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A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera
Southern Zone
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Southern Zone
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A road trip down Costa Rica’s Costanera

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 16, 2019

Route 34, better known as the Costanera, is a two-lane highway on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast. Not fully completed until surprisingly recently, the Costanera now allows for…

Health strike ends in Costa Rica as unions, Caja reach agreement
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health strike ends in Costa Rica as unions, Caja reach agreement

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Government representatives and health unions reached an agreement Monday afternoon to end strikes that crippled the country's public-health system for more than a week. According to a…

Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica explores law to better regulate strikes

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly will discuss a bill that could affect the legality of certain public-sector strikes. Bill 21.049, titled "Law to provide legal certainty about strikes…

Criminal case dismissed in investigation of 2017 Nature Air crash
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Criminal case dismissed in investigation of 2017 Nature Air crash

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

The Court of Nicoya has dismissed a criminal case investigating the December 2017 Nature Air crash in Costa Rica that killed the flight's 12 occupants. According to…

Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica finishes Pan American Games with 5 medals

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 12, 2019

Costa Rica brought home five medals from the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. The Ticos earned four bronze medals, but their participation was highlighted by…

Pic of the Day: Wanchope wonder goal honored in Derby mural
La Sele
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La Sele
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Pic of the Day: Wanchope wonder goal honored in Derby mural

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 9, 2019

Costa Rican soccer legend Paulo Wanchope is featured prominently in a new mural at Pride Park Stadium in Derby, England. Created by local artist Iona Rowland, the…

Letter to the Editor: The story of the Cortez Amarillo, or how a country loses its own land
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Op-Ed
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Letter to the Editor: The story of the Cortez Amarillo, or how a country loses its own land

The Tico Times - August 8, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

Pic of the Day: ‘Pura vida’ meets ‘live long and prosper’
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: ‘Pura vida’ meets ‘live long and prosper’

The Tico Times - August 7, 2019

We've written before about "Hacia las estrellas: Costa Rica en la NASA," a book detailing the stories of 13 Costa Ricans who reached for the stars and…

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