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The gardens of Quito: Urban farming in one of the world’s highest cities

Project goal: The Participatory Urban Agriculture Program (AGRUPAR) was set up by the Quito municipality’s Economic Development Agency in 2002. The goal is to...

Red Cross asks for clarity in its role in the release of political prisoners

Checking the list of detained protesters that will be released and returned to their families, as well as support in the logistics to achieve...

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Couple Carrying More Than US$43,000 In Cash Arrest, Money Confiscated

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Tourism Board Estimates a 9% Increase in 2018-2019 Cruise Ship arrivals

The Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) – Costa Rican Tourism Board – estimates an increase of 9.2% in cruise ship arrivals at the five...

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Movies Partially Shot in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a land of natural beauty and as such is a dream for people who scout locations for the purpose of shooting...

Arrivals Faced A 4 Hour Wait At The San Jose Airport on Saturday

A failure in the ‘sistema’ – system – had thousands of people arriving or leaving Costa Rica waiting. And waiting. And even more waiting....

11 Month Old Killed By Dog

An eleven-month-old baby died on Monday morning in hospital, the victim of the injuries she suffered after being bitten by a dog. The attack...

Europeans denounce Nicaragua’s ‘democratic crisis’

The European Parliament delegation following their recent visit to Nicaragua, urged President Daniel Ortega to release political prisoners, allow the return of banned human...

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Immigration Asked To Consider Vaccination When Approving Residency of Foreigners in Costa Rica

The Ministerio de Salud (Ministry of Health) says it is in talks with the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjeria (DGME) – immigration service...

Backpacker stripped naked before falling to her death in Guatemala volcano

British backpacker Catherine Shaw is believed to have stripped naked while hiking on a Guatemalan volcano to watch the sunrise before a fatal fall. Facebook...

Free to ride!

To the free, motorcyclists assume that the vehicular inspection – RITEVE – does not exist for them. Nor do the rules of the road, common...

Court upholds annulment of ICE fine

The contentious-administrative and civil chamber of Costa Rica’s treasury cassation court has definitively annulled a fine of ¢2.16 billion colones fine (around US$3.5 million)...

Indigenous land activist shot dead in Costa Rica

Unknown attackers shot dead Sergio Rojas Ortiz, 59, a prominent indigenous leader and defender of the rights of the Bribri indigenous population over the...

Dedicated Diners swerve and bump their way toward a chef’s dream villa in Costa Rica

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Priest denounced for abuse was arrested trying to leave the country

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Quentin Tarantino is taking some of Hollywood’s biggest stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie back to the 1960s with the teaser...

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