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Semana Santa Celebrated in Nicaragua with Colorful Traditions
Central America
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Central America
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Semana Santa Celebrated in Nicaragua with Colorful Traditions

Tim Rogers - April 4, 2021

Semana Santa, or Easter Holy Week, in Nicaragua is a week of colorful religious tradition, tourism and partying. Most people get vacation days  making for a long…

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In Costa Rica its Modern life vs. Wildlife

Mitzi Stark - October 17, 2013

Simona lives in a basket. Her platter of food is always full. She gets lots of loving attention. In fact, she gets the best care a sloth…

Rafting
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Costa Rica Expeditions: One of Costa Rica’s most successful rafting entrepreneurs

The Tico Times - April 25, 2013

By Erin Van Rheenen | Special to The Tico Times In the spring of 1978, New York-born Michael Kaye and his Salvadoran wife Yolanda were riding the…

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Drug agents arrest Israeli citizen with 8 kilos of cocaine

Tico Times - January 22, 2012

Agents with the Drug Control Police (PCD) arrested an Israeli citizen found with more than eight kilograms of cocaine, $5,600 in cash and a 9mm pistol in…

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Costa Rica Real Estate Made Easy With Guide

Adam Williams - February 26, 2010

If you have any questions about buying, renting or building property in Costa Rica, Christopher Howard’s “Guide to Real Estate in Costa Rica” may help. The exhaustive,…

Travel & Tourism
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Beyond the Basilica of Costa Rica: Footloose in Cartago

Dorothy MacKinnon - July 27, 2007

Countrified, chaotic and often crawling with traffic, downtown Cartago for many visitors is the penance you have to pay to reach the Basílica de la Virgen de…

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In Costa Rica Arenal Howlers Have Friend in Area Resident, Zoologist

Contributors - March 30, 2007

Early one morning last September, a Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) vehicle crawled up the long, steep drive to zoologist Gloria Dempsey’s mountainside home near Lake…

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What Should I Know Before Moving to Costa Rica?

Get Action - March 23, 2007

I am a U.S. citizen who just graduated from college and am looking to move somewhere in Latin America, hopefully Costa Rica. A friend of mine mentioned…

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Costa Rica Ranks in Top Five in World Real Estate Market

Contributors - February 23, 2007

The grass may always seem greener on the other side, but when it comes to real estate, Costa Rica might just be the “other side” the rest…

Hiking in Costa Rica at the Barva Volcano
Tourism
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Tourism
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Hiking in Costa Rica at the Barva Volcano

Contributors - September 15, 2006

Hiking in Costa Rica is an extraordinary experience, especially when you can go with a group of fellow hikers and have access to reliable transportation to reach…