Crime
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Victims in fatal bus crash in southern Costa Rica were local health care workers

Corey Kane - July 28, 2014

Residents in southern Costa Rica are mourning the deaths of three people – two of them health care workers – killed in a Friday evening bus crash that left several…

Costa Rica extends ban on petroleum extraction
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Business
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Costa Rica extends ban on petroleum extraction

Corey Kane - July 28, 2014

President Luis Guillermo Solís extended the country’s ban on petroleum exploration and extraction until 2021 as well as adding guidelines for energy efficiency in government agencies. Solís…

Where is Yerelin (and the other missing children of Costa Rica)?
Crime
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Crime
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Where is Yerelin (and the other missing children of Costa Rica)?

Corey Kane - July 28, 2014

A search that has lasted more than two weeks in Costa Rica for a missing 6-year-old girl so far has turned up nothing. Yet it highlights a…

Dodging dengue: World’s first dengue vaccine shows promise in mass study
Dengue
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Dengue
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Dodging dengue: World’s first dengue vaccine shows promise in mass study

Corey Kane - July 23, 2014

A French pharmaceutical company announced that its dengue fever vaccine had successful results in its first study on a large population. The results were reported in the…

US couple the latest victims in flat-tire scam that targets tourists
Crime
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Crime
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US couple the latest victims in flat-tire scam that targets tourists

Corey Kane - July 20, 2014

During a late June visit to Costa Rica, a pair of U.S. tourists fell victim to an ongoing scam where thieves targets tourists by flattening the tires…

Stats Roundup: Costa Rica had the best defense at the World Cup and one of the worst attacks
Brazil 2014
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Brazil 2014
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Stats Roundup: Costa Rica had the best defense at the World Cup and one of the worst attacks

Corey Kane - July 12, 2014

A stingy defense helped carry La Sele to the quarterfinals, conceding less than half a goal per game during the 2014 World Cup. The Ticos gave up 0.4…

Costa Rican climate change film shown in indigenous, arctic region of Canada
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rican climate change film shown in indigenous, arctic region of Canada

Corey Kane - July 9, 2014

An educational film on climate change is getting far reach, gaining an audience in the northern regions of Canada. An animated film originally released in 2010, “Odyssey…

Underdog Costa Rica will try to crush the Oranje in the Ticos biggest challenge yet
Brazil 2014
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Brazil 2014
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Underdog Costa Rica will try to crush the Oranje in the Ticos biggest challenge yet

Corey Kane - July 4, 2014

We now have a Sloth Kong store. Check it out: shop.ticotimes.net. Shipping only available in Costa Rica. -- For the Cinderella story to continue, Costa Rica must prevail…

VIDEO: English language school on a remote island in Lake Nicaragua makes use of trash
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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VIDEO: English language school on a remote island in Lake Nicaragua makes use of trash

Corey Kane - July 2, 2014

OMETEPE, Nicaragua – In a poor, rural community, locals are taking advantage of everything to build a bilingual school in one of the most remote regions of…

Underdogs no more: Costa Rica seen as favorites against Greece
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Underdogs no more: Costa Rica seen as favorites against Greece

Corey Kane - June 28, 2014

After occupying the top spot in the Group of Champions, this small Central American country is now favored for the first time in the World Cup. ESPN’s data-journalism…