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U.S. Embassy issues security alert over upcoming protests in San José
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U.S. Embassy issues security alert over upcoming protests in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 2, 2019

The United States Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following security alert regarding Tuesday's expected protests throughout San José: According to open source information, two protests…

U.S. Embassy issues weather alert over heavy rainfall in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues weather alert over heavy rainfall in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 14, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued a weather alert due to forecasts of heavy rains through Friday, August 16. Read the alert in its entirety…

U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following safety alert in response to at least 19 recent deaths suspected to have been caused by adulterated…

U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica reopens following ‘security situation’ in Pavas [Updated]
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica reopens following ‘security situation’ in Pavas [Updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 30, 2019

This story was updated at 12:35 p.m. following the Embassy's reopening.  The United States Embassy briefly suspended normal operations Wednesday morning following an "evolving security situation," but…

Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

Katherine Stanley - August 9, 2018

Their outstanding academic performance, English fluency, leadership, and interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have paid off: six Costa Rican students have won a scholarship…

Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Dueling anthems: ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ and ‘Hermosa Bandera’

Robert Isenberg - July 4, 2018

Here’s how the story goes: In 1852, President Juan Rafael Mora Porras was about to receive delegates from Great Britain and the United States. Costa Rica was…

Six Costa Rican students receive AFS-CRUSA scholarships for year in U.S.
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students receive AFS-CRUSA scholarships for year in U.S.

Katherine Stanley - February 27, 2018

Six students from Costa Rica's public Scientific High School System learned yesterday that they are the recipients of scholarships to study for a year in the United…

From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight

The Tico Times - September 10, 2017

Tonight, former U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney makes his debut on Teletica's "Dancing with the Stars" alongside champion dancer Lucía Jiménez. Tune in to Channel 7 tonight…

U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia
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Colombia
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U.S. woman to be deported after living in airport in Colombia

AFP and The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

Sure, holiday lines at Juan Santamaría International Airport might make it feel like you're living at the airport occasionally – but can you imagine really taking up…

Mobile library brings books and more to Limón communities
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Arts and Culture
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Mobile library brings books and more to Limón communities

Kristel Segeren - September 27, 2016

The heat is shimmering on this late Friday morning in the sleepy town of Cahuita on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. As I drive towards the sea, a…

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