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US, Costa Rican national parks in focus at US Embassy’s July 4 celebration
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US, Costa Rican national parks in focus at US Embassy’s July 4 celebration

The Tico Times - July 1, 2016

U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica S. Fitzgerald Haney marked the 240th anniversary of U.S. independence alongside the 100th anniversary of the U.S. National Park Service at this…

Ranchers near active Turrialba Volcano could get bought out by Costa Rica government
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Environment and Wildlife
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Ranchers near active Turrialba Volcano could get bought out by Costa Rica government

The Tico Times - November 7, 2015

LA CENTRAL, Cartago — Farmers and ranchers who have been forced to evacuate their land because of recent activity at Turrialba Volcano could expect a check from…

Ziplining, bungee jumping in Costa Rica should not be taxed, court rules
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Business
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Ziplining, bungee jumping in Costa Rica should not be taxed, court rules

L. Arias - September 4, 2015

A San José court ruled Wednesday that sales tax should not apply to a range of popular outdoor tourism activities in Costa Rica. The ruling reverses a previous…

Tourism sector blasts decree charging sales tax to national park entrance fees
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Business
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Tourism sector blasts decree charging sales tax to national park entrance fees

L. Arias - July 24, 2014

Tourism business owners on Wednesday voiced total opposition to a new Environment Ministry (MINAE) decree extending the collection of a 15 percent sales tax to several activities…

67 people cited for crimes against the environment in Costa Rica
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Crime
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67 people cited for crimes against the environment in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 29, 2014

Officials from Costa Rica’s National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) issued citations to 67 people for crimes against the environment in a two-week operation, according to the…

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