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Costa Rican priest wanted for child abuse is arrested in Mexico
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Costa Rican priest wanted for child abuse is arrested in Mexico

AFP and The Tico Times - August 20, 2019

Costa Rican ex-priest Mauricio Víquez, accused of sexual abuse of minors, was arrested in Mexico in an operation coordinated by the two countries, official sources from Costa…

Pic of the Day: A very Costa Rican breakfast
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: A very Costa Rican breakfast

The Tico Times - August 19, 2019

Costa Rica is not a country known for its cuisine or renowned for unique national dishes. But even Google knows there’s nothing more tico than a serving of…

Illegal fishing strains Gulf of Nicoya fishing communities
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Costa Rica
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Illegal fishing strains Gulf of Nicoya fishing communities

David Bolaños Acuña and Rita Valverde / Semanario Universidad - August 19, 2019

In Puerto Níspero, about 9 km from Puente de la Amistad in Guanacaste, Leandro Espinoza has just disembarked. It's three o'clock in the afternoon, and the 67-year-old…

Pic of the Day: Morning views from Manuel Antonio
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day: Morning views from Manuel Antonio

The Tico Times - August 18, 2019

Costa Rica established Manuel Antonio National Park in 1972. Between the new park and the old banana town of Quepos sat an untapped gold mine for tourism:…

Slothy Sunday: The wild side of motherhood
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: The wild side of motherhood

Denise Gillen / Toucan Rescue Ranch - August 18, 2019

On Aug. 15, Costa Rica celebrated Mother’s Day! Motherhood can take many forms. There are no set rules to what or who we call a mother, because…

Costa Rica announces infrastructure works in effort to boost economy
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces infrastructure works in effort to boost economy

The Tico Times - August 17, 2019

Costa Rica announced Friday a millionaire investment in airport infrastructure as a mechanism to boost the economy and generate jobs. The government, in partnership with the private…

Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7
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Arts & Culture
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Tico Talk for expats and tourists: Part 7

Christopher Howard - August 16, 2019

You can’t call yourself fluent in Costa Rican Spanish unless you understand its slang. Over the past several weeks, we brought you Parts 1,2, 3, 4, 5…

Costa Rica celebrates Mother’s Day
Mother's Day
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Mother's Day
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Costa Rica celebrates Mother’s Day

The Tico Times - August 15, 2019

Happy Mother's Day from all of us at The Tico Times! Día de la Madre is a national holiday and one of the most important days of…

Costa Rica arrests narco linked to Mexican cartels
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica arrests narco linked to Mexican cartels

AFP and The Tico Times - August 14, 2019

Costa Rican police on Tuesday arrested an alleged drug dealer linked to Mexican cartels who had been wanted by United States authorities. José Efraín López Mendoza, alias…

U.S. Embassy issues weather alert over heavy rainfall in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues weather alert over heavy rainfall in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 14, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued a weather alert due to forecasts of heavy rains through Friday, August 16. Read the alert in its entirety…

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