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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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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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Entrepreneur makes hemp-based fuel in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - 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 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…

Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote
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Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote

Zach Dyer - April 18, 2016

Joan Dewar, a Canadian citizen who has been living near Grecia, Costa Rica since 2005, got a rude surprise when she tried to vote in Canada's federal elections…

Court rules Canadians can grow their own medical pot
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Court rules Canadians can grow their own medical pot

AFP - February 24, 2016

MONTREAL, Canada – A Canadian court Wednesday struck down federal rules governing the growing and distribution of medical marijuana, ruling that Canadians have a constitutional right to grow it for…

‘Pura Vida’ takes a chill: Costa Ricans play in Canadian ice hockey tournament
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‘Pura Vida’ takes a chill: Costa Ricans play in Canadian ice hockey tournament

Bruce Callow - February 15, 2016

Costa Rica was represented on Canadian ice when players from Costa Rica's Castillo Knights hockey club participated in the Lac Beauport Pond Hockey Tournament near Quebec City.…

5 questions for Costa Rican animator Julián Gallese – ‘Everything in life is a narrative’
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5 questions for Costa Rican animator Julián Gallese – ‘Everything in life is a narrative’

Elizabeth Lang - January 31, 2016

Julián Gallese, 23, creates his own world through hand-drawn animations. Gallese studied architecture at the University of Costa Rica and Veritas University before transferring into digital animation, eventually…

Girl visits Costa Rica on international fundraising quest to sing 80 national anthems
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Giving Back
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Girl visits Costa Rica on international fundraising quest to sing 80 national anthems

Amanda Zúñiga - January 8, 2016

"Around the World in 80 Anthems" is the name of one family's initiative to help children around the world. The four members of the Everitt family, of…

Canada, Mexico win WTO nod for $1 billion in trade sanctions against US
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Canada, Mexico win WTO nod for $1 billion in trade sanctions against US

AFP - December 7, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Canada and Mexico won WTO approval Monday to impose some $1 billion a year in trade sanctions against the United States over its country-of-origin labeling…

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