise awareness about cardiovascular diseases.

In Costa Rica, heart disease is the leading cause of death. It is estimated that 5,900 people die annually from heart disease.

In 2017, social insurance medical facilities logged 1.3 million outpatient consultations, 149,000 emergency consultations, 136,000 hospital days, and 245,000 days of inability to incapacity, all due to cardiovascular diseases.

Roberto Cervantes Barrantes, medical manager of social insurance, has developed a plan of action to raise awareness of the importance of health and protecting the heart.

These 10 commandments have been created to protect the heart:

1. Move: It is advisable to carry out daily household activities, walk at least 30 minutes a day, ride a bicycle, jog, run, swim or dance.

2. Control your weight: Obesity and overweight are two of the aspects that most damage the heart.

3. Good nutrition: It is best to have a varied and natural diet where vegetables and fruits are present.

4. Stop fat: The recommendation is to monitor what you eat, avoid fried foods, prefer lean meats, skinless chicken and steamed or roasted foods.

5. Control your sugar level: Restrict all those products containing sugar in order to have the level of blood sugar under control.

6. Eliminate salt from the table: Salt is directly related to the presence of high blood pressure, so it is advisable to reduce its consumption. Instead herbs such as oregano, basil, parsley, cilantro, celery, thyme or rosemary can be used to flavor the dishes.



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In 2017, social insurance medical facilities logged
 1.3 million outpatient consultations.




7. Moderate alcohol consumption: Alcohol is considered a risk factor for the health of men and women, it is best to remove it from the table and social gatherings.

8. Goodbye to tobacco: Smoking is one of the most important risk factors in the occurrence of cardiovascular diseases, so specialists recommend saying goodbye to this practice.

9. Manage stress: Try to handle situations that disturb your serenity and practice relaxation techniques.

10. Sleep well: Eight hours a day are necessary to rest and to replenish energy.

Additionally, the social insurance plans to increase attention to patients with cardiac disease.

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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.

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Colinas Del Sol
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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.
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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

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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
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Code: 9350-050419



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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Business For Sale
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Versatile 2 Floors Building
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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
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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.

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Email:
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Code:9344-081518


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Published Friday, September 7, 2018 -  Seventh news page

Historical Manipulation

Dear A.M. Costa Rica readers:

We are currently witnessing a great debate on historical memory. Left-wingers and nationalists are making great efforts to silence part of the events that occurred in history.

They also seek to change, distort and manipulate other facts that seem to benefit their ideology. They only seek to indoctrinate all the population using all means of communication related because finally what TV, radio, newspapers and the politically correct propaganda say is truth.
 
Although a person is aware that what they say is a lie, it does not matter much because soon its opinion will be annihilated by the majority. The same occurs if there are people who think the same thing because their opinion does not matter.

If the big manipulatable mass accepts the lie that has imposed, the party with its powerful means of communication, the lie will pass into history and become true.

Left-winger philosophy asserts that who controls the past controls the future and who controls the present controls the past. This explains the efforts made to change history, deny some facts and exaggerate others.

It is expected to create a historical truth to state that all the previous history has been as they preach with their means of creating public opinion.


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If the party can see toward the past and states that this or that historic event has never happened or has happened according to its version, we can say that we are facing knowledge and thinking dictatorship more horrible than the conventional dictatorships.
Arturo Ramo,
Teruel, Spain

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Editor’s note: The views or opinions expressed by the author are the sole and exclusive responsibility of the sender and do not necessarily represent the opinion of A.M. Costa Rica. Therefore, the newspaper does not accept liability for reader's opinion letter content.