Cyclists rally at Legislative Assembly to demand safer roads
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Cycling
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Cyclists rally at Legislative Assembly to demand safer roads

Alberto Font - June 16, 2015

A group of cyclists demonstrated in front of the Legislative Assembly in San José on Monday evening to demand more measures to protect them on Costa Rican roads and…

Costa Rica celebrates arrival of cyclist Andrey Amador
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Cycling
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Costa Rica celebrates arrival of cyclist Andrey Amador

Alberto Font - June 13, 2015

Hundreds of Ticos welcomed Costa Rican cyclist Andrey Amador at the Plaza de la Cultura in downtown San José after his arrival to Costa Rica Friday  afternoon. Amador…

Parents target Social Security System officials with protest to reopen liver transplant program
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Health
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Parents target Social Security System officials with protest to reopen liver transplant program

Alberto Font - June 12, 2015

The parents of six Costa Rican kids protested Thursday along with members of the National Association for a Second Chance at Life in front of the Social Security building…

PHOTOS: Event showcases vibrant women-led small businesses
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Event showcases vibrant women-led small businesses

Elizabeth Lang - June 6, 2015

On a warm, sunny morning, The Tico Times visited the Zoco Bazaar at Villa Maori in Santa Ana, where 50 women entrepreneurs had brought their products and…

PHOTO REPORT: University of Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day
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Environment
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PHOTO REPORT: University of Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day

Alberto Font - June 5, 2015

As part of the celebrations for World Environment Day 2015, the University of Costa Rica in San José held a full day of automobile-free activities. Students and teachers were encouraged…

Costa Ricans react to FIFA scandal like every other scandal: with memes
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Fútbol
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Costa Ricans react to FIFA scandal like every other scandal: with memes

The Tico Times - May 28, 2015

Ticos certainly are no strangers to corruption scandals. In fact, they've even put two of their own presidents in jail (albeit briefly). So they've developed a collective defense…

PHOTOS: Life along the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Life along the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border

Alberto Font - May 16, 2015

LOS CHILES, Alajuela — We left San José around 9 a.m. in a rented car and headed towards the north of the country. The mission was to…

Women’s cricket in Costa Rica? Yes!
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Cricket
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Women’s cricket in Costa Rica? Yes!

Alberto Font - May 14, 2015

The Costa Rica Cricket Federation and the British Embassy inaugurated the Women's Cricket Association Thursday at the Antonio Escarré baseball stadium in San José. In collaboration with the…

PHOTOS: March Against Animal Abuse
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Animal protection
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PHOTOS: March Against Animal Abuse

Alberto Font - May 11, 2015

Thousands of people gathered Sunday in San José for the 7th National March Against Animal Abuse to demand an animal welfare reform law that President Luis Guillermo Solís has…

PHOTO ESSAY: Marijuana Legalization March in Costa Rica
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Legalize It
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PHOTO ESSAY: Marijuana Legalization March in Costa Rica

Alberto Font - May 10, 2015

Marijuana advocates marched Saturday in San José to encourage legalization of the drug for medical, industrial, alimentary and recreational purposes. About 70 people marched from San José's…

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