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Costa Rica seizes two tons of cocaine hidden with pineapples
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Costa Rica seizes two tons of cocaine hidden with pineapples

AFP - February 5, 2021

Costa Rican authorities seized two tons of cocaine that were hidden in a container with a shipment of pineapples destined for Belgium, the government reported Thursday. The…

Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain
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Nearly 300 Ticos return to Costa Rica in repatriation flight from Spain

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 13, 2020

Nearly 300 Costa Ricans from 18 different countries returned to their homeland Tuesday afternoon. A charter flight from Madrid, Spain arrived at Juan Santamaría International Airport near…

Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020
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Spanish airline Evelop will offer flights to Costa Rica in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 20, 2019

Spanish charter airline Evelop will offer flights between Madrid and Costa Rica starting in June 2020, the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) announced. Evelop will offer six…

Cocaine-stuffed pineapples shipped from Costa Rica to Europe
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Drug trafficking
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Cocaine-stuffed pineapples shipped from Costa Rica to Europe

AFP - August 28, 2018

Spanish police said Monday they have seized 67 kilograms of cocaine found inside dozens of hollowed-out pineapples at Madrid's main wholesale fruit and vegetable market. The drug-stuffed…

WATCH: Costa Rican sprinter Nery Brenes sets new personal record in 400-meter dash victory
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Costa Rica
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WATCH: Costa Rican sprinter Nery Brenes sets new personal record in 400-meter dash victory

The Tico Times - June 23, 2016

Nery Brenes is on the path to the Rio Olympics, and the speedy Costa Rican track star isn't wasting any time in getting there. On Thursday, Brenes…

Spain finds apparent remains of Quixote writer Cervantes
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spain finds apparent remains of Quixote writer Cervantes

Anna Cuenca | AFP - March 17, 2015

MADRID, Spain — Spain said Tuesday it had unearthed the apparent remains of a literary giant, "Don Quixote" author Miguel de Cervantes, in a Madrid convent almost 400 years…

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