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La Sele qualifies for quarterfinals with close victory over Bermuda
La Sele
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La Sele
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La Sele qualifies for quarterfinals with close victory over Bermuda

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 20, 2019

The Costa Rica men’s national soccer team earned a shaky 2-1 victory on Thursday over Bermuda, a result which qualifies La Sele to the 2019 Gold Cup…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 2)
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 2)

Garry Wallace - June 20, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Garry Wallace recently completed the…

Costa Rica 101: Using your cell phone in Costa Rica
Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101
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Costa Rica 101: Using your cell phone in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 20, 2019

One of the better parts of any vacation is disconnecting from the rest of the world. But whether it’s for safety or convenience, it can still be…

Gold Cup roundup: USA, Mexico earn blowout wins in first games
La Sele
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La Sele
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Gold Cup roundup: USA, Mexico earn blowout wins in first games

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 19, 2019

The 2019 Gold Cup has featured several blowouts and few upsets through each country's first game. The Tico Times recaps the first match day for each group.…

Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 1)
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Letters from the trail: Hiking the Camino de Costa Rica (Part 1)

Garry Wallace - June 19, 2019

Earlier this year, we told you about Camino de Costa Rica, a 280-km hike from Costa Rica's Atlantic to its Pacific coast.  Reader Garry Wallace recently completed…

Vice President Campbell discusses goal to ‘defend the rights of all, to speak for those who are silent’
Caribbean
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Caribbean
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Vice President Campbell discusses goal to ‘defend the rights of all, to speak for those who are silent’

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2019

Costa Rica's First Vice President, Epsy Campbell, spoke this week as a guest of honor at the Eighth Biennial Conference of the Jamaican Diaspora in Kingston. Campbell,…

Costa Rica named one of world’s best billfish destinations
Fishing
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Fishing
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Costa Rica named one of world’s best billfish destinations

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 18, 2019

The fishing charter website FishingBooker has named Costa Rica as the fourth-best billfish destination in the world. The list -- based entirely on customer preferences and reviews,…

Costa Rica will host RightsCon 2020
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica will host RightsCon 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 17, 2019

Costa Rica will host the 2020 convention of RightsCon, which calls itself "the world's leading event on human rights in the digital age." The announcement was made…

Pic of the Day: Finally, a goal!
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Finally, a goal!

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 17, 2019

Costa Rica found some much-needed offensive firepower Sunday night in a 4-0 victory over Nicaragua. La Sele scored early and often, a welcome sight for a team…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 3

Christopher Howard - June 14, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past two weeks, we brought you Parts 1 and 2 of our…

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