Costa Rica defeats Jamaica, 1-0, in friendly
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica defeats Jamaica, 1-0, in friendly

AFP and The Tico Times - March 27, 2019

The Costa Rican soccer team defeated Jamaica 1-0 on Tuesday, in a match that served both squads in preparation for the Gold Cup. The Ticos beat the…

2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches
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Costa Rica
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2019 Gold Cup field finalized; Costa Rica will host two matches

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 26, 2019

The field for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup is set. Costa Rica, the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Panama, and Trinidad and Tobago all received automatic bids to…

Costa Rica issues invitation to Commission on Human Rights following murder of Bribrí leader
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues invitation to Commission on Human Rights following murder of Bribrí leader

AFP and The Tico Times - March 23, 2019

Costa Rica on Friday invited the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to visit indigenous territories in the country’s southern zone after the murder of a leader…

Vaccinating children against measles is ‘an obligation’ for adults in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Vaccinating children against measles is ‘an obligation’ for adults in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 23, 2019

Measles have been reintroduced in Costa Rica this year thanks to two foreign families that vacationed or reside here and were not vaccinated against the virus, the…

Costa Rica confirms measles cases in children of United States citizens
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica confirms measles cases in children of United States citizens

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

Costa Rica is enacting a National Surveillance Protocol after confirming two cases of measles, the Health Ministry announced Thursday afternoon. The Health Ministry had announced four suspected…

Construction to begin on new terminal at Limón Airport
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Costa Rica
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Construction to begin on new terminal at Limón Airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

The airport in Limón will soon have a modern passenger terminal and is slated to receive several other upgrades as part of a nearly $3 million investment,…

The Tico Times is now available on Apple News
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The Tico Times
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The Tico Times is now available on Apple News

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

For more than 60 years, The Tico Times has remained committed to providing its readers with independent, unique and quality journalism. You can read us online, pick…

Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

In March 1963, Irazú Volcano began a period of eruptions that would last two years. The below video, via the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica…

‘A tragic day for the Bribrí people’ as leader Sergio Rojas is killed
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘A tragic day for the Bribrí people’ as leader Sergio Rojas is killed

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 19, 2019

Sergio Rojas, a leader of the indigenous Bribrí community in Costa Rica, was murdered Monday night, the government confirmed. Rojas was shot to death in an apparent…

Costa Rica enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea
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Costa Rica enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado signed on Monday a law in Costa Rica that puts into effect the Central American free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, the government…

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