Flooding latest hurdle for Costa Rica’s banana, pineapple producers
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Flooding latest hurdle for Costa Rica’s banana, pineapple producers

Zach Dyer - July 2, 2015

Flooding in the Caribbean has washed out fields of two of Costa Rica’s most important agricultural exports. Banana and pineapple producers are still trying to get a…

Costa Rican coffee exports get a jolt from high prices
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Costa Rican coffee exports get a jolt from high prices

Zach Dyer - March 31, 2015

After years of low prices and falling production from the roya fungus, Costa Rica’s coffee exports are garnering better prices, according to a report from the Foreign…

Water contamination case heads to Inter-American Commission of Human Rights
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Water contamination case heads to Inter-American Commission of Human Rights

Fabiola Pomareda - March 20, 2015

“From here to where the mountains start, everything you see that’s green is pineapple,” Xinia Briceño said, signaling the crops alongside Route 32, which runs from Costa…