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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…

U.S. Embassy issues health alert over respiratory illnesses in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues health alert over respiratory illnesses in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - October 4, 2019

The United States Embassy has issued the following health alert regarding respiratory viruses in Costa Rica: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and other respiratory viruses tend to be…

Costa Rica presents itself as alternative to Venezuela for the UN Human Rights Council
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica presents itself as alternative to Venezuela for the UN Human Rights Council

AFP and The Tico Times - October 4, 2019

Costa Rica presented itself to serve on the UN Human Rights Council as an alternative to Venezuela, which the Central American country discredited for atrocities denounced by…

Coming home? 132,000 descendants of Spain’s exiled Jews seek nationality
Latin America
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Latin America
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Coming home? 132,000 descendants of Spain’s exiled Jews seek nationality

Alvaro Villalobos / AFP - October 4, 2019

More than 500 years ago, they faced a bleak choice: convert to Catholicism or be burned at the stake. The only other option was exile. For Jews…

EU expected to remove Switzerland, Costa Rica from tax-haven list
News
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News
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EU expected to remove Switzerland, Costa Rica from tax-haven list

AFP - October 4, 2019

The EU is seen likely to remove Switzerland from its grey list of tax havens, according to a document obtained by AFP on Friday. The move will…

Cocaine from Brazil on the rise in Europe
Brazil
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Brazil
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Cocaine from Brazil on the rise in Europe

AFP - October 3, 2019

Brazil is increasingly the source of cocaine seized in the Belgian port of Antwerp, Europe's main entry point for the drug, overtaking the world's biggest producer Colombia,…

US prosecutor says Honduran president took fortune in drug bribes
Central America
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Central America
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US prosecutor says Honduran president took fortune in drug bribes

Laura Bonilla / AFP - October 3, 2019

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez took millions of dollars in bribes from drug lords including jailed Mexican kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a US prosecutor said Wednesday…

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

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