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News: Costa Rica

We have started to collect the most important news related to Costa Rica in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Costa Rica – overview

Costa Rica: news

Apple set to launch smaller iPad

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 11:24
related places: San Jose

Apple is expected to launch a smaller, more affordable iPad at an event in San Jose later on Tuesday.
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Arias sworn as Costa Rica leader

Tuesday, May 9th 2006, 9:35

Nobel Peace Prize winner Oscar Arias is sworn in as the new president of Costa Rica, vowing to steady the country.
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Arsenal agree deal for Campbell

Friday, August 12th 2011, 20:42

Arsenal agree to sign teenage Costa Rican striker Joel Campbell from Deportivo Saprissa subject to formal agreements and processes.
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Bio-rich Costa Rica's new marvels

Friday, January 4th 2008, 0:10

Three new species of salamander are discovered in a remote forest reserve in Central America.
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Chile mine report blames owners

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 23:50
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: San Jose

A congressional commission in Chile finds the owners of the San Jose mine responsible for the collapse last year which left 33 men trapped underground for 69 days.
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Friday, October 22nd 2010, 10:42
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: San Jose

Chilean miner Jose Ojada obtains the copyright for the note he wrote which let the world know "the 33" men trapped in the San Jose mine were safe.
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Chilean miners' warning 'ignored'

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 9:11
related countries: Chile Chile
related places: San Jose

A Chilean politician alleges miners voiced fears but were told to stay underground on the day the San Jose mine collapsed, but the company denies this.
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Chileans celebrate with an almighty roar

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 17:53

For 69 days the friends and families of the 33 trapped miners made a temporary home for themselves at the San Jose Mine. As their vigil comes to an end, Rajesh Mirchandani reports from the town of Copiapo.
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Costa Rica 'facing drugs threat'

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 13:07

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla tells the BBC that international co-operation is key to tackling the growing threat of drug gangs in Central America.
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Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

Friday, July 4th 2014, 21:52

Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.
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