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Evangelicals make up quarter of Costa Rica’s new assembly
The Alvarado Administration
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The Alvarado Administration
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Evangelicals make up quarter of Costa Rica’s new assembly

AFP and The Tico Times - May 1, 2018

Costa Rica's new Legislative Assembly began work today with an unprecedented group of legislators, in a number of ways. One is that the party of the incoming…

How Costa Rica’s cement market became a hotbed of intrigue
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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How Costa Rica’s cement market became a hotbed of intrigue

Alvaro Murillo - September 19, 2017

Even the most casual reader of Costa Rican news in recent weeks has certainly wondered – what’s with all the cement? What is the #Cementazo, exactly, and…

Why our Assembly owes Costa Rica decisive action on the electric car bill
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Why our Assembly owes Costa Rica decisive action on the electric car bill

Alvaro Murillo - October 26, 2016

See also: Make Costa Rica great again? Costa Rica has begun to discuss in earnest how to reduce the shameful pollution that its ever-growing fleet of vehicles…

PHOTO REPORT: Marching on May 1 in Costa Rica
Labor Day protests
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Labor Day protests
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PHOTO REPORT: Marching on May 1 in Costa Rica

Alberto Font - May 1, 2015

Thousands of Costa Rican workers on Friday participated in the annual May 1 march in the nation's capital, San José. Union members from various public institutions, political parties, environmentalists, musical bands…

Too many cats at the Legislative Assembly, says Costa Rica lawmaker
Congressional Cats
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Congressional Cats
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Too many cats at the Legislative Assembly, says Costa Rica lawmaker

The Tico Times - January 19, 2015

The number of street cats living near the Legislative Assembly in downtown San José is out of control, says one Costa Rican lawmaker. Citizen Action Party (PAC)…

Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rican lawmakers approve 35 bills in first 6 months of term, but few are substantive

Daniel Salazar M. | Ojo al Voto - October 31, 2014

Ever wonder what Costa Rican lawmakers actually accomplish? Here's a look at the first six months of the current Legislative Assembly, a data analysis project aimed at…

No clear path forward, opposition lawmakers lament after Solís’ 100-day report
Business
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Business
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No clear path forward, opposition lawmakers lament after Solís’ 100-day report

The Tico Times - September 2, 2014

Opposition lawmakers expressed a mix of outrage and approval Monday afternoon at the 100-day report presented by President Luis Guillermo Solís last week. Many lawmakers who opined about the president’s report…

The plight of the Costa Rican manatee
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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The plight of the Costa Rican manatee

The Tico Times - July 21, 2014

LIMÓN – In his home in the tiny barrio of Limoncito, a few miles away from Costa Rica’s Atlantic coast, 8-year-old Aldeir Cortés is staring through a…

Naming a new ombudsman could take weeks, Costa Rica Assembly president says
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Naming a new ombudsman could take weeks, Costa Rica Assembly president says

L. Arias - July 8, 2014

Legislative Assembly President Henry Mora on Monday evening asked the legislative appointments commission to immediately start the process of selecting candidates for ombudsman following the resignation Monday of…

With dog fights banned, animal rights activists shift focus to bullfights and animal mistreatment
Animal cruelty
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Animal cruelty
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With dog fights banned, animal rights activists shift focus to bullfights and animal mistreatment

The Tico Times - June 12, 2014

With its publication in the official government newspaper La Gaceta, Costa Rica's dog-fighting ban went into effect last week. The new law clarifies dog fighting as a…

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