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7 things to consider before retiring abroad
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7 things to consider before retiring abroad

Jonnelle Marte | The Washington Post - September 21, 2015

Is it it your goal to spend your golden years living in a hut on the beach of a Caribbean island? Or Costa Rica, perhaps? Or do…

Costa Rica to reach population of 5 million by 2018
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Costa Rica to reach population of 5 million by 2018

The Tico Times - July 11, 2015

Costa Rica is poised to reach its next big population milestone in just a few years. Costa Rica will reach a population of 5 million by 2018, according…

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US retiree dies in Guanacaste surfing accident after wave knocks him into rock

The Tico Times - September 20, 2014

A U.S. retiree died in a surfing accident on Costa Rica's northwestern Pacific coast on Friday morning. Randy Giambalvo, 61, was surfing at Playa Avellanas in Santa…

Female Alzheimer’s researchers band together
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Female Alzheimer’s researchers band together

Fredrick Kunkle | The Washington Post - September 4, 2014

Women arguably have been hit hardest by Alzheimer's disease: Two-thirds of those with the dementia-causing disease are women, and women serve more often than men as their…

Are you a Gringo?
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Are you a Gringo?

The Tico Times - July 10, 2014

Gringo. Some bristle at the word while others embrace it. Is it a stand-in for ugly American? A warmhearted nickname? A slanderous sobriquet? There are few things…

US group to open hospital focused on attracting medical tourists
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US group to open hospital focused on attracting medical tourists

L. Arias - April 28, 2014

Arizona-based company American World Clinics (AWC) confirmed the construction of a private hospital in Costa Rica that will offer health care services to foreign retirees and medical…