• Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Columns Enlightened, Entertained

May 19, 2006

Tico Times columnists kept readers enlightened and entertained throughout the ’80s. June Carolyn Erlick wrote about life in Sandinista Nicaragua; Bert Williams became official TT historian in the “The Way it Was”; and Fernando Quirós wrote “Economic Analysis,” later taken over by María Elena Carvajal. In “La Macha,” Henrietta Boggs gave readers an exciting (and often, hilarious) look at her life as the first wife of legendary three-time President José (Pepe) Figueres, before, during and after the historic revolution he led in 1948.

Sharon Beinert and Lotti Tobler shared Costa Rican cooking secrets in “Now, Let’s Cook It”; Ed Bernhardt gave gardening tips in “Home Gardening in Costa Rica” and is still helping gardeners today; and Gypsy Cole kept everybody enthralled with her jungle adventures in ”Practically Paradise.” Jerry Ruhlow penned “Fishing in Costa Rica,” which after a hiatus was later rechristened “Free Spooling,” and remains a favorite; and Rod Hughes gave readers a taste of local restaurant fare in “Out on the Town.”

 

You may be interested

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday
Costa Rica
2133 views
Costa Rica
2133 views

News briefs: Costa Rica news highlights to start your Tuesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 24, 2020

Happy Tuesday from The Tico Times! Here's the news you should know as a new day starts in Costa Rica.…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, November 23
Costa Rica
6233 views
Costa Rica
6233 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, November 23

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 23, 2020

The Health Ministry now only holds coronavirus press conferences twice-weekly, on Tuesdays and Fridays. As a result, our updates on other…

Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua
Central America
46 views
Central America
46 views

Back-to-back hurricanes exacerbate poverty in Nicaragua

Julia RIOS / AFP - November 23, 2020

The North Caribbean, one of the poorest regions of Nicaragua, is mired in uncertainty and despair after the double blow…