Air Canada passengers delayed for 32 hours in Costa Rica, including nine on runway
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Air Canada passengers delayed for 32 hours in Costa Rica, including nine on runway

The Tico Times - January 10, 2017

Canada's CBC News reported today that an Air Canada flight had been delayed for 32 hours at Costa Rica's Juan Santamaría International Airport – not because of inclement…

Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots
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Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots

Zach Dyer - May 24, 2016

Many visitors looking to get away from it all are attracted to Costa Rica's remote destinations. That same quality offering quiet and relaxation, however, can be a…

‘World’s happiest goalie’ Keylor Navas hopes to attract more European tourists
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‘World’s happiest goalie’ Keylor Navas hopes to attract more European tourists

L. Arias - May 23, 2016

Keylor Navas is the star of a new advertising campaign from the Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) that that seeks to draw more European tourists here. The Real…

Hooray! Now we can go fishing with our children
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Hooray! Now we can go fishing with our children

Germán Ignacio Pochet Ballester - April 12, 2016

Due to an increase in recreational fishing in the coastal zones of the country, and because this is an activity that generates communal and family bonds, an important change was…

Despite Zika fears, Guanacaste hotels are booked for Easter holiday
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Despite Zika fears, Guanacaste hotels are booked for Easter holiday

L. Arias - March 17, 2016

The confirmation of the first cases of local transmission of Zika virus in Costa Rica did not have a negative effect on reservations at hotels in the…

Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este
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Costa Rica to host World Surf League comp in Esterillos Este

Michael Krumholtz - March 16, 2016

Costa Rica's continued rise on the surfing scene took another giant leap on Tuesday when it was announced that the country will play host to a world surf…

Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s northern Pacific, Caribbean beaches
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Big waves expected at Costa Rica’s northern Pacific, Caribbean beaches

L. Arias - February 25, 2016

A high-pressure system entering the country from the North Atlantic will increase wind speeds and provoke choppy seas starting Wednesday evening, the University of Costa Rica's Center for…

United Airlines ponders an earlier retirement for out-of-favor 747s
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United Airlines ponders an earlier retirement for out-of-favor 747s

Michael Sasso and Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg - February 23, 2016

United Continental Holdings is considering parking its Boeing 747 jumbo jetliner fleet ahead of schedule to make way for newer, more-efficient twin-engine aircraft on its longest routes.…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano sees new ash, gas explosions
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano sees new ash, gas explosions

L. Arias - February 9, 2016

Turrialba Volcano, located 50 kilometers east of Costa Rica's capital, this month has recorded an increase in activity that so far includes five ash, gas and vapor…