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Authorities knew of bromacil in Costa Rica’s waters and didn’t alert public
Agriculture
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Agriculture
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Authorities knew of bromacil in Costa Rica’s waters and didn’t alert public

Natalia Díaz Zeledón / Semanario Universidad - March 6, 2020

The Plant Health Department (SFE) of Costa Rica knew the levels of bromacil in the water of Río Cuarto (canton of Alajuela) since 2015. Despite having the information,…

Another indigenous man killed in Costa Rica’s southern zone
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Another indigenous man killed in Costa Rica’s southern zone

Vinicio Chacón / Semanario Universidad - February 25, 2020

On Monday night, Jhery Rivera, an indigenous Bröran de Térraba who was involved in one of four land recovery processes in that territory, was killed. This new…

Costa Rican begins influenza vaccination campaign
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican begins influenza vaccination campaign

Monserrat Cordero Parra / Semanario Universidad - June 11, 2019

Health authorities launched Monday a vaccination campaign against the Influenza A and B viruses. The campaign will last until July 22 and will target people with diabetes,…

Who killed Kenisha?
LGBTQ Community
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LGBTQ Community
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Who killed Kenisha?

Carlos Andrés Madrigal for Semanario Universidad / Punto y Aparte - June 29, 2018

She was identified as a “transvestite man” when her body was found in an abandoned lot near the Justice Tribunal of Limón. She died in a country that…

How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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How Costa Rica’s 2018 elections moved from street to screen

Josué Alfaro - February 14, 2018

There's less and less political interaction on the streets, but it doesn’t seem to lose its strength or validity on social media. With the first round of…

UCR poll: Araya, Villalta, Solís neck-and-neck as campaigns close
Business
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Business
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UCR poll: Araya, Villalta, Solís neck-and-neck as campaigns close

The Tico Times - January 29, 2014

Ruling party candidate Johnny Araya clings to a small lead, according to a poll released on Tuesday night, a day before a polling blackout rule kicks in.…