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Parque La Libertad: a community oasis in Desamparados
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Parque La Libertad: a community oasis in Desamparados

The Tico Times - October 12, 2014

Standing in the middle of Parque La Libertad, you might feel like you’re on a remote college campus, easily 100 kilometers from the nearest city. Stout wooded…

Río Torres festival aims to help clean up one of San José’s most polluted rivers
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Río Torres festival aims to help clean up one of San José’s most polluted rivers

Fabiola Pomareda - September 26, 2014

  The state of Río Torres, which runs through nine cantons in the San José metropolitan area, is deplorable. Not only are fecal matter and trash found…

Culture Ministry won’t budge on Legislative Assembly building permits
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Arts and Culture
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Culture Ministry won’t budge on Legislative Assembly building permits

L. Arias - August 5, 2014

Culture Minister Elizabeth Fonseca on Monday rejected another request by the Legislative Assembly's directorate to approve building permits for a new Assembly complex in downtown San José, at the legislature's current…

Lawmakers, Culture Ministry clash over construction of new Legislative Assembly facilities
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Arts and Culture
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Lawmakers, Culture Ministry clash over construction of new Legislative Assembly facilities

L. Arias - April 1, 2014

At 2 p.m. on Tuesday Costa Rica's Culture Ministry issued a press release confirming they will not approve construction permits for a new complex that would have…