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US surfer loses leg in Tamarindo crocodile attack
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Costa Rica
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US surfer loses leg in Tamarindo crocodile attack

Lindsay Fendt - July 22, 2016

UPDATED at 2:30 p.m. July 23 A U.S. tourist had his right leg amputated Friday afternoon after a crocodile attacked him near the Playa Grande estuary in Tamarindo, Guanacaste. The…

At Pride 2016, we ask: How far has Costa Rica come on LGBT rights?
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Costa Rica
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At Pride 2016, we ask: How far has Costa Rica come on LGBT rights?

Lindsay Fendt - June 26, 2016

Wrapped in rainbow flags and covered in face paint, thousands of Costa Ricans marched down Paseo Colón Sunday in the country’s annual pride parade, La Marcha de…

San José’s Feria de Chocolate highlights growth in Costa Rican chocolate industry
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Chocolate watch
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San José’s Feria de Chocolate highlights growth in Costa Rican chocolate industry

Lindsay Fendt - June 24, 2016

Fifty years ago, cacao plantations dominated the Costa Rican lowlands. By 1984, chocolate trees still grew on more than 19,000 hectares of Costa Rican land, but around…

Latin America most dangerous region for environmentalists in 2015
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Brazil
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Latin America most dangerous region for environmentalists in 2015

Lindsay Fendt - June 19, 2016

Latin America remains the most dangerous region for environmental activists, according to a new report from the U.K.-based watchdog group Global Witness. Now in its third iteration, the…

Costa Rica’s shark conservation record is a ‘mixed bag,’ observers say
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s shark conservation record is a ‘mixed bag,’ observers say

Lindsay Fendt - June 8, 2016

When it comes to shark conservation, Costa Rica rarely shies away from the spotlight. In February, conservationists applauded as the country made headlines at the February meeting…

Costa Rica’s Central Bank finds hidden value in nation’s forests
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Central Bank finds hidden value in nation’s forests

Lindsay Fendt - June 3, 2016

Costa Rica’s plentiful forests aren’t just nice to look at. According to a new report, they also contribute 10 times more to the country’s GDP than previously thought.…

Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - May 23, 2016

A forensic team discovered the passport of missing U.S. hiker Cody Dial over the weekend among human remains found in Corcovado National Park, officials from the Judicial…

Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial
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Costa Rica
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Human remains in Corcovado could belong to missing US hiker Cody Dial

Zach Dyer and Lindsay Fendt - May 20, 2016

Update: Friday, May 20, 6:06 p.m.  Police say it is "very likely" that human remains found in Costa Rica's remote Corcovado National Park belong to 27-year-old U.S. hiker Cody…

Where to drink craft beer in Costa Rica
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Business
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Where to drink craft beer in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 13, 2016

Costa Rica's craft brewers have produced well over 100 beers in recent years, with more styles and flavors showing up in taps all the time. But among…

New map shows importance of Central America indigenous communities to forest conservation
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Conservation
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New map shows importance of Central America indigenous communities to forest conservation

Lindsay Fendt - May 12, 2016

Indigenous communities may play a crucial role in the preservation of Central America’s forests, according to a new map produced by the International Union for the Conservation…

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