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

Tamales in Costa Rica  – A Christmas Tradition
Banana leaf wrapped goodness
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Banana leaf wrapped goodness
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Tamales in Costa Rica – A Christmas Tradition

The Tico Times - December 19, 2020

This story was originally published in 2014. Happy Holidays!  Tamales are serious business come Christmas in Costa Rica. Unwrapping the steamed banana-leaf covering of a Costa Rican-style tamal…

Costa Rica’s ‘La Sele’ unveils uniforms inspired by biodiversity
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s ‘La Sele’ unveils uniforms inspired by biodiversity

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 10, 2020

It's a jaguar, it's an ocelot, it's ... the Costa Rica national soccer team? La Sele on Thursday unveiled new shirts for the men's and women's national…

Costa Rica seeks path to legalize medical marijuana
Business
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Business
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Costa Rica seeks path to legalize medical marijuana

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - December 8, 2020

Rodrigo Martín was told by oncologists in Costa Rica that the cancer in his head had metastasized and that he had six months to live. It was…

After 5 months and 3 friendlies, UAE fires coach Pinto
Jorge Luis Pinto
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Jorge Luis Pinto
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After 5 months and 3 friendlies, UAE fires coach Pinto

AFP and The Tico Times - November 30, 2020

The United Arab Emirates on Monday dismissed Colombian Jorge Luis Pinto as coach, five months after his appointment and before the resumption of qualifying for the 2022…

Mexican authorities warn about flying Interjet as airline cancels flights
Airlines
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Airlines
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Mexican authorities warn about flying Interjet as airline cancels flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 4, 2020

Interjet, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, canceled all of its Sunday flights and stranded thousands of passengers as reports surfaced that it had failed to pay…

‘Moderate to strong’ La Niña this year, UN says
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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‘Moderate to strong’ La Niña this year, UN says

Nina LARSON / AFP and The Tico Times - October 29, 2020

Global temperatures boosted by climate change will still be higher than usual despite the cooling effect of a "moderate to strong" La Niña weather phenomenon, the UN…