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Q COSTA RICA - Want to know why there is some much traffic congestion in the Greater Metropolitan...

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Attorney General Takes Action To Declare Strike By Judicial Workers Illegal

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The Cartago Express Brings Weary Pilgrims Back to San José

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New Mural Adorns Music School in Nosara

By Ariana Crespo /  Vozdeguanacaste - Throughout March, a mosaic-style mural on the side of the Nosara Development...

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Commission Wants Costa Rica Minimum Driving Age At 21

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For The Second Year No Carnaval In Puntarenas

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CNE Monitoring Seismicity In Samara of Possible Tsunami To Affect Nicoya Peninsula

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Senior Murdered In Pococi For His Pension Money

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QCOSTARICA by Wilberth Villalobos, Vozdeguanacaste - The National Meteorological Institute (IMN – Instituto Meteorologico Nacional) estimates that the...

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QCOSTARICA - Strong winds affecting the country claimed the life of a driver before noon on Wednesday, after...

Guanacaste Burns

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Costa Rica Exceeds 98% Renewable Energy Generation For Third Consecutive Year

Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100% ...

Central America Imports More Chinese Washing Machines

In 2016 Central American countries imported US$27 million worth of washing machines and parts from China, 14% more...

Tropical Storm Nate Hits Costa Rica Hard: Seven Dead, Thousands In Shelters

Tropical Storm Nate has hit Costa Rica hard, especially in areas of Guanacaste were major roads have become...

“I ate it. I ate the wasp.” Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis

Q COSTA RICA -  President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera ate a wasp while giving an interview on his...

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