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Costa Rica passes law against racism and violence in stadiums
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Costa Rica passes law against racism and violence in stadiums

AFP - July 15, 2020

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Tuesday approved a law that punishes violence and manifestations of racism and xenophobia in sports venues. The Law Against Violence and Racism…

Costa Rica expands vehicular restrictions, places much of GAM under orange alert
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Costa Rica expands vehicular restrictions, places much of GAM under orange alert

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 2, 2020

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Thursday placed much of Costa Rica's Greater Metropolitan Area under an orange alert and expanded the national vehicular restriction. Here are…

Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown
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Saprissa are kings of Costa Rica, claim 35th crown

AFP - June 30, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa became the Clausura 2020 champion of Costa Rica on Monday when they beat their arch rival, Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, 1-0, in the second leg of…

Saprissa nears title after beating Alajuelense
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Saprissa nears title after beating Alajuelense

AFP - June 25, 2020

Saprissa defeated Alajuelense, 2-0, on Wednesday in the first leg of the second-round final of the Clausura 2020 Championship of Costa Rican soccer. The Saprissa goals were…

Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense
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Clásico Nacional final preview: Deportivo Saprissa vs. Liga Deportiva Alajuelense

Eduardo Mendez / CRC Futbol - June 24, 2020

Deportivo Saprissa meets Liga Deportiva Alajuelense on Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. If Saprissa wins the home-and-home series, it will earn the Clausura 2020 title. Otherwise, the…

Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic
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Costa Rica re-suspends soccer tournament in face of pandemic

AFP - June 20, 2020

Costa Rica suspended the first game of the second-round soccer final, scheduled for Sunday, in the face of an increase in coronavirus cases that forced tighter sanitary…

Costa Rica extends orange alert in La Fortuna, Upala; reduces alert level elsewhere
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Costa Rica extends orange alert in La Fortuna, Upala; reduces alert level elsewhere

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 17, 2020

The Health Ministry and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Tuesday announced an extension of the orange alert for several locations, mostly in northern Costa Rica. The…

La Fortuna and two cantons under orange alert due to coronavirus spread
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La Fortuna and two cantons under orange alert due to coronavirus spread

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 7, 2020

The Health Ministry and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Sunday announced an orange alert for one district and two cantons in northern Costa Rica in response…

Stricter health measures in five districts due to coronavirus spread
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Stricter health measures in five districts due to coronavirus spread

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 3, 2020

Editor's note: As of June 6, 2020 the Orange Alert applies to the following districts: Cañas, Bebedero, Las Juntas, Los Chiles, Peñas Blancas, Cariari.  Our original story follows.…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions

The Tico Times - June 1, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted twice Monday, sending columns of gas 1.5 to 2 km into the skies above its crater. According…