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News Costa Rica: Costa Rica groups test stuck Nicaragua migrants for COVID-19

Published on: Friday 31 July 2020
Costa Rica groups test stuck Nicaragua migrants for COVID-19
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/costa-rica-groups-test-stuck-nicaragua-migrants-covid-72111859

Costa Rican doctors have begun giving free coronavirus tests to about 200 Nicaraguan migrants who have been stranded at the two countries’ border because the Nicaraguan government has demanded negative test results

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica Reopens Its Borders To UK, EU And Canadian Visitors

Published on: Wednesday 29 July 2020
Costa Rica Reopens Its Borders To UK, EU And Canadian Visitors
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/joanneshurvell/2020/07/29/safe-holidays-for-2020-costa-rica-reopens-its-borders-to-uk-eu-and-canadian-visitors-from-1-august/

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has given Costa Rica its Safe Travels stamp. The world’s first global safety and hygiene stamp enables travelers to identify destinations and businesses (hotels, restaurants, airlines) that have adopted global standardized health and hygiene protocols.

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica unplugged

Published on: Thursday 23 July 2020
Costa Rica unplugged
News source: https://www.ft.com/content/047b5340-4402-4ee7-8e29-5dc23a57c0fc

Am Highway, south of the Nicaraguan border, among the dramatic curls and ridges of the Gulf of Papagayo. On the other side of the bay, beyond the naked eye, lie the golf greens shared by a clutch of ...

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica will be the next hub for a space-junk hunting radar

Published on: Thursday 23 July 2020
Costa Rica will be the next hub for a space-junk hunting radar
News source: https://qz.com/1884065/costa-rica-will-host-leolabs-next-space-radar-site/

Carlos Alvarado Quesada was elected president of Costa Rica in 2018, putting efforts to decarbonize his country’s economy at the center of his administration—but his concern for the environment also ...

News Costa Rica: LeoLabs Selects Costa Rica as Site for Next Generation Space Radar

Published on: Wednesday 22 July 2020
LeoLabs Selects Costa Rica as Site for Next Generation Space Radar
News source: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/leolabs-selects-costa-rica-as-site-for-next-generation-space-radar-301097642.html

/PRNewswire/ -- LeoLabs, Inc., the leading commercial provider of low Earth orbit (LEO) mapping and Space Situational Awareness (SSA) services, today announced...

News Costa Rica: What are the Alternatives for the Cultivation and Processing of Cannabis/Hemp in Costa Rica?

Published on: Tuesday 21 July 2020
What are the Alternatives for the Cultivation and Processing of Cannabis/Hemp in Costa Rica?
News source: https://menafn.com/1100524900/What-are-the-Alternatives-for-the-Cultivation-and-Processing-of-CannabisHemp-in-Costa-Rica

In recent days, the TCRN team had a conversation with the Deputy of Costa Rican Legislative Assembly, Zoila Volio, regarding her interest in promoting the initiative of Law 21,388. It is worth noting ...

News Costa Rica: LeoLabs to construct fourth radar in Costa Rica

Published on: Wednesday 22 July 2020
LeoLabs to construct fourth radar in Costa Rica
News source: https://spacenews.com/leolabs-costa-rica-radar/

Silicon Valley startup LeoLabs announced plans July 22 to construct a phased-array radar in Costa Rica to track objects as small as two centimeters in low inclination orbits.

News Costa Rica: Wood lattice walls ventilate this beautiful Costa Rica home

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Wood lattice walls ventilate this beautiful Costa Rica home
News source: https://inhabitat.com/wood-lattice-walls-ventilate-this-beautiful-costa-rica-home/

Ocean views surround Casa Guayacán, a naturally-ventilated and solar-run Costa Rican home by two architects from Salagnac Arquitectos.

News Costa Rica: Nestlé Chooses Costa Rica to Produce the only NESCAFÉ Ground Coffee in the Region

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Nestlé Chooses Costa Rica to Produce the only NESCAFÉ Ground Coffee in the Region
News source: https://menafn.com/1100465384/Nestl%C3%A9-Chooses-Costa-Rica-to-Produce-the-only-NESCAF%C3%89-Ground-Coffee-in-the-Region

Nestlé Costa Rica, a company with more than 60 years operating in the country, unveiled its new NESCAFÉ Ground Coffee product. First NESCAFÉ in the region made from 100% Costa Rican Arabica beans, cul ...

