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    Costa Rica

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    Cost Rica Costa Rica lies in the tropics and originated as a land of peaceful people and lush ecosystems. The Costa Rica of today is much different than a simple ideal tourist location. It is a country that ranks among the world’s highest in biodiversity. In addition, there is no separation between church and state. It is a country with a woman president and no army. The economy of Costa Rica is challenged on a daily basis and the education of its residents is recognizable. The purpose of this paper

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    Costa Rica

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    president of Costa Rica] Costa Rica’s history, geography, people, lifestyle, and society are very important in the development of the country. History In 1559, Costa Rica was conquered by the Spanish. The city Cartago was established by Juan Vasquez de Coronado, but was later destroyed in 1723 by the volcano Irazù. In 1821, Costa Rica became independent from Spain and became part of the Mexican Empire of Augustin de Iturbide, but in 1823 it entered a civil war with Mexico and won its freedom. Costa Rica

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    Ecotourism In Costa Rica

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    promotes the welfare of local people. Costa Rica is often viewed as the epicenter of ecotourism; in brief it has become the leading destination for ecotourism in Latin America (Horton, 2009). Although ecotourism has been an integral part of the Costa Rican economy over the past decades, there is a significant need to look into the neoliberal policies that drive the sector as there is research that illustrates the detriment it can cause a local community. Furthermore, Costa Rica’s ecotourism boom occurred

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    Introduction Costa Rica is located in Latin America and is a Spanish speaking country. It is conveniently located between Panama and Nicaragua and is very close to the Caribbean Sea and also close to the Pacific Ocean. While it is about ten degrees of equator, Costa Rica can have a variety of temperature changes, most of which can be within the range of being tropical ,humid, and raining. This country is very diverse with people despite how small it is in size. History of the conquista It was

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    Volcanoes In Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica population is 4,872 million as of 2013. About 94% of the population is a mixture of the Spanish and indigenous people. Along the Caribbean Coast is mostly the African Descent, which makes up a solid 3% in the entire population of Costa Rica. The rest of the population is split up into Chinese, indigenous, and other. Each of those each makes up 1% of the population. All Costa Ricans people even if they're not the same ethnic group are all known as the most happiest and most friendliest

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    Costa Rica Culture

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    Costa Rica While researching the beautiful country of Costa Rica, I found many sources. These sources discussed every aspect of Costa Rica. For example, they explained the country’s historical background, common foods, clothing styles, geography, and government. This being said, I have organized this paper into five sections: overview, historical background, cultural aspects, geography and climate, and government. My goal in this paper is to show the many aspects of Costa Rica. The

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    Poverty In Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica is a small, democratic country, located in Central America. Nicaragua is to the north of Costa Rica and Panama to the south and it is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east. The country is very small, only about 32,000 square miles and is slightly smaller than the state of West Virginia (CIA, para. 2 2013). This beautiful country only covers about 0.03% of the earth’s surface, yet contains about 5% of the biodiversity in the world (Visit Costa

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    Essay On Costa Rica

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    Compared to other Latin American countries, Costa Rica’s health care and education systems are held to high standards. Two healthcare systems exist in the country: the government-run universal healthcare system, and the private system. Both systems are continuously being upgraded, yet the costs are low when compared to those in the U.S. This is important for the sustainable, and economic development of Costa Rica. Additionally, over the past thirty years the country has invested a great deal of its

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    Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica Costa Rica is a Central American republic located north of Panama and possessing two seacoasts (Pacific-west, Caribbean east). The capital and largest city, San Jose, is located in the central mountain valley. Costa Rica is notable among many Latin American countries for its long-standing democratic form of government. Costa Rica is well known for their hydroelectric plants and agricultural goods. I.     Government: 1)     Capital: San Jose 2)     Country: Costa Rica 3)     There

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    Costa Rica

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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 and

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