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Costa Rica restricts truck entry at border to contain pandemic
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Costa Rica restricts truck entry at border to contain pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - May 18, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Monday began to restrict the entry of cargo trucks through its borders to contain the spread of COVID-19 after 50 carriers tested positive…

Costa Rica enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea
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Costa Rica enters into free-trade agreement with South Korea

AFP and The Tico Times - March 19, 2019

President Carlos Alvarado signed on Monday a law in Costa Rica that puts into effect the Central American free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, the government…

Poet Ernesto Cardenal on Gran Canal project: ‘We should denounce to the world what is happening in Nicaragua’
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Poet Ernesto Cardenal on Gran Canal project: ‘We should denounce to the world what is happening in Nicaragua’

AFP - November 2, 2014

Recommended: Nicaragua canal survey off to rocky start marked by fear and mistrust MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaraguan writer and Catholic priest Ernesto Cardenal this weekend blasted plans…

Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost
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A man a plan a canal panama
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Panama Canal widening should be finished in early 2016 after $400 million boost

AFP - September 15, 2014

PANAMA CITY – A widened Panama Canal will be open for business in 2016 after a $400 million cash injection to help complete the long-delayed project was…

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Banana giant Chiquita rejects Brazilian takeover bid

AFP - August 14, 2014

NEW YORK – Banana giant Chiquita rejected Thursday the takeover bid by Brazil's Cutrale and Safra groups, calling their offer "inadequate" and sticking to its plan to…

Chiquita gets takeover proposal that would kill Fyffes deal
Bananas
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Bananas
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Chiquita gets takeover proposal that would kill Fyffes deal

Jack Kaskey, Donal Griffin and David Welch | Bloomberg - August 11, 2014

NEW YORK — Chiquita Brands International, owner of the namesake banana label, received an unsolicited $611 million takeover proposal that envisages the company scrapping its pending merger…

Chinese leader’s visit has big implications for Latin America
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Chinese leader’s visit has big implications for Latin America

Larry Luxner - July 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – China, a nation recognized by Costa Rica but diplomatically shunned by Central America’s six other countries, is dramatically raising its profile with President Xi…

Even without diplomatic ties, Costa Rica still ranks as Taiwan’s top Central America trade partner
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Even without diplomatic ties, Costa Rica still ranks as Taiwan’s top Central America trade partner

Larry Luxner - July 22, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Seven years ago, Costa Rican President Óscar Arias outraged Taiwanese officials by breaking diplomatic relations with the prosperous island nation and aligning Costa Rica…

Guatemala’s Pérez Molina to visit Costa Rica Friday
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Guatemala
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Guatemala’s Pérez Molina to visit Costa Rica Friday

AFP - June 3, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina announced this week an official visit to Costa Rica on Friday to meet with President Luis Guillermo Solís and…