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Environmentalists demand halt to pineapple expansion
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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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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…

6 Popular Tropical Foods of Costa Rica you thought you knew
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Cooking
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6 Popular Tropical Foods of Costa Rica you thought you knew

The Tico Times - January 18, 2016

Shrink-wrapped food in grocery stores is what lots of people think about when they shop for dinner. Whether it’s individually butchered cuts of meat, bushels of fruit…

Flooding latest hurdle for Costa Rica’s banana, pineapple producers
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Business
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Flooding latest hurdle for Costa Rica’s banana, pineapple producers

The Tico Times - July 2, 2015

Flooding in the Caribbean has washed out fields of two of Costa Rica’s most important agricultural exports. Banana and pineapple producers are still trying to get a…

Costa Rican coffee exports get a jolt from high prices
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Costa Rican coffee exports get a jolt from high prices

The Tico Times - March 31, 2015

After years of low prices and falling production from the roya fungus, Costa Rica’s coffee exports are garnering better prices, according to a report from the Foreign…

Water contamination case heads to Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
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Water contamination case heads to Inter-American Commission of Human Rights

Fabiola Pomareda - March 20, 2015

“From here to where the mountains start, everything you see that’s green is pineapple,” Xinia Briceño said, signaling the crops alongside Route 32, which runs from Costa…