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Costa Rica Promotes Greener Air Travel

Costa Rica is hoping for a big jump in its Clean Trips (Viajes Limpios) programme, which allows air passengers to offset the climate-changing gas emissions from their airplane flights by paying for activities that preserve the country's forests By mid-November,...

JetBlue to fly to Costa Rica

JetBlue announced plans Wednesday to begin service to Costa Rica, a route that would be the carrier's first to Central America. Starting March 26, JetBlue will begin flying one daily round-trip flight between Orlando and the Costa Rican capital...

Air New Zealand Flies on Engine With Jatropha Biofuel Blend

By James Kanter The New York Times Some in the aviation industry say they could one day be flying the biggest jets across the planet without contributing to climate change — using biofuels. They also say that it will be easier...

IATA Blasts Proposed Costa Rica Entry TaxIATA Blasts Proposed Costa Rica Entry Tax

Costa Rica is considering levying a $15 tax on international passengers arriving in the country, causing the airline industry, represented by IATA, to cry foul. The law currently being debated would tax arriving passengers but would not apply to Costa...

Conscientious Tourism: Costa Rican vanilla crop failure opens a window of opportunity

Costa Rica has been living through an unprecedented tourism boom that is rapidly transforming the small Central American country. More than two million tourists a year pour into Costa Rica, and developers are building vast resort and condominium complexes...

NatureAir Launches Educational Eco-Tourism Blog

Today NatureAir, the world's first certified carbon neutral airline, announced the official launch of its Nature Blog. The blog was created to help educate readers on sustainable travel and keep people informed and involved in Costa Rica as an...
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Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Will Be the New ‘ID Cards’ of Costa Ricans

The surveillance camera recorded a criminal while committing his misdeeds in the mall. But it was not...
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Costa Rica: It is beautiful and it is colorful but is it safe?

Costa Rica is a safe place. But as it may happen anywhere...

An Alert for All Latin America: Numerous Cases of Murders and Persecu-tion of Indigenous Leaders Remain With Impunity

The killings of members belonging to indigenous populations, along with persecution and harassment, have generated fear, helplessness, sadness and mostly anger in...

How to Keep Your Finances in Order and Increase Your Savings

Any time is excellent to start organizing and reviewing your money account. Saving money demands order and it is very important to...

Public Banks Improved Credit Conditions for the Purchase of Electric Vehicles

This announcement was made by the directors of the banking entities together with the First Lady, Claudia Dobles, and the ministers of...
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