Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Cancún crossroads, preserving culture forged by hardship
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Cancún crossroads, preserving culture forged by hardship

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 17, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — On Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, you’re equally as likely to find a restaurant serving rice-and-bean as you are to find one cooking gallo pinto.…

Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive

Alexander Villegas - January 15, 2019

Puerto Viejo isn’t for everyone. If you need your beach vacation to be peppered with air-conditioned rooms and restaurants; if you can’t comfortably share your room with…

Off the eaten path: Lidia’s Place
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Dining
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Off the eaten path: Lidia’s Place

William Ayre - January 11, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — While Lidia’s Place is about 12 years old, Lidia Palmer has been cooking Caribbean specialties for decades. She got her first professional kitchen…

The Tico Times visits Puerto Viejo
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Limón
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The Tico Times visits Puerto Viejo

The Tico Times - November 29, 2018

Reach international and Costa Rican tourists with Puerto Viejo features in The Tico Times — the only English-language news source in Costa Rica with online, video, audio…

October in Costa Rica: when the Caribbean comes a’callin’
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Pic of the Day
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October in Costa Rica: when the Caribbean comes a’callin’

The Tico Times - October 15, 2018

Costa Rica's Caribbean coast is famously exempt from many of the typical weather patterns in the rest of the country. In fact, September, October and November, the…

Public Security Ministry to build police station in Puerto Viejo
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Crime
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Public Security Ministry to build police station in Puerto Viejo

L. Arias - March 14, 2017

The Public Security Ministry (MSP) confirmed that it will build a police station in the coastal town of Puerto Viejo, in the Caribbean province of Limón. Vice…

Canadian tourist stabbed to death on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast
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Costa Rica
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Canadian tourist stabbed to death on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast

L. Arias - March 6, 2017

Residents of the southern Caribbean town of Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica, found the body of a Canadian man with a knife wound on the right side of…

Our favorite places in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Our favorite places in Costa Rica

The Tico Times Staff - September 15, 2016

It is Independence Day in Costa Rica, a time when we, the foreign transplants who are part of The Tico Times editorial team, take the time to…

From a corner: Being Afro-Latina in Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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From a corner: Being Afro-Latina in Costa Rica

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - November 10, 2015

Recently, on a Skype call to my Tica mother in Brooklyn, New York, I was happily surprised to hear a new story about her childhood in Puerto…

Puerto Viejo: Is it time to lift the US travel alert?
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Crime and Punishment
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Puerto Viejo: Is it time to lift the US travel alert?

The Tico Times - November 9, 2015

U.S. Embassy officials recently met with expats in Puerto Viejo, the lively tourist mecca on Costa Rican’s southern Caribbean coast, to discuss a travel alert that has…

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