Saprissa defeats Mexico’s Tigres UANL behind Venegas goal
Soccer
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Soccer
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Saprissa defeats Mexico’s Tigres UANL behind Venegas goal

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 20, 2019

Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa defeated Mexico's Tigres UANL, 1-0, on Tuesday at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League round…

Tourism
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Costa Rica 101: Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 19, 2019

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) is both the first and last destination for the majority of tourists to Costa Rica. Air travel can be stressful enough before…

Herediano hosting Atlanta United F.C. in CONCACAF Champions League
Soccer
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Soccer
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Herediano hosting Atlanta United F.C. in CONCACAF Champions League

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 18, 2019

Costa Rican clubs Deportivo Saprissa and Club Sport Herediano will welcome international competition this week as the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League kicks off across North America, Central…

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.…

Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes
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#MeToo
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Arias and second Costa Rican politician reportedly accused of additional sexual crimes

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 15, 2019

Costa Rica's sudden introduction to the #MeToo movement is not showing signs of slowing down. Thursday afternoon, the daily La Nacion and Costa Rican journalist Amelia Rueda…

Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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Óscar Arias visits prosecutor’s office, declines specific comments on allegations

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

Óscar Arias, who in the span of 48 hours last week was accused of alleged sexual assault and misconduct by five women, appeared in public Wednesday morning…

Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Video: Seven-year-old wrangles snake on Nicoya Peninsula

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 13, 2019

I'm not ashamed to admit that I have a strict stay-far-away-from-snakes policy. That's apparently not the case for Hunter, a 7-year-old junior firefighter with Bomberos de Nosara…

Costa Rican authorities arrest 10 suspected of drug trafficking, announce Colombian partnership
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican authorities arrest 10 suspected of drug trafficking, announce Colombian partnership

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) and the Public Security Ministry (MSP) detained 10 people with suspected ties to international drug trafficking, according to press releases from…

Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Poás Volcano registers overnight eruption, National Park closed Monday

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 11, 2019

Poás Volcano erupted early Monday morning, prompting the closure of its national park. According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the eruption began…

Help wanted: Job fair aims to fill 3,800 positions
Job offers
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Job offers
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Help wanted: Job fair aims to fill 3,800 positions

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 10, 2019

The Costa Rican Investment Board (CINDE) will host its 14th annual job fair on Feb. 22-24 at the Convention Center of Costa Rica in Cariari, Heredia. More than…