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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth
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Sky is the limit: Liberia International Airport’s rapid growth

The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

To commemorate Liberia International Airport's new KLM service between Guanacaste and Amsterdam, we're re-running this 2004 story about the airport's growth.  * * * * GUANACASTE, prepare for…

Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Watch: KLM plane receives water-cannon salute in first flight to Liberia, Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós Airport in Liberia, Guanacaste has come a long way. Less than two decades after it served fewer than 100,000 passengers a year, the Costa…

Liberia airport in Costa Rica:  Improvements Nearly Complete
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Liberia airport in Costa Rica: Improvements Nearly Complete

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 16, 2019

Improvements to the runway at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia, Guanacaste are expected to be completed by the end of the month, officials said.…

Costa Rica airport wins service quality award
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica airport wins service quality award

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 6, 2019

Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport has seen dramatic passenger growth over the past 15 years, and it hasn’t come at the expense of quality. Costa Rica’s second-busiest…

Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna
Dining and Nightlife
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Bar La Selegna

Wililam Ayre - September 28, 2018

Bar La Selegna has been run by the same family in Liberia since the 1970s. While the family has stayed the same, the name hasn’t. It started…

Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals
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Guanacaste
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Bulls, pomp and Guanacaste culture: The history of this week’s Liberia festivals

Ellen Zoe Golden - March 1, 2017

LIBERIA, Guanacaste — José Luis Villareal knows a thing or two about bulls. His grandfather raised them outside their house in Liberia, and his father became a…

Attempted robbery goes awry when burglar gets caught in window
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Attempted robbery goes awry when burglar gets caught in window

The Tico Times - January 30, 2017

If you're going to be a cat burglar, you better be able to fit through tight spaces. A 24-year-old would-be thief identified only by the last name…

Five students brutally murdered in Liberia
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Five students brutally murdered in Liberia

The Tico Times - January 19, 2017

Five university students were found Thursday morning in a studio apartment in Liberia with their throats slashed in an apparent multiple homicide. Ranging in ages 22 to 24, most…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Calendar
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 26, 2016

This weekend is bursting with music all around the country, starting with the Latinoamérica Canta Festival, to be headlined by Colombian group Monsieur Periné. The three-night series…

Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly
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La Sele
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Costa Rica tops Nicaragua 1-0 in ugly friendly

The Tico Times - December 15, 2015

The football gods would have been better off shielding their eyes from the provincial capital of Guanacaste on Tuesday night. What was already a meaningless friendly for Costa Rica going…