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King of the silver kings
Soccer
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Soccer
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King of the silver kings

Todd Staley - June 19, 2017

As you approach the river mouth at Barra del Colorado for the first time, it appears as if you are about to enter a washing machine gone…

Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Your dream photo isn’t worth it: leave the fish in the water

Todd Staley - June 4, 2017

Recommended: Reader not fond of 'torturing fish,' but sportfishing isn't the problem Note: I first wrote about this many years ago in The Tico Times, but it seems…

US tourist rescued at sea in southern Pacific
Latin America
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Latin America
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US tourist rescued at sea in southern Pacific

Zach Dyer - July 22, 2014

A Costa Rican boat rescued a 63-year-old tourist from the United States in a mysterious accident at sea in southern Costa Rica last Friday, the Public Security…

Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Obama will propose expanding Pacific Ocean marine sanctuary

Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post - June 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce his intent to make a broad swath of the central Pacific Ocean off limits to fishing,…

The Foxi Lady is on fire! 5 US boaters rescued at sea after onboard fire sinks ship
Gone Fishin
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Gone Fishin
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The Foxi Lady is on fire! 5 US boaters rescued at sea after onboard fire sinks ship

Zach Dyer - June 16, 2014

The Costa Rican Coast Guard and firefighters from Puntarenas rescued five U.S. boaters off the coast of Playa Hermosa, Garabito, after a fire broke out on board…

Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Tuna company, fishermen and environmental groups squabble over unpublished fishing decree

Lindsay Fendt - June 10, 2014

Expected restrictions on industrial tuna fishing have been stalled pending the publication of a decree signed by former President Laura Chinchilla (2010-2014). Though Chinchilla signed the decree,…

Offshore World Championship begins with 764 billfish releases
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Offshore World Championship begins with 764 billfish releases

Chris Balogh - April 9, 2014

QUEPOS, Puntarenas – A fleet of 64 international teams from 24 countries paraded out of Marina Pez Vela and into the sailfish-rich Costa Rican waters this week…

Costa Rican Coast Guard arrests boat captain for alleged shark finning
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rican Coast Guard arrests boat captain for alleged shark finning

Zach Dyer - March 24, 2014

On Sunday, coast guard officers detained a fishing boat in Quepos, Puntarenas, on the Pacific coast, and found 21 shark fins on board weighing four kilograms, which…

Here are photos of a rare white marlin caught off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Here are photos of a rare white marlin caught off Costa Rica’s Pacific coast

Zach Dyer - March 13, 2014

Anglers on Costa Rica's central Pacific coast recently spotted a rare beauty of a fish. Sport fishing out of the Los Sueños Marina in Herradura, Puntarenas, near…

Future uncertain for shrimp trawling in Costa Rica
Archive
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Archive
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Future uncertain for shrimp trawling in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - September 23, 2013

Despite an initial wave of support from environmentalists, Costa Rica’s planned shrimp trawling ban has come under fire over the past month, and now, with a new…

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