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US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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US Dollar price up 2 colones in last week

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

The price of the US dollar has shown a slight increase over the last 7 days, according to Central Bank of Costa Rica data. The price of…

University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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University of Costa Rica takes tree protection decision

The Tico Times - August 7, 2017

Even before a pending resolution by the courts comes to a resolution, the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has decided to a change of plans and protect…

Cali Muñoz advances to US Open Surfing quarterfinals
Surf's up
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Surf's up
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Cali Muñoz advances to US Open Surfing quarterfinals

The Tico Times - August 6, 2017

Carlos “Cali” Muñoz, Jacó Surfer champion, beat Brazilian Jadson Andre in a heads-up match and is among the top eight in the tournament. This time, Cali surpassed…

Caja eliminates health care card requirement starting September 1st
Caja
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Caja
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Caja eliminates health care card requirement starting September 1st

The Tico Times - August 5, 2017

The Caja (CCSS) announces that starting September 1st, it will not be necessary to show the health care card to receive medical attention at any of the…

Remembering Jonathan
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Remembering Jonathan

The Tico Times - August 3, 2017

The owner and publisher of The Tico Times, Jonathan Harris, passed away on June 29 in Escazú. Born in Costa Rica on Jan. 9, 1959, Jonathan was…

Count me in, part II: Natural Hair Sistahs 506
Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican
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Count me in, part II: Natural Hair Sistahs 506

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - July 18, 2017

“New research from Mintel reveals that sales of styling products have increased 26.8 percent from 2013 to estimated 2015, reaching $946 million, now comprising 35 percent of Black haircare…

A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965
Fourth of July
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Fourth of July
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A look back at a different world: Remembering the Fourth of July Picnic, 1965

Jonathan Harris - July 4, 2017

In memory of our publisher, Jonathan Harris, and in celebration of the Fourth of July Picnic whose history meant a great deal to him, we are proud…

Traditional Fourth of July Picnic premieres new venue, format on Tuesday
Fourth of July
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Fourth of July
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Traditional Fourth of July Picnic premieres new venue, format on Tuesday

The American Colony Committee - July 3, 2017

On July 4, 1776, the bells rang and the citizens cheered to celebrate Independence Day in the United States of America. That was 241 years ago.  Today,…

Massive fire at San José power station leaves more than 100,000 buildings without electricity
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Massive fire at San José power station leaves more than 100,000 buildings without electricity

AFP and The Tico Times - June 28, 2017

UPDATE: 6:18 p.m. The National Power and Light Company (CNFL) and the Costa Rican Electricity Institute reported on Thursday evening that power had been restored to all customers…

PHOTOS: San José celebrates diversity and LGBTI rights
Gay rights
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Gay rights
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PHOTOS: San José celebrates diversity and LGBTI rights

AFP - June 26, 2017

Thousands of people took to San José's streets on Sunday for the city's annual Diversity March, celebrating gay pride and the LGBTI community, and advocating for equal…

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