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A Look Back

Learn Costa Rican history through a theatrical museum tour

Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m., five figures from Costa Rica's past lead us through Alajuela's Juan Santamaría museum and cultural center.

Watch a video of the best Tico Times front pages from our old print edition

This video should make you feel wistful for yellowed, crinkly old newspapers. There's something distinguished about seeing big, important stories laid out on newsprint.

Why a new logo?

Everyone needs a new look once in a while. And while The Tico Times’ new logotype is a radical change from that of our old site, it’s really not.
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Costa Rica Airfare Sale with Over 50% Savings on United Flights

United Airlines is currently offering significant discounts on flights to Costa Rica. You can find some routes slashed by more than 50% off regular...

Costa Rica Shuts Down State Zoos, Ends Animal Captivity

The government of Costa Rica announced this Thursday that it will close the country's two state zoos, following 11 years of litigation over a...

Electricity Cuts to Affect Costa Rica Next Week, Confirms ICE

The Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE) informed through a press conference about the electricity cuts that will be carried out in different parts of...