Costa Rica present at British birdwatching fair
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Birds
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Costa Rica present at British birdwatching fair

The Tico Times - August 14, 2017

Birdwatching Central America and Operador Latino created a project with the name “Central America Birding Trail”. This fantastic initiative will be presented at the British Birdwatching Fair…

Bird Observatory to receive Country Brand
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Latin America
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Bird Observatory to receive Country Brand

The Tico Times - August 11, 2017

The Costa Rican Bird Observatory (CRBO) organization received the “Essential Costa Rica” Certification from the Costa Rican Tourism Institute. This makes CRBO the first environmental ONG to…

Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany
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Lufthansa to fly nonstop between Costa Rica and Germany

L. Arias - July 14, 2017

German carrier Lufthansa announced that it will fly nonstop between Frankfurt and Costa Rica twice a week starting on March 29, 2018. The flights will depart from…

Only half of Costa Rica’s roadway network is in good condition, study finds
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Only half of Costa Rica’s roadway network is in good condition, study finds

L. Arias - July 13, 2017

The percentage of Costa Rican roads in good condition increased over the past two years, the University of Costa Rica's National Laboratory of Materials and Structural Models…

Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes
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Costa Rica
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Experts document presence of lava in two Costa Rican volcanoes

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

Experts from the National Seismological Network (RSN) confirmed the presence of lava in the Turrialba and Poás volcanoes during on-the-ground inspections conducted this week. Vulcanologists and geologists…

Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas
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Costa Rica’s country brand is the fastest growing in the Americas

L. Arias - July 7, 2017

A recent evaluation of the country brand “Essential Costa Rica” found that its brand equity jumped 12 spots as a tourism destination and five in the trade and…

Traffic Police launches surveillance operation for mid-year school vacations
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Costa Rica
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Traffic Police launches surveillance operation for mid-year school vacations

L. Arias - June 30, 2017

Thousands of Costa Rican students begin their mid-year break this weekend, and for that reason the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) and the Traffic Police will…

Demonstration, arts festival to complicate vehicle traffic in San José on Thursday
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Arts and Culture
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Demonstration, arts festival to complicate vehicle traffic in San José on Thursday

L. Arias - June 28, 2017

People needing to go to San José on Thursday should take a very careful look at their route. A public workers' demonstration will take over downtown streets…

President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year
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President Solís pledges to repair road to Monteverde by next year

L. Arias - June 12, 2017

The long-awaited project to build an asphalt road to replace the current gravel road to Monteverde will begin today, President Luis Guillermo Solís confirmed during an inspection…

Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism
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Renovation of Hotel Costa Rica sparks criticism

L. Arias - June 8, 2017

The ongoing renovation of the Gran Hotel Costa Rica, one of the most iconic buildings in downtown San José, has elicite outrage from citizens, architects, and others…