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Legal experts doubt Costa Rican courts will uphold gay-marriage provision

Corey Kane - July 7, 2013

On Monday, Costa Rica printed a controversial law in its official publication, La Gaceta, that could open the door to gay marriage. The measure, a reform of the…

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Costa Rica’s government issues warning on dengue outbreak, reports 14,000 cases in 2013

Corey Kane - July 5, 2013

A week after the Health Ministry released a warning on dengue, the Costa Rican Social Security System (Caja) reported that 14,284 cases have occurred in the country…

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Fourth of July celebration draws an estimated 4,000

Corey Kane - July 5, 2013

Hot dogs, cotton candy, beer, rock-n-roll and patriotic colors flooded the open air at the Cervecería Nacional outside of San José Thursday morning. An estimated 4,000 U.S.…

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Dengue epidemic alert issued for Central America

Corey Kane - July 2, 2013

The Panamerican Health Organization has released a dengue fever epidemic alert for coming months in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The mosquito-born virus has had the…

Costa Rican legislature accidentally passes gay marriage legalization
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Costa Rican legislature accidentally passes gay marriage legalization

Corey Kane - July 2, 2013

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Monday passed a measure – by accident – that could legalize same-sex civil unions as part of a larger bill, lawmakers noted…