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FAO and IMO launch global campaign to clean up the oceans
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FAO and IMO launch global campaign to clean up the oceans

AFP and The Tico Times - April 9, 2021

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday launched a global campaign to combat marine litter and clean the…

PAHO warns of concerning Covid-19 situation in South America
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Latin America
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PAHO warns of concerning Covid-19 situation in South America

Alina DIESTE / AFP - April 8, 2021

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) highlighted on Wednesday the worrying rise in Covid-19 infections in South America, and warned of the risk of "massive epidemics" in…

Tico Times #TBT: A 1947 documentary of Costa Rica
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Tico Times #TBT: A 1947 documentary of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 8, 2021

It's Throwback Thursday, which means we take a look at Costa Rica's past. The nine-minute documentary showcases life in Costa Rica in the 1940s, as viewed through…

Costa Rican Consulate in Nicaragua resumes visa appointments
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican Consulate in Nicaragua resumes visa appointments

The Tico Times - April 8, 2021

Following the April 5 reopening of Costa Rica’s land borders to tourists, the Costa Rican Consulates in Managua and Chinandega, Nicaragua, have resumed visa appointments. Visa appointments…

Watch: Wild ending marks finish of Saprissa-Philadelphia match
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Costa Rica
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Watch: Wild ending marks finish of Saprissa-Philadelphia match

The Tico Times - April 8, 2021

A near-brawl highlighted the end of Deportivo Saprissa’s 1-0 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Wednesday night. Kacper Przybylko’s 34th-minute tally off an Olivier Mbaizo cross was…

Air passenger traffic maintains downward trend
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Costa Rica
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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
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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…