Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica studies longevity of its centenarian citizens

L. Arias - July 13, 2017

Research seeking to evaluate the longevity of people over 100 years of age in Costa Rica started this week in the province of Guanacaste. Fernando Morales, the director…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 30, 2017

Dancing through flames and walking barefoot through the sand at Playa Sámara: That's the life of Allan Barboza. Barboza, 27, has been working as a fire performer…

Chanel’s new anti-aging serum contains Costa Rican green coffee
Business
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Business
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Chanel’s new anti-aging serum contains Costa Rican green coffee

L. Arias - February 9, 2017

Cosmetic giant Chanel has developed a new anti-aging product with ingredients including green coffee from Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula. The northwestern Pacific region, in the province of Guanacaste,…

Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property
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Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property

Zach Dyer - May 19, 2016

Costa Rica loves to brag about celebrities who vacation here, but the honeymoon appears to be over for one Pacific municipality and Hollywood actor Mel Gibson. The…

President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya
Business
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Business
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President Solís announces multi-million-dollar water improvements ahead of protests in Nicoya

Zach Dyer - July 25, 2015

NICOYA, Guanacaste – Tents and stalls lined the streets around Nicoya’s central plaza Friday as locals and tourists relished the respite from the day’s hot sun to listen to…

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Tom Brady tempts fate with waterfall jump in Costa Rica

Zach Dyer - April 2, 2015

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=889540911087060 Four-time-Superbowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady took to the air last week at what appears to be Montezuma Falls near Cóbano. A voice on the video asked, “Are…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday
Business
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Business
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to restart on Sunday

L. Arias - March 25, 2015

Good news for vacationers planning to spend Holy Week along Costa Rica's northern Pacific coast. Ferry services between Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, and the city of…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo will resume by Holy Week, MOPT promises

L. Arias - March 17, 2015

The ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo, in the Nicoya Peninsula, will resume just on time for vacationers heading to North Pacific beaches during the Easter…

Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to resume in 3 weeks
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Ferry service between Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo to resume in 3 weeks

L. Arias - March 10, 2015

Travelers between the city of Puntarenas and Playa Naranjo in the Nicoya Peninsula will have to wait three weeks for ferry service to resume. The bridge and…

2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries
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Environment and Wildlife
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2 temblors jolt Costa Rica; no initial reports of injuries

L. Arias - February 18, 2015

A strong temblor with a magnitude of 4.8 shook residents in several communities in the northwestern province of Guanacaste at 7:12 a.m. Four hours later, a magnitude-4.9 was registered…