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Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Tips for meaningful travel in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 7, 2018

Like many who have visited the country, Ann Becker fell in love with Costa Rica when she vacationed here in 2005. Since then, Becker has dedicated her…

Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez
News
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News
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Tico Times Talks: An interview with Olympic hopeful Jenny Méndez

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 6, 2018

In late October, Costa Rican marathoner Jenny Méndez won the 43rdMarine Corps Marathon in Washington D.C. with a personal-best time of 2:40:20. The win came months after the…

Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores
News
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News
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Betalú wins, Armstrong finishes Ruta de los Conquistadores

AFP / The Tico Times - November 5, 2018

Lance Armstrong, the U.S. cycling legend, recovered from a difficult start to the Ruta de los Conquistadores — a tough test of mountain biking in Costa Rica…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Nov. 5, 2018

Alexander Villegas - November 5, 2018

Another Monday, another episode of the Tico Times Weekly Digest. This week, we report from the Teatro Nacional in San José. Read the stories mentioned above: Colón…

In search of sustainability in Limón: Challenging our assumptions
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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In search of sustainability in Limón: Challenging our assumptions

Dr. Khosrow Farahbakhsh - November 3, 2018

When I was a young child, my parents took me to see a movie on the big screen. I remember only one scene from the movie: two…

Government denounces racist and misogynistic attacks against Vice President Epsy Campbell
Latin America
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Latin America
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Government denounces racist and misogynistic attacks against Vice President Epsy Campbell

AFP - November 1, 2018

The Costa Rican government expressed solidarity with Vice President and Foreign Minister Epsy Campbell after she was the recipient of racist, misogynistic and hateful attacks in recent…

Spain’s police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo
Crime
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Crime
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Spain’s police seize massive cocaine haul in banana cargo

AFP - October 27, 2018

Spanish police said Thursday they had seized over six tonnes of cocaine hidden in a shipment of bananas and arrested 16 suspects, some of them wanted in…

Tico Times Shade: COSEVI is ‘Frustra Vida,’ not ‘Pura Vida’
Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade
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Tico Times Shade: COSEVI is ‘Frustra Vida,’ not ‘Pura Vida’

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 27, 2018

STILL WAITING IN LINE AT COSEVI — It truly is a remarkable feat to create a service that is an objectively worse experience than a trip to the…

Heavy rains lead to mass floods in the Pacific
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News
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Heavy rains lead to mass floods in the Pacific

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 5, 2018

Last updated at 4:25 p.m. CST.   Original story:  Heavy rains over the course of the week caused significant flooding throughout Costa Rica on Friday. Alexander Solís,…