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Ministry of Agriculture to investigate pesticide poisonings
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Ministry of Agriculture to investigate pesticide poisonings

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 26, 2019

Twenty-two people -- most of them children -- are in stable condition after suffering from pesticide poisoning, Costa Rican authorities said. The Ministry of Health has asked…

Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican students transform pineapple waste into dishes and plates

Mitzi Stark - September 5, 2017

Pineapples are one of Costa Rica's major products for export and for the national market – but pineapples also produce a lot of leaves, which add to…

Environment Ministry restricts operations at three pineapple farms
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Environment Ministry restricts operations at three pineapple farms

L. Arias - July 4, 2017

The Environment Ministry's National Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) ordered the owners of three pineapple farms in the Northern Zone to partially halt operations. The order states that work…

Costa Rica Agency Orders Suspension of Pineapple Farming Project
Conservation
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Conservation
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Costa Rica Agency Orders Suspension of Pineapple Farming Project

L. Arias - May 19, 2017

The Environment Ministry’s Environmental Technical Secretariat (SETENA) has ordered the immediate suspension of all work at a pineapple farming project in the southern Pacific region until the developer…

Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion
Conservation
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Conservation
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Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion

L. Arias - May 15, 2017

Environmental groups demonstrated Monday in San José against a permit for pineapple farming granted to a local subsidiary of the transnational company Del Monte in Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific…

High court reverses moratorium on pineapple growing in Los Chiles
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Business
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High court reverses moratorium on pineapple growing in Los Chiles

The Tico Times - September 9, 2016

Costa Rica's high court has once again denied the right of local governments to declare a moratorium on pineapple production within their jurisdictions, this time in the northern border municipality…