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Revenge eludes Uruguay as Costa Rica’s ‘Sele’ wins again
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Friendlies with benefits
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Revenge eludes Uruguay as Costa Rica’s ‘Sele’ wins again

L. Arias - November 13, 2014

Costa Rica’s national football team, known as "La Sele," won its last match of the year with a nail-biting victory over Uruguay in a penalty shootout Thursday night following an action-packed 3-3 draw…

Costa Rican Jews brave hazards, homesickness and Hamas to pursue new lives in Israel
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican Jews brave hazards, homesickness and Hamas to pursue new lives in Israel

Larry Luxner - October 13, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel – From the frenetic, traffic-choked streets of Tel Aviv to the lonely northern mountain town of Qiryat Shemona – only a few miles from…

Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize
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Global
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Costa Rican investigative reporter, data journalism pioneer Giannina Segnini wins prestigious Maria Moors Cabot Prize

Zach Dyer - August 14, 2014

Costa Rican data journalism trailblazer and investigative reporter Giannina Segnini has won a Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. "From war reporting to data journalism…

Chevening Scholarship awarded to Tica physician
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Education
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Chevening Scholarship awarded to Tica physician

Robert Isenberg - August 8, 2014

When she was young, Dr. María Gabriela Alvarado cut open her favorite teddy bear and pulled out all its stuffing. Then she replaced its guts with bundled…

Costa Rican health officials seek preventive alert for chikungunya virus
Chikungunya blues
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Chikungunya blues
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Costa Rican health officials seek preventive alert for chikungunya virus

L. Arias - August 5, 2014

Health Ministry officials will ask the National Emergency Commission (CNE) to issue a "green alert" to draw attention to the spread of chikungunya after 13 patients tested positive for the virus in…

Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation
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Global
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Central America benefits from generosity of Seattle-based Gates Foundation

Larry Luxner - August 3, 2014

SEATTLE, Washington – The world’s largest private charity – established by the richest but arguably the most generous man in U.S. history – is pouring billions of…

Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply
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Environment and Wildlife
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Solís signs decree declaring emergency over arsenic in Guanacaste water supply

Lindsay Fendt - July 29, 2014

For decades, residents in Costa Rica's northwestern province of Guanacaste have been drinking water containing dangerously high levels of arsenic. Despite a 2013 order from the Constitutional Chamber…

Two young Ticos prepare to go to NASA space camp
Education
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Education
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Two young Ticos prepare to go to NASA space camp

L. Arias - July 18, 2014

Tico high school seniors Mariano Ramírez from the British School of Costa Rica and Carolina Pérez from the Alajuela Scientific High School will depart later this month…

25 photos from Costa Rica’s all-night-long celebration after the Ticos beat Greece
Brazil 2014
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Brazil 2014
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25 photos from Costa Rica’s all-night-long celebration after the Ticos beat Greece

Lindsay Fendt - June 29, 2014

Keylor Navas made the huge stop. Michael Umaña blasted in the all-important fifth penalty kick. And the incredible result set off a celebration throughout Costa Rica. The…

Elections 2014
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Costa Ricans from around the world share photos of themselves voting

Matt Levin - April 6, 2014

https://twitter.com/isolis_19/status/452599911197188096 Ignacio Solís, son of Costa Rica's presumed next president, Luis Guillermo Solís, shared a snapshot of himself right after voting for his "old man" in Atlanta,…

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