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‘A vision that demonstrates the capacity of Costa Rica’: New law will ban styrofoam
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‘A vision that demonstrates the capacity of Costa Rica’: New law will ban styrofoam

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 17, 2019

Costa Rica's road to decarbonization and improved ecological sustainability took a significant leap forward as the country passed a law that will prohibit the import, distribution and…

USNS Comfort mission to arrive in Costa Rica this weekend
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Costa Rica
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USNS Comfort mission to arrive in Costa Rica this weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 16, 2019

Costa Rica will receive this weekend the USNS Comfort, a United States Navy hospital ship, as part of the vessel's five-month medical mission. The USNS Comfort will…

Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica on a budget: Three cheap vacation destinations

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 13, 2019

Want to vacation in Costa Rica without breaking the bank? The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) has released a short list of options for exploring on a…

Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry has issued a sanitary alert over several brands of alcohol that may be adulterated with deadly amounts of methanol. According to the alert,…

Costa Rica prepares to test earthquake readiness
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica prepares to test earthquake readiness

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 12, 2019

If you live in an area that is prone to earthquakes, it’s important to know what to do when one hits. Costa Rica is one of those…

TBT: The Tico Times was online in 2000
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The Tico Times
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TBT: The Tico Times was online in 2000

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2019

The Tico Times has come a long way. Since we were established in 1956 by Elisabeth Dyer and a group of Lincoln School students, we have worked…

Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó
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Destinations
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Pic of the Day: Hiking Jacó

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Jacó, Puntarenas — Jacó Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Costa Rica due to its relative proximity to San José and its surfing conditions. While…

Rain causes flooding, dozens in shelters in northern Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Rain causes flooding, dozens in shelters in northern Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2019

Heavy rains in northern Costa Rica caused flooding that have forced more than 40 people to seek refuge in shelters, according to Casa Presidencial. Monday, the National…

Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 8, 2019

In honor of the mid-year vacations being observed in public schools across the country, a number of San José museums, art galleries and cultural centers will open…

‘Clasico Sin Colores’ raises money for Erick Marín
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Soccer
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‘Clasico Sin Colores’ raises money for Erick Marín

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 8, 2019

Soccer took center stage worldwide Sunday as the United States won the 2019 World Cup, Brazil won the Copa America and Mexico won the Gold Cup. And…

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