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Somewhere under the rainbow

This photo was taken in Escazú, but scattered showers and abundant sunlight mean that rainbows could appear almost anywhere. Costa Ricans routinely proclaim that...

Café Rojo: And here the twain shall meet

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...

Annual “Little Devil Games” play out in Boruca

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

Holiday Color, On Your Doorstep

I was a bit surprised to find a slice of my Midwestern Christmases right outside my door in San Jose. On the surface, it...

Tico Times Travel Beta: A New Beginning

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...
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Preserving Costa Rica’s Sloths Through Education and Habitat Conservation

The lack of public awareness regarding the specific needs of sloths and how to protect them, as well as uncontrolled and unplanned urban expansion...

Red Cross Rescues Seven in Costa Rica’s Braulio Carillo National Park

On Sunday, a coordinated rescue operation by the Red Cross successfully located and rescued seven individuals who had been reported missing in Braulio Carillo...

Costa Rica’s President’s Controversial Statement on Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge Development

President Rodrigo Chaves addressed the environmental complaint about the illegal logging of trees in the Gandoca Manzanillo Refuge. "We have to keep an eye...