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With Ukraine’s support, Costa Rica evacuates citizens from Wuhan, China
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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With Ukraine’s support, Costa Rica evacuates citizens from Wuhan, China

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2020

The Foreign Ministry of Costa Rica on Wednesday initiated the evacuation of two Ticos who were residing in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the COVID-19 coronavirus that…

$10 million donation from China to fund National Stadium improvements
China
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China
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$10 million donation from China to fund National Stadium improvements

The Tico Times - February 17, 2020

A $10 million donation from China to the Costa Rican Institute of Sports and Recreation (ICODER) will help fund renovations to the National Stadium, Costa Rica's largest…

‘Strong discontent and energetic rejection’: Chinese Embassy responds to Pompeo’s advice to Costa Rica
China
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China
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‘Strong discontent and energetic rejection’: Chinese Embassy responds to Pompeo’s advice to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 23, 2020

The Chinese Embassy in Costa Rica on Wednesday said Mike Pompeo had "issued erroneous remarks" when the U.S. Secretary of State advised Costa Rica about the dangers…

Costa Rican health authorities plan precautions in response to Chinese coronavirus
Global health
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Global health
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Costa Rican health authorities plan precautions in response to Chinese coronavirus

The Tico Times - January 20, 2020

Update (Jan. 22): According to the Foreign Ministry, for the moment, there are no reports of Costa Ricans affected by the coronavirus in China. Four Costa Ricans live…

China to lower tariffs, begin importing Costa Rican pork in January
China
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China
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China to lower tariffs, begin importing Costa Rican pork in January

AFP and The Tico Times - December 23, 2019

Beijing will lower import tariffs on more than 850 products, including frozen pork, starting next month, the finance ministry said Monday, as authorities battle a severe shortage…

China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’
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News
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China calls US outrage over Venezuela UN election ‘unjustifiable’

AFP - October 19, 2019

China on Friday denounced the US for calling Venezuela's entry into the UN Human Rights Council "a tragedy," after the South American country won a seat despite…

From Curri to China: Irene Aguilar talks traveling and studying performing arts in a foreign land
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Please Send Coffee!
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From Curri to China: Irene Aguilar talks traveling and studying performing arts in a foreign land

Amy Quiros - August 27, 2018

Irene Aguilar, 29, has been living in China for the past five years and says she’s still not ready to come back to Costa Rica. Aguilar went…

Meet Lama Thubten Wangchen: ‘We are citizens of the world’
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Meet Lama Thubten Wangchen: ‘We are citizens of the world’

The Tico Times - February 22, 2017

Recommended: A day with Lama Thubten Wangchen Traveling throughout the world in search of happiness, self-consciousness, peace and union has always been a constant in Lama Thubten…

Chinese ambassador visits Manuel Antonio, tours palm oil plant
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Chinese ambassador visits Manuel Antonio, tours palm oil plant

The Tico Times - September 3, 2016

MANUEL ANTONIO, Puntarenas — The Chinese ambassador to Costa Rica stopped here Friday to have lunch with local officials and tour an oil palm plantation in hopes of…

5 questions for a Costa Rican puppeteer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican puppeteer

Amanda Zúñiga - July 31, 2016

Berny Abarca is a puppeteer, theater actor and producer. A part of the MTM Puppet Theater since 2010, he is now the producer of a production that is…