Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Court rejects tax reform and asks legislators to eliminate four points

Luis Fernando Cascante / Semanario Universidad - October 17, 2018

Costa Rica's Plenary Court has rejected the proposed tax reform bill in its current state and asked the members of the Legislative Assembly to correct four points…

The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 15, 2018
Tico Times Weekly Digest
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Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Oct. 15, 2018

The Tico Times - October 15, 2018

In this week's episode of the Weekly Digest, a wrap-up of last week's heavy rains, plus more news from around Costa Rica and ticotimes.net. This week's Digest…

Update: Costa Rican Red Cross finds body of missing U.S. newlywed following Southern Zone floods
News
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News
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Update: Costa Rican Red Cross finds body of missing U.S. newlywed following Southern Zone floods

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2018

The Costa Rican Red Cross stated they found the body of missing U.S. newlywed Josh Byrne, 30, Saturday afternoon. Josh went missing Thursday night near Dominical in Costa…

More heavy rains will hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week, red alerts issued
Weather
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Weather
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More heavy rains will hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week, red alerts issued

Alexander Villegas - October 10, 2018

Two more tropical waves are expected to hit Costa Rica’s Pacific coast this week. The first will hit Thursday, and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) announced a…

President is safe after confrontation with protesters
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President is safe after confrontation with protesters

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 3, 2018

Protesters confronted Carlos Alvarado as the Costa Rican president left the National Theater in San José on Wednesday morning. According to Enrique Arguedas, Deputy General Director of…

Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 22, 2018

The strike that has been gripping Costa Rica since Sept. 10 has begun taking its toll on one of the nation’s biggest industries: tourism. Several small business…

Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest
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News
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Costa Rican students, journalist denounce police aggression after protest

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 13, 2018

Over the course of 15 years as a journalist, Javier Córdoba says he has never experienced anything like the events of Wednesday evening. As he was reporting…

What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica
Politics
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Politics
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What you need to know about tomorrow’s strike in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 9, 2018

Unions across the country are striking around Costa Rica tomorrow. Here are some things you need to know. Who’s striking? Unions. On Aug. 24, the High School…

Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million

Katherine Stanley - September 2, 2018

Costa Rica's population officially hit the 5,000,000 mark last night, although the exact identify of the baby who brought the country over this milestone won't be known…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

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