Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery
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Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery

Lindsay Fendt - October 11, 2015

Gabriel González, the youngest of Costa Rica’s first set of sextuplets, who were born prematurely in May, died Saturday night in San José’s Hospital de la Mujer.…

PHOTOS: Sexy Costa Rican firemen strip down for a great cause
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Sexy Costa Rican firemen strip down for a great cause

Mitzi Stark - September 14, 2015

See also: Costa Rican firefighters dance to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' A new calendar featuring photos of Costa Rican firemen is now available, and they’re selling like –…

Fourth of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies of infection
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Fourth of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies of infection

The Tico Times - June 1, 2015

Only two of Costa Rica's sextuplets, Gabriel and Valentina, remain struggling for their lives after second-born Tomás died of an infection Monday at dawn. "The baby suffered…

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Third of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies from organ failure

The Tico Times - May 25, 2015

Andrés, the fifth sextuplet, has died from multiple organ failure, Costa Rican media reported Monday morning. At 9 a.m. on Monday, the infant’s lungs, heart and brain…

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Second of Costa Rica’s sextuplets dies from respiratory complications

The Tico Times - May 22, 2015

The second of the Costa Rican sextuplets born on May 17 has died, Costa Rican media reported Friday afternoon. Emma, the oldest of the six premature babies,…

Costa Rica’s first sextuplets born
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Baby boom
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Costa Rica’s first sextuplets born

AFP - May 18, 2015

A woman gave birth to sextuplets, four boys and two girls, all born in stable condition, in the first birth of its kind in Costa Rica, health…

Emergency airlift of 7-year-old girl briefly closes Paseo Colón
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Emergency airlift of 7-year-old girl briefly closes Paseo Colón

Zach Dyer - February 9, 2015

This is the best reason to sit through a traffic jam on San José's Paseo Colón. A Public Security Ministry helicopter medevaced a 7-year-old girl who suffered an apparent…

Number of child abuse cases in Costa Rica reaches 5-year high
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Crime
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Number of child abuse cases in Costa Rica reaches 5-year high

L. Arias - December 11, 2014

The number of cumulative cases of violence committed against minors in Costa Rica has reached the highest figure in the last five years, according to a report…