Untapped destinations hope to attract visitors at Expotur
Expotur 2014
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Expotur 2014
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Untapped destinations hope to attract visitors at Expotur

Corey Kane - May 16, 2014

Costa Rican tour operators at this year’s Expotur trade fair are hoping to open the eyes of visitors with offerings in the biodiverse and unheralded interior regions…

Solís calls tourism a peacemaker at Expotur inauguration
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Business
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Solís calls tourism a peacemaker at Expotur inauguration

Corey Kane - May 14, 2014

Costa Rica's President Luis Guillermo Solís said that his country’s largest industry – tourism – is key to generating peace around the world, on the eve of…

WHINSEC officer responds to Code Pink
Code Pink
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Code Pink
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WHINSEC officer responds to Code Pink

Lee A. Rials - May 13, 2014

In response to the recent article, "Code Pink peace activists warn of increasing militarization in Costa Rica," I, the Public Affairs Officer for the Western Hemisphere Institute…

Powerful magnitude-6.4 quake hits southern and central México
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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Powerful magnitude-6.4 quake hits southern and central México

AFP - May 8, 2014

MEXICO CITY – A powerful and prolonged magnitude-6.4 earthquake was registered in the south of México, shaking the populous capital at noon on Thursday, according to authorities,…

Winning on the cheap: Solís campaign spent a quarter of what Araya spent in the last election
Elections 2014
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Elections 2014
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Winning on the cheap: Solís campaign spent a quarter of what Araya spent in the last election

Corey Kane - May 8, 2014

Campaign spending results reveal that Luis Guillermo Solís and the Citizen Action Party (PAC) won Costa Rica's 2014 presidential elections despite being outspent by a substantial margin.…

Feeding on caimans
Crocodilian Tears
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Crocodilian Tears
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Feeding on caimans

Corey Kane - May 5, 2014

Butterflies and bees were caught drinking caiman tears at La Selva biological reserve in Puerto Viejo, Sarapiquí. In an inverse of our recent coverage of crocodilians in…

Newsletter
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Code Pink peace activists warn of increasing militarization in Costa Rica

Corey Kane - May 3, 2014

Inspired by the long history of U.S. interventions in Latin American, Code Pink activists warned of a subtler militarization in region, during their visit to the country…

Labor voices optimism over new administration, takes parting shots at Costa Rica’s Chinchilla
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Labor
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Labor voices optimism over new administration, takes parting shots at Costa Rica’s Chinchilla

Corey Kane - May 1, 2014

Unions, socialists and other left-leaning groups called for an end to status quo economic policies during a May Day march in downtown San José. The annual parade…

30th Costa Rican tourism expo to focus on adventure and emerging markets
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30th Costa Rican tourism expo to focus on adventure and emerging markets

Corey Kane - April 27, 2014

Costa Rica will host the 30th anniversary of its exposition on tourism – Expotur 2014 -- in mid-May, with a focus on extreme sports, adventure tours and…

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Costa Rican legislature ratifies free trade agreement with Colombia

AFP - April 26, 2014

The Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica ratified a free trade agreement with Colombia on Thursday night that covers approximately 70 percent of exports from both countries, according…