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Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens

L. Arias - July 13, 2017

Research seeking to evaluate the longevity of people over 100 years of age in Costa Rica started this week in the province of Guanacaste. Fernando Morales, the director…

2017 Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s La Sele draws Canada 1-1
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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2017 Gold Cup: Costa Rica’s La Sele draws Canada 1-1

L. Arias - July 12, 2017

Costa Rica and Canada both sit atop Group A of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with four points, after playing to a tie on Tuesday night. Both teams are…

U.S. Embassy funds research to preserve Costa Rica’s famous stone spheres
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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U.S. Embassy funds research to preserve Costa Rica’s famous stone spheres

L. Arias - July 11, 2017

U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney announced that his government will contribute $38,500 to efforts to preserve Costa Rica’s world famous Diquis stone spheres. The donation will fund an…

Citizen Action Party nominates presidential candidate for 2018
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Costa Rica
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Citizen Action Party nominates presidential candidate for 2018

L. Arias - July 11, 2017

Former Labor Minister Carlos Alvarado Quesada has emerged as the victory in the primary election of the ruling Citizen Action Party (PAC) with 56 percent of the vote.…

Costa Rica to face Canada after winning start in CONCACAF Gold Cup
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to face Canada after winning start in CONCACAF Gold Cup

L. Arias - July 11, 2017

Costa Rica's National Team, La Sele, is set to face Canada at 5:30 p.m. (Central Time) on Tuesday in Houston, after opening the group stage of the…

Costa Rica: Police detain suspect of threats against Ariana Grande concert
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Concerts
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Costa Rica: Police detain suspect of threats against Ariana Grande concert

L. Arias - July 10, 2017

Agents from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) detained a 22-year-old man as the main suspect of posting threats of an attack at the concert of U.S. pop singer…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…

Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas
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Business
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Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

A recent evaluation of the country brand “Essential Costa Rica” found that its brand equity jumped 12 spots as a tourism destination and five in the trade and…

Opening of Moín container terminal postponed to 2019
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Opening of Moín container terminal postponed to 2019

L. Arias - July 6, 2017

The container terminal in the Caribbean port of Moín will open in February 2019, 13 months later than originally agreed, Dutch concessionaire APM Terminals confirmed Wednesday. General…

Costa Rica recorded almost 1,000 new HIV cases last year
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica recorded almost 1,000 new HIV cases last year

L. Arias - July 6, 2017

Health Ministry officials reported this week that  the number of cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) increased last year in Costa…

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