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Costa Rica falls seven spots in Global Competitiveness Index
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Costa Rica falls seven spots in Global Competitiveness Index

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 10, 2019

Costa Rica fell seven spots to 62nd in the latest Global Competitiveness Index rankings, which were released by the World Economic Forum this week. The index considers…

At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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At environmental forum, Costa Rica touts economic benefits of climate policy

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 9, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado says Costa Rica's decarbonization plan could benefit the country's economy to the tune of $19.5 billion. During a speech at the PreCOP 25 meetings,…

Season 24 of ‘The Bachelor’ filming in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Season 24 of ‘The Bachelor’ filming in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 8, 2019

Here's an important story for fans of quality TV: Season 24 of "The Bachelor" is currently filming in Costa Rica. This season's bachelor is Peter Weber —…

Many in Costa Rica won’t be able to watch La Sele in Nations League
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Many in Costa Rica won’t be able to watch La Sele in Nations League

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 8, 2019

It's not easy to separate Ticos from their soccer — especially when it comes to the Costa Rica men's national soccer team. But a broadcasting rights deal…

In Costa Rica, experts discuss how to use nature to face climate crisis
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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In Costa Rica, experts discuss how to use nature to face climate crisis

Marco Sibaja / AFP and The Tico Times - October 8, 2019

More than a thousand delegates from around the world, including 30 environment ministers, opened a three-day meeting in Costa Rica on Tuesday to discuss an agenda against…

Meteorite ‘of great scientific interest’ that landed in Costa Rica donated to Field Museum in Chicago
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Costa Rica
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Meteorite ‘of great scientific interest’ that landed in Costa Rica donated to Field Museum in Chicago

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 8, 2019

In April, the skies above Costa Rica illuminated as a meteorite impacted the northern town of Aguas Zarcas. At the time, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) called…

Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality

Nate Doughty - October 8, 2019

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — The Imagination Bus, an old and dark cyan former school bus, is parked alongside the outside walls of La Fortuna’s former bull fighting…

Inflation in Costa Rica decreases due to falling fuel prices
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Inflation in Costa Rica decreases due to falling fuel prices

AFP and The Tico Times - October 7, 2019

Costa Rica's consumer price index (CPI) registered a negative variation of -0.10% in September, driven by a drop in the prices of fuels and some foods, the…

Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica hosting global forum to prepare climate change agenda

AFP and The Tico Times - October 7, 2019

Delegates from across the world will gather starting Tuesday in Costa Rica to discuss the global agenda to combat the environmental disaster that climate change represents. Nearly…

Andrea Vargas reaches world semifinals in 100m hurdles, sets Costa Rican record
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Andrea Vargas reaches world semifinals in 100m hurdles, sets Costa Rican record

AFP and The Tico Times - October 5, 2019

Andrea Vargas qualified Saturday for the semifinals of 100-meter hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, and she also set a new Costa Rican record in…

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