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Poás Volcano National Park to remain closed due to ‘high probability’ of further activity
National Parks
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National Parks
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Poás Volcano National Park to remain closed due to ‘high probability’ of further activity

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

Update (Wednesday, Oct. 2): The National Park has reopened. Click here for the story. The original story is below. * * * * Poás Volcano National Park, among the…

Can’t get dental implants because you don’t have $50,000 lying around? Come to Costa Rica!
Dental Tourism
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Dental Tourism
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Can’t get dental implants because you don’t have $50,000 lying around? Come to Costa Rica!

Dr. Carlos Fiorito / Goodness Dental - September 18, 2019

So, let’s say you need a dental implant and you want to get it in the United States. You may have discovered that the best solution to…

Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 29, 2019

It's hurricane season, and one of 2019's biggest Atlantic storms to date is expected to impact the United States in the coming days. National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

It’s official: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica
Music
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Music
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It’s official: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 28, 2019

Everybody, rock your body: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica. The mega-popular U.S. boy band has announced its DNA World Tour includes a performance at Parque…

Air Europa planning flights between Costa Rica and Spain, report says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Air Europa planning flights between Costa Rica and Spain, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 26, 2019

Spanish airline Air Europa will soon add Costa Rica to its list of international destinations, according to news service Agencia EFE. Citing Diego García, a director at…

A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera
Southern Zone
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Southern Zone
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A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 16, 2019

Route 34, better known as the Costanera, is a two-lane highway on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Not fully completed until surprisingly recently, the Costanera now allows for…

Health strike ends in Costa Rica as unions, Caja reach agreement
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health strike ends in Costa Rica as unions, Caja reach agreement

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Government representatives and health unions reached an agreement Monday afternoon to end strikes that crippled the country's public-health system for more than a week. According to a…

Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly will discuss a bill that could affect the legality of certain public-sector strikes. Bill 21.049, titled "Law to provide legal certainty about strikes…

Criminal case dismissed in investigation of 2017 Nature Air crash
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Criminal case dismissed in investigation of 2017 Nature Air crash

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

The Court of Nicoya has dismissed a criminal case investigating the December 2017 Nature Air crash in Costa Rica that killed the flight's 12 occupants. According to…

Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica brought home five medals from the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The Ticos earned four bronze medals, but their participation was highlighted by…