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Costa Rica ending week with increase in coronavirus hospitalizations
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Costa Rica ending week with increase in coronavirus hospitalizations

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 28, 2020

Costa Rica suffered 28 new coronavirus-related deaths between Wednesday and Friday for a total of 1,690, according to official data released Friday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

¡Viva siempre la paz! Costa Rica celebrates army abolition with holiday weekend
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¡Viva siempre la paz! Costa Rica celebrates army abolition with holiday weekend

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 27, 2020

Costa Ricans will enjoy a long weekend to end November as the country celebrates a national holiday in commemoration of Army Abolition Day. While the official holiday…

Eta and Iota left 200 dead, millions in financial losses across Central America
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Eta and Iota left 200 dead, millions in financial losses across Central America

AFP - November 27, 2020

Hurricanes Eta and Iota, which hit Central America this month, left at least 200 confirmed dead and as many missing, as well as millions of dollars in…

Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter
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Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Costa Rica is offering all-expenses-paid vacations for U.S. and Canadian residents who have found life’s essentials during what has been a difficult 2020. The Costa Rica Tourism…

The race to obtain coronavirus vaccines in Latin America
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Latin America
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The race to obtain coronavirus vaccines in Latin America

AFP Bureaus - November 26, 2020

While the world waits for vaccine candidates to complete trials and pass safety tests, Latin American countries are accelerating negotiations and agreements to obtain millions of doses…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Happy Thanksgiving to all our U.S.…

Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped
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Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Treating coronavirus patients with an antibody-rich serum made from horse plasma hasn't produced the desired results, Costa Rican authorities said. Román Macaya, executive president of the Costa…

Shirley Cruz golazo nominated for Goal of the Year award
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Shirley Cruz golazo nominated for Goal of the Year award

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Shirley Cruz's golazo with the Costa Rica women's national team has been selected as one of the world's best this year. Her right-footed volley to extend Costa…

Keylor Navas named as candidate for Goalkeeper of the Year award
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas named as candidate for Goalkeeper of the Year award

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Costa Rican footballer Keylor Navas is among the six goalkeepers on the shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Goalkeeper 2020 award, the sport's governing body announced. Navas, who…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** The Legislative Assembly approved a $250…