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Watch: President Carlos Alvarado speaks at Climate Week in New York City
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Watch: President Carlos Alvarado speaks at Climate Week in New York City

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 23, 2019

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado was a featured speaker Monday at Climate Week NYC, a weeklong event in partnership with the United Nations that focuses on environmental…

UN names Costa Rica as ‘Champion of the Earth’ for environmental efforts
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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UN names Costa Rica as ‘Champion of the Earth’ for environmental efforts

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 20, 2019

The United Nations has selected Costa Rica as its 2019 Champions of the Earth award for policy leadership, the organization announced Friday. Citing Costa Rica's plan to…

New York at the center of the fight against climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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New York at the center of the fight against climate change

Ivan Couronne / AFP and The Tico Times - September 17, 2019

Environmental activists will meet in New York on Friday for a demonstration and a youth summit, with the goal of pressuring world leaders gathered at the UN…

Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2019

A new Costa Rican initiative aims to improve quality of life by protecting and promoting green spaces in the country’s biggest cities. The Biodiver_City Project, a partnership…

Costa Rican communities fighting against climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rican communities fighting against climate change

Latin Clima - February 2, 2019

Costa Rica decided to take the challenge of decarbonizing its economy, for which the transportation sector represents a fundamental challenge, followed by the solid waste sector. Inventories…

Costa Rica Agency Orders Suspension of Pineapple Farming Project
Conservation
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Conservation
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Costa Rica Agency Orders Suspension of Pineapple Farming Project

L. Arias - May 19, 2017

The Environment Ministry’s Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) has ordered the immediate suspension of all work at a pineapple farming project in the southern Pacific region until the developer…

Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion
Conservation
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Conservation
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Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion

L. Arias - May 15, 2017

Environmental groups demonstrated Monday in San José against a permit for pineapple farming granted to a local subsidiary of the transnational company Del Monte in Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific…

Messages along San José’s streets ask people to stop littering
Conservation
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Conservation
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Messages along San José’s streets ask people to stop littering

L. Arias - January 19, 2017

Streets and sidewalks along several blocks in downtown San José are displaying a series of messages asking people to stop littering in public spaces and throwing garbage down the…

Judicial watchdog dismisses claims of errors in Jairo Mora murder trial
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Judicial watchdog dismisses claims of errors in Jairo Mora murder trial

L. Arias - November 8, 2016

Costa Rica’s Judicial Inspection Tribunal, an independent watchdog arm of the Judicial Branch, ruled that the three judges who presided over the original trial of the men implicated…

US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections

The Tico Times - July 6, 2016

Nicaragua's periodic detention of foreign activists, journalists and researchers, and its upcoming election, have caused the governments of the United States and Costa Rica to warn their…