• History Of Middle America
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    Central America is a land bridge that connects North America to South America. Today, this area of the world is under major reconstruction. Its recent history is filled with civil wars, military dictatorships, and native uprisings. Though the recent economy has turned toward the better, the history of the economy in Central America has not been a fortunate. Poverty, disease, and discontent were common among the people living in this region. Many of the problems faced by these nations date back ...
  • Jurassic Park Costa Rica
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    Jurassic Park From the story many questions arise about the condition of the future. With the introduction of biotechnology, what we all want to know is, will this technology be used for the good of mankind? Will it be used to create faster and easier methods of working? Will it be used to create bio-technological replicas of humans that will be able to do our work for us or will the technology be used too misguiding ly and lead to the downfall of humanity? All the questions and more are what pl...
  • Domestic Violence In Costa Rica
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    Executive Summary Domestic violence is a grave and complex problem which has no easy solution, but it affects the entire costar rican society. The priorities of todays institutions have a tought time, trying to detect, a tend, prevent, and transform the socio-cultural patters which have originated and perpetuate it. Violence against women compels all sort of physical, sexual and psicological violence in the family, violence in the comunity and educational institutions, and female prostitution. G...
  • The Lost World Film Dinosaurs One
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    Jurassic Park - The Lost World Comparison Contrast The Lost World as a novel is very different from its film version. The most contrasts are found in the beginning of the story. For instance, the novel starts off with Ian Malcolm giving a detailed lecture on extinction theories at the Santa Fe Research Center. Where as, the film starts with a wealthy British family vacationing on Isla Sorn a, an island of Costa Rica. On this island the tiny dinosaurs called compys attack a young British girl. A...
  • Central America Population Volcanic Caribbean
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    Central America There are 26 million people in Central America. Mestizos of mixed white and Indian heritage make up one half of the population. Indians, who make up one fifth, are concentrated in Guatemala. Whites are dominant in Costa Rica, and blacks and mulatto's in Panama and the Caribbean coastal plains. Central America extends for a distance of 1, 200 miles east southeastward from Mexico to South America. Its wider western half is occupied by the nations of Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, ...