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

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

VIDEO: U.S. Ambassador Day signs donation of ships to Costa Rican Coast Guard
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: U.S. Ambassador Day signs donation of ships to Costa Rican Coast Guard

The Tico Times - October 14, 2017

New U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Sharon Day and Public Security Minister Gustavo Mata visited the port of Caldera on the Central Pacific coast on Friday to…

Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica makes ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut
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Dance
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Former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica makes ‘Dancing with the Stars’ debut

Katherine Stanley - September 11, 2017

Now there's a headline we never thought we'd write. S. Fitzgerald Haney, who left his post as U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica on July 15, took the…

U.S. Embassy funds research to preserve Costa Rica’s famous stone spheres
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Arts and Culture
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U.S. Embassy funds research to preserve Costa Rica’s famous stone spheres

L. Arias - July 11, 2017

U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney announced that his government will contribute $38,500 to efforts to preserve Costa Rica’s world famous Diquis stone spheres. The donation will fund an…

President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Trump nominates Sharon Day as ambassador to Costa Rica

L. Arias - June 15, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated Sharon Day, a former Republican National Committee co-chair from Fort Lauderdale, to be his ambassador to Costa Rica. Day’s nomination is part of a…

U.S. donates new station, speed boat to Costa Rica’s Coast Guard
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Costa Rica
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U.S. donates new station, speed boat to Costa Rica’s Coast Guard

L. Arias - May 30, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís officially inaugurated a new Coast Guard station in the southern Pacific, donated by the U.S. Southern Command. The new $2.5 million facility spans…

Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94
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En paz descanse
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Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94

The Tico Times - April 5, 2017

The distinguished Career Ambassador Deane R. Hinton died on the morning of March 28 at his home in Escazú, west of San José. He was 94 years old.…

U.S. Embassy in San José donates police van
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy in San José donates police van

L. Arias - December 13, 2016

U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney shakes hands on Dec. 12 with San José Mayor Johnny Araya during a ceremony at which the Embassy donated a new police van…

U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Southern Command supports Costa Rican indigenous communities

L. Arias - November 2, 2016

A group of 16 doctors, nurses, dentists and other specialists from the U.S. Southern Command are taking part in a joint humanitarian mission at an indigenous region in the…

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