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San José to face water rationing for at least six more weeks
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San José to face water rationing for at least six more weeks

L. Arias - April 7, 2016

Water supply problems in Costa Rica’s capital will persist at least through May, according to projections from the Water and Sewers Institute (AyA). Currently more than 150,000…

Business confidence still low in Costa Rica
Business
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Business confidence still low in Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 7, 2016

Wariness about the country’s employment and economic situation caused a slight decline in confidence among business sector leaders during the first quarter of this year, according to a recent…

Keylor Navas’ historic Champions League streak ends in Real Madrid loss
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Costa Rica
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Keylor Navas’ historic Champions League streak ends in Real Madrid loss

The Tico Times - April 6, 2016

An 18th minute penalty kick in Real Madrid's Champions League quarterfinal match against Wolfsburg stalled goalkeeper Keylor Navas' historic scoreless streak at 738 minutes — the second…

Panama Papers scandal cracks open window for Costa Rica tax reform
Business
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Business
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Panama Papers scandal cracks open window for Costa Rica tax reform

L. Arias - April 6, 2016

The widespread scandal over the offshore dealings of individuals and companies revealed in the so-called "Panama Papers" may offer a window for the administration of Costa Rica President…

30 years ago, La Cruz de Alajuelita massacre began the worst series of killings in Costa Rican history
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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30 years ago, La Cruz de Alajuelita massacre began the worst series of killings in Costa Rican history

The Tico Times - April 6, 2016

When the bodies of six girls and one adult woman were found on April 6, 1986 lying in two rows in a ditch in front of La…

Costa Rica to host World Surfing Games in August
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to host World Surfing Games in August

The Tico Times - April 5, 2016

Last year's world champion surfing team will have a chance to repeat as gold medal winners at home when Costa Rica plays host to the International Surfing Association (ISA)…

Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week

L. Arias - April 4, 2016

A bill that would set stricter punishment, including prison time, for animal cruelty or killing animals could be up for discussion at the Legislative Assembly as soon as…

UN committee recommends Costa Rica allow abortion in cases of rape
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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UN committee recommends Costa Rica allow abortion in cases of rape

L. Arias - April 2, 2016

A committee from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recommended that Costa Rica should review its legislation on abortion in cases of rape, incest…

Spik Up! Say What?
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spik Up! Say What?

Cas Ayala - April 2, 2016

Three days after Revista Summa published its piece on the launch of Florida Ice and Farm's new drink, "Spik Up," Fabrizio Ureña, a radio producer and English…

Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica doubles police presence at Panama border to curb illegal immigration

L. Arias - April 1, 2016

Recent apprehensions of large groups of undocumented migrants plus the continued arrival of Cuban citizens just across the border in Panama have prompted Costa Rican authorities to tighten border…