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News: Costa Rica

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In pictures

Monday, March 29th 2010, 17:07

The mysterious stone spheres of Costa Rica
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Costa Rica elects female leader

Monday, February 8th 2010, 10:02

Costa Ricans elect Laura Chinchilla as president, the first woman to occupy the post in the Central American nation.
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Happy and green

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 1:29

What is behind the success story of Costa Rica?
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Uruguay take last World Cup spot

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 7:33
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Montevideo

Uruguay secure the final place at the 2010 World Cup by drawing 1-1 with Costa Rica in Montevideo to seal a 2-1 aggregate win
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Jail term for ex-Costa Rican head

Monday, October 5th 2009, 21:47

Former Costa Rican President Rafael Angel Calderon is sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted of corruption.
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Costa Rica seizes migrant ship

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 1:10

Costa Rican officials say they have intercepted a boat with 54 African migrants on board off the country's Caribbean coast.
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Honduras court shuns Zelaya deal

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 23:12
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras's supreme court rejects a Costa Rica-brokered deal to restore ousted President Manuel Zelaya to power.
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Costa Rica leader gets swine flu

Wednesday, August 12th 2009, 5:43

President Oscar Arias of Costa Rica says he has swine flu, making him the first head of state known to have caught the virus.
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Honduran crisis talks break down

Monday, July 20th 2009, 6:20
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Honduras's interim government rejects a Costa Rican proposal offered at talks to end a conflict with the ousted president.
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Hondurans 'have right to revolt'

Wednesday, July 15th 2009, 1:30
related countries: Honduras Honduras

The ousted Honduran president says his supporters have "the right to insurrection" in their bid to see him reinstated.
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Honduras talks end without accord

Saturday, July 11th 2009, 1:57
related countries: Honduras Honduras

Talks in Costa Rica aimed at ending the political crisis in Honduras end without reaching an agreement.
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