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The race to obtain coronavirus vaccines in Latin America
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Latin America
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The race to obtain coronavirus vaccines in Latin America

AFP Bureaus - November 26, 2020

While the world waits for vaccine candidates to complete trials and pass safety tests, Latin American countries are accelerating negotiations and agreements to obtain millions of doses…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Happy Thanksgiving to all our U.S.…

Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Treating coronavirus patients with an antibody-rich serum made from horse plasma hasn't produced the desired results, Costa Rican authorities said. Román Macaya, executive president of the Costa…

Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will offer ‘safe entry’ to Nicaraguans seeking asylum

AFP - November 25, 2020

Costa Rica will try to improve protections for thousands of Nicaraguans who request asylum or refuge in the country through an initiative supported by the UN and…

‘Extremely active’ Atlantic hurricane season is nearing its end
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‘Extremely active’ Atlantic hurricane season is nearing its end

The Tico Times - November 25, 2020

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which produced 13 hurricanes and a record-setting 30 named storms, is approaching its conclusion. The official end date is Monday, November 30,…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** The Legislative Assembly approved a $250…

Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says
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Costa Rica
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Decarbonization will bring significant economic benefits to Costa Rica, study says

AFP and The Tico Times - November 24, 2020

Costa Rica's decarbonization plan, which seeks to transform the economy through low-emission transport and production systems, will provide the country with net economic benefits of $41 billion…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, November 24
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Tuesday, November 24

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2020

Costa Rica suffered 21 new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 1,662, according to official data released Tuesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Drug trafficking in Central America remains prevalent during pandemic, authorities say
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Costa Rica
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Drug trafficking in Central America remains prevalent during pandemic, authorities say

AFP - November 24, 2020

Drug trafficking to the United States, through Central America, has managed to keep pace despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Panamanian authorities warned Monday after presenting 1.7 tons of…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** The Health Ministry is raising the…