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This day in history: 32nd anniversary of John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica
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This day in history: 32nd anniversary of John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica

Alberto Font - March 2, 2015

Monday is the 32nd anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s visit to Costa Rica. As the first pope to visit the country, he drew one of the largest crowds in…

Costa Rican History: In Search of Alajuela’s Mule Bridge
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A Look Back
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Costa Rican History: In Search of Alajuela’s Mule Bridge

Mitzi Stark - October 3, 2014

Searching for the Mule Bridge over the Río Grande was almost as difficult as trekking through the nature preserve to get there. Not even the Internet seemed…

Learn Costa Rican history through a theatrical museum tour
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A Look Back
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Learn Costa Rican history through a theatrical museum tour

Mitzi Stark - May 27, 2014

Every Wednesday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. five figures from Costa Rica's past lead tours through Alajuela's Juan Santamaría Museum and Cultural Center. The…

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

The Tico Times - January 24, 2014

http://youtu.be/M1l0FmHVvzw 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. Over the…

Why a new logo?
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A Look Back
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Why a new logo?

The Tico Times - January 15, 2014

Everyone needs a new look once in a while. And while The Tico Times’ new logotype seems like a radical change from that of our old site,…