Costa Rica Essay

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  • It in Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica Costa Rica is a peaceful Central American country fronting both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It has almost 4 million residents, a stable democratic government, no army, and is host to Central America 's largest hi-tech community, including the Latin American Headquarters of Microsoft and one of Intel 's most modern chip fabrication plants. Many major US high-tech corporations maintain offices or branches in Costa Rica including IBM, Oracle, Dell, Apple, Compaq, Cisco, and others

  • Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica, a country of Central America, covers an area of 19,730 square miles. The capital is San José. 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. <br> <br>Costa Rica has a narrow Pacific coastal region that rises abruptly into central highlands. The highlands, forming the rugged backbone of

  • The Geography Of Costa Rica

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    Costa Rica is very fun place to travel to. Many Americans take a relaxing vacation to Costa Rica. The Costa Ricans are very inviting and make the place a very good tourist attraction. They have a very unique geography, religion, and the nature is very cool. Costa Ricas geography is very different. First, Costa Rica is an agricultural country, although tourism and industry are being developed at a moderate pace (“Costa Rica”). For example, they have coffee, bananas, sugar, rice, and rainforest plants

  • The Xenophobia Of Costa Rica

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    The Xenophobia of Nicaraguans in Costa Rica Introduction Migrant labor is omnipresent in global supply chains that seek labor at a reduced cost. It is of no surprise that migrant labor is being used in coffee cooperatives and plantations in Costa Rica. When visiting Costa Rica we were able to visit numerous coffee plantations. Most of these plantations used migrant labor from Nicaragua, Panama, the regional indigenous population of the Guaymi, and even local Costa Ricans. The focus of this report

  • What Is Costa Rica?

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    Costa Rica is about the size of West Virginia making it a pretty small country. It is 174 miles long at its widest point and only 74 miles at its narrowest point. In total it is 19,730 square miles. Costa Rica grows many crops and one of the main crops that is grown is Coffee. Costa Rica is big on coffee. Some other crops that are grown are sugarcane, pineapples, and bananas. A lot of the vegetation grown is put down in the Central Valley because of the good soil there. Precipitation in Costa Rica

  • Costa Rica Essay

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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

  • Volcanoes In Costa Rica

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    There are three reasons why Costa Rica is the most beautiful ever found. This tiny green 51.100 km2 piece of land is the house of imposing volcanoes, amazing beaches, and a refuge for birds. Across the country, Costa Rica has five active volcanoes, it has more than one hundred fifty beaches, and more than nine hundred species of birds. The twenty five percent of Costa Rica are protected areas, this allows visitors to have a better experience in contact with nature. The following paragraphs are a

  • Costa Rica History

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    The history of Costa Rica started off with the first people who started living there which were the American Indians. By the 1000’s , the tribe named Corobici , settled in the valleys, and the Boruca had the migrated to the south lands. More tribes arrived in the 1400s. Many of them raised crops in villages and hunted.Costa Rica was still a Spanish Country until 1821. Costa Rica and the Spain’s other central American countries broke free from Spanish

  • Costa Rica Essay

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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

  • Costa Rica Essay

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    Costa Rica &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;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. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;One unusual

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