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Hospital México to double its surgical capacity with addition of new tower
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Hospital México to double its surgical capacity with addition of new tower

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 14, 2020

Hospital México, among the most important public health resources in Costa Rica, will double its surgical capacity by next year, according to Casa Presidencial. The hospital, located…

Review: Avianca Airbus A320 and A321 between Colombia and Costa Rica
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Review: Avianca Airbus A320 and A321 between Colombia and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 13, 2020

Costa Rica welcomes more than 3 million tourists each year, and the vast majority of them arrive via airplane. Because of our large international readership, we at…

Costa Rican government responds to Level 2 travel advisory from the United States
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican government responds to Level 2 travel advisory from the United States

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 8, 2020

Costa Rican authorities held a Tuesday evening press conference as a response to the Level 2 travel advisory from the U.S. State Department. The advisory warns visitors…

U.S. travel advisory says visitors to Costa Rica should ‘exercise increased caution’
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Costa Rica
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U.S. travel advisory says visitors to Costa Rica should ‘exercise increased caution’

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 7, 2020

The United States Department of State issued on Tuesday a travel advisory warning that visitors to Costa Rica should "exercise increased caution" due to crime. In doing…

5 best places to retire in Costa Rica
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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5 best places to retire in Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - January 4, 2020

What are the best places to retire in Costa Rica? It's a tough choice, since the country offers so many incredible places for living. A few years…

Costa Rica was among 2019’s most-searched travel destinations in the United States
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News
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Costa Rica was among 2019’s most-searched travel destinations in the United States

The Tico Times - January 1, 2020

In December, Google released its Year in Search 2019, where it unveiled the most popular searches made on the internet giant. We already covered Costa Rica's Year…

Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck for the new year
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Archive
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Ojalá: A Costa Rican sense of luck for the new year

Raquel Chanto - December 31, 2019

As the clock strikes midnight and the fireworks light up the night sky, thousands of Costa Rican families will have prepared for the rituals that, for generations,…

Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year
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Costa Rica
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Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year

The Tico Times - December 30, 2019

The Tico Times is based in San José, but we love to experience the rest of Costa Rica firsthand. With 2019 coming to a close, we're reflecting…

Here’s how Costa Rica promoted itself as a tourism destination in 2019
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Costa Rica
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Here’s how Costa Rica promoted itself as a tourism destination in 2019

The Tico Times - December 30, 2019

Earlier this year, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) launched "Only the Essentials," a worldwide tourism campaign meant to brand the country as “an opportunity to connect…

Year in Review: Our top photos of 2019
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Photos & Video
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Year in Review: Our top photos of 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 28, 2019

Costa Rica is an incredibly photogenic country, and we have enjoyed chronicling our adventures throughout the year. Below are our some of our favorite images of 2019.…

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