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Strong winds cause three deaths in Costa Rica, one in El Salvador
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Strong winds cause three deaths in Costa Rica, one in El Salvador

AFP - December 10, 2017

Three people have died in Costa Rica, includiing two Swiss tourists, and one in El Salvador as a result of intense winds in the region caused by…

United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding
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Airlines
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United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding

L. Arias - April 17, 2017

A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding, scheduled for later this week, were removed from a United Airlines flight in Houston, allegedly for not following crew…

Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park
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Costa Rica
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Missing US hiker Cody Dial’s passport found with human remains in Corcovado National Park

The Tico Times - May 23, 2016

A forensic team discovered the passport of missing U.S. hiker Cody Dial over the weekend among human remains found in Corcovado National Park, officials from the Judicial…

Costa Rica tourism sets new record with 2.6 million visitors in 2015
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Costa Rica tourism sets new record with 2.6 million visitors in 2015

The Tico Times - January 16, 2016

Costa Rica tourism cruised past another milestone in 2015, attracting a record-breaking 2.66 million tourists from around the world, Tourism Minister Mauricio Ventura said Friday. That means…

Uber launches van service in Costa Rica, eyeing tourist traffic
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Uber launches van service in Costa Rica, eyeing tourist traffic

The Tico Times - January 8, 2016

Four months after its launch in Costa Rica, the ride-hailing service Uber announced a van service tailored for the country's lucrative tourism industry. UberVAN went live on Thursday. The…

How long do I have to stay out of Costa Rica to renew my tourist visa?
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Expat Living
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How long do I have to stay out of Costa Rica to renew my tourist visa?

The Tico Times - October 21, 2015

Border runs. They're a pain in the wallet for both perpetual tourists and immigrants waiting for their residency in Costa Rica. But how long do you have…

Costa Rican authorities to drop murder charges in death of US traveler
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Costa Rican authorities to drop murder charges in death of US traveler

The Tico Times - August 13, 2015

The Costa Rican Prosecutor’s Office has requested to dismiss an investigation into the 2013 killing of a U.S. tourist, according to court documents and the victim’s family.…

Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport
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Italian arrested with liquid cocaine at Costa Rica airport

The Tico Times - May 14, 2015

Police at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport arrested an Italian tourist Thursday carrying nearly 6 kilograms of liquid cocaine, according to a statement from the Public Security…

US Coast Guard to assist in investigation of deadly catamaran accident
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US Coast Guard to assist in investigation of deadly catamaran accident

The Tico Times - April 6, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard will assist Costa Rican authorities in investigating the Pura Vida Princess catamaran accident that killed three tourists on Jan. 8, the U.S. Embassy in…