• 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...
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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...
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    Central America, considerably more so than the rest of Latin America, has been a region of great political turmoil. In addition to its inherent instability, there has always been a pronounced foreign interest in the area. Central America is geopolitically important to the United States, who considers the area to be the center of her sphere of influence in Latin America. Of the five countries, the two that have been affected the most by U. S. interests throughout their history have undoubtedly b...
  • Costa Rica Central Land Corn
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    Costa Rica by Brandon Noll Costa Rica's official language is Spanish. And nearly all Costa Ricans speak Spanish, but many blacks still speak a Jamaican dialect (local form) of English. About per cent of the people belong to the Roman Catholic Church. The basic money unit is the colon which is worth about a penny in the U. S. The total land area is 19, 730 sq. mi. In Costa Rica there are three main land regions: the Central Highlands, the Carribean Lowlands and the Pacific Coastal Strip. The Cen...
  • 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...
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    Nicaragua Most Nicaraguans are mestizos. That is that they have white and Indian ancestors. There way of life is somewhat similar to that of Spanish Americans in other Central American countries. Most people belong to the Roman Catholic Church and speak Spanish. Most of Nicaragua's people are poor farmers. Many of those in the Pacific Region are peasants who work on their own farms, cooperatives, state farms, or large private farms. In warmer areas, agriculture workers live in metal roofed hous...
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    Nicaragua The area of Nicaragua is 50, 193 sq. mi. The Nicaraguan highlands, with a elevation about 2000 ft, cross Nicaragua from the northwest to the southeast. Several mountain ranges, the highest of which, the Cordillera Isabella, reaches an elevation of more than 6890 ft, cut the highlands from east to west. In the west is a great basin, or depression, containing two lakes, Nicaragua, the largest in Central America, and Managua. The two are connected by the TipitapaRiver. A chain of volcano...
  • Central America Nicaragua Contra Contras
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    The contras were an American backed rebel association brought in to overthrow the Nicaraguan administration customary of the Sandinistas. Contra strategies incorporated the unsystematic homicide of defenseless villagers in isolated areas. The burning of educational institutions, health centers and residences. They lacked any popular support in their country, but were very well equipped and frequently capable to crush the poorly prepared peoples armed forces of Nicaragua. They were utilized to fr...
  • Costa Rica Striving Toward Further Development
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    Costa Rica has been actively developing since the start of the 19 th century. However, there have been many social, economic and environmental changes that have blemished its development. A very stable democracy, recent economic growth and a high standard of living has revealed that Costa Rica has achieved some development. Even though some development has already evolved, the question remains if it should strive for further development. In order to answer this question, the country's overall st...
  • Belize Geography Country Government City
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    The Country of Belize Geography The Country of Belize is located in Central America along the Eastern or Caribbean coast. The Country shares the northern and western border with Mexico and southern border with Guatemala. The Inner coastal waters are shallow and sheltered by a line of coral reefs, (at 180 miles the 2 nd largest in the world), the country has over 200 islands, atolls, and islets called? Cayes? . Belize covers 8, 866 miles of territory. The mainland is approximately 180 miles long ...