Costa Rica eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League with Herediano loss
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Soccer
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Costa Rica eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League with Herediano loss

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 1, 2019

A Costa Rican club will not lift the CONCACAF Champions League trophy this year. Club Sport Herediano's 4-0 defeat to Atlanta United F.C. on Thursday night secured…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: The stunning Nauyaca Waterfalls

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2019

There is no shortage of stunning waterfalls in Costa Rica, and these are among the best. Nauyaca Waterfalls are a two-tiered behemoth, cascading nearly 200 feet and…

Tico Times Weekly Digest
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The Tico Times Weekly Digest: Feb. 25, 2019

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2019

This week in Costa Rica (Feb. 25, 2019): ------------------------------------- Featured News Stories ------------------------------------- Guaidó-appointed ambassador takes possession of Venezuelan embassy in Costa Rica At Costa Rica’s request,…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: Sunset at Espadilla Beach in Manuel Antonio
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: Sunset at Espadilla Beach in Manuel Antonio

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 25, 2019

Located just outside Manuel Antonio National Park, Espadilla Beach is a favorite location for tourists to relax after the park closes for the day. While the beach…

Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon
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Sloth kong
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Slothy Sunday: A lazy, sunny afternoon

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 24, 2019

Here at The Tico Times, we know news can sometimes feel overwhelming and disheartening. That's why, each Sunday, we post a photo of an adorable sloth in…

Tico Times Pic of the Day: Corcovado National Park from above
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day: Corcovado National Park from above

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 23, 2019

Corcovado National Park contains 2.5 percent of the world's biodiversity, according to Costa Rica's National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC). To protect that biodiversity, the national park was…

Oscar Arias’s Crucitas case dismissed; prosecutor plans appeal
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Oscar Arias’s Crucitas case dismissed; prosecutor plans appeal

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2019

The Criminal Court of the Treasury announced Thursday night that it has dismissed charges against former Costa Rican president Óscar Arias for his involvement in approving the…

Herediano beats MLS champs Atlanta United, 3-1
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Herediano beats MLS champs Atlanta United, 3-1

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 22, 2019

Club Sport Herediano has a foot in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals after defeating Atlanta United F.C., 3-1, on Thursday night. José Ortiz, Randall Azofeifa and Esteban…

Costa Rica’s Health Ministry confirms three imported cases of the measles
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Health matters
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Costa Rica’s Health Ministry confirms three imported cases of the measles

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 21, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry confirmed Thursday afternoon three imported cases of the measles, the country's first since 2014. The affected are a 5-year-old French boy, his mother…

Thousands affected by water shortages in Costa Rica
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El Niño
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Thousands affected by water shortages in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 21, 2019

The Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) estimates that 114,500 people have been affected by water shortages across the country due to drought caused by the…

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