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Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption
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Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

In March 1963, Irazú Volcano began a period of eruptions that would last two years. The below video, via the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica…

Tico Times #TBT: Small lake forms after earthquake
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Small lake forms after earthquake

The Tico Times - March 14, 2019

Costa Rica's history has been replete with earthquakes. This Library of Congress photo, dated between 1880 and 1900, shows a small lake that formed after an earthquake in…

Tico Times #TBT: Memories of Costa Rica
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Throwback Thursday
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Tico Times #TBT: Memories of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 7, 2019

It’s hard to explain to people back home that Costa Rica doesn’t have a postal system quite like other countries. How many times has a friend insisted…

Throwback Thursday: Electric car
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Electric car

The Tico Times - February 28, 2019

The Costa Rican government announced its plan to fully decarbonize the economy by 2050 this Sunday. A big part of their plan involves electrifying the public and…

Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows
Arenal
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Arenal
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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

Arenal Volcano's July 1968 eruption destroyed three small villages, killed 87 people and wiped out 232 square kilometers of crops and livestock. The stratovolcano has remained dormant…

Tico Times #TBT: Pan Am ceases flights to Costa Rica
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Pan Am ceases flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 31, 2019

Pan American World Airways, once one of the most recognized names in the sky, made Costa Rica one of its first international destinations. A Pan Am route map for…

Throwback Thursday: Flying LACSA, Costa Rica’s flagship airline
Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT
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Throwback Thursday: Flying LACSA, Costa Rica’s flagship airline

The Tico Times - January 24, 2019

Founded in 1945, LACSA (or Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses S.A) was Costa Rica's flagship airline. LACSA eventually became a member airline of TACA (Transportes Aéreos Centroamericanos), which 10 years…

Tico Times #TBT: Costa Rican aviation
Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Costa Rican aviation

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 3, 2019

The jet age has helped transform Costa Rica into a vacation destination for people worldwide. In today's #TBT, we look at how aviation has changed in Costa…

Tico Times #TBT: The one millionth Tico
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Throwback Thursday
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Tico Times #TBT: The one millionth Tico

The Tico Times - October 4, 2018

Last month, Costa Rica welcomed the five millionth Tico, so this Thursday in our #TBT we're looking back at two other landmarks captured in the pages of…

Tico Times #TBT: Into the millions
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Tico Times #TBT: Into the millions

The Tico Times - September 7, 2017

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