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Costa Rica president brings lessons to Stanford, Silicon Valley

Original post made on May 19, 2011

On her swing through Silicon Valley Tuesday, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, the Republic of Costa Rica's first female president, held her country up as a shining example for the Bay Area in education, peace and the environment. Chinchilla, 52, spoke at Stanford's new Knight Management Center as part of the Graduate School of Business Global Speaker Series.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, May 18, 2011, 2:50 PM

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Posted by Anon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on May 19, 2011 at 10:38 am

Costa Rica is a wonderful country. They are energy self-sufficient. They educate their people. I worry that they may be developing a bit too fast when you look at the coast the whole thing is filled up with hotels and resorts ... but what a beautiful place. The food is great. It's reasonable to visit. They are even moving into high tech. Costa Rica is where Intel makes a lot of its microprocessors. I can't wait to go back!


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