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Big waves expected to hit Costa Rica’s southern Pacific beaches over the weekend
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Big waves expected to hit Costa Rica’s southern Pacific beaches over the weekend

L. Arias - April 30, 2015

An intense storm currently affecting Pacific waters in the Southern Hemisphere will cause big swells along Costa Rica's coastline starting Saturday. The weather phenomenon will generate powerful waves up…

Guanacaste receives first tourist wave of Costa Rica’s high season
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Guanacaste receives first tourist wave of Costa Rica’s high season

The Tico Times - January 12, 2015

NOSARA, Guanacaste – When Makayla Richmond arrived in Nosara seven months ago, the town was pretty quiet. The rainy season had just started, and a steady flow…

Thousands of sea turtles arrive on Playa Ostional
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Thousands of sea turtles arrive on Playa Ostional

The Tico Times - June 18, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of Olive Ridley sea turtles have begun their annual descent on Playa Ostional on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Officials from the National System of…

Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post - June 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off limits to fishing,…

Captain was not at helm of capsized South Korean ferry
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Around the World
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Captain was not at helm of capsized South Korean ferry

AFP - April 18, 2014

JINDO -- The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled…

Oil drilling rights at the heart of maritime dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Oil drilling rights at the heart of maritime dispute between Costa Rica and Nicaragua

The Tico Times - February 25, 2014

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are headed back to the International Court of Justice at The Hague to settle another border dispute following years of wrangling over maritime…