Costa Rica

Country in Central America

Costa Rica (Under CC License)

Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a sovereign state in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 5 million in a land area of 51,060 square kilometers. An estimated 333,980 people live in the capital and largest city, San José with around 2 million people in the surrounding metropolitan area.

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Twenty five people have died in Costa Rica due to tainted alcohol, authorities say. Here's how to protect yourself while traveling.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 days ago

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A Roman Catholic priest charged with raping a 12-year-old boy in Costa Rica in 2003 has been detained by Mexican authorities, a Costa Rican official said on..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 25 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

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