• Costa Rica Central Population Country
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    Costa Rica, a country of Central America, covers an area of 19, 730 square miles. The capital is San Jos'e. Extending from northwest to southeast, Costa Rica is bounded on the north by Nicaragua, along its 185-mile northeastern coastline by the Caribbean Sea, on the southeast by Panama, and along its 630-mile southwestern coastline by the Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica has a narrow Pacific coastal region that rises abruptly into central highlands. The highlands, forming the rugged backbone of the co...
  • Costa Rica Country Panama Central
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    Executive Summary: Rica Cheesecake & Coffee Company Imagine sitting at a trendy and relaxing caf'e in the middle of a dynamic and energetic town square, in Latin America, enjoying a cup of fine coffee with a slice of delicious American style cheesecake. You have just entered the world of Rica Cheesecake and Coffee Company. Our team was tasked with developing a concept or service in a foreign country and delivering a research project. The key to this project was selecting the country and a produc...
  • Don Pepe Figueres Costa Rica
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    Like Castro, Gueverra, and Sandi no, Jose Figueres Ferrer holds a place as one of the most important revolutionary and political forces in Latin American history. This so-called 'father of modern Costa Rica'; led his country to revolution and eventual democracy. Known affectionately as 'Don Pepe'; by his admirers, Figueres was both an enemy of communist and a thorn in the side of the United States. While putting down a communist regime and allying himself consistently with the U. S. , Figueres ...
  • Costa Rica Country National Local
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    Costa Rica Known for it s natural beauty and gracious people is a small country located in Central America. Located between the countries of Nicaragua and Panama, bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea is a true gem, the Republic of Costa Rica. Located ten degrees north of the equator Costa Rica is in the tropics and even though it is a small country it has a very diverse landscape and a variety of weather as well. One unusual aspect of Costa Rica is that the country has no army an...
  • A Brief History Of Costa Rica
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    Human habitation can be traced back more than 10, 000 years but it appears Costa Rica was sparsely populated and a relative backwater in the pre-Columbian era. There is little sign of major communities and none of the impressive stone architecture that characterized the more advanced civilizations of Mesoamerica to the north and the Andes to the south. When Columbus arrived near Limn on September 18, 1502 on his third and last voyage to the Americas, there were probably no more than 20, 000 indi...
  • Costa Rican Population Changes And Deforestation
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    Costa Rican: population changes and deforestation Costa Rica has two major forest types that currently cover almost half of the countries life zones, tropical moist and tropical wet. Originally Costa Rica was covered by a 99. 8% natural forest and by 1977 was reduced to just 31%. Most of this deforestation had occurred since the 1950 s (Hartshorn, et al. 1982). A study done by the Center on Sustainable Development (CEDES, 1998) indicates the rate of deforestation between 1986 and 97 had declined...
  • Costa Rica Country National Tourism
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    Costa Rica Known for it's natural beauty and gracious people is a small country located in Central America. Located between the countries of Nicaragua and Panama, bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea is a true gem, the Republic of Costa Rica. Located ten degrees north of the equator Costa Rica is in the tropics and even though it is a small country it has a very diverse landscape and a variety of weather as well. One unusual aspect of Costa Rica is that the country has no army an...