• Cielo Vista
Antonio Álvarez Desanti and the memory of bygone bipartisanship
Elections 2018
4299 views
Elections 2018
4299 views

Antonio Álvarez Desanti and the memory of bygone bipartisanship

Carlos Andrés Madrigal - January 30, 2018

Costa Rica has 13 candidates for the presidency; the elections are just days away, on Feb. 4, and the polls show a fairly wide-open field. This week,…

PHOTOS: Costa Rican candidates wrap up their campaigns
Elections 2018
4155 views
Elections 2018
4155 views

PHOTOS: Costa Rican candidates wrap up their campaigns

The Tico Times and AFP - January 29, 2018

With Costa Rica's elections just days away on Sunday, Feb. 4, the country's 13 presidential candidates have held special events in recent days to conclude their campaigns.…

Costa Rica has earthly problems, but this election season ended over the rainbow
No Sugar Please
4861 views
No Sugar Please
4861 views

Costa Rica has earthly problems, but this election season ended over the rainbow

Alvaro Murillo - January 28, 2018

We all know that our Supreme Elections Tribunal (TSE) is calling for a rational, intelligent, well informed vote – and that’s all well and good as a…

Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions
Energy
11387 views
Energy
11387 views

Costa Rica adopts electric transport law to reduce emissions

AFP - January 26, 2018

Costa Rica adopted a new law Thursday to incentivize electric transport with a long-term view to eliminating hydrocarbon-powered vehicles in the country, responsible for most of Costa…

Making their case in the final days
Elections 2018
4833 views
Elections 2018
4833 views

Making their case in the final days

AFP - January 26, 2018

From left, Costa Rican presidential candidates Rodolfo Piza of the Social Christian Unity Party (PUSC), Juan Diego Castro of the National Integration Party (PIN), Rodolfo Hernández of…

Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears
Therapeutic Abortion
8445 views
Therapeutic Abortion
8445 views

Therapeutic abortion: a Costa Rican right ensnared in doubts and fears

Paula Umaña - January 25, 2018

On Nov. 29, 2017, journalism student Paula Umaña published an in-depth feature for the weekly Semanario Universidad as part of Punto y Aparte, a mentoring program for young journalists. The…

The Last Supper, Caribbean-style
Tico Times Pic of the Day
3435 views
Tico Times Pic of the Day
3435 views

The Last Supper, Caribbean-style

The Tico Times - January 24, 2018

Our daily Costa Rican moment of zen. #tanlindacostarica

New poll in Costa Rica shows huge surge for evangelical pastor
Elections 2018
8136 views
Elections 2018
8136 views

New poll in Costa Rica shows huge surge for evangelical pastor

AFP - January 23, 2018

While nearly a third of Costa Rican voters remain undecided less than two weeks before the presidential and legislative elections, a recent poll shows that the evangelical…

Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival
Arts & Culture
10286 views
Arts & Culture
10286 views

Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 23, 2018

Tamarindo is preparing for another cultural immersion: the 2018 Tamarindo Art Wave is coming to town on Jan. 25-27. This year’s version of the popular festival will…

PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica
protests
4811 views
protests
4811 views

PHOTOS: Protesters call for secular state in Costa Rica

AFP - January 21, 2018

Hundreds of people gathered on Saturday in front of the cathedral in Costa Rica's capital, San José, to demand a secular state, in one of the few…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!