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UPDATE: US tourist drowns in Costa Rica rafting trip

The Tico Times - January 30, 2015

Update: Monday, Feb. 2: This post has been updated with additional reporting. A 35-year-old woman from Madison, Wis. identified as Amanda Hellman drowned in a whitewater rafting accident…

Large mudslide partially blocks Sarapiquí River in Alajuela
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Large mudslide partially blocks Sarapiquí River in Alajuela

L. Arias - August 22, 2014

Officials at the National Emergency Commission (CNE) confirmed that a mudslide Thursday night partially has blocked the Sarapiquí River in north-central Costa Rica. Red Cross spokesman Alexander Porras…

Untapped destinations hope to attract visitors at Expotur
Expotur 2014
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Expotur 2014
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Untapped destinations hope to attract visitors at Expotur

The Tico Times - May 16, 2014

Costa Rican tour operators at this year’s Expotur trade fair are hoping to open the eyes of visitors with offerings in the biodiverse and unheralded interior regions…