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Most Costa Ricans support vaccine mandate: UCR

The majority of Costa Ricans support the country’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Costa Rica aims for urban natural parks to improve wellness in cities

Some 60% of Costa Rica's population lives in the GAM, which constitutes only 4% of the national territory.

President Carlos Alvarado reduces salary in the face of economic crisis

The president's announcement came as the Legislative Assembly discussed a government proposal to cut 15% of the government's highest wages, including those of lawmakers.

Costa Rica announces cuts in public spending in the face of pandemic crisis

The budget cuts will be the largest in Costa Rica's history, President Carlos Alvarado said, as the world faces the coronavirus pandemic.

State of the Union: In face of pandemic, Carlos Alvarado delivers solemn and hopeful address

Carlos Alvarado called for unity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic but acknowledged Costa Rica will endure a difficult economic recovery. 

President of Costa Rica seeks to strengthen government after resignations due to private data scandal

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, announced on Wednesday an effort to strengthen governance in response to a scandal over suspicions of breach of private information that caused several resignations in his cabinet.
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Costa Rica’s Sloths Take Center Stage on “60 Minutes”

This Sunday, CBS's legendary news magazine "60 Minutes" launches its remarkable 56th season at 7:30 p.m. ET with a special focus on the lush...

Gisele Bündchen: Finding Peace in Costa Rica

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen recently spoke to CBS’ correspondent Lee Cowan, whom she invited to her home in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. During the interview, Bündchen...

Kevin Costner Vacations in Costa Rica

One of Hollywood's most distinguished personalities, Kevin Costner, has chosen the land of ‘Pura Vida’ for his latest gateway. The acclaimed U.S. actor, director, and...

Air France-KLM Group Expands Service to Costa Rica

Starting December 4, Air France will operate a daily flight between San José's Juan Santamaría International Airport and Paris-Charles de Gaulle. Meanwhile, KLM will...