Name that beach
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Photos & Video
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Name that beach

The Tico Times - September 18, 2017

Sometimes it's best to start the week with a little slice of heaven... and by that we mean a tempting view of Costa Rica's coasts. Can you…

Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Low airfares to Mexico increase tourism

The Tico Times - August 10, 2017

Volaris, Interjet, Aeromexico, Avianca and other aeronautical companies offer direct flights to Mexico starting at $198 for a round trip. Just last year, visitation of Costa Rica…

Finally! Public Works Ministry reopens La Platina bridge
Business
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Business
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Finally! Public Works Ministry reopens La Platina bridge

L. Arias - May 25, 2017

After eight years of ongoing problems including daily traffic jams and road closures, the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) on Wednesday reopened passage over the newly…

United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding
Airlines
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Airlines
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United kicks off couple flying to their Costa Rican wedding

L. Arias - April 17, 2017

A couple flying to Costa Rica for their wedding, scheduled for later this week, were removed from a United Airlines flight in Houston, allegedly for not following crew…

Meet Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches
Conservation
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Conservation
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Meet Costa Rica’s cleanest beaches

L. Arias - March 25, 2017

Holy Week is approaching, and for those planning to enjoy some time off at the beach, new recommendations await: the Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) this week…

‘Chepex’ project seeks to provide new payment technology for public transport
Business pulse
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Business pulse
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‘Chepex’ project seeks to provide new payment technology for public transport

Elizabeth Lang - February 6, 2017

Travelling through Costa Rica in bus is always an experience. First you've got to figure out the bus stop location, and wonder when and if your bus…

‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘La Platina’ bridge to be partially closed for over a month, officials say

The Tico Times - January 12, 2017

The bridge that keeps causing nightmares for Costa Rican drivers will be closed for six weeks beginning on Jan. 21, authorities from the Public Works and Transport Ministry (MOPT) confirmed…

US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US travel alert for Nicaragua comes amid string of detentions, upcoming elections

Zach Dyer - July 6, 2016

Nicaragua's periodic detention of foreign activists, journalists and researchers, and its upcoming election, have caused the governments of the United States and Costa Rica to warn their…

Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Police to streamline crime reporting in far-flung beach spots

Zach Dyer - May 24, 2016

Many visitors looking to get away from it all are attracted to Costa Rica's remote destinations. That same quality offering quiet and relaxation, however, can be a…

United Airlines ponders an earlier retirement for out-of-favor 747s
Business
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Business
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United Airlines ponders an earlier retirement for out-of-favor 747s

Michael Sasso and Julie Johnsson | Bloomberg - February 23, 2016

United Continental Holdings is considering parking its Boeing 747 jumbo jetliner fleet ahead of schedule to make way for newer, more-efficient twin-engine aircraft on its longest routes.…