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica's Most Beautiful Birds

Published on: Friday 10 July 2020
Costa Rica's Most Beautiful Birds
News source: https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/costa-rica-s-most-beautiful-birds.html

Costa Rica has almost five% of the world’s biodiversity, and is home to 10% of the world’s total bird species. Here are some of the most spectacular birds of the country.

News Costa Rica: IFF Panama Film Match Prizes Costa Rica’s ‘Los Ultimos,’ Panama’s ‘The Journey of Kokodrit’

Published on: Saturday 30 May 2020
IFF Panama Film Match Prizes Costa Rica’s ‘Los Ultimos,’ Panama’s ‘The Journey of Kokodrit’
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/panama-film-match-prizes-costa-183033216.html

Costa Rican documentary “Los Últimos,” by Álvaro Torres Crespo, won the $10,000 IFF Panama Film Match Award, in the first edition of IFF Panama Film Match - the Panama Film Festival’s Cinematographic Co-Production Forum for Central America and the Caribbean, supported by the IDB Lab. Initially planned

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica is betting on 'staycations' to keep tourism afloat

Published on: Monday 01 June 2020
Costa Rica is betting on 'staycations' to keep tourism afloat
News source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2020-06-01/costa-rica-betting-staycations-keep-tourism-afloat

Hoping to replace billions in lost revenue, Costa Rica is embarking on a marketing blitz geared toward locals.

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica becomes first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage

Published on: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Costa Rica becomes first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage
News source: https://thehill.com/changing-america/respect/equality/499790-costa-rica-becomes-first-country-in-central-america-to

The historic lifting of a Supreme Court ban on gay marriage went into effect Monday night at midnight.

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica becomes the first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage

Published on: Wednesday 27 May 2020
Costa Rica becomes the first country in Central America to legalize same-sex marriage
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/costa-rica-first-country-central-america-legalize-same-sex-marriage/

Two women became the first legally married same-sex couple in Costa Rica when a notary wearing a face mask pronounced them "wife and wife."

News Costa Rica: Vincent Delgado: Lessons from Costa Rica

Published on: Friday 08 May 2020
Vincent Delgado: Lessons from Costa Rica
News source: https://msutoday.msu.edu/360/2020/vincent-delgado-lessons-from-costa-rica/

It has been surreal to watch the paths diverge between Michigan and Costa Rica. Costa Rica has a population of about five million people. Michigan has about ten million. Yet, the numbers of those diagnosed with COVID-19 differ vastly. On April 3, Michigan recorded its highest number of new cases: 1,953. A week later, Costa Rica recorded its highest number of cases to date on April 9: 37.

News Costa Rica: Same-Sex Marriage Comes to Costa Rica on This Day

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Same-Sex Marriage Comes to Costa Rica on This Day
News source: https://www.out.com/weddings/2020/5/12/same-sex-marriage-comes-costa-rica-day

Marriage equality is coming to Costa Rica by the end of this month. Q Costa Rica reports that the Central American's country's civil registry will begin processing marriage applications from same-sex ...

News Costa Rica: Costa Rica to become first league in the Americas to restart play

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Costa Rica to become first league in the Americas to restart play
News source: https://www.espn.com/soccer/costa-rica-crc/story/4093995/costa-rica-to-become-first-league-in-the-americas-to-restart-play

Costa Rica's first division will become the first soccer league in the Americas to start playing again beginning May 20.

News Costa Rica: Millicom terminates Telefonica Costa Rica purchase agreement

Published on: Saturday 02 May 2020
Millicom terminates Telefonica Costa Rica purchase agreement
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/millicom-terminates-telefonica-costa-rica-purchase-agreement-2020-05-02

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Millicom terminates Telefonica Costa Rica purchase agreement Luxembourg, May 2, 2020 - Millicom International Cellular S.A....