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Hiking in Corcovado Costa Rica: The Wildest Coastal Trail
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Hiking in Corcovado Costa Rica: The Wildest Coastal Trail

Shawn Larkin - January 24, 2021

There is something magical about where forest meets the sea. The 11-kilometer coastal trail from Drake Bay to Corcovado, on southwestern Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula, passes by…

Costa Rica reports 96 aquatic deaths in 2020
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Costa Rica reports 96 aquatic deaths in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 4, 2021

The Costa Rican Red Cross says 96 people died in aquatic accidents in 2020. In a year characterized by travel restrictions, the figure was down 25 deaths compared…

American Airlines eliminates international change fees, including on flights to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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American Airlines eliminates international change fees, including on flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 21, 2020

American Airlines has eliminated change fees for most international tickets, the Fort Worth, Texas-based carrier announced Friday via a press release. The new policy applies immediately to…

Mexican authorities warn about flying Interjet as airline cancels flights
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Airlines
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Mexican authorities warn about flying Interjet as airline cancels flights

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 4, 2020

Interjet, a low-cost airline based in Mexico, canceled all of its Sunday flights and stranded thousands of passengers as reports surfaced that it had failed to pay…

U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 13, 2020

The United States on Tuesday lifted a warning that advised its citizens to avoid all travel to Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which had been under the strictest…

U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 1, 2020

The United States this week lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all travel to Nicaragua and Guatemala, but it kept its strictest advisory for Costa…

SJO airport improvements delayed, report says
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Costa Rica
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SJO airport improvements delayed, report says

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 28, 2020

The operator of Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) will suspend planned improvements for several years due to the effects of the pandemic, according to a…

Red Cross reminds bathers of ocean safety in Costa Rica
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Red Cross reminds bathers of ocean safety in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 14, 2020

The Costa Rican Red Cross and the Tourism Board issued a joint statement reminding guests of ocean safety. While some of the country's most-popular destinations — Manuel…

Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste
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Watch: Howler monkeys in Potrero, Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 8, 2020

Howler monkeys may be among the most interesting animals to spot in Costa Rica. And they're not all that difficult to find — you just need to…

Costa Rica hopes cheaper jet fuel attracts more tourism
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Costa Rica hopes cheaper jet fuel attracts more tourism

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 24, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado this week signed a decree that aims to encourage international tourism to Costa Rica by reducing the cost of jet fuel for airlines. A…