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Boy, 8, mauled to death by crocodile in shallow water while parents watch on
A little boy was dragged under water and mauled to death by a crocodile while playing in the shallow part of a river.
England to face Denmark and China at World Cup
European champions England will face Denmark and China at the Women's World Cup in 2023 in Australia and New Zealand.
US climate deal gets cool response from allies
Washington’s image as a time-waster on global warming is still hard to shake.
90% of Earth’s topsoil at risk by 2050, FAO warns
A full 90 percent of the Earth’s precious topsoil is likely to be at risk by 2050, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
President Rodrigo Chaves says Costa Rica is at war with Conti hackers
The president of Costa Rica says his country is "at war", as cyber-criminals cause major disruption to IT systems of numerous government ministries.
Ransomware gang threatens to overthrow Costa Rica government
A ransomware gang that infiltrated some Costa Rican government computer systems has upped its threat, saying its goal is now to overthrow the government. Perhaps seizing on the fact that President Rodrigo Chaves had only been in office f...
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Cyber attack causes chaos in Costa Rica government systems
Nearly a week into a ransomware attack that has crippled Costa Rican government computer systems, the country refused to pay a ransom as it struggled to implement workarounds and braced itself as hackers began publishing stolen information.
Luxury Beachfront Property In A Jungle Landscape
Luxury beachfront property in Costa Rica. Featuring sustainable tropical architecture, passive systems, a tropical courtyard design and luxury interiors.
England could face Scotland or Wales at World Cup
England could face Scotland or Wales at the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 after the draw for the tournament's finals was made on Friday.
Netflix tests charges for sharing passwords between households
Scheme being trialled in Chile, Costa Rica and Peru seen as way to make more money from existing subscribers as growth slows
Costa Rica Congress passes medical marijuana bill
Costa Rica's Congress has passed a bill which will legalise the use of marijuana for medical purposes and allow its cultivation for industrial use.
The pandemic is birthing billionaires and killing the poor
The past two years have unleashed unprecedented economic violence.
A Costa Rican House With Privileged Views Of The Pacific
Luxury property in Costa Rica with views of the Pacific Ocean, a charred teak exterior, swimming pool, wide terraces, and large open plan living spaces.
Inside Intel’s $20B Arizona investment: A plan to reclaim America’s semiconductor dominance
America's reliance on semiconductors from overseas hurts national security, Intel exec says
Twitter's New CEO Parag Agrawal Got Nod From Jack Dorsey A Year Ago
Jack Dorsey's decision to step down as chief executive officer of Twitter caught investors and employees by surprise but the framework for his departure had been in place for more than a year.
VI calls for focus on Climate Financing @ UN ECLAC Associate Members Meeting 2022
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley has called for a focus on climate financing for the 14 Associate Member Countries (AMCs) of the United Nations (...
Sturgeon urged to commit to end oil and gas production in Scotland
First minister says country could join Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance at lowest ‘friend’ tier of support
World Bank Mishandled Sexual Misconduct Charges: Report
The case involved disturbing reports dating back to 2009 of the official inviting young colleagues to hotel rooms.
Earthshot Prize: William and Kate joined by stars for awards ceremony
Two best friends who grow coral and the country of Costa Rica are among the winners of the first ever Earthshot Prizes.
UK travel red list cut to just seven countries
The number of countries on the UK Covid travel red list will be cut from 54 to seven, the government says.
An Architect’s Family Home in Costa Rica Is a Self-Sustaining Oasis
With lush gardens, solar panels, and a recycled-water system, the off-grid home of architect Rodolfo Tinoco is equipped to fend for itself.
Peacock wins joint bronze in Tokyo
Jonnie Peacock won joint bronze in the T64 100m in Tokyo as he missed out on a third consecutive Paralympic sprint title.
Politicians from across world call for ‘global green deal’ to tackle climate crisis
New alliance urges governments to work together to deliver a just transition to a green economy
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