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Pandemic continues to slow

The coronavirus pandemic slowed for a seventh week in a row around the world. Here is the global state of play based on an AFP database. In...

Austria’s vaccine donation arrives in Costa Rica

Austria’s donation of 50,000 Covid-19 vaccines arrived Saturday night to Costa Rica

Austria to donate 50,000 vaccines to Costa Rica

Austria will donate 50,000 Covid-19 vaccines to Costa Rica, the government announced Wednesday.

Coronavirus: The latest global developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis: US backs booster shots US health officials warn that vaccines give less protection over time as they...

Vaccine hope, but enduring fear one year after pandemic declared

The world on Thursday marked one year since the coronavirus threat was declared a pandemic, with vaccinations offering hope but much of humanity still...

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Sunday, August 16

Here is the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information from Costa Rica as of Sunday, August 16.
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The History and Meaning Behind Costa Rica’s Lantern Parade

Every September 14th, on the eve of Independence Day, most towns and cities of Costa Rica celebrate the traditional lantern parade. Driven by educational...

Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the Common House Gecko

They’re behind your clock. They’re in your curtains. They’re laying eggs in your knickknacks. They’re your constant housemates, so we might as well learn...

Empanadas in Costa Rica are as Easy as 1,2,3,4

All over Latin America, empanadas (turnovers) are eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a snack. They vary in taste according to the ingredients used...

Costa Rica Independence Day meal with a side of history

TASTE OF THE TROPICS: How to make Chorreadas with Palmito Cheese and Guacamango