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The Secret Lives of Leaf-Cutting Ants in Costa Rica
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Into the Wild
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The Secret Lives of Leaf-Cutting Ants in Costa Rica

Lindsay Fendt - June 20, 2021

When looking for wildlife in Costa Rica, it’s easy to become fixated on the unusual mammals and vibrant birds, but one of the country’s most complex creatures…

How to make a delicious Costa Rica Chilera – and your own Banana Vinegar
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Cooking
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How to make a delicious Costa Rica Chilera – and your own Banana Vinegar

Ed Bernhardt - June 20, 2021

Recently there’s been a lot more interest in the benefits of natural vinegar, and for good reason.  Naturally fermented vinegars have many beneficial properties that improve and…

Famous Literary Works About Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Famous Literary Works About Costa Rica

Sponsored Content - June 20, 2021

Costa Rica is a paradise located in Central America and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It has become a popular tourist destination recently,…

Fishing in Costa Rica: A Guide on Where and When to Go
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Fishing
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Fishing in Costa Rica: A Guide on Where and When to Go

Todd Staley - June 19, 2021

I remember years ago I would see an article about fishing in Costa Rica in a fishing magazine, or a television show about catching tarpon by the…

Shortages causing countries to suspend vaccine campaigns, WHO says
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Global
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Shortages causing countries to suspend vaccine campaigns, WHO says

The Tico Times - June 19, 2021

A "huge number" of poorer countries have had to suspend their coronavirus vaccination programmes due to a lack of doses, the World Health Organization said Friday. The…

The Legendary Surf Town of Pavones Costa Rica
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The Legendary Surf Town of Pavones Costa Rica

Sarah Jordan - June 19, 2021

Near the border of Panama in the most southern area of Costa Rica scarlet macaws sound through the trees and the essence of pura vida is in…

The ‘Cochinilla’ bribery scandal, explained
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The ‘Cochinilla’ bribery scandal, explained

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2021

The biggest story in Costa Rica for the past week has been an alleged bribery scandal involving public infrastructure projects. It has been nicknamed “Cochinilla” after a…

Costa Rica receives 81,000 more vaccines
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica receives 81,000 more vaccines

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2021

Costa Rica received 80,739 Covid-19 vaccines this week and has now imported more than 2,592,375 total doses. The batch of Pfizer/BioNTech doses arrived to Juan Santamaría International…

Efforts to reintroduce scarlet macaws in Honduras to benefit Central America
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Environment & Wildlife
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Efforts to reintroduce scarlet macaws in Honduras to benefit Central America

Noe LEIVA and The Tico Times - June 18, 2021

"Lenca" and "Lempira" flap in their nest, training to take their first flight. They are part of an ambitious project in northwestern Honduras to repopulate Central America…

Controversial public-employment bill passes first debate
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Costa Rica
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Controversial public-employment bill passes first debate

The Tico Times - June 18, 2021

A controversial bill that seeks to regulate public employment passed a first debate in Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The Public Employment Framework Law (21.336) received…

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