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FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago
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FIFA suspends Trinidad and Tobago

The Tico Times - September 25, 2020

FIFA suspended Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday for "grave violations" of its statutes following a local court challenge to its imposition of a new committee, following serious…

President of Costa Rica warns of growing inequality due to pandemic
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President of Costa Rica warns of growing inequality due to pandemic

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - September 25, 2020

The President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, warned that inequalities between rich and emerging countries are widening as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which he said…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Thursday, September 24

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica announced 14 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 795, according to official data released Thursday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists
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Costa Rica expands list of authorized states, countries for tourists

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

Costa Rica has expanded the list of countries and U.S. states from which it will welcome tourists in October, Tourism Minister Gustavo Segura announced Thursday. As of…

IMF confirms beginning of conversations with Costa Rica for $1.75 bn loan
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IMF confirms beginning of conversations with Costa Rica for $1.75 bn loan

The Tico Times - September 24, 2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday confirmed it has begun preliminary conversations with Costa Rica for a $1.75 billion loan. At a press briefing, spokesperson Gerry…

At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo
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At least a dozen people rescued as boat sinks in Tamarindo

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 24, 2020

At least a dozen people returned safely to shore on Wednesday evening when their schooner sank off the coast of Tamarindo, the Public Security Ministry (MSP) said.…

IMF predicts ‘partial and uneven’ recovery in Latin America due to Covid-19
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IMF predicts ‘partial and uneven’ recovery in Latin America due to Covid-19

AFP and The Tico Times - September 24, 2020

The International Monetary Fund foresees a "partial and uneven" recovery in Latin America after the Covid-19 crisis, and it anticipates that countries will take years to stabilize…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, September 23
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Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Wednesday, September 23

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

Costa Rica announced 21 new coronavirus-related deaths over the last day for a total of 781, according to official data released Wednesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.…

Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve
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Costa Rica’s Playa Hermosa named as World Surfing Reserve

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

Save The Waves Coalition has named Playa Hermosa in Garabito, Puntarenas as a World Surfing Reserve (WSR), the non-profit announced Wednesday. The designation honors Playa Hermosa's world-class…

Costa Rican Presidency makes its case for IMF loan
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Costa Rican Presidency makes its case for IMF loan

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2020

The Costa Rican Presidency hopes to generate internal support before its planned negotiations for $1.75 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In a video broadcast on national…