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Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million
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Oh, baby: Costa Rican population hits 5 million

Katherine Stanley - September 2, 2018

Costa Rica's population officially hit the 5,000,000 mark last night, although the exact identify of the baby who brought the country over this milestone won't be known…

Ortega will ask Costa Rica to hand over refugees
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Ortega will ask Costa Rica to hand over refugees

AFP and The Tico Times - August 30, 2018

Daniel Ortega said on Wednesday that he’ll ask Costa Rica to hand over Nicaraguan refugees that committed crimes during protests and political crisis in Nicaragua. Costa Rica…

Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders
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Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders

AFP and Tico Times - August 11, 2018

Costa Rica announced on Friday that it plans on ramping up police presence at popular tourist hotspots after two female tourists were murdered last weekend. “We’re going…

Mexican tourist murdered during a robbery attempt in Santa Teresa
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Mexican tourist murdered during a robbery attempt in Santa Teresa

AFP and Tico Times - August 5, 2018

Two men have been detained for the murder of a young Mexican tourist. Authorities say the woman was killed during an attempted robbery in Santa Teresa, Puntarenas,…

Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school
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Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school

AFP - August 4, 2018

Costa Rica announced a project to connect its 4,659 public schools with a fiber-optic network that would give students broadband internet with speeds of 10 Mbps. The plan…

VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería
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VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería

The Tico Times - August 1, 2018

In this time-elapse video, Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene in front of the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago, east of San José. Hundreds…

US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week
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US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

The price of the US dollar has shown a slight increase over the last 7 days, according to Central Bank of Costa Rica data. The price of…

University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

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Millions expected in annual Costa Rica pilgrimage

Diego H - August 1, 2017

From the print edition Nearly 400 years ago, a small black stone statue of a Madonna and child was discovered perched on a boulder in the forest…

Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final
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Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final

AFP and The Tico Times - May 10, 2017

Real Madrid secured its place in the Champions League final on Wednesday despite losing 2-1 at Atlético Madrid in the second leg of their semifinal round. Real's 3-0…

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