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U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following safety alert in response to at least 19 recent deaths suspected to have been caused by adulterated…

Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry last week issued an alert over liquor that has been sold to the public containing deadly amounts of methanol. Friday, the Health Ministry…

Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry has issued a sanitary alert over several brands of alcohol that may be adulterated with deadly amounts of methanol. According to the alert,…

Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu
Drinks
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Drinks
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Apotecario’s amazing kombucha margarita is not (yet) on their menu

Natalia Diaz - August 24, 2018

In the midst of ambitious renovations, Apotecario’s kombucha cocktails are barely a month old. They are so new that they're not even on the menu. You have to…

Only 17 cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week
Business
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Business
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Only 17 cantons will enforce dry law during Holy Week

L. Arias - April 5, 2017

As of Wednesday evening, 17 of Costa Rica’s 81 municipalities have confirmed that they will prohibit the sale of alcohol during Holy Week, the National Union of Local…

Alcohol still the most popular drug in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Alcohol still the most popular drug in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 18, 2016

Almost one in three Ticos drink alcohol at least once a month, most of them men, according to results of the latest study on the use of…

Few cantons will enforce Costa Rica’s dry law during the municipal elections
Business
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Business
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Few cantons will enforce Costa Rica’s dry law during the municipal elections

L. Arias - February 5, 2016

Of a total of 81 cantons in Costa Rica, only six will enforce a ban on alcohol sales during upcoming municipal elections on Sunday, according to the National Union…

In the US, people are drinking themselves to death at record rates
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Drugs
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In the US, people are drinking themselves to death at record rates

Christopher Ingraham | The Washington Post - December 22, 2015

Alcohol is killing people in the United States at a rate not seen in at least 35 years, according to new federal data. Last year, more than 30,700…

Alcohol consumption in Costa Rica is the second lowest on the continent, study finds
Booze
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Booze
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Alcohol consumption in Costa Rica is the second lowest on the continent, study finds

L. Arias - June 23, 2015

A new study of alcohol consumption in Costa Rica showed that Ticos in the past six years have lowered their consumption by 13 percent. The study conducted…

Guaro: a primer
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Guaro: a primer

Katherine Stanley - March 17, 2015

Recommended: Costa Rica, The Quiz – How much has your adopted country changed you? Anyone who has read my haphazard musings in recent months can probably discern, in…

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