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U.S. volunteer specialists perform spine surgeries on 11 Costa Rican children
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. volunteer specialists perform spine surgeries on 11 Costa Rican children

L. Arias - March 2, 2017

A group of U.S. surgeons and other specialists joined local physicians this week to perform spine surgeries on 11 patients from the National Children’s Hospital in San…

Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica still a conservative society, survey finds

L. Arias - January 18, 2017

Results of a survey conducted by the University of Costa Rica (UCR) found that most Ticos maintain a conservative stance on controversial issues related to society and human…

UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies

Michael Krumholtz - January 5, 2017

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a Green Alert for the Central Valley on Thursday afternoon as Turrialba Volcano continued to pump ash intothe skies in the…

PriceSmart supermarkets in Costa Rica recall frozen tilapia fish
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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PriceSmart supermarkets in Costa Rica recall frozen tilapia fish

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

PriceSmart called on its customers who purchazed frozen raw tilapia in November to refrain from consuming it and return it to any of its stores to receive a…

Health Ministry confirms 10 deaths caused by influenza virus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry confirms 10 deaths caused by influenza virus

L. Arias - December 10, 2016

Health Minister Fernando Llorca reported that 10 people died in Costa Rica due to health complications caused by the influenza virus in the past six weeks. At a…

Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

See also: Here's how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica Health Ministry staff arrived Monday at various communities in the Northern Zone to…

Diatoms: a pest-control ally from prehistoric times
Health
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Health
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Diatoms: a pest-control ally from prehistoric times

Ed Bernhardt - November 19, 2016

Here's a term that will soon become a household word: I'm talking about diatoms. Many gardeners are familiar with D.E., or diatomaceous earth, because it can be…

Caja to stop printing social security slips starting next year
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Business
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Caja to stop printing social security slips starting next year

L. Arias - November 17, 2016

The Social Security System, or Caja, will stop printing its ubiquitous monthly insurance slips starting Jan. 1. The print document, or orden patronal, will no longer be…

Costa Rican ants might have the secret to better antibiotics
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican ants might have the secret to better antibiotics

L. Arias - November 6, 2016

An international team of researchers from the University of Costa Rica (UCR), Harvard University and University of Wisconsin-Madison announced the discovery of a molecule produced by Costa…

U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities

L. Arias - November 2, 2016

A group of 16 doctors, nurses, dentists and other specialists from the U.S. Southern Command are taking part in a joint humanitarian mission at an indigenous region in the…

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