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US says manatee should lose endangered species status

When aerial surveys of the West Indian manatee began in 1991, officials counted 1,267 of them in Florida. Now there are more than 6,300 in Florida alone, and the entire population is estimated at 13,000 manatees in its range which includes the Caribbean and the northern coasts of Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil.
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Costa Rica’s National Team arrived in the country after World Cup participation

On Saturday, December 3rd, the National Team returned to...

Sixteen Costa Rican girls visit NASA Space Center

Sixteen Costa Rican girls traveled to NASA's Space Center...

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Tourism in Costa Rica that Dare not Speak its Name

I was seated in the bar of a downtown San Jose hotel, waiting for friends to arrive.An attractive young woman took the seat next...

Costa Rica Denounces Killing of Crocodile Believed to Have Eaten Boy

Late last month an eight year old boy was attacked and taken away by a large crocodile while swimming in a river with his...

Costa Rican WhatsApp Numbers Published on Dark Web

Approximately 1.4 million Costa Rican WhatsApp phone numbers were published on the dark web, as informed by the specialized portal Cybernews and confirmed by...

Costa Rica’s National Team arrived in the country after World Cup participation

On Saturday, December 3rd, the National Team returned to Costa Rica after participating in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.  Costa Rica failed to advance past...

Costa Rica Covid Vaccine Shipment Prioritizes Children

Costa Rica continues receiving doses against SARS-CoV-2 with the intention of accelerating the process of vaccinating children from the ages of 5 to 11...

Costa Rica and International Sloth Day

In honor of International Sloth Day 2015, here are some of our favorite sloth stories from The Tico Times.

Plane Commemorating LACSA Airlines Lands at San Jose Airport

This Tuesday at 9:20 a.m., Avianca's Airbus A320 aircraft, registration number N821AV, arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport, paying tribute to LACSA. The plane...

Guatemala breaks up caravan of 400 migrants from Venezuela, Cuba and Haiti

Guatemalan authorities broke up on Saturday a caravan of some 400 undocumented migrants at the border with Honduras, mostly citizens of Venezuela, Cuba and...

PHOTO STORY: What you can buy at Mercado Central

If you need it, chances are, Mercado Central sells it.

Frida Kahlo Immersive Exhibition Comes to Costa Rica in 2023

Great news for those who love art and innovation: the Immersive Frida Kahlo exhibition will open its doors in early 2023 in Costa Rica. The...
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Costa Rica Pacific Coast Fishing Report

Fishing out of Quepos, Costa Rica in November was spectacular this year. The Marlin were close and the Dorado thick. Conditions were...

Pride and resignation in Costa Rica after being left out of the World Cup in Qatar-2022

Disappointment, joy, enthusiasm, resignation and pride were the emotions that Costa Rica fans experienced on Thursday during the match against Germany, which the Ticos...

Foreign Investment in Costa Rica: Evolution Free Trade Zone

Costa Rica continues to attract foreign investments and position itself as one of the countries where the Free Trade Zone Regime is a true...

Remittances to Latin America increased in 2022

The volume of money sent by Latin American and Caribbean migrants to their families increased 9.3% in 2022, but that growth will not be...

Future Integrity Of Costa Rica Hydroelectric Dam: “Unforseeable”

International experts are being sought to address an ongoing issue at the Reventezon hydroelectric plant. The Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE), the state owned...
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