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Administrative Court bans dry law during holidays
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Administrative Court bans dry law during holidays

L. Arias - September 5, 2016

Costa Rican municipalities can no longer ban the sale of alcohol during religious and other holidays except for Holy Thursday and Good Friday, thanks to a recent…

Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José
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Airlines
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Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José

Zach Dyer - April 15, 2016

Air France announced new direct flights between Paris and San José on Thursday. Travelers can go from buenos días to bonjour twice a week on Boeing 777-300s starting…

Tourism businesses promote Costa Rica in Europe this week
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Business
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Tourism businesses promote Costa Rica in Europe this week

L. Arias - November 3, 2015

A group of 34 Costa Rican companies this week are presenting their products and services at the World Travel Market (WTM 2015), a tourism fair taking place in London through Thursday.…

Alajuela’s neighborhood petroglyphs offer window to the past
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Alajuela’s neighborhood petroglyphs offer window to the past

Mitzi Stark - April 27, 2015

Long before Columbus found his way to America – and long, long before there were telephones and computers – the people of the Central Valley had a…

Mysterious stone spheres granted UNESCO World Heritage status
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Arts and Culture
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Mysterious stone spheres granted UNESCO World Heritage status

Zach Dyer - June 23, 2014

Strange stone spheres crafted by pre-Columbian peoples in the southern region of Costa Rica were granted World Heritage recognition from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on…

Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey
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Costa Rica named top tourism destination in new global survey

Zach Dyer - June 11, 2014

Rain forests, volcanoes, world-class beaches, great weather, sloths, what's not to like? A new global survey confirmed that tourists love Costa Rica, naming the country most recommended tourism…

Bus burglars
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2 arrested for robbing tourists on buses

Zach Dyer - May 12, 2014

[caption id="attachment_36580" align="alignright" width="370"] Courtesy OIJ[/caption] Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested two men on May 9 for allegedly robbing foreign tourists on buses. Last Friday, one of…

More U.S. tourists are taking vacations in Central America
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Expat Living
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More U.S. tourists are taking vacations in Central America

Zach Dyer - March 7, 2014

Central America is growing as a popular tourist destination for U.S. travelers abroad, according to figures published by the U.S. Commerce Department in late February. The isthmus…

Costa Rica’s tourism sector expects high occupancy rates during holiday season
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Costa Rica’s tourism sector expects high occupancy rates during holiday season

L. Arias - December 10, 2013

Still deciding where to spend your holiday vacation? Costa Rican hotels are filling up fast for the upcoming year-end holidays, with hotel owners expecting eight of every…

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