Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard
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Travel & Tourism
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Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 22, 2018

The strike that has been gripping Costa Rica since Sept. 10 has begun taking its toll on one of the nation’s biggest industries: tourism. Several small business…

Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders

AFP and Tico Times - August 11, 2018

Costa Rica announced on Friday that it plans on ramping up police presence at popular tourist hotspots after two female tourists were murdered last weekend. “We’re going…

Next Tico Times print edition to focus on Central Pacific
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Next Tico Times print edition to focus on Central Pacific

The Tico Times - July 30, 2018

Do you live for the wide expanses of empty beaches at Esterillos? Are popular tourist spots Jacó or Manuel Antonio your Costa Rican home base? Does the idea…

Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center
Tourism
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Tourism
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Inside Costa Rica’s new Conventions Center

Elizabeth Lang - April 9, 2018

On April 5th, the National Congress and Conventions Center, located in Barreal, Heredia, was inaugurated.

NFL player apologizes for marijuana-related arrest in Costa Rica
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Uncategorized
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NFL player apologizes for marijuana-related arrest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - March 27, 2018

New England Patriots safety Duron Harmon published an apology to "Patriots fans, my teammates, my coaches, the Krafts and the NFL," as well as his friends and…

Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition
Tourism
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Tourism
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Expotur organizers announce ‘multidestination’ focus for this year’s edition

Elizabeth Lang - March 14, 2018

This year's Expotur will highlight Costa Rica's appeal to a wide variety of tourists, all throughout the year – not only because of its famed biodiversity and increasingly…

The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel
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Business
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The growth of the Tamarindo Diria Hotel

Elizabeth Lang - January 24, 2018

It's a landmark on Tamarindo's main road and in many ways a symbol for the rapid growth of the area: the Hotel Diria, a hotel that has…

Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system
Travel News
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Travel News
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Costa Rica ranks high in new U.S. travel information system

AFP - January 10, 2018

The U.S. State Department unveiled a new system Wednesday to inform its citizens about travel safety around the world by introducing a four-point country safety ranking  and…

Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap
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Weather
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Costa Rica feels the chill from North America’s cold snap

AFP - January 6, 2018

Tropical Central America has been feeling the chilly outer rim of the weather phenomenon that has plunged the eastern United States and Canada into a deep freeze.…

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12
Plane Crash
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Plane Crash
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Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

AFP - January 1, 2018

Strong winds are now being viewed as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 U.S.. passengers on board…

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