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Costa Rica details March friendlies against Mexico, Bosnia-Herzegovina
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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 detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results
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Costa Rica detains two travelers suspected of showing fake Covid test results

The Tico Times - February 23, 2021

Costa Rican authorities detained two passengers on suspicion that they had presented falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave the country, according to a report from…

China donates motorcycles, security equipment to Costa Rica
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China donates motorcycles, security equipment to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2021

The Chinese government on Monday donated motorcycles and other security equipment to Costa Rica during a ceremony with local leaders. The gifts included 100 motorcycles and body…

Costa Rica women to face Mexico in first matches since Covid
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Costa Rica women to face Mexico in first matches since Covid

The Tico Times - February 20, 2021

The Costa Rica women’s national soccer team will face Mexico in a pair of international friendlies, beginning Saturday at Estadio Azteca. The two squads will meet again…

U.S. Coast Guard to fight illegal fishing in Central America
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U.S. Coast Guard to fight illegal fishing in Central America

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard will increase efforts to fight illegal fishing in Central and South America, the State Department announced. "The U.S. Coast Guard is expanding its…

U.S. donates new Coast Guard boats, finances new facilities
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U.S. donates new Coast Guard boats, finances new facilities

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

The Public Security Ministry (MSP) on Thursday commemorated the delivery of two new boats that were donated to the Costa Rican Coast Guard by the United States.…

Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks
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Costa Rica plans infrastructure improvements to national parks

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2021

The Environment Ministry is promising to invest more than $3.6 million to improve infrastructure at Costa Rica's national parks in 2021, the government announced Wednesday. The single…

Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China
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Costa Rica to allow visa-free tourism from China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Costa Rica will make it easier for tourists from China to visit, the Tourism Board announced Wednesday. Starting in March, tourists from Beijing and Shanghai will be…

Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve
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Colombia protests over boundaries of Nicaragua nature reserve

AFP - February 17, 2021

Colombia on Tuesday lodged a protest at Nicaraguan plans to create a nature reserve that Bogotá said included parts of its Caribbean territorial waters. "Colombia rejects the…

French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis
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French tourists in Costa Rica ‘awaiting repatriation’ after Covid diagnosis

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2021

Six French tourists in Costa Rica remained hospitalized — two in serious condition — with Covid-19, a French news agency reported last Friday. BFM TV says a group…