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Despite reports, Costa Rica continues to not be an island
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Despite reports, Costa Rica continues to not be an island

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

Despite recent reports to the contrary, The Tico Times has confirmed that Costa Rica is not an island. This news contradicts a chyron displayed on Monday morning's…

U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following safety alert in response to at least 19 recent deaths suspected to have been caused by adulterated…

Costa Rica investing $42 million for health facilities in Guanacaste
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Costa Rica investing $42 million for health facilities in Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 22, 2019

Costa Rica's Social Security System (Caja), which manages the country's socialized health care system, announced Monday a $42 million plan for infrastructure improvements in Guanacaste province. The…

Eighty-four Ticos participating in the 2019 Pan American Games
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Eighty-four Ticos participating in the 2019 Pan American Games

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 22, 2019

The 2019 Pan American Games begin Friday, July 26 in Lima. Eighty-four Costa Rican athletes -- 44 women and 40 men -- will participate in the multi-sport…

Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol
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Costa Rica
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Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry last week issued an alert over liquor that has been sold to the public containing deadly amounts of methanol. Friday, the Health Ministry…

Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal
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Costa Rica to renovate Limón cruise terminal

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

The 193,000 cruise passengers who arrive annually to Costa Rica’s Caribbean will soon enjoy renovated facilities. The Costa Rican government announced this week it is investing more…

Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica named as Mexico & Central America’s Leading Destination

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 18, 2019

Costa Rica was named "Mexico & Central America's Leading Destination" at the 2019 World Travel Awards Latin America. Considered the “Oscars” of the travel industry, the World…

TBT: History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica
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Throwback Thursday
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TBT: History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 18, 2019

For a unique look into Costa Rica's past, you can't do much better than the 1913 book, "History of the discovery and conquest of Costa Rica." The…

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

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