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Rebuilding the community of La Carpio through cultural education
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Rebuilding the community of La Carpio through cultural education

Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times - January 6, 2017

Is it possible for a single organization to transform one of Costa Rica's toughest neighborhoods? La Carpio, the shantytown located in La Uruca, San José, is synonymous in the…

2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests
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2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests

The Tico Times - January 4, 2017

A new year is upon us, and a new International Design Festival (FID), with tickets on sale now. Late last year, FID creators Alfredo Enciso and Paco…

5 questions for a Costa Rican designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican designer

The Tico Times - January 1, 2017

It’s a lovely, warm morning at Casa 1330 in downtown San José. With the delicious smell of coffee in the air, the Costa Rican designer Jimena Delgado…

A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael
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A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 28, 2016

Read also: Desamparados, 1984 and Prince – A Tribute My compassionate husband must have sensed by my laughter at 7pm on Christmas Day that I had not…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan

Amanda Zúñiga - December 26, 2016

Francisco Cascante, better known by his friends as "Paco," is an artist in the whole sense of the word: he's a musician, actor and artisan, and also…

5 questions for an English painter in Costa Rica
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5 questions for an English painter in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 11, 2016

[caption id="attachment_101132" align="alignleft" width="233"] Andrés Madrigal / The Tico Times[/caption] It’s a beautiful, sunny morning in Santa Ana; birds are singing, the river gently flows, mountains surround…

The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical
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The 12 best Costa Rican-made holiday gifts from the Mercado Tropical

The Tico Times - December 9, 2016

The holiday season has arrived, and along with it, the Mercado Tropical, which will take place again this year at the urban market shopping center Combai in…

The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language
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The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language

The Tico Times - December 5, 2016

The Tico Times Publications Group is pleased to announce that its second book, “Love in Translation: Letters to my Costa Rican Daughter,” is now available worldwide. The…

The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson
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The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 5, 2016

Huba Antonio Watson Webley, Costa Rica’s double platinum lyricist and rapper, took time out of his busy schedule with the release of his first solo EP, called…

5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2016

"Following vivid dreams and color signposts, she left New Mexico at the height of the 2008 U.S. financial crisis for a life she could never have planned…