Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - April 7, 2019

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bellprofessed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one of…

Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission

LA PRENSA and The Tico Times - April 6, 2019

The proposal of Daniel Ortega's regime on the issue of justice for the victims of repression is to let the official Truth Commission, known as the Porras…

Costa Rica and Peru establish alliance to develop water program in Guanacaste
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rica and Peru establish alliance to develop water program in Guanacaste

Latin Clima and The Tico Times - April 5, 2019

On March 11, the Ministry of Environment and Energy in Costa Rica (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in Peru (MINAGRI) presented a program to…

Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil

William Ayre - April 5, 2019

I was recently enjoying some summer weather at the beach, in Jacó, when I got a craving for some ceviche – a natural reaction when you spend…

Costa Rica announces charging grid for electric vehicles
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces charging grid for electric vehicles

AFP and The Tico Times - April 4, 2019

Costa Rica announced Tuesday that 34 fast charging points for electric cars will be in operation this year. They will be part of a network of charging…

The morning-after pill causes controversy in Costa Rican government
Drug Policy
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Drug Policy
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The morning-after pill causes controversy in Costa Rican government

AFP and The Tico Times - April 3, 2019

The morning-after pill, taken to prevent pregnancies, caused friction between the authorities of Costa Rica. The Ministry of Health intends to restrict its sale while the National…

Zidane: No debate between Courtois and Navas next season
Keylor Navas
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Keylor Navas
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Zidane: No debate between Courtois and Navas next season

The Tico Times - April 2, 2019

Real Madrid could sell Thibaut Courtois or Keylor Navas this summer after head coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday the club will have a clear first-choice goalkeeper…

More than 113 million people worldwide suffered from hunger in 2018
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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More than 113 million people worldwide suffered from hunger in 2018

María Elena Bucheli / AFP and The Tico Times - April 2, 2019

More than 113 million people in 53 countries suffered extreme hunger in 2018, mainly due to armed conflicts, natural catastrophes and economic crises, according to a report…

Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: A baby sloth is born

The Tico Times - March 31, 2019

For this story, we're going all the way back to 2014. When Sam Trull put her hands on the belly of the mother sloth she could feel…

Contact Group pushes for progress on Venezuela impasse
Latin America
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Latin America
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Contact Group pushes for progress on Venezuela impasse

AFP - March 30, 2019

Foreign ministers of the Contact Group on Venezuela began meeting in Ecuador on Thursday in a push for progress on delivering humanitarian aid and laying the groundwork…

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