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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers Monday evening eruptions

The Tico Times - June 1, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted twice Monday, sending columns of gas 1.5 to 2 km into the skies above its crater. According…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers moderate eruption
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers moderate eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 19, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted Sunday morning, sending a column of gas 1.5 km into the skies above its crater. According to…

Playa Hermosa to inaugurate accessible beach project
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Playa Hermosa to inaugurate accessible beach project

The Tico Times - March 2, 2020

International support will help turn Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste, into a beach accessible to all. Booking Cares, the humanitarian arm of the travel engine Booking.com, awarded funding to…

Second person this year contracts amebic meningitis after visiting Costa Rican hot springs
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Costa Rica
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Second person this year contracts amebic meningitis after visiting Costa Rican hot springs

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 15, 2020

A 4-year-old has been hospitalized after contracting amebic meningitis, a potentially deadly infection caused by the  Naegleria fowleri amoeba, in the second such case reported in Costa Rica this year.…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano registers strong eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 31, 2020

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in northern Costa Rica erupted Thursday, sending a column of gas 2 km into the skies above its crater. According to the…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say
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Costa Rica
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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano increasing in activity, authorities say

The Tico Times - January 30, 2020

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) says Rincón de la Vieja Volcano in Guanacaste is increasing in activity, though the organization has not observed…

15-year-old dies of amebic meningitis after visiting Costa Rican hot springs
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Costa Rica
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15-year-old dies of amebic meningitis after visiting Costa Rican hot springs

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 28, 2020

A 15-year-old has died in Costa Rica of amebic meningitis after contracting the rare infection at a hot spring, the Health Ministry said Monday. The Health Ministry…

French chef stabbed to death on Costa Rican beach
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Costa Rica
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French chef stabbed to death on Costa Rican beach

AFP and The Tico Times - January 23, 2020

A French chef who was vacationing on a beach in northwestern Costa Rica was stabbed to death in an apparent fight over a cell phone, judicial police…

Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year
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Costa Rica
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Our favorite places we visited in Costa Rica this year

The Tico Times - December 30, 2019

The Tico Times is based in San José, but we love to experience the rest of Costa Rica firsthand. With 2019 coming to a close, we're reflecting…

Pic of the Day: Llanos de Cortés Waterfall
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Llanos de Cortés Waterfall

The Tico Times - December 27, 2019

Llanos de Cortés Waterfall is the perfect antidote to a hot, dry Guanacaste afternoon. Just minutes off the Inter-American Highway near Bagaces, Llanos de Cortés Waterfall is…