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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches get blue flags

The Tico Times - August 5, 2020

A total of 135 beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts will begin displaying blue flags to let visitors know that they are among the cleanest in…

Pandemic triggers tension in crowded migrant camps in Panama
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Pandemic triggers tension in crowded migrant camps in Panama

Juan José Rodríguez / AFP - August 5, 2020

"We are migrants, not slaves," says Renick Miseney. Miseney, 37, is one of hundreds of Haitians who — unable to continue the journey north due to the…

25% discount at Goodness Dental through August 31, 2020
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Dental Tourism
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25% discount at Goodness Dental through August 31, 2020

Vayolla Quiros / Goodness Dental - August 4, 2020

While the borders of Costa Rica remain closed to American visitors, the dental tourism industry in Costa Rica is struggling to stay alive. Many leading dental tourism…

Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations
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Costa Rica cancels traditional year-end celebrations

AFP and The Tico Times - August 3, 2020

The Costa Rican capital announced on Monday the suspension of its traditional end-of-year celebrations, given the spread of COVID-19 in the country. The Municipality of San José…

U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica will continue in August
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U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica will continue in August

The Tico Times - August 3, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines and Spirit Airlines to offer August repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near San…

Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country
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Nicaraguans stranded on the border with Costa Rica manage to enter their country

AFP - August 3, 2020

More than 100 Nicaraguans who were stranded for more than two weeks on the border with Costa Rica were able to return to their country Sunday. Permission…

Costa Rica celebrates Virgen de los Ángeles Day
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Costa Rica celebrates Virgen de los Ángeles Day

The Tico Times - August 2, 2020

Costa Rica celebrates  Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles annually on August 2. The day honors Costa Rica's patron saint, and millions of people typically make the…

Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: Meet Lola, the sloth that traveled 65 km in a truck engine

Zara Palmer / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 2, 2020

[caption id="attachment_136567" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Photo via Toucan Rescue Ranch.[/caption] Everyone meet Lola la Trailera. She is an adult two-fingered sloth that hitched a ride with a truck…

What are the latest innovations in healthcare?
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What are the latest innovations in healthcare?

The Tico Times - July 31, 2020

The healthcare industry is one that is constantly required to innovate and grow over time. If new discoveries are not made and new tools are not created,…

U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica will continue in August
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U.S. repatriation flights from Costa Rica will continue in August

The Tico Times - July 31, 2020

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has coordinated with United Airlines to offer repatriation flights from Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) near San José to Houston, Texas…