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Costa Rica attempts to collect taxes from companies that have reported losses
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Costa Rica attempts to collect taxes from companies that have reported losses

AFP / The Tico Times - December 6, 2018

Authorities in Costa Rica seek to collect about $1 billion in taxes from large companies that reported losses between 2012 and 2017, the government said Wednesday. The…

Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica
Beach Living
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Beach Living
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Friends launch GOPlaya website to explore more than 200 beaches in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 6, 2018

Costa Rica boasts hundreds of beaches across more than 800 miles of coastline. For a year, Carlos Alpízar and José Pablo Alfaro set out to explore them.…

Costa Rican superstar Gloriana Villalobos wins NCAA title
Costa Rica
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Costa Rican superstar Gloriana Villalobos wins NCAA title

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 5, 2018

Costa Rica’s Gloriana Villalobos can add another achievement to her already impressive résumé. The 19-year-old midfielder won the NCAA College Cup with Florida State on Sunday as…

Body of tourist Carla Stefaniak identified, suspect detained
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Body of tourist Carla Stefaniak identified, suspect detained

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 4, 2018

The Director General of the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ), Walter Espinoza, said Tuesday that "all data that we have compiled" indicates the body they found is that…

Costa Rican Congress, President Alvarado approve controversial tax reform
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Congress, President Alvarado approve controversial tax reform

AFP / The Tico Times - December 3, 2018

The Costa Rican Congress on Monday approved a controversial tax-reform project with which the government seeks to contain a growing fiscal deficit. The drafted law, “Strengthening public…

OIJ finds female body near where Carla Stefaniak went missing
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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OIJ finds female body near where Carla Stefaniak went missing

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 3, 2018

Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) on Monday confirmed to The Tico Times that they have discovered a female body near the Airbnb property where missing tourist Carla Stefaniak had…

Herediano defeats Alajuelense in first leg of Apertura semifinal
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Herediano defeats Alajuelense in first leg of Apertura semifinal

AFP / The Tico Times - December 3, 2018

C.S. Herediano defeated L.D. Alajuelense, 2-1, at home Sunday in the first leg of the semifinals of the Costa Rican soccer tournament. A brace by Yendrick Ruiz,…

Costa Rica celebrates 70 years without an army
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Costa Rica celebrates 70 years without an army

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 1, 2018

Costa Rica celebrated on Saturday the 70th anniversary of the abolition of its army. Former President José Figueres Ferrer abolished the armed forces in Costa Rica on…

National Geographic highlights Costa Rica in ‘Untamed’ series
Ecotourism
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Ecotourism
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National Geographic highlights Costa Rica in ‘Untamed’ series

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 1, 2018

For those who want a closer look at Costa Rica’s unrivaled biodiversity, National Geographic has you covered. Friday, the network released “Untamed Costa Rica,” a six-part series…

Costa Rican pharmacist awarded for epidemic-fighting research
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Costa Rican pharmacist awarded for epidemic-fighting research

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 30, 2018

The world may be better prepared for a deadly epidemic thanks to the research of a Costa Rican. Pharmacist Erick Bermúdez Méndez, a graduate of the University…

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