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What is the El Tope Parade in Costa Rica?

El Tope is a traditional Costa Rican festival celebrating their history and culture. It is an equestrian parade that is often part of local...

Hidden Passageway Found at Costa Rica’s San Lucas National Park

There has been an exciting new discovery made at the former prison and now a National Park. INCOP found during renovations, at a cell...

Learning Spanish in Costa Rica: There’s lots to get from Latin Soap Operas

Spanish can be melodramatic.A telenovela or novela is a Spanish language soap opera. Telenovelas seem to be the opiate of the masses in Latin...

The Making of Traditional Costa Rica Pottery from Guaitil

Guaitil is a community of true authenticity preserving history and time throughout the years, there are no replicas or facades here, just ingenuity and...

Authorities knew of bromacil in Costa Rica’s waters and didn’t alert public

The Plant Health Department (SFE) of Costa Rica knew the levels of bromacil in the water of Río Cuarto (canton of Alajuela) since 2015. Despite having the information, the data wasn't shared with other authorities until 2016 and wasn't known publicly until 2018.

Drought in Central America straining food supply of more than 2 million people

A drought affecting several countries in Central America has caused significant losses in crops, affecting more than two million people, warned the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Environment Ministry restricts operations at three pineapple farms

Ministry officials warned pineapple farmers that they must refrain from conducting any work that might have an impact on nearby wetlands, ponds, or protected lands.

A look at Costa Rica’s tomato revolution

The Tico Times visits the scientists behind Costa Rica's "super tomato," achieved through generations of natural cross-breeding.

Costa Rica promotes pesticide-free rice farming

A four-year project developed in Guanacaste resulted in a new product called EcoArroz (Eco Rice) that is more nutritious and has more minerals than tradional rice.

Chinese ambassador visits Manuel Antonio, tours palm oil plant

China’s ambassador to Costa Rica stopped at Manuel Antonio Friday to have lunch with local officials and tour a palm oil plantation in hopes of increasing business and tourism ties between the two countries
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