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Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend
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Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend

AFP and The Tico Times - April 7, 2021

Air passenger transport in the world represented a quarter of the levels registered before the pandemic in February, IATA announced on Wednesday, specifying that ten times fewer…

5 Questions for a Costa Rican Oxcart Painter
Artists
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Artists
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5 Questions for a Costa Rican Oxcart Painter

The Tico Times - April 7, 2021

Luis Madrigal, 48, is a Costa Rican painter from the town of Sarchí in Alajuela. His canvas: the country's iconic oxcarts. Madrigal graduated in 1986 from the…

EU agency says AstraZeneca clot risk ‘very rare’ as nations battle virus surges
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EU agency says AstraZeneca clot risk ‘very rare’ as nations battle virus surges

Danny Kemp, with AFP bureaus - April 7, 2021

The EU's medicines regulator said Wednesday that blood clots should be listed as a rare side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine but the benefits of the jab…

Costa Rica among top options for dental tourism
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Costa Rica among top options for dental tourism

Sponsored Content - April 7, 2021

The rising cost of dental care in the United States paired with the high number of people without dental insurance has left thousands of people seeking other…

Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over enhancement products
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over enhancement products

The Tico Times - April 7, 2021

Costa Rica's Health Ministry has issued a sanitary alert regarding sexual enhancement products sold here under the name “Poppers.” While an alert regarding these products was first…

How to choose the best dental veneers in Costa Rica
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Dental Tourism
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How to choose the best dental veneers in Costa Rica

Dr. Andres Brenes / Goodness Dental - April 7, 2021

Dental veneers can be quite expensive in the United States. Fortunately, Costa Rica offers high quality, affordable dental veneer options at a fraction of the price. Dental…

AstraZeneca vaccine benefits ‘outweigh the risks,’ EMA says
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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AstraZeneca vaccine benefits ‘outweigh the risks,’ EMA says

The Tico Times - April 6, 2021

Costa Rica on Wednesday will receive its first doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Administration of this formula has been suspended by several countries over concerns about…

Costa Rica remains popular destination for medical tourism
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Costa Rica remains popular destination for medical tourism

The Tico Times - April 6, 2021

Rising healthcare costs and the millions of underinsured people in the United States have forced many to look elsewhere for their medical needs.  One of those options…

Costa Rica requests support for migration ‘fever’ to United States
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Costa Rica requests support for migration ‘fever’ to United States

AFP - April 6, 2021

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado on Monday called to broaden the response to the "fever" of unauthorized migration to the United States beyond the so-called Northern Triangle…

Mexico and Guatemala in joint effort to slow migrant caravans
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Central America
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Mexico and Guatemala in joint effort to slow migrant caravans

AFP - April 5, 2021

The governments of Mexico and Guatemala have launched a joint military-police operation along their common border aimed at blocking caravans of migrants hoping to reach the United…