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US citizen dies on Chirripó Peak trail
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Environment and Wildlife
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US citizen dies on Chirripó Peak trail

The Tico Times - March 14, 2015

A U.S. man, Michael Lee Kathrein, 62, died Friday on the main trail in Costa Rica's Chirripó National Park. He was found 300 meters from the Llano…

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…

Costa Rica sets higher park entrance fees in bid for more revenue for protected areas
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Environment and Wildlife
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Costa Rica sets higher park entrance fees in bid for more revenue for protected areas

L. Arias - May 14, 2014

The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) on April 30 published an updated list of entrance fees to the country’s protected areas. A decree authorizing new fees…