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‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica
Editorial
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‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica

Todd Scala / Head of Fundraising - February 16, 2019

Kimberly Marín Jarquín, like many Costa Ricans, never received her high school degree.  She stopped attending school in the 8th grade. But today, at 22 years old,…

Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 21, 2018)
Editorial
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Editorial
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Dec. 21, 2018)

The Tico Times - December 21, 2018

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles; we appreciate…

Editorial
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Somewhere under the rainbow

The Tico Times - February 9, 2015

This photo was taken in Escazú, but scattered showers and abundant sunlight mean that rainbows could appear almost anywhere. Costa Ricans routinely proclaim that early “summer” (January…

Editorial
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Café Rojo: And here the twain shall meet

The Tico Times - February 5, 2015

Café Rojo is cute. The red sign hanging from the iron gate is cute. The one-room dining room is cute. Slatted wood tables out front are cute.…

Annual “Little Devil Games” play out in Boruca
Editorial
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Editorial
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Annual “Little Devil Games” play out in Boruca

The Tico Times - January 12, 2015

Each year, the men of Boruca cover their faces in elaborate balsa masks and pretend to fight a bull. Los Juegos de los Diablitos (“The Little Devil…

Holiday Color, On Your Doorstep
Editorial
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Editorial
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Holiday Color, On Your Doorstep

The Tico Times - December 22, 2014

I was a bit surprised to find a slice of my Midwestern Christmases right outside my door in San Jose. On the surface, it doesn't feel like…

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Tico Times Travel Beta: A New Beginning

The Tico Times - December 15, 2014

If you've clicked here, you've stumbled across the beta version of The Tico Time's new travel site. We've decided to share it with those intrepid cybernauts who…

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