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Watching Humpback Whales in Costa Rica
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Watching Humpback Whales in Costa Rica

Steven Hodel - October 17, 2020

Humpback whales have gentle, playful and also gallant warrior characteristics which make them well loved creatures. They might be thrashing on each other in the waters, but…

International Coffee Day and Costa Rica
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Coffee
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International Coffee Day and Costa Rica

Steven Hodel - September 28, 2020

Every day should be a celebration, and if you’re actively looking for reasons, it isn’t hard to find one quirky way or another to make each day…

Costa Rica Coffee Culture at a Crossroads
Coffee
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Coffee
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Costa Rica Coffee Culture at a Crossroads

Steve Hodel - September 27, 2020

The traditional cafe society in Costa Rica has reached a cultural crossroads. Older generations of coffee drinking traditionalists are crossing paths with a newer wave of coffee…

Costa Rica Coffee Processing Methods: Washed, Natural, Honey
Coffee
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Coffee
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Costa Rica Coffee Processing Methods: Washed, Natural, Honey

Steven Hodel - September 14, 2020

As a reader of the Tico Times,  you are probably aware that Costa Rica is a country known for many things. Lush scenery, beautiful natural wonders, amazing…

Central American truck drivers caught on the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border due to pandemic
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Central American truck drivers caught on the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border due to pandemic

AFP and The Tico Times - May 29, 2020

Under sun and rain, poorly fed and needing to buy water to drink or bathe, Central American cargo truckers have spent days on the border between Nicaragua…

TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro
Latin America
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Latin America
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TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

Members of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) are preparing lists of associates of the government of Nicolás Maduro who may be subject to sanctions, a…

Costa Rica announces Ronald González as new manager of La Sele
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica announces Ronald González as new manager of La Sele

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

After the former manager resigned for what he deemed a better opportunity, the Costa Rican Soccer Federation has appointed Ronald González as the new head of La…

Poás Volcano National Park to remain closed due to ‘high probability’ of further activity
National Parks
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National Parks
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Poás Volcano National Park to remain closed due to ‘high probability’ of further activity

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 30, 2019

Update (Wednesday, Oct. 2): The National Park has reopened. Click here for the story. The original story is below. * * * * Poás Volcano National Park, among the…

Can’t get dental implants because you don’t have $50,000 lying around? Come to Costa Rica!
Dental Tourism
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Dental Tourism
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Can’t get dental implants because you don’t have $50,000 lying around? Come to Costa Rica!

Dr. Carlos Fiorito / Goodness Dental - September 18, 2019

So, let’s say you need a dental implant and you want to get it in the United States. You may have discovered that the best solution to…

Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Hurricane Dorian will impact travel to Costa Rica; airlines issuing flight waivers

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 29, 2019

It's hurricane season, and one of 2019's biggest Atlantic storms to date is expected to impact the United States in the coming days. National Oceanic and Atmospheric…