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La Sele lost games to get Pinto fired, ex-manager says, while Navas denies allegation
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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La Sele lost games to get Pinto fired, ex-manager says, while Navas denies allegation

The Tico Times - March 17, 2021

Jorge Luis Pinto said that the former Costa Rican soccer chief warned him in 2014 that men's national team players, such as goalkeeper Keylor Navas, threatened to…

Former Costa Rica soccer boss alleges Keylor Navas planned to lose games to fire coach
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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Former Costa Rica soccer boss alleges Keylor Navas planned to lose games to fire coach

The Tico Times - March 16, 2021

A former president of Costa Rican soccer said Monday that PSG goalkeeper and a captain of the Costa Rican team, Keylor Navas, planned in 2014 to lose…

Costa Rica details March friendlies against Mexico, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica details March friendlies against Mexico, Bosnia-Herzegovina

The Tico Times - February 24, 2021

The Costa Rican men’s soccer team will face Bosnia-Herzegovina and Mexico in March friendlies, and the local federation has provided more details about the upcoming matches. La…

Costa Rica invites filmmakers from Central America and the Caribbean to international festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica invites filmmakers from Central America and the Caribbean to international festival

The Tico Times - February 15, 2021

Costa Rica will resume its international film festival, suspended last year due to Covid-19, and last Friday called on Central American and Caribbean filmmakers to submit their…

Lawmakers in Costa Rica ask government to speed up medical cannabis debate
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Business
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Lawmakers in Costa Rica ask government to speed up medical cannabis debate

AFP and The Tico Times - January 27, 2021

Deputies from different political parties on Tuesday called on the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, to use his powers to summon for debate in Parliament a…

Costa Rica’s exports grow to record level despite pandemic
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Business
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Costa Rica’s exports grow to record level despite pandemic

AFP - January 22, 2021

Costa Rica's exports grew 2% in 2020 compared to the previous year, despite the limitations imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the government reported Thursday. The Central American…

Costa Rica to play March friendlies with Mexico and Bosnia-Herzegovina
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to play March friendlies with Mexico and Bosnia-Herzegovina

AFP and The Tico Times - January 21, 2021

The Costa Rican men’s soccer team will face Bosnia-Herzegovina and Mexico in friendly matches in March in European cities, the local federation announced Wednesday. La Sele will be…

WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals
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Business
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WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals

AFP - January 13, 2021

WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal following a tweak to its terms. There…

In 2020, assaults decreased and fraud increased in Costa Rica
Crime
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Crime
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In 2020, assaults decreased and fraud increased in Costa Rica

Michelle Soto Méndez / Semanario Universidad - December 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic provoked a series of measures aimed at avoiding contagion such as vehicle restrictions, teleworking, virtual schooling, limited capacity in commercial establishments, and the closing…

WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 19, 2020

Originally published on Dec. 16, 2015. Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new…