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Chile to replace Brazil as 2019 UN climate summit host
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Chile to replace Brazil as 2019 UN climate summit host

AFP - December 15, 2018

Chile will take the place of Brazil in hosting next year's UN climate summit, delegates at crunch talks in Poland were informed on Friday. Brazil last month…

Costa Rica concerned over Nicaraguan action at Isla Portillos
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica concerned over Nicaraguan action at Isla Portillos

AFP and The Tico Times - December 14, 2018

Costa Rica on Thursday expressed its reservations in regards to a Nicaraguan project to create a wildlife refuge within the border territory of Isla Portillos, which has…

Cabra Negra’s warm rompope foams its way until Christmas
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Cabra Negra’s warm rompope foams its way until Christmas

Natalia Díaz - December 13, 2018

Christmas in a tropical country like Costa Rica is a show. Lights and huge decorations almost make the tax season and hellish traffic bearable. Even though we…

Tico Times Beach of the Week: Quesera Beach
beaches
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beaches
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Tico Times Beach of the Week: Quesera Beach

The Tico Times - December 13, 2018

Quesera Beach is a piece of paradise. The hidden gem in the Nicoya Peninsula combines white sand and tranquil, turquoise water so clear you can see to…

IMF projects economic slowdown in Costa Rica in 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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IMF projects economic slowdown in Costa Rica in 2018

AFP and The Tico Times - December 13, 2018

The economy of Costa Rica will slow in 2018 and reach a growth of 2.6% on the year, concluded a report from a team of International Monetary…

The Tico Times on Radio Dos: Our Santa Teresa and Puerto Viejo deep dives
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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The Tico Times on Radio Dos: Our Santa Teresa and Puerto Viejo deep dives

The Tico Times - December 12, 2018

Did you hear The Tico Times on Radio Dos this morning? The Tico Times has teamed with Radio Dos to give you 90 seconds of news every…

Costa Rican aviation authorities monitoring Turrialba Volcano
Airports
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Airports
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Costa Rican aviation authorities monitoring Turrialba Volcano

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 12, 2018

Several international flights from Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport were delayed Wednesday morning due to ash spewing from Turrialba Volcano. At least five flights were delayed…

Geminid meteor shower dazzling Costa Rica this week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Geminid meteor shower dazzling Costa Rica this week

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 12, 2018

From our lookout point near Irazú Volocano National Park, the sky dazzled, glimmering stars outshining the glow of the city beneath us. The night sky has for…

Epsy Campbell resigns as Foreign Minister
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Epsy Campbell resigns as Foreign Minister

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 11, 2018

Epsy Campbell resigned Tuesday from her position as Costa Rica's Foreign Minister following an investigation into the process by which she appointed certain officials. Campbell, who will…

Costa Rica launches ‘mega-operative’ to reduce domestic violence during soccer final
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches ‘mega-operative’ to reduce domestic violence during soccer final

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 11, 2018

Costa Rica’s Public Security Ministry launched what it calls a “mega-operative” to reduce domestic violence on the days of the country’s soccer final, the organization said Tuesday…

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