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Costa Rican Hotels and Restaurants Expo to welcome 150 exhibitions
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rican Hotels and Restaurants Expo to welcome 150 exhibitions

The Tico Times - June 8, 2019

The Costa Rican Hotels and Restaurants Expo, EXPHORE 2019, will showcase exciting products and services for the hospitality and gastronomy sectors at Pedregal Events Center, in San Antonio…

Air Transat announces routes between Vancouver and Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Air Transat announces routes between Vancouver and Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 8, 2019

Canadian airline Air Transat will connect both Liberia and San José with Vancouver when it launches twice-weekly service between the three cities in December. The seasonal route…

Costa Rica to host PreCOP 25 in October
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica to host PreCOP 25 in October

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 5, 2019

The Costa Rican government hopes to continue to establish itself as a global climate leader when the country hosts PreCOP25, an international meeting preceding the United Nations…

Costa Rica’s blood bank needs donors
Health
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Health
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Costa Rica’s blood bank needs donors

The Tico Times - June 4, 2019

The Costa Rican Social Security System (Caja) warned that the country's National Blood Bank reserves are depleted and is asking for donations. The Blood Bank this week…

Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park
Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101: Visiting Poás Volcano National Park

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 4, 2019

Located less than 90 minutes from downtown San José, Poás Volcano is a popular day trip for Costa Rican residents and international tourists alike. Historically one of…

Costa Rica to begin work with FAA to recover Category 1 status
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to begin work with FAA to recover Category 1 status

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 31, 2019

Costa Rican authorities will meet with the United States’ Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) next month in an attempt to recuperate the country’s Category 1 airspace designation. According…

Remembering La Penca, 35 years later
Crime
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Crime
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Remembering La Penca, 35 years later

The Tico Times - May 31, 2019

May 30, 1984, was a tragic day in Costa Rica's history. Seven people were killed and 21 wounded during a press conference called in La Penca, Nicaragua,…

Costa Rican schools conference with International Space Station
Science & Tech
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Science & Tech
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Costa Rican schools conference with International Space Station

Jacob Spetzler - May 28, 2019

In the words of the ARISS radio moderator in Canada, history was made on May 27, 2019. Through a series of radio connections, technology campuses in San…

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality
Global health
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Global health
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WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2019

At the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Costa Rica launched a global plan to cut snakebite mortality in half by 2030. The roadmap will…

Costa Rica announces drop in murders, increase in gun seizures
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces drop in murders, increase in gun seizures

AFP - May 24, 2019

Costa Rica announced on Thursday a reduction in murders and an increase in the confiscation of illegal weapons as it put into force a law that tightens…

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