Arcadio’s World
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Arcadio’s World

By Arcadio - July 16, 2016

New cases of animal abuse spark criticism of President Solís, lawmakers
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animal abuse
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New cases of animal abuse spark criticism of President Solís, lawmakers

L. Arias - July 16, 2016

Public outrage sparked by Duke, the mutt that lost part of his upper jaw after suffering an apparent machete attack earlier this month, has turned toward President Luis Guillermo Solís and…

Ticos love their dogs but could be better owners, study finds
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Animal cruelty
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Ticos love their dogs but could be better owners, study finds

L. Arias - June 29, 2016

More than half of Costa Rican households have one or two dogs, but not all dog owners know how to properly care for their pets, a recent study found.…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - June 24, 2016

Clean up the beach, earn a beer: the Nicoya Peninsula Waterkeepers is joining forces this year with La Selva Cerveza Artesanal in what has become an annual…

Signature collection for animal welfare bill referendum set for July
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Signature collection for animal welfare bill referendum set for July

L. Arias - June 1, 2016

Animal rights groups in July will begin collecting signatures across the country to approve a referendum in which citizens would vote on an animal welfare bill imposing stricter sanctions for animal cruelty. Under…

Lawmakers, citizen groups keep up fight for animal welfare bill
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animal abuse
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Lawmakers, citizen groups keep up fight for animal welfare bill

L. Arias - May 6, 2016

Costa Rica's animal welfare bill, which seeks harsher punishment, including prison time, for abusing animals, faces an uncertain future after several lawmakers filibustered a vote on the bill…

Lawmakers mostly unsatisfied with work in their second year in office
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Costa Rica
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Lawmakers mostly unsatisfied with work in their second year in office

L. Arias - April 30, 2016

As the Legislative Assembly officially ends its second year in office Sunday, most party leaders agree that this past legislative session held very few highlights. Several legislative…

Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week
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Animal welfare
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Animal Welfare Bill could be discussed in Legislative Assembly this week

L. Arias - April 4, 2016

A bill that would set stricter punishment, including prison time, for animal cruelty or killing animals could be up for discussion at the Legislative Assembly as soon as…

Costa Rica moves to set prison sentences for animal cruelty
Animal welfare
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Animal welfare
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Costa Rica moves to set prison sentences for animal cruelty

L. Arias - March 4, 2016

The Legislative Assembly's environmental affairs committee on Thursday approved the draft animal welfare bill, which sets harsher punishments, including prison time, for abusing or killing animals. The bill would also penalize…

Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey
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Animal welfare
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Primate rescue groups go bananas when Justin Bieber says he wants another monkey

Zach Dyer - February 24, 2016

Don't get things twisted. I mean, wouldn't you get a monkey, too, if you were as rich as Justin Bieber? That was the response the platinum pop…