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Costa Rica evaluates lifting ban on Mexican avocados
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Costa Rica evaluates lifting ban on Mexican avocados

L. Arias - February 23, 2017

Guac lovers, rejoice: Costa Rica's ban on imports of Hass avocados from Mexico could end as soon as this year. The Agriculture and Livestock Ministry (MAG) confirmed…

Costa Rican importers decry black market avocados 1 year after ban
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Costa Rican importers decry black market avocados 1 year after ban

Zach Dyer - May 5, 2016

The first anniversary of Costa Rica’s ban on avocado imports from nine different countries falls on Cinco de Mayo, a cruel joke for those looking forward to…

Comptroller General’s Office approves contract to expand Route 32
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Comptroller General’s Office approves contract to expand Route 32

L. Arias - April 28, 2016

The expansion from two to four lanes of a 107-kilometer stretch of Route 32, the main road to the Caribbean region, is finally moving forward after the…

Cargo ferry between Costa Rica, El Salvador to start in July
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Cargo ferry between Costa Rica, El Salvador to start in July

L. Arias - March 19, 2016

A new cargo ferry service with the capacity to transport up to 100 semitrailers each trip between Costa Rica and El Salvador will launch operations in July, Public Works…

ExpoVino convention invites Costa Ricans to taste the world’s wines
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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ExpoVino convention invites Costa Ricans to taste the world’s wines

Karl Kahler - October 7, 2015

The ExpoVino wine convention opens to the public Thursday and Friday in Belén, just west of San José, with diverse samplings of the finest wines available in Costa Rica,…

Costa Rica’s avocado ban turns into a food fight
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Costa Rica’s avocado ban turns into a food fight

Zach Dyer - June 20, 2015

See also: Costa Rica bans avocado imports from 9 countries  Costa Rica’s Communications Minister walks into a Subway and orders avocado on his sandwich…Stop me if you’ve…

Costa Rica bans avocado imports from 9 countries
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Costa Rica bans avocado imports from 9 countries

Zach Dyer - May 12, 2015

Hold the guac! That side of guacamole could get a lot more expensive now that Costa Rica has decided to temporarily ban avocado imports from nine countries,…

Six years later, what impact has CAFTA had on Costa Rica?
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Six years later, what impact has CAFTA had on Costa Rica?

Melanie Furey - January 15, 2015

In recent years, the rhetoric in Costa Rica regarding the Dominican Republic-Central American Free-Trade Agreement with the United States (CAFTA-DR) has died down as the impact of…

Delika Foodshow a gourmet cornucopia
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Business
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Delika Foodshow a gourmet cornucopia

Robert Isenberg - May 8, 2014

Jürgen Mormels has a remarkable track record: The German native has founded several top-quality restaurants during his 34 years in Costa Rica, from the widely praised L’Escargot…

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