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Costa Rica celebrates Cultures Day
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Global
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Costa Rica celebrates Cultures Day

Jill Replogle - October 12, 2019

Happy Día de las Culturas (Cultures Day), which is celebrated today in Costa Rica! Known elsewhere as Columbus Day, Día de la Raza (Race Day, loosely translated), Indigenous…

TBT: An oasis for expats in downtown San José
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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TBT: An oasis for expats in downtown San José

Christopher Howard - October 10, 2019

From the 1980s through the early 2000s, San José was an epicenter of entertainment and nightlife for both Costa Ricans and expats. During those days, the expat…

World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions
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San Jose
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World Tourism Day in San José: Visiting some of the city’s best attractions

Nate Doughty - October 2, 2019

The Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM), which contains the capital of San José, is the most densely populated area in Costa Rica. We've covered fun things to do there…

Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City
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Coffee
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Costa Rica celebrates International Coffee Day with free brew in New York City

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 2, 2019

Hundreds of New Yorkers got a taste of Costa Rica during International Coffee Day on Tuesday. As part of Costa Rica's new "Only the Essentials" tourism campaign,…

More than 400 businesses certified for sustainability by ICT
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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More than 400 businesses certified for sustainability by ICT

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

More than 400 businesses involved in Costa Rica's tourism industry now boast a Certification of Sustainable Tourism, according to the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT). Seventy-five of…

Scotland-based multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog comes to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Scotland-based multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog comes to Costa Rica

Nate Doughty - September 28, 2019

BrewDog, a Scottish craft beer manufacturer, held a beer tasting event Thursday night at Casa Rojas, a restaurant in Barrio Escalante, San José, in an effort to…

Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams
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Tourism
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Tourism Board warns against possible phone scams

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 18, 2019

Costa Rica's Tourism Board (ICT) issued a statement warning the public against a telephone scam carried out by people posing as members of the government agency. ICT…

Equipment failures causing missed approaches, cancellations at Costa Rica’s busiest airport
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Equipment failures causing missed approaches, cancellations at Costa Rica’s busiest airport

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 17, 2019

Issues with the instrument landing system, coupled with the rainy season weather, have caused numerous missed approaches and flight cancellations at Costa Rica's busiest airport. Fourteen flights…

Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 15, Costa Rica will celebrate 198 years of independence. The Culture Ministry (MCJ) has prepared a wide array of activities aimed at celebrating Costa…

Health Ministry calls for awareness, compliance following agrochemical poisonings
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Health
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Health Ministry calls for awareness, compliance following agrochemical poisonings

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 10, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry on Tuesday released a statement to "reiterate the prohibition of use of industrial herbicides in spaces of human coexistence." The news comes two…

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