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Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102
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Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102

Mike Faulk - September 24, 2020

Henrietta Boggs, the Alabama woman who married a revolutionary President of Costa Rica and became the First Lady of the Revolution, died earlier this month at 102. In…

IMF confirms beginning of conversations with Costa Rica for $1.75 bn loan
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IMF confirms beginning of conversations with Costa Rica for $1.75 bn loan

The Tico Times - September 24, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday confirmed it has begun preliminary conversations with Costa Rica for a $1.75 billion loan. At a press briefing, spokesperson Gerry…

IMF predicts ‘partial and uneven’ recovery in Latin America due to Covid-19
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IMF predicts ‘partial and uneven’ recovery in Latin America due to Covid-19

AFP and The Tico Times - September 24, 2020

The International Monetary Fund foresees a "partial and uneven" recovery in Latin America after the Covid-19 crisis, and it anticipates that countries will take years to stabilize…

Pic of the Day: President Carlos Alvarado addresses UN General Assembly
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: President Carlos Alvarado addresses UN General Assembly

The Tico Times - September 23, 2020

This UN handout photo shows Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado as he addresses the general debate of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, on…

Chile rejects Escazú Agreement, environmental pact supported by Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Chile rejects Escazú Agreement, environmental pact supported by Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - September 23, 2020

Chile on Tuesday confirmed its decision not to sign the Escazú Agreement, which guarantees the protection of environmental rights in Latin America, despite being one of its…

Watch: Niagara Falls shines with colors of Costa Rica flag
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Pic of the Day
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Watch: Niagara Falls shines with colors of Costa Rica flag

The Tico Times - September 22, 2020

Niagara Falls, which borders the United States and Canada, shone in the colors of the Costa Rican flag as part of recent Independence Day festivities. According to…

Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19
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Latin America
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Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19

AFP - September 22, 2020

The Panamanian government said Monday it will enable an unfinished hospital to care for Covid-19 patients. The hospital's construction, the government denounces, was "abandoned" by the Spanish…

Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica to participate in UN General Assembly this week

The Tico Times - September 21, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado will participate this week in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the Costa Rican Presidency announced.  In a message to be…

Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure
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Managua airport resumes flights after coronavirus closure

AFP - September 21, 2020

Managua's international airport on Saturday received its first commercial flight almost six months after airlines suspended routes as a precaution during the Covid-19 pandemic, local media reported.…

Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The aquatic lives of sloths

The Tico Times - September 20, 2020

Did you know that sloths are excellent swimmers? They instinctively know how to swim once they hit the water. This ability makes a lot of sense, because the…