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No vehicle restriction in San José during Easter Holy Week
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No vehicle restriction in San José during Easter Holy Week

L. Arias - March 19, 2016

Motorists will be able to drive freely throughout San José during Easter Holy Week as Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) officials agreed to suspend vehicle restrictions that prohibit drivers from entering…

Uber Costa Rica pulls out of job fair over security concerns 
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Uber Costa Rica pulls out of job fair over security concerns 

The Tico Times - March 18, 2016

Uber Costa Rica announced Friday that it would not participate in the final day of the Expoempleo job fair in San José after confrontations with taxi drivers…

Former Limón judge sentenced to jail for aiding drug traffickers
Corruption
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Corruption
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Former Limón judge sentenced to jail for aiding drug traffickers

The Tico Times - March 18, 2016

A former prominent judge in the Caribbean province of Limón was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison for issuing favorable rulings to drug traffickers. Rosa Elena Gamboa…

Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches of 2016 get blue flags
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches of 2016 get blue flags

L. Arias - March 18, 2016

A total of 110 beaches along the Caribbean and Pacific coasts began displaying blue flags this week to let visitors know that they are among the cleanest in the…

Bernie Sanders’ CAFTA reversal pledge worries Costa Rica businesses
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Bernie Sanders’ CAFTA reversal pledge worries Costa Rica businesses

The Tico Times - March 18, 2016

Criticizing U.S. trade deals has become potent political ammunition for presidential candidates this election year. As candidates threaten to re-negotiate trade deals to get America “winning” again,…

Fishermen report more tuna, dolphin along Pacific coast
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Fishermen report more tuna, dolphin along Pacific coast

L. Arias - March 18, 2016

Fishermen and tourism operators have reported an increase in sightings of tuna shoals along Costa Rica’s Pacific coast in recent months, according to the Costa Rican Fisheries Federation (FECOP),…

Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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Keylor Navas to bolster La Sele lineup for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica

The Tico Times - March 17, 2016

For the first time in his six-month reign as head coach of Costa Rica's national team, Óscar Ramírez will have a lineup at his disposal that is very near full-strength. Ramírez…

Despite Zika fears, Guanacaste hotels are booked for Easter holiday
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Despite Zika fears, Guanacaste hotels are booked for Easter holiday

L. Arias - March 17, 2016

The confirmation of the first cases of local transmission of Zika virus in Costa Rica did not have a negative effect on reservations at hotels in the…

Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este

The Tico Times - March 16, 2016

Costa Rica's continued rise on the surfing scene took another giant leap on Tuesday when it was announced that the country will play host to a world surf…

Costa Rica’s first satellite project enters decisive stage
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s first satellite project enters decisive stage

L. Arias - March 16, 2016

Officials at the Costa Rica-based Central American Association for Aeronautics and Space (ACAE) on Monday announced they will launch a crowdfunding campaign to raise $75,000 needed to orbit…

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