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U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America
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Central America
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U.S. Embassy tweet of supposed tsunami causes alarm in El Salvador, Central America

AFP and The Tico Times - November 11, 2019

A tweet that warned of a potential tsunami on the Pacific coast caused alarm Monday in El Salvador, where President Nayib Bukele first asked the population on…

U.S. Embassy in San José joins EPA’s air quality tracking program
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy in San José joins EPA’s air quality tracking program

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 5, 2019

How's the air in Costa Rica? The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can now tell you. The U.S. Embassy in San José recently installed a device that…

U.S. Embassy issues health alert over respiratory illnesses in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues health alert over respiratory illnesses in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - October 4, 2019

The United States Embassy has issued the following health alert regarding respiratory viruses in Costa Rica: Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) and other respiratory viruses tend to be…

U.S. Embassy issues security alert over upcoming protests in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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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
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
Costa Rica
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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]
Costa Rica
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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
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Six Costa Rican students win scholarships to study in United States

The Tico Times - 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.

The Tico Times - 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…

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