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Guess who’s back? It’s The Tico Times Weekly Digest! (Oct. 2, 2019)
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Guess who’s back? It’s The Tico Times Weekly Digest! (Oct. 2, 2019)

The Tico Times - October 2, 2019

We're excited to bring back The Tico Times Weekly Digest. Check out the latest episode below: Here are all the stories mentioned in this video:   Costa…

Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City
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Coffee
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Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2019

Hundreds of New Yorkers got a taste of Costa Rica during International Coffee Day on Tuesday. As part of Costa Rica's new "Only the Essentials" tourism campaign,…

Costa Rica launches special credits for electric cars, taxis and buses
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches special credits for electric cars, taxis and buses

AFP and The Tico Times - October 1, 2019

The three state banks of Costa Rica presented on Tuesday credit lines with preferential conditions for the purchase of electric vehicles, taxis and buses, as part of…

Former environment minister looks back (and ahead) at Costa Rica’s green road
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Costa Rica
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Former environment minister looks back (and ahead) at Costa Rica’s green road

John McPhaul - October 1, 2019

Even with Costa Rica receiving the United Nations garland of the "Champion of the Earth" last week, the single person most responsible for the policies and the titanic…

Costa Rica joins New Zealand and others in unique commercial-climate initiative
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica joins New Zealand and others in unique commercial-climate initiative

AFP and The Tico Times - September 30, 2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Wednesday a unique commercial-climate initiative that seeks to eliminate tariffs on green technology and end fossil fuel subsidies. The initiative…

Poás Volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud 2 km into atmosphere
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Poás Volcano erupts again, sends ash cloud 2 km into atmosphere

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

Poás Volcano, located 47 km (29 miles) northwest of the Costa Rican capital of San José, erupted Monday morning, authorities said. The event began at 5:40 a.m. and…

Scotland-based multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog comes to Costa Rica
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Scotland-based multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog comes to Costa Rica

Nate Doughty - September 28, 2019

BrewDog, a Scottish craft beer manufacturer, held a beer tasting event Thursday night at Casa Rojas, a restaurant in Barrio Escalante, San José, in an effort to…

Watch: Costa Rica receives ‘Champions of the Earth’ award from UN
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Costa Rica
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Watch: Costa Rica receives ‘Champions of the Earth’ award from UN

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 27, 2019

Costa Rice last week was named a United Nations "Champion of the Earth" for policy leadership. The organization cited Costa Rica's decarbonization plan as the basis for…

Heavy rains cause flooding in Ostional, Guanacaste
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains cause flooding in Ostional, Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2019

Visitors hoping to watch the massive sea turtle arribada in Ostional, Guanacaste on Wednesday found their commute slightly harder than usual — if not impossible. Heavy rains…

Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Alvarado promotes Costa Rica’s commitment to combating climate change during U.N. General Assembly

Nate Doughty - September 25, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado met with world leaders and diplomats Tuesday during the United Nations General Assembly in New York City to discuss the Central American…

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