Monteverde revisited: New reasons to return to the green mountain
Destinations
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Destinations
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Monteverde revisited: New reasons to return to the green mountain

Dorothy MacKinnon - April 9, 2019

Agoutis galore, colossal art, a walk through history, saving Bellbirds and a reincarnated eco-lodge: Some new reasons to head back up the green mountain. Senda Monteverde Hotel…

Buying a Property in Costa Rica – Things to Remember
Real Estate
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Real Estate
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Buying a Property in Costa Rica – Things to Remember

Richard Lacey / Coldwell Banker Tamarindo - April 8, 2019

Buying a property in Costa Rica — 5 things you may not have thought of There are a thousand reasons expats love Costa Rica: from the miles…

Vaso Lleno hosting event for sexual abuse survivors
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Vaso Lleno hosting event for sexual abuse survivors

The Tico Times - April 8, 2019

Earlier this year, Cris Gomar, the founder of the Vaso Lleno social outreach initiative, created a forum for survivors of sexual abuse to share their stories. Gomar was…

Costa Rica to face Peru in Gold Cup warmup
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica to face Peru in Gold Cup warmup

AFP and The Tico Times - April 8, 2019

Peru's men’s national soccer team will host Costa Rica on June 5 in Lima, nine days before the start of the Copa América in Brazil, the Peruvian…

Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot
Central America
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Central America
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Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot

Mark Wilkins - April 7, 2019

This week, President Trump precipitously cut U.S. foreign assistance to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. This is a mistake, plain and simple.…

Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths
Sloth Sundays
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Sloth Sundays
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Slothy Sunday: High-tech backpacks key to saving baby sloths

The Tico Times - April 7, 2019

Long before a teary-eyed Kristen Bellprofessed her love for sloths on daytime television, catapulting the slow-moving creature into Internet superstardom, the sloth may have been one of…

Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Ortega regime proposes massacre be investigated by Police, institutions and Porras Commission

LA PRENSA and The Tico Times - April 6, 2019

The proposal of Daniel Ortega's regime on the issue of justice for the victims of repression is to let the official Truth Commission, known as the Porras…

Costa Rica and Peru establish alliance to develop water program in Guanacaste
Environment
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Environment
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Costa Rica and Peru establish alliance to develop water program in Guanacaste

Latin Clima and The Tico Times - April 5, 2019

On March 11, the Ministry of Environment and Energy in Costa Rica (MINAE) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation in Peru (MINAGRI) presented a program to…

Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil
Dining & Nightlife
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Dining & Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Pescadería Bertil

William Ayre - April 5, 2019

I was recently enjoying some summer weather at the beach, in Jacó, when I got a craving for some ceviche – a natural reaction when you spend…

Costa Rica announces charging grid for electric vehicles
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces charging grid for electric vehicles

AFP and The Tico Times - April 4, 2019

Costa Rica announced Tuesday that 34 fast charging points for electric cars will be in operation this year. They will be part of a network of charging…

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