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PHOTO REPORT: Marching on May 1 in Costa Rica
Labor Day protests
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Labor Day protests
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PHOTO REPORT: Marching on May 1 in Costa Rica

Alberto Font - May 1, 2015

Thousands of Costa Rican workers on Friday participated in the annual May 1 march in the nation's capital, San José. Union members from various public institutions, political parties, environmentalists, musical bands…

Costa Rica banana workers affected by Nemagon still waiting on compensation
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Costa Rica banana workers affected by Nemagon still waiting on compensation

Alberto Font - April 16, 2015

Hundreds of banana workers who were exposed to the banned pesticide Nemagon protested Wednesday in front of Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly demanding compensation for physical and psychological…

Strolling the Art Walk circuit
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Strolling the Art Walk circuit

Elizabeth Lang - April 13, 2015

As soon as you walked onto Avenida Escazú for the Art Walk, art was there to amuse you in every way possible. Art was present in this…

Presidents Obama, Solís meet at Summit of the Americas
Latin America
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Latin America
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Presidents Obama, Solís meet at Summit of the Americas

The Tico Times - April 10, 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama and Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís held their first one-on-one meeting during the Summit of the Americas in Panama Friday. Solís said that…

PHOTO GALLERY: A changing tide for Costa Rica’s artisanal fishing communities
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTO GALLERY: A changing tide for Costa Rica’s artisanal fishing communities

Thomas Enderlin - April 2, 2015

Adrian Arguijo Valdez is an artisanal fisherman. His weathered hands are a testament to countless years of direct exposure to sun and wind on the Golfo de…

PHOTOS: A Holy Week children’s procession in Heredia
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: A Holy Week children’s procession in Heredia

Alberto Font - April 1, 2015

As part of Costa Rica's Easter Holy Week activities, the Church of Santo Domingo de Heredia on Tuesday held an annual procession that featured kids as leading…

PHOTO: Motorcyclists protest proposed ban on passengers
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Crime
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PHOTO: Motorcyclists protest proposed ban on passengers

Alberto Font - March 18, 2015

Dozens of motorcyclists gathered Wednesday in front of the National Insurance Institute (INS) in Barrio Amón and rode from there to the Legislative Assembly to protest proposed regulations prohibiting more than one…

Zapatería Panamá, last man standing
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Zapatería Panamá, last man standing

Alberto Font - March 12, 2015

Located on 1st Avenue and 28th Street in downtown San José, Zapatería Panamá is the only business left standing after 1,000 square meters of commercial space were laid flat a…

International Women’s Day
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International Women’s Day

Alberto Font - March 8, 2015

Luisa Nelson, from Limón province, was the first female mechanic to work at the Limón port, in 1978. She received a recognition during the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Moín…

This day in history: 32nd anniversary of John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica
A Look Back
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A Look Back
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This day in history: 32nd anniversary of John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica

Alberto Font - March 2, 2015

Monday is the 32nd anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica. As the first pope to visit the country, he drew one of the largest crowds in…

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