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

Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast

Michael Krumholtz - April 20, 2017

A family of four from the United States was rescued off the coast of Playa Flamingo in the Costa Rican province of Guanacaste after their kayak was…

Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy
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Death of crocodile in traditional Costa Rican activity stirs controversy

Michael Krumholtz - April 16, 2017

An annual Guanacaste tradition went sour this weekend when a crocodile that locals had wrestled out of the water was found dead shortly thereafter. Local reports confirmed by…

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Nicoya’s Good Friday procession
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes at Nicoya’s Good Friday procession

Amanda Zúñiga - April 15, 2017

Despite the approximately 35°C heat in Nicoya this Good Friday, residents dressed up and went out to the streets to recreate the Via Crucis. The Good Friday crucifixion procession…

Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say
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Caribbean
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Men caught with one ton of drugs in Costa Rica allowed to walk free, police say

Michael Krumholtz - April 14, 2017

Four men caught off the coast of Limón with more than one ton of marijuana onboard their ship were allowed to walk free by ruling of an area judge Thursday. The decision…