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PHOTOS: La Carpio opens new school, 23 years in the making
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PHOTOS: La Carpio opens new school, 23 years in the making

The Tico Times - March 22, 2018

When La Carpio inaugurated its new school yesterday, it was the culmination of 23 years of effort. That's right: 23. A new facility to replace the infamously…

President sounds alarm over the murder of women in Costa Rica
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Femicides
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President sounds alarm over the murder of women in Costa Rica

AFP - March 13, 2018

Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said Monday that he is deeply concerned about a wave of femicides that took the lives of three women during the…

President Solís: ‘I’ve always told you the truth’
Cementazo
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Cementazo
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President Solís: ‘I’ve always told you the truth’

The Tico Times - November 8, 2017

"Costa Ricans: I've always told you the truth. I say it today, and I'll continue to say it, looking you straight in the eye." President Luis Guillermo…

President Solís recovers from successful prostate operation
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Solís recovers from successful prostate operation

AFP - October 18, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís took a medical leave to undergo prostate surgery Wednesday after postponing the procedure last week to oversee relief efforts related to Tropical Storm…

Crowned heads
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Costa Rica
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Crowned heads

AFP - May 11, 2017

President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village

The Tico Times - April 21, 2017

GOLFITO, Puntarenas — The president of Costa Rica flew into Golfito on Friday to inaugurate the first phase of a dream a dozen years in the making,…

First Lady seeks a new role: Costa Rican citizen
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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First Lady seeks a new role: Costa Rican citizen

The Tico Times - March 20, 2017

First Lady Mercedes Peñas Domingo spent part of her weekend in a classroom, but not inaugurating a new project or attending a ceremony. She was taking a…

Costa Rican government applauds U.S. decision to stop ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy on Cuban migrants
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican government applauds U.S. decision to stop ‘wet foot, dry foot’ policy on Cuban migrants

Tico Times and AFP - January 13, 2017

While facing the Cuban migrant crisis over the past year, Costa Rica has seen first-hand the oncoming waves of migrants from Cuba trying to make their way north to…