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Death toll rises to 47 due to liquor adulterated with methanol
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Death toll rises to 47 due to liquor adulterated with methanol

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 21, 2020

At least 47 people have died since October in Costa Rica from the consumption of alcoholic beverages adulterated with methanol, the Health Ministry reported. The agency indicated…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 2, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** A new law project would allow…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 1, 2020

Happy Tuesday (and happy December!) from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Costa Rica abolished…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Thursday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Happy Thursday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica. **** Happy Thanksgiving to all our U.S.…

Death toll rises to 30 due to liquor adulterated with methanol
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Death toll rises to 30 due to liquor adulterated with methanol

AFP - October 28, 2020

At least 30 people have died in recent weeks in Costa Rica from the consumption of alcoholic beverages adulterated with methanol, the Health Ministry reported Tuesday. The…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 28, 2020

Happy Wednesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're reading this while drinking a delicious Costa Rican coffee and eating a traditional gallo pinto. Here's the Costa Rica…

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 27, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! We hope you're reading this while drinking a delicious Costa Rican coffee or eating a traditional gallo pinto. Here's the Costa Rica…

Booze spiked with methanol kills 20 in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Booze spiked with methanol kills 20 in Costa Rica

AFP - October 18, 2020

Twenty people have died in recent days in Costa Rica after drinking alcohol spiked with methanol, the Health Ministry said Saturday. Health authorities have been on alert…

Health Ministry investigates new reports of tainted liquor, methanol poisoning
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry investigates new reports of tainted liquor, methanol poisoning

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 14, 2020

The Costa Rican Health Ministry said Tuesday that it has launched an investigation after three people died of suspected methanol poisoning this week. Alongside the Judicial Investigation…

Costa Rica allowing bars and casinos to reopen
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica allowing bars and casinos to reopen

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 5, 2020

Costa Rica will permit bars and certain casinos to reopen during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Economy Ministry (MEIC) and Tourism Board (ICT) announced Monday. Both types…