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VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Tico goalkeeper Keylor Navas continues his winning streak: the Spanish Football League, “La Liga,” has chosen one of his saves for Real Madrid as Best of the 2016-2017 Season.…

Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies

L. Arias - June 26, 2017

The sounds of rains, winds, waves, or the trilling of birds on the Osa Peninsula could soon be used as a therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life…

Costa Rican companies visit U.S. to promote medical tourism services
Business
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Business
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Costa Rican companies visit U.S. to promote medical tourism services

L. Arias - June 23, 2017

Private hospitals and medical services companies from Costa Rica showcased their services this week at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition (SHRM 2017) in New…

MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end

L. Arias - June 22, 2017

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) is moving forward with its plan to replace traffic lights in the capital with solar-powered systems. The ministry will begin the third…

Video of President Solís swallowing a wasp continues to circle the globe
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video of President Solís swallowing a wasp continues to circle the globe

L. Arias - June 21, 2017

Almost a week after the video of President Luis Guillermo Solís accidentally swallowing a wasp was seen around Costa Rica, the close encounter is still making a…

Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Venezuela engaged in a verbal spat after delegates at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) failed…

Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains flood several communities in three provinces

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

Heavy rains and strong gusts of wind on Monday afternoon caused dozens of incidents including flooding, downed trees, flying roofs and power outages in three provinces, mainly in…

Germany grants Costa Rica €15 million to mitigate climate change impact
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Germany grants Costa Rica €15 million to mitigate climate change impact

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The German government will support Costa Rica’s projects to mitigate the effects of climate change and, as a first step, has granted the country €15 million ($16.7 million) in…

Health Ministry confirms sixth case of a baby born with Zika virus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry confirms sixth case of a baby born with Zika virus

L. Arias - June 15, 2017

Read more of our Zika coverage here. A woman in the province of Guanacaste gave birth to a baby girl infected with Zika, bringing the total number…

President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica

L. Arias - June 15, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Sharon Day, a former Republican National Committee co-chair from Fort Lauderdale, to be his ambassador to Costa Rica. Day’s nomination is part of a…

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