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Latin American Presidents, IMF and IDB discuss how to deal with the effects of pandemic
Financial crisis
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Financial crisis
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Latin American Presidents, IMF and IDB discuss how to deal with the effects of pandemic

AFP - June 24, 2020

The presidents of nine Latin American countries teleconferenced with senior executives of the IMF, the World Bank and the IDB to discuss how to face the economic…

Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense

Eduardo Mendez / CRC Futbol - June 24, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa meets Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. If Saprissa wins the home-and-home series, it will earn the Clausura 2020 title. Otherwise, the…

Two pensioners were stuck in Costa Rica during the pandemic. This is their story
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Two pensioners were stuck in Costa Rica during the pandemic. This is their story

Veronica Wheeler - June 23, 2020

When Marjorie (73) and I (78) left our homes in Spain on March 4, we were excited about our four-week trip around Costa Rica. A travel company…

How one drug and alcohol rehab center in Costa Rica has responded to the coronavirus
Global health
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Global health
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How one drug and alcohol rehab center in Costa Rica has responded to the coronavirus

The Tico Times - June 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the lives of people and businesses across the world. The Costa Rica Treatment Center, an alcohol and drug rehab facility located in…

Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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Magnitude 7.5 earthquake shakes southern Mexico, prompting tsunami alert

AFP and The Tico Times - June 23, 2020

An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 was registered Tuesday in southern Mexico, reported the National Seismological Service, though so far authorities have not reported serious damage. The US…

$4 trillion fund holders tell Brazil to halt deforestation
Latin America
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Latin America
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$4 trillion fund holders tell Brazil to halt deforestation

Patrick GALEY / AFP - June 23, 2020

Investment funds managing close to $4 trillion in assets called on Brazil Tuesday to halt deforestation of the Amazon in an open letter warning that biodiversity loss…

Costa Rica will obligate wearing masks. These are the rules
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will obligate wearing masks. These are the rules

The Tico Times - June 22, 2020

Costa Rica will obligate the wearing of face masks or shields in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The measure takes effect starting Saturday,…

Slothy Sunday: What can we learn from sloths?
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: What can we learn from sloths?

Katie Grant - June 21, 2020

Sloths are beautiful, graceful creatures that blend in with their natural environment. There are so many things we can learn from these understated animals — here are…

Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths
Latin America
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Latin America
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Latin America exceeds 2 million coronavirus cases as Brazil approaches 50,000 deaths

AFP - June 21, 2020

Latin America and the Caribbean on Saturday exceeded two million cases of coronaviruses, more than half of them registered in Brazil, a country that approaches 50,000 deaths…

Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic

AFP - June 20, 2020

Costa Rica suspended the first game of the second-round soccer final, scheduled for Sunday, in the face of an increase in coronavirus cases that forced tighter sanitary…