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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica on Monday announced a new tourism campaign targeting major markets across the United States and Canada. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) is branding the…

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Julio Noboa - August 13, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source. We want to hear your take on the latest news in Costa Rica, or issues…

After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - August 7, 2019

The United States's Acting National Security Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, said last week the country will seek migratory agreements with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama to…

Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Want a US visa? Be prepared to share your social-media accounts

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 3, 2019

Are you applying for a United States visa? As part of a new U.S. State Department policy, the application process will now require you to submit the…

Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.
Latin America
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Latin America
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Life in limbo: The uncertainty of Venezuelans without a valid passport in the U.S.

Ariela Navarro / AFP and The Tico Times - May 2, 2019

Nastacha Hernandez’s father died without her being able to say goodbye. Like many Venezuelans in the United States, Hernandez could not renew her passport in the middle…

US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze
Latin America
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Latin America
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US-Venezuela relations in deep freeze

Andrea Graells Tempel / AFP - April 29, 2019

Hitting Venezuela with oil sanctions to undermine the Maduro regime, Washington's latest gambit could turn 20 years of frosty relations still icier. US links with Caracas nosedived…

How Costa Rica is affected by US aid
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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How Costa Rica is affected by US aid

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 12, 2019

The State Department of the United States says it will cut aid to the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, also known as the…

President Alvarado visiting tech hubs in United States seeking investments in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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President Alvarado visiting tech hubs in United States seeking investments in Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - March 6, 2019

The president of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, will travel to technology centers on the west coast of the United States on Sunday, where he will seek investments…

United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2019

The United States is expected to send more than $40 million to Costa Rica to help the country fight narcotrafficking and organized crime, the Foreign Ministry announced.…

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