5-year moratorium proposed on pineapple production in Costa Rica
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5-year moratorium proposed on pineapple production in Costa Rica

Fabiola Pomareda - October 15, 2014

Edgardo Araya, a legislator for the Broad Front Party from Alajuela, and a number of community representatives from pineapple-producing zones, on Monday urged the executive branch to pass a…

Costa Rica will go all-in on pineapple exports. But is that a good thing?
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Costa Rica will go all-in on pineapple exports. But is that a good thing?

David Boddiger - September 16, 2014

The Spanish-language daily La Nación has an above-the-fold lead story today that highlights Costa Rica's ongoing efforts to police its pineapple industry for environmental missteps. Pineapple is one…

Police arrest 8 in connection with trucking company driving cocaine to Mexico
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Police arrest 8 in connection with trucking company driving cocaine to Mexico

Zach Dyer - April 23, 2014

Police broke up a regional drug trafficking ring after arresting eight suspects in a series of raids across Costa Rica on Wednesday morning. The scene wouldn’t look…