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Iconic Costa Rican high school suspends classes following student’s death

Two investigations are focused on the death of a 12-year-old student on Feb. 28.

My little brother: remembering Kevin

Puerto Jiménez reminds me a lot of where I grew up: not very crowded, and estuaries always to be found. Today, I stumbled upon two young boys who were busy trying to catch fiddler grabs for snapper bait. Tons of memories came racing back, and the tears finally flowed.

Dear Jonathan Harris: How The Tico Times shaped my life

A Tico Times writer reflects on how the opportunity given to her by owner and publisher Jonathan Harris has begun to affect the course of her life.

Tico Times owner Jonathan Harris dies at 58

Jonathan passed away on June 29 in Escazú. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

Dean Hinton, former U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, dies at 94

Dean Hinton died at his home in Escazú after a long and distinguished diplomatic career.

Legendary Radio Columbia sportscaster Mario McGregor dies at 59

Costa Rica mourns the passing of the man who owned the country's most legendary voice.

Police arrest suspected killers of Gerardo Cruz

In an ugly twist to the story of a young man hailed as a defender of women, police say he was killed by a jilted lover.

Pioneer Monteverde conservationist Wilford ‘Wolf’ Guindon dies at 85

Wilford "Wolf" Guindon was one of the founders of the Monteverde Quaker community in Costa Rica and a pioneer conservationist.

Fernando Cardenal, Nicaraguan priest sanctioned by Vatican, dies at age 82

Fernando Cardenal was minister of education and led a literacy campaign under Nicaragua's Sandinista government in the 1980s.

John Koger, owner of A Safe Passage, dies at 61

Twenty-year Costa Rica resident John Koger, the owner of bus-ticketing and travel service A Safe Passage, died of a heart attack on Nov. 9, 2015, at the age of 61.
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