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Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica takes steps to modernize, expand trains in Caribbean

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2019

Casa Presidencial announced Thursday that it has awarded a $595,900 contract to a Spanish-Mexican consortium to explore the technical, economic, social and environmental feasibility of the Limon…

Costa Rica falls to Peru, 1-0, in Gold Cup warmup
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica falls to Peru, 1-0, in Gold Cup warmup

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2019

Costa Rica fell to Peru, 1-0, in La Sele's lone warmup match prior to the 2019 Gold Cup. Christian Cueva's 53rd-minute goal on a Peruvian counterattack was…

At Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica creates its 29th national park
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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At Miravalles Volcano, Costa Rica creates its 29th national park

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

Costa Rica on Wednesday celebrated World Environment Day by creating the country's 29th national park. During a ceremony held at the National Museum, President Carlos Alvarado signed…

Communities to commemorate World Oceans Day with cleanups, events
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Environment
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Communities to commemorate World Oceans Day with cleanups, events

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

Communities across Costa Rica will commemorate Saturday's World Oceans Day with cleanups and similar events. The efforts aim to remind participants about the importance of the oceans…

Costa Rica to host PreCOP 25 in October
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica to host PreCOP 25 in October

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

The Costa Rican government hopes to continue to establish itself as a global climate leader when the country hosts PreCOP25, an international meeting preceding the United Nations…

Costa Rica begins nationwide HPV vaccination campaign
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica begins nationwide HPV vaccination campaign

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 4, 2019

The Costa Rican Social Security System (Caja) began this week a nationwide campaign to vaccinate girls against the human papilloma virus, or HPV. With President Carlos Alvarado…

Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park
Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 4, 2019

Located less than 90 minutes from downtown San José, Poás Volcano is a popular day trip for Costa Rican residents and international tourists alike. Historically one of…

Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 3, 2019

Are you applying for a United States visa? As part of a new U.S. State Department policy, the application process will now require you to submit the…

Texas Tech-Costa Rica launches retail management major
Higher learning
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Higher learning
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Texas Tech-Costa Rica launches retail management major

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 2, 2019

Beginning in August 2019, Texas Tech University-Costa Rica (TTU-CR) will offer a Retail Management program, the school announced. The program will help prepare students for opportunities across…

One of world’s largest planes visits Costa Rica: Photos
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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One of world’s largest planes visits Costa Rica: Photos

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 1, 2019

An Antonov An-124, among the world's largest planes, landed at Juan Santamaría International Airport in Costa Rica on Friday night. The Ukrainian cargo jet delivered a 30-ton…

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