From elections to protests to immigration, 2018 was a newsworthy year in Costa Rica and the region.
The Tico Times kept you informed throughout all of the year’s biggest news. Thank you for reading and supporting independent journalism in Costa Rica.
Here are some of our most-read stories of the year:
Carlos Alvarado: Novelist, musician and presidential candidate in Costa Rica
Our chat with Epsy Campbell, Costa Rica’s vice president elect
Through adaptive surfing disabled athletes conquer Costa Rica’s waves
Almost all of Costa Rica’s energy has come from renewable sources since 2014
Fleeing violence, Nicaraguans seek safety in Costa Rica
We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning
On two coasts, communities mourn tourists deaths in Costa Rica
Former Costa Rican presidents and political figures come out in support of same sex marriage
Cats march through streets, rats scared, milk supply runs low
Costa Rica’s ongoing strike hits tourism industry hard
Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer
How to love bees and save the world: Puerto Viejo couple teach the importance of bees
Fleeing Nicaragua: The escape
Heavy rains lead to mass floods in the Pacific
Off the eaten path: Pad Thai
Jaguars in danger: Building pathways for wild cats to protect a Costa Rican symbol
Dreamlike, diverse and grappling with change, our Santa Teresa Deep Dive
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