• Costa Rica Real Estate

Pope Francis: Costa Rica has ‘the world’s best coffee’

January 26, 2019

Costa Rica’s claim to the world’s best coffee has a notable cosigner: The Pope.

Pope Francis greeted Carlos Alvarado on Saturday by saying the Costa Rican President is “the President of the world’s best coffee,” according to a press release from the Casa Presidencial.

“Thank you, Pope Francis, for recognizing everything that Costa Rica has to offer to the rest of the world,” Alvarado responded.

President Alvarado presented the Pope with a gift basket containing eight packs of coffee from different regions throughout Costa Rica, an image of La Virgen de los Angeles — Costa Rica’s patron saint — and a La Sele uniform.

Via Casa Presidencial.

Pope Francis and Alvarado are in Panama for World Youth Day 2019.


This story was made possible thanks to The Tico Times 5 % Club. If only 5 percent our readers donated at least $2 a month, we’d have our operating costs covered and could focus on bringing you more original reporting from around Costa Rica. We work hard to keep our reporting independent and groundbreaking, but we can only do it with your help. Join The Tico Times 5% Club and help make stories like this one possible.

Support the Tico Times

Facebook Comments

You may be interested

Seven arrested in Costa Rica for bomb attacks
Costa Rica
106 views
Costa Rica
106 views

Seven arrested in Costa Rica for bomb attacks

AFP and The Tico Times - October 22, 2019

Seven members of a Costa Rican gang accused of carrying out two bomb attacks at the headquarters of the Legislative…

Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine
Colombia
87 views
Colombia
87 views

Three Colombians detained in Costa Rica with 1.4 metric tons of cocaine

AFP and The Tico Times - October 22, 2019

Costa Rican authorities intercepted a boat with 1,410 kilos of cocaine on Monday and arrested three Colombians who were on…

Vice President Epsy Campbell out of hospital following health scare
Costa Rica
47 views
Costa Rica
47 views

Vice President Epsy Campbell out of hospital following health scare

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 22, 2019

Vice President Epsy Campbell was treated Monday at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José after presenting with elevated blood pressure.…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!