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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach
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GOPlaya Beach of the Week: Buena Beach

The Tico Times - December 27, 2018

You can't just drive up to Buena Beach. It's a 400-meter walk through a beautiful trail right next to the Occidental Papagayo hotel. You'll know you've gotten…

Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - December 25, 2018

This article was originally published on Dec. 22, 2014. I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my…

Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco
Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday
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Throwback Thursday: Roosevelt’s fishing trip to Isla del Coco

The Tico Times - December 20, 2018

Did you know that U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt visited Costa Rica's Isla del Coco? Thanks to Larry Chastain we were able to get and digitize these photos about…

PHOTO: Turning waste into virtual currency
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Costa Rica
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PHOTO: Turning waste into virtual currency

AFP - December 18, 2018

Costa Rica discards 564 tons of plastic per day of which only 14 are recycled, according to the Ministry of Health's Office of Environmental Health in charge…

Colombian police bust child sex network run by Israelis
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Colombia
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Colombian police bust child sex network run by Israelis

AFP - December 11, 2018

Colombian police have arrested six Israelis on charges of running a sex tourism operation that exploited underage girls, prosecutors said. After a two-year investigation, Prosecutor General Nestor…

Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia
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Dining and Nightlife
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Off the eaten path: Al Masri Cocina Egipcia

William Ayre - December 7, 2018

Admittedly I have never eaten Egyptian food, so I have no reference point for good Egyptian food. But I do know food, and the food at Al…

Santa Teresa Deep Dive: The Bakery
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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: The Bakery

Duncan Anderson - December 6, 2018

SANTA TERESA, Puntarenas — A place with great coffee is usually enough to make it stand out in a city, let alone a small beach town on…

Surfing Costa Rica At Santa Teresa
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Surfing Costa Rica At Santa Teresa

Manuel Martínez - December 5, 2018

Santa Teresa de Cóbano is one of my favorite spots on earth. It’s a great mix between jungle and ocean with green to blue waters. There are…

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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: How to Surf in Santa Teresa

The Tico Times - December 4, 2018

Always wanted to surf in Santa Teresa but aren't sure how? Don't worry, The Tico Times is here to help. Check our instructional video on how to…

How to become a positive leader before 2019  – at Costa Rica’s UPEACE
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Education
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How to become a positive leader before 2019 – at Costa Rica’s UPEACE

The University for Peace - December 4, 2018

When was the last time you invested in your own professional and personal development? With increasing demands on our time and energy, it’s often difficult to find a good…