How to beat the rainy season with kids
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Arts and Culture
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How to beat the rainy season with kids

Katherine Stanley - September 8, 2017

Updated from the original version published on Oct. 14, 2015. I come from dry places. I am relatively new at motherhood. I am relatively new to Costa…

Higher and ampler sales tax recommended
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Higher and ampler sales tax recommended

Diego Hidalgo - August 2, 2017

The Costa Rican government is very interested in forming part of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD http://www.oecd.org/ ). The OECD is formed by 35…

Costa Rica
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Millions expected in annual Costa Rica pilgrimage

Diego Hidalgo - 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…

Costa Rica launches plan to curb violence against women
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica launches plan to curb violence against women

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Days after a man caught on camera beating a woman in the street in San José was ordered to pay a fine of only $78, the National…

VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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VIDEO: Keylor Navas’ save is Best of the Season in Spain

L. Arias - June 27, 2017

Tico goalkeeper Keylor Navas continues his winning streak: the Spanish Football League, “La Liga,” has chosen one of his saves for Real Madrid as Best of the 2016-2017 Season.…

Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican researchers want to use nature sounds in healing therapies

L. Arias - June 26, 2017

The sounds of rains, winds, waves, or the trilling of birds on the Osa Peninsula could soon be used as a therapeutic tool to improve the quality of life…

Costa Rican companies visit U.S. to promote medical tourism services
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Costa Rican companies visit U.S. to promote medical tourism services

L. Arias - June 23, 2017

Private hospitals and medical services companies from Costa Rica showcased their services this week at the Society for Human Resource Management Annual Conference & Exposition (SHRM 2017) in New…

MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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MOPT: Half of San José’s traffic lights will be solar-powered by year’s end

L. Arias - June 22, 2017

The Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) is moving forward with its plan to replace traffic lights in the capital with solar-powered systems. The ministry will begin the third…

Video of President Solís swallowing a wasp continues to circle the globe
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Costa Rica
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Video of President Solís swallowing a wasp continues to circle the globe

L. Arias - June 21, 2017

Almost a week after the video of President Luis Guillermo Solís accidentally swallowing a wasp was seen around Costa Rica, the close encounter is still making a…

Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica, Venezuela clash at OAS summit in Mexico

L. Arias - June 20, 2017

The foreign ministers of Costa Rica and Venezuela engaged in a verbal spat after delegates at the 47th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) failed…