Costa Rican health minister: Auto accidents are a public health issue
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Health
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Costa Rican health minister: Auto accidents are a public health issue

Zach Dyer - August 4, 2015

Costa Rica’s health minister called auto accidents a public health priority on Monday during the presentation of the country’s new National Health Plan. Health Minister Dr. Fernando Llorca’s…

US Coast Guard to assist in investigation of deadly catamaran accident
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Crime
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US Coast Guard to assist in investigation of deadly catamaran accident

Zach Dyer - April 6, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard will assist Costa Rican authorities in investigating the Pura Vida Princess catamaran accident that killed three tourists on Jan. 8, the U.S. Embassy in…

Costa Rica Holy Week deadliest in 10 years
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Crime
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Costa Rica Holy Week deadliest in 10 years

Zach Dyer - April 6, 2015

A U.S. citizen was among 44 people killed during Holy Week this year in Costa Rica — the highest death toll for the holiday in a decade, the…

Four dead, 16 injured in fiery blast at Mexico oil rig
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Business
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Four dead, 16 injured in fiery blast at Mexico oil rig

Laurent Thomet | AFP - April 1, 2015

MEXICO CITY – An explosion and a fire erupted on an offshore oil platform operated by Mexico's Pemex on Wednesday, killing at least four workers, injuring 16 and…