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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Costa Rican Gardens: Living Hedges, Fences Give A Pura Vida Look

If you are buying property here in Costa Rica or already have your piece of tropical paradise, sooner or later you’ll need to attend...

Thanksgiving Recipes: Roasted Turkey, Stuffing and Gravy

Roasted Turkey There is an art to properly cooking your Thanksgiving turkey. A perfectly roasted bird should have a rich, golden skin and tender, succulent...

Thanksgiving in Costa Rica was a long time coming

In this #TBT piece, we looked back on days of turkey scarcity.

From the Weeping Woman to the Naked Gringo: A guide to Costa Rica’s spookiest folklore

Halloween is not considered a traditional holiday in Costa Rica, but the lore here is rich in scary stories.

Garlic: Smelly, Delicious and With Proven Health Benefits

Ed Bernhardt explains the multitude of health benefits to growing your own garlic.

What Are Some Foods Expats Miss Most?

Expats are a special breed. But sometimes, longings for food from back home are too hard to ignore.

Henrietta Boggs, First Lady of the Revolution, dies at 102

Henrietta Boggs, the First Lady of the Revolution in Costa Rica, died earlier this month at 102.

Virtual Semana Santa: The superstitions that mark Easter Week

Semana Santa, or Easter Holy Week, is one of the most important events for Costa Rican Catholics, and many centuries of old traditions and beliefs are involved.

Remembering the Jesuits: Seeking justice in El Salvador

Thirty years ago today, Salvadoran Army soldiers killed six Jesuits and two others in San Salvador. In memory of that tragedy, The Tico Times is...

Flamingo Coast is a green, blue and gold microcosm of Costa Rica’s greatest hits

This story and the Flamingo Coast series originally ran in December 2016.  FLAMINGO, Guanacaste — “Do you think you can tell heaven from hell?” crooned...
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The CDC Releases New Guidance on Negative Covid-19 Testing for International Travelers

A negative test is required for all air passengers, from the ages two years and older, who are flying from Costa Rica or any...

WHO has no reports yet of Omicron Covid deaths

The World Health Organization said Friday it had not seen any reports of deaths relating to the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. The WHO said...

Costa Rica Exceeds 25k Downloads of the Health Access QR Code App

As of noon yesterday, it has been reported from the Casa Presidencial that more than 25,000 downloads have been recorded by the Health Access...