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Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line
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Fired for criticizing government’s response to pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors remain on the front line

AFP and The Tico Times - July 3, 2020

Unemployed and emotionally worn, Nicaraguan doctors fired from the public health system for criticizing the government's handling of the pandemic remain on the front lines, fighting COVID-19…

Essential groceries, some tourist services more expensive in Costa Rica as of July 1
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Costa Rica
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Essential groceries, some tourist services more expensive in Costa Rica as of July 1

The Tico Times - July 2, 2020

Nearly 200 products included in Costa Rica's  canasta básica, a grouping of essential goods, are more expensive as of July 1. The Finance Ministry now charges a…

EU reopens to outside visitors; Costa Rica and U.S. not on list of approved countries
Latin America
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Latin America
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EU reopens to outside visitors; Costa Rica and U.S. not on list of approved countries

Chantal Valery and AFP bureaus - July 1, 2020

The European Union reopened its borders on Wednesday to visitors from 15 countries but excluded the United States, where coronavirus deaths are spiking once again, six months…

Latin America, Caribbean may see virus deaths quadruple, PAHO says
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Latin America
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Latin America, Caribbean may see virus deaths quadruple, PAHO says

Julia BENNAROUS and AFP - July 1, 2020

The Pan American Health Organization warned Tuesday the coronavirus death toll in Latin America and the Caribbean could top 400,000 by October without stricter public health measures.…

How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis
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Costa Rica
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How one Costa Rican non-profit responded to the tourism crisis

Garry Wallace - July 1, 2020

We've told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Reader Garry Wallace, who completed the Camino de…

Pandemic causes layoffs at ‘La Nación’ newspaper
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Business
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Pandemic causes layoffs at ‘La Nación’ newspaper

The Tico Times - June 30, 2020

Grupo Nación, one of Costa Rica's largest media groups, on Monday announced it had reduced its payroll by 20% and laid off 17 members of its editorial…

Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown
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Costa Rica
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Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown

AFP - June 30, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa became the Clausura 2020 champion of Costa Rica on Monday when they beat their arch rival, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, 1-0, in the second leg of…

The impacts of stress on your oral health
Dental Tourism
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Dental Tourism
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The impacts of stress on your oral health

Dr. Karen Yurell / Goodness Dental - June 30, 2020

I don’t need to tell you that we are living in difficult times. For many of us, our daily problems, confinement, fears and feelings of uncertainty are…

Former Colombia, Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto to coach UAE
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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Former Colombia, Costa Rica boss Jorge Luis Pinto to coach UAE

AFP and The Tico Times - June 29, 2020

Jorge Luis Pinto, best known for leading Costa Rica to the World Cup quarterfinals, is set to take over the United Arab Emirates national team, the local…

The most beautiful things about Costa Rica
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The most beautiful things about Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 29, 2020

One of the first things that you'll notice about Costa Rica is how beautiful the natural habitat is. This Central American country is pristine in all its…