Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders
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Costa Rica will ramp up police presence after tourist murders

AFP and Tico Times - August 11, 2018

Costa Rica announced on Friday that it plans on ramping up police presence at popular tourist hotspots after two female tourists were murdered last weekend. “We’re going…

Mexican tourist murdered during a robbery attempt in Santa Teresa
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Mexican tourist murdered during a robbery attempt in Santa Teresa

AFP and Tico Times - August 5, 2018

Two men have been detained for the murder of a young Mexican tourist. Authorities say the woman was killed during an attempted robbery in Santa Teresa, Puntarenas,…

Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school
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Costa Rica plans to put broadband internet in every public school

AFP - August 4, 2018

Costa Rica announced a project to connect its 4,659 public schools with a fiber-optic network that would give students broadband internet with speeds of 10 Mbps. The plan…

VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería
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VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería

The Tico Times - August 1, 2018

In this time-elapse video, Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene in front of the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago, east of San José. Hundreds…

US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

The price of the US dollar has shown a slight increase over the last 7 days, according to Central Bank of Costa Rica data. The price of…

University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
Costa Rica
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

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Millions expected in annual Costa Rica pilgrimage

Diego H - August 1, 2017

From the print edition Nearly 400 years ago, a small black stone statue of a Madonna and child was discovered perched on a boulder in the forest…

Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Keylor Navas, Real Madrid advance to second straight Champions League Final

AFP and The Tico Times - May 10, 2017

Real Madrid secured its place in the Champions League final on Wednesday despite losing 2-1 at Atlético Madrid in the second leg of their semifinal round. Real's 3-0…

Defendants captured aboard supposed drug vessel accuse U.S. authorities of torture
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Costa Rica
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Defendants captured aboard supposed drug vessel accuse U.S. authorities of torture

Michael Krumholtz - May 4, 2017

After six men were arrested aboard a boat off Costa Rica's Pacific coast with what authorities said was more than one ton of cocaine, it took more than…

FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life
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FIFA suspends Eduardo Li for life

AFP - April 21, 2017

Disgraced former Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUTBOL) president Eduardo Li has been banned from soccer for life, according to a Friday announcement from the sport's governing body, FIFA.…