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US group to open hospital focused on attracting medical tourists

Arizona-based company American World Clinics confirmed the construction of a $150 million private hospital in Alajuela that will offer health care services to foreign retirees and medical tourists.

Costa Rica to host annual medical tourism summit

Costa Rica is among the world’s five best places to retire, according to “International Living” magazine.

Medical tourism fair to offer 1,000 jobs in Costa Rica

Expomed includes lectures and free health consultation for attendees.

Tourism and health sectors seek to boost medical tourism in Costa Rica

Companies will link with solidarista associations this week in San José.

Medical tourism businesses expect growth

Companies see opportunities in medical travel.

Costa Rica: Medical tourism hot spot

In increasing number of visitors are coming to Costa Rica for medical procedures and healing, and they're staying for relaxation and the beach.

Chinese Balloon Spotted Flying Over Costa Rica?

Costa Rica social media has been abuzz with posts and photos of a large white balloon seen flying over the country. The reports started...

Costa Rica Ice Hockey: Winter Olympic Dreams in the Tropics

It is not widely appreciated or publicized but it is possible to ice skate and play ice hockey in Costa Rica and an ice...

Costa Rica Plans to Modify Recreational Marijuana Bill

The Costa Rican government is set to present a substitute text to the recreational marijuana bill after obtaining feedback from different institutions. According to Natalia...

Speculation About Balloon Seen Over Costa Rica Continues

On Friday the Tico Times reported about sightings of a large white balloon seen in several areas over Costa Rica. Social media was being bombarded...