Posts Tagged ‘costa’

Antonio Costa: Portugal’s prime minister cools tensions after calling doctors ‘cowards’

Portugal’s Antonio Costa has sought to calm tensions with the country’s doctors after sparking anger with controversial comments. The prime minister had been widely criticised for describing doctors sent to a struggling old people’s home as “cowards”. The comments were made in an “off the record” interview with the weekly newspaper, Expresso on Saturday. Seven-second […]

Costa Rican Meteorite, Worth A Fortune, May Yield Life On Earth Clues

A Costa Rican meteorite may contain answers to the biggest questions of how life started on planet earth. Scientists at the Central American School of Geology are studying parts of a 2019 meteorite that impacted Aguas Zarcas, a village in Costa Rica’s tropical rainforest, described as being “more valuable than gold.” The Costa Rican meteorite […]

Tourist dead after shark attack off Cocos Island, Costa Rica; second person injured

     A tourist has died after being attacked by a shark in an underwater rampage that also left a dive master seriously injured. The American woman was diving with a group of tourists off the Costa Rican island of Isla Del Coco when the tiger shark mauled her to death. The Costa Rican environment ministry […]

Eruption at Poas volcano in Costa Rica

     A three hour volcanic eruption in Costa Rica sends vapor and gas emissions into the air. The Poas Volcano has been active for the past several months, resulting in disruptions in the local tourist industry. The national park surrounding the volcano has been closed since April, and local commerce has suffered losses due to […]

Starbucks, Caffè Nero, Costa Coffee Caught Selling Drinks Infected With Faecal Bacteria

Drinks sold by UK’s top three coffee chains — Starbucks, Caffe Nero, and Costa Coffee — contain traces of faecal coliform bacteria, an undercover investigation by BBC has revealed. Faecal coliforms, which contain several disease-causing pathogens, can cause ear infections, dysentery, typhoid fever, viral and bacterial gastroenteritis, and hepatitis A. E. coli is a type […]

New Expedition Tours Sustainable Projects in Costa Rica

Article by: Zander Hathaway Amidst the majestic coastal mountains, epic waterfalls, and warm beaches of Costa Rica, the first Sustainable Living Expedition was, for me, the educational adventure of a lifetime, and there are many more on the horizon. As a member of the team, my role was to provide hospitality, accompany guests on excursions, and […]

ALERT! Everyone who lives in these states needs to contact their governor and representatives to encourage this action to stop Obama’s invasion…

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Unsafe at any dose? Diagnosing chemical safety failures – from BPA to DDT

     Piecemeal, and at long last, chemical manufacturers have begun removing the endocrine-disrupting plastic bisphenol-A (BPA) from products they sell. Sunoco no longer sells BPA for products that might be used by children under three. France has a national ban on BPA food packaging. The EU has banned BPA from baby bottles. These bans and […]

Wild weather brings tornado to South Island, New Zealand

     The Haast Pass road is closed tonight by fallen trees as wild weather, including heavy rain and tornadoes, lashes parts of the South Island. The New Zealand Transport Agency says it’ll give an update about the Haast Pass by 10am tomorrow. The Arthurs Pass road, State Highway 73, has reopened but care is needed […]

Mysterious fish die-off at volcanic Lake Toba, Sumatra

     Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world occupying the caldera of a supervolcano on the Island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Millions of fish were found dead by fishermen between May 3 and May 5, 2016. Officials are unable to find the source of the mass killing but think it is linked […]

Russia forms 3 new divisions 10,000 troops each to counter NATO buildup

     Russia is to deploy two new divisions in the west and one in the south to counterbalance NATO’s increased military presence near Russian borders, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced. “The Defense Ministry is taking a number of measures to respond to the NATO military buildup at the Russian border,” Shoigu said on Wednesday. “Before […]

Britain’s top secret kill list: How British police backed by GCHQ fed names of drug lords to a US assassination unit, which – under cover of the war on terror – wiped out an innocent family with a missile strike

The sensational claims, which raise disturbing questions about Britain’s involvement in the targeting of aircraft and drone strikes, will be revealed in a 50-page report by the Reprieve human rights charity to be published tomorrow. It will state that the UK has been a key, long-standing partner in America’s ‘shoot to kill’ policy […]

‘I suffer from severe psychological issues and I need the help of mental health professionals,’ says Trump

     Miami—Following a series of attacks by his opponents on inconsistent policy statements he has made in the past, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump reportedly shot back at his challengers with a pointed and stinging rebuttal during Thursday’s GOP debate, saying, “I suffer from severe psychological issues, and I desperately need the help of mental health […]

Is Turmeric the Superfood That Can Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease?

