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Costa Rica police seize 170 wild animals from German tourist’s luggage
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Animal trafficking
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Costa Rica police seize 170 wild animals from German tourist’s luggage

The Tico Times - September 9, 2014

Update: A more thorough revision of the animals by the National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) put the final count of animals at 235 adults and 203 tadpoles. Of…

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Costa Rica ends final search-and-rescue mission for US hiker believed missing in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - August 26, 2014

Search-and-rescue teams wrapped up a final operation on Monday to find U.S. hiker Cody Dial, who disappeared in Costa Rica in early July. Search teams focused their…

El Niño: Kiss of death for Costa Rica’s sea turtle eggs?
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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El Niño: Kiss of death for Costa Rica’s sea turtle eggs?

Mollie Muchna - August 21, 2014

PLAYA OSTIONAL, Guanacaste – Annual rainfall has decreased by 52 percent this year in the Guanacaste region, according to the National Meteorological Institute, affecting the hatching rates of turtles…

Costa Rican gov’t and Red Cross suspend search for US hiker believed missing in Corcovado Nat’l Park
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rican gov’t and Red Cross suspend search for US hiker believed missing in Corcovado Nat’l Park

Lindsay Fendt - August 6, 2014

The Red Cross, Public Security Ministry and Environment Ministry pulled back volunteers and personnel on Tuesday from efforts to find missing U.S. hiker Cody Roman Dial in Corcovado National…

Final search underway for US hiker missing in Corcovado National Park
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Final search underway for US hiker missing in Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - August 4, 2014

This story is developing. If you have information on the case please contact Tico Times reporter Lindsay Fendt at lfendt@ticotimes.net. A Red Cross rescue team is combing the jungles of Corcovado…

8 ways to beat Costa Rica’s rainy season
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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8 ways to beat Costa Rica’s rainy season

Lindsay Fendt - August 1, 2014

Every year from June through November, Costa Rica converts from a sunny tropical paradise to a gray and gloomy wetland, and though the 2014 rainy season has…

Red Cross officials suspect missing hiker may be inside gold mining tunnels
Crime
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Red Cross officials suspect missing hiker may be inside gold mining tunnels

Lindsay Fendt - July 29, 2014

This story is developing. If you have information on the case please contact Tico Times reporter Lindsay Fendt at lfendt@ticotimes.net. Two flyovers and several ground patrols have failed to turn…

Search continues in Costa Rica’s Corcovado National Park for missing US hiker
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Search continues in Costa Rica’s Corcovado National Park for missing US hiker

Lindsay Fendt - July 28, 2014

This story is developing. If you have information on the case please contact Tico Times reporter Lindsay Fendt at lfendt@ticotimes.net. See the most recent news on this developing…

US man reported missing in Costa Rica’s rugged Corcovado National Park
Crime
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Crime
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US man reported missing in Costa Rica’s rugged Corcovado National Park

Lindsay Fendt - July 24, 2014

See our updated story: Search continues in Costa Rica's Corcovado National Park for missing US hiker A U.S. man has been missing inside Corcovado National Park in the country's…

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

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