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Health Ministry expands list of liquor brands suspected of causing methanol poisoning
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Health Ministry expands list of liquor brands suspected of causing methanol poisoning

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 30, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry on Tuesday expanded to eight the list of liquor brands that may contain dangerous amounts of methanol. Translated from Spanish, the Health Ministry's…

Adulterated alcohol in Costa Rica: What you need to know today
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Adulterated alcohol in Costa Rica: What you need to know today

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 26, 2019

As another week ends, we're recapping the latest in the public-health alert and response to methanol-tainted alcohol that is suspected to have killed at least 20 people…

Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Updates: Health Ministry suspects 19 deaths due to adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 19, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry last week issued an alert over liquor that has been sold to the public containing deadly amounts of methanol. Friday, the Health Ministry…

Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues sanitary alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry has issued a sanitary alert over several brands of alcohol that may be adulterated with deadly amounts of methanol. According to the alert,…

Giving guaro a second sip
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Business
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Giving guaro a second sip

The Tico Times - August 12, 2016

It was blue when it showed up. I mean, really blue. I was on my first trip to Costa Rica and I wanted to try something local,…

Costa Rica has the 4th highest rate of alcoholism in Latin America and the Caribbean
Booze
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Booze
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Costa Rica has the 4th highest rate of alcoholism in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Tico Times - May 19, 2014

The beer-loving Central American country had the fourth highest rate of alcohol dependence in the region, though it was not significantly higher than the regional average. The…