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Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change
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Costa Rica Organization Bean Voyage launches fellowship for social change

The Tico Times - May 17, 2019

The non-governmental organization Bean Voyage is currently accepting applications for its new youth fellowship program. The program is meant to "provide young people (ages 20-25) with the…

Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica
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Starbucks investigating climate-change resistant coffee in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - March 9, 2019

The United States-based company Starbucks signed an agreement Friday in Costa Rica to support the research of variants of coffee resistant to diseases and adaptable to climate…

Costa Rica Coffee and A Tour Of Café Viñas
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Costa Rica Coffee and A Tour Of Café Viñas

Duncan Anderson - October 29, 2018

Cartago — Tucked away in the foothills of the Turrialba Volcano is Café Viñas, an artisanal Costa Rican coffee experience. Sixty-year-old Gustavo Vargas Cordoba produces natural, high-altitude,…

Guatemalan coffee exporters hope 2015 will bring better news
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Guatemalan coffee exporters hope 2015 will bring better news

Larry Luxner - January 2, 2015

WASHINGTON — Guatemalan coffee growers, devastated by a fungus known as roya that rots the leaves of coffee plants, must “learn to live” with the killer disease. That’s…

Tico musician ‘Tapado’ Vargas debuts song, video co-written with pop superstar Alanis Morissette
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Arts and Culture
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Tico musician ‘Tapado’ Vargas debuts song, video co-written with pop superstar Alanis Morissette

L. Arias - November 11, 2014

Pop icon Alanis Morissette teamed up with Costa Rican percussionist and Latin Grammy winner Carlos ‘Tapado" Vargas to release over the weekend the song “The Morning,” along with an accompanying video…

Costa Rica’s coffee sector to receive $2 million to improve farming practices
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Costa Rica’s coffee sector to receive $2 million to improve farming practices

L. Arias - May 1, 2014

A plan developed jointly by four government agencies along with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) will implement a series of measures for 36 months to grow coffee…

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Coffee klatching in the Costa Rica Cafetal

Mitzi Stark - November 30, 2013

It was cold at 6 a.m. in the foothills of the Poás Volcano, and when Joaquin and Marvin arrived to pick coffee, they did so in sleeved…

Costa Rica to launch coffee carbon-neutrality pilot program
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Costa Rica to launch coffee carbon-neutrality pilot program

The Tico Times - October 30, 2013

Ripe coffee cherries may be red, but their farming and processing is about to become green with a new project announced by the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry…