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Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week
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Animal welfare
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Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week

L. Arias - April 4, 2016

A bill that would set stricter punishment, including prison time, for animal cruelty or killing animals could be up for discussion at the Legislative Assembly as soon as…

Arcadio’s World
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Animal welfare
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Arcadio’s World

Arcadio - March 31, 2016

Costa Rica moves to set prison sentences for animal cruelty
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Costa Rica moves to set prison sentences for animal cruelty

L. Arias - March 4, 2016

The Legislative Assembly's environmental affairs committee on Thursday approved the draft animal welfare bill, which sets harsher punishments, including prison time, for abusing or killing animals. The bill would also penalize…

Beleaguered SeaWorld admits workers spied on animal-rights activists
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Beleaguered SeaWorld admits workers spied on animal-rights activists

Lindsey Bever | The Washington Post - February 25, 2016

SeaWorld's chief executive admitted Thursday that employees have posed as animal-rights activists and vowed that the company will end the controversial practice. "We recognize the need to…

Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey
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Animal welfare
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Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey

The Tico Times - February 24, 2016

Don't get things twisted. I mean, wouldn't you get a monkey, too, if you were as rich as Justin Bieber? That was the response the platinum pop…

Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Warming oceans are turning sea stars to goo and killing lobsters, scientists say

Darryl Fears | The Washington Post - February 18, 2016

Warming waters in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans have increased the prevalence of diseases that are turning sea stars to mush and killing lobsters by burrowing under…

Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial
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Animal welfare
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Victim testifies in Jairo Mora murder retrial

The Tico Times - February 16, 2016

LIMÓN, Limón — Tangled wires and malfunctioning microphones interrupted crucial testimony in the Jairo Mora murder retrial Monday morning as technicians struggled to maintain a Skype connection with…

Lawmakers threaten to filibuster animal welfare bill with more than 200 motions
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Animal welfare
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Lawmakers threaten to filibuster animal welfare bill with more than 200 motions

L. Arias - February 15, 2016

At the start of his term in 2014, President Luis Guillermo Solís promised that getting legislation passed to improve animal welfare in Costa Rica would be a priority for his…

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