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Costa Rica’s elections tribunal blames the Super Bowl for low voter turnout abroad

Last Sunday's presidential election marked the first time that Costa Ricans could vote from abroad. But not many of them did -- and part of the problem might've been the major event occurring that same day in the United States, the Super Bowl.
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In Costa Rica it’s the law: Leave Billfish in the Water

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Costa Rican Goalkeeper Keylor Navas Injured per PSG

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Costa Rica Loses 7 – 0 in Brutal World Cup Opener

Spain shredded Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday in a brutal destruction in their Group E opener which launched their bid to lift a second...

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2 Bodies Retrieved from Costa Rica Plane Crash

Costa Rican rescue groups found Saturday the bodies of two people who were traveling in a small plane that crashed Friday in the Caribbean...

Venezuelan Migrants Stranded in Costa Rica

On October 13, the U.S. government announced it would close its borders to Venezuelan migrants who arrived illegally from Mexico. They indicated that they...

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Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the White-Nosed Coati

The sloths, monkeys and wild cats may be the headliners, but the white-nosed coati is secretly Costa Rica’s most famous mammal. Or at the...
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Costa Rican Family Watches Hearse with Corpse Speed by Service

A mourning family and friends were waiting for a hearse with their loved one to arrive when the vehicle sped by the location where...

Costa Rica’s Hotel W and Westin Reserva Conchal are Internationally Recognized

The W Hotel and Westin Reserva Conchal, located within Reserva Conchal in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, achieved the highest distinctions awarded by the Marriott International...

Costa Rica to Focus on the Building and Repairing of Infrastructure

The Costa Rican government is directing its efforts toward improving and building the infrastructure the country desperately requires. President Rodrigo Chaves expects to do so...

Abuses Under El Salvador State of Emergency are Widespread

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Changing the World: Club of Rome Visits Costa Rica

Imagine a book that on one hand instantly becomes a global bestseller with 9 million copies sold in 30 languages and on the other...
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