Sayer Ji, Green Med InfoWaking Times Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of […]

Emergent Chip Vastly Accelerates Deep Neural Networks

Emergent Chip Vastly Accelerates Deep Neural Networks January 11th, 2016 Via: The Next Platform: Using nine different deep neural network benchmarking suites, EIE performed inference operations anywhere (depending on the benchmark) between 13X and 189X faster over regular CPU and also GPU implementations, although […]

Authorities Plan to Cut Off Power to Militia at Occupied Oregon Refuge

Authorities Plan to Cut Off Power to Militia at Occupied Oregon Refuge January 5th, 2016 Via: The Guardian: Federal authorities are planning to cut off the power of the wildlife refuge in Oregon that has been taken over by militia, exposing the armed occupiers […]

Yank the Morphic Rug!

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times Until we truly realize our full potential and effect, both individually and collectively, we can easily live in a state of semi-conscious discouragement and disempowerment when it needn’t be that way. Our warfare is primarily spiritual. Yet spirituality manifests in many ways, and much of it is informational. This in […]

Yank the Morphic Rug!

Zen Gardner, Guest Waking Times Until we truly realize our full potential and effect, both individually and collectively, we can easily live in a state of semi-conscious discouragement and disempowerment when it needn’t be that way. Our warfare is primarily spiritual. Yet spirituality manifests in many ways, and much of it is informational. This in […]

Selected Articles: “When Terrorism Becomes Counter-Terrorism”

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Resultados en Venezuela: Sistema Electoral y la Democracia

El 6 de diciembre de 2015 las elecciones dieron lugar a una clara victoria de la oposición sobre la alianza bolivariana liderada por el Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV). La oposición ganó 112 escaños con 58% de los cerca de 74% del electorado que votó. La coalición Bolivariana ganó 55 escaños y obtuvo 42% […]

Media and their "mask of sanity": Mainstream media propaganda fuels and fans the flames of war

     The sad truth is that in the new millennium, government propaganda prepares its citizens for war so skillfully that it is quite likely that they do not want the truthful, objective and balanced reporting that good war correspondents once did their best to provide. Phillip Knightley, The First Casualty Exposing the lies spewing forth […]

Israeli Forces carry out airstrikes in Gaza after alleged rocket fired from Palestine

     The Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip after alleged Palestinian militants launched a rocket onto Israeli territory, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) claimed Monday. Sunday, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip and hit an open area in southern Israel, according to the IDF. “In response to last […]

Quote of the Century: “Today’s European politicians . . . are Test-tube Politicians…”

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Obama and his Neocon crazies instigate war in the South China Sea but China doesn’t bite… yet

     On Tuesday the US Navy guided cruise missile destroyer the USS Lassen sailed within 12 nautical miles of Spratly Islands in the South China Sea despite repeated warnings from China that such overt action would be taken as a deliberate provocation in an already strained relationship between the United States and China. Alarmed Chinese […]

Missione Nato in «East Cerasia»

«Nella East Cera­sia (Cera­sia dell’Est), un paese ha invaso un paese vicino più pic­colo e minac­cia di inva­derne un altro. Le impli­ca­zioni della crisi sono glo­bali. La Nato lan­cia una mis­sione inter­na­zio­nale di assi­stenza e appog­gio per pro­teg­gere gli Stati minac­ciati»: que­sto è lo sce­na­rio che viene «simu­lato» dall’esercitazione Tri­dent Junc­ture 2015 (TJ15). I nomi, spiega la Nato, sono «fittizi». Non […]

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