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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica on Monday announced a new tourism campaign targeting major markets across the United States and Canada. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) is branding the…

Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy
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Arts & Culture
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Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy

The Tico Times - July 25, 2018

The year is 1998. A couple in Langley, British Columbia, is excited to welcome their first and only child: Bryn Hutchinson. Bryn’s parents are Marian Buechert, a…

US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup
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World Cup 2026
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US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup

Guy Jackson / AFP - June 13, 2018

The United States, Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating underdogs Morocco in a vote of FIFA member nations in Moscow on…

5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 10, 2018

Using music as an excuse to continue a lifetime friendship, but also for travel and as a means of expression: that's what has characterized the Canadaian punk…

Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada
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Please Send Coffee!
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Of snow, kindness and Northern Lights: a Costa Rican in Manitoba, Canada

Gustavo Díaz Cruz - December 14, 2017

My mom named me Gustavo Adolfo. I was born in Puntarenas, next to the sea, but my home was in Cedral, a small town of Montes de…

Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast
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Study: Costa Rica’s natural food producers should eye Canada’s West Coast

L. Arias - February 8, 2017

Canada’s West Coast offers Costa Rican exporters of health and natural foods great business opportunities, according to a market study by the Foreign Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER). Results…

Air Canada passengers delayed for 32 hours in Costa Rica, including nine on runway
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Canada
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Air Canada passengers delayed for 32 hours in Costa Rica, including nine on runway

The Tico Times - January 10, 2017

Canada's CBC News reported today that an Air Canada flight had been delayed for 32 hours at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport – not because of inclement…

Entrepreneur makes hemp-based fuel in Costa Rica
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Business pulse
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Entrepreneur makes hemp-based fuel in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 28, 2016

Transforming hemp into the surfboard beneath your feet or the plane that takes you skyward: That's the mission of the Canadian company Hempearth, which has made Costa…

Airlines announce new flights to Costa Rica
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Airlines
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Airlines announce new flights to Costa Rica

L. Arias - April 21, 2016

Three airlines this week announced new flights between Costa Rica and destinations in Canada, Mexico and Venezuela. Air Canada on Wednesday announced it will add a seasonal…