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Video shows final moments before Nature Air crash in Costa Rica
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Video shows final moments before Nature Air crash in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2019

A surveillance video released this month by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shows the final moments of a Dec. 31, 2017 Nature Air flight that crashed…

PSG storms back from two-goal deficit to clinch first place in Champions League group
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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PSG storms back from two-goal deficit to clinch first place in Champions League group

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2019

Keylor Navas and PSG will finish atop Group A of the Champions League following a dramatic come-from-behind result against Real Madrid on Tuesday. Two goals in as…

Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica takes first steps to rebuild railroad to the Pacific

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2019

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, railroads served a major role in Costa Rica's development as a country. Costa Rica hopes to "return to the rail…

Costa Rican judge Elizabeth Odio Benito elected President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican judge Elizabeth Odio Benito elected President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2019

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has elected Elizabeth Odio Benito, a Costa Rican, as its new president, the judicial organization announced Friday in a press release.…

Central Valley of Costa Rica shakes with magnitude 5.4 quake
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central Valley of Costa Rica shakes with magnitude 5.4 quake

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2019

So much for a relaxing Sunday night. A magnitude 5.4 earthquake shook much of Costa Rica at 7:33 p.m., according to preliminary data from the National Seismological…

Photos: National Oxcart Parade celebrates Costa Rican culture and traditions in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Photos: National Oxcart Parade celebrates Costa Rican culture and traditions in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2019

The National Oxcart Parade celebrated Costa Rican history and traditions in the streets of San José on Sunday. More than 200 teams of oxen (yuntas de bueyes),…

Seven detained after confrontation between police, protesters near UCR turns violent
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Seven detained after confrontation between police, protesters near UCR turns violent

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2019

A confrontation between police and protesters outside the University of Costa Rica (UCR) on Thursday night resulted in seven people facing charges, including for crimes of fire…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 11

Christopher Howard - November 23, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we have introduced you, dear reader, to tiquismos and…

National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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National Oxcart Parade will fill the streets of San José on Sunday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 22, 2019

The streets of San José will look a little more vibrant on Sunday morning. Beginning at 10 a.m., Costa Rica will celebrate the 23rd edition of the…

American Airlines inaugurates new nonstop flight between New York City and Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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American Airlines inaugurates new nonstop flight between New York City and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 22, 2019

Big Apple, meet Pura Vida. On Thursday, American Airlines launched a new direct, nonstop route between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Costa Rica.…