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    Hacienda (Taxman) Ups Again “Tax Value” On Vehicles

    In an attempt of a cash grab, the Ministerio de Hacienda (Tax Department) seems to be up to its old tricks, raising the “Valor Hacienda” (tax value) of vehicles once again, in time for the 2017 Marchamo. An old decrepit jalopy like this can still have a high tax value in Costa Rica. Photo used […]

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    “Stop Calling Luis Guillermo Solis An Idiot”, Letter On Facebook Urges Costa Ricans To Look In The Mirror First

    Letter on Faecbook urges people to stop calling President Luis Guillermo Solis an idiot and to look in the mirror first. TICO BULL – Not everyone in Costa Rica has a bad opinion of Luis Guillermo Solis. Joyce Del Castillo, a young woman decided to write a letter on her Facebook account, for all who […]

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    Have You Heard This One? A Blonde And A Lawyer Are On A Plane…

    A blonde and a lawyer are on a plane, seated next to each other, on a flight from across country flight. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game? The blonde, tired, just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window to catch a few winks. […]

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    7 Things You Should Always Keep Secret

    There are things which are always best kept to yourself. Telling about them, even on Facenbook — however much you want to — can’t bring you anything good. Here is a list of 7 of the most crucial things we should always, I mean always, keep secret. Don’t reveal your most ambitious plans. Stay quiet about […]

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    How Much Is Google Worth? And Facebook?

    Sometimes I have nothing better to do while sitting at my computer – well actually, more to distract myself from work – I start to surf, browse, look things up that mean nothing. As I am wading through a myriad of websites, meaningless information, some real, some made up, some wtf?, the mind wanders: how […]

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    Most common Italian surnames in the United States

    When it comes to Italian surnames in the United States Russo is still top dog. Over four million Italians were recorded as entering the United States between 1820 and 1920. No other ethnic group has sent so many immigrants in such a short time. Their surnames are still common around the country, especially in the […]

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