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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida
Dispatch from Monteverde
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Dispatch from Monteverde
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Monteverde: You can get there from here, but you’ll need some pura vida

Marshall Cobb - April 23, 2017

We’re pleased to introduce a new column from Monteverde resident Marshall Cobb, who will share commentary on this unique and storied community northwest of San José. Eager…

Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rican police rescue U.S. family adrift off Pacific coast

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

A family of four from the United States was rescued off the coast of Playa Flamingo in the Costa Rican province of Guanacaste after their kayak was…

UPDATED – Reversing a vasectomy in Costa Rica: I’ll try anything once
Expats
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Expats
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UPDATED – Reversing a vasectomy in Costa Rica: I’ll try anything once

Damon Mitchell - April 18, 2017

SAN RAFAEL, Costa Rica — Four years, one month and 10 days after my wife and I moved from Los Angeles to Costa Rica, and well after…

U.S. family works to set up Costa Rican halfway house in wake of son’s death
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. family works to set up Costa Rican halfway house in wake of son’s death

The Tico Times - December 15, 2016

In late October, 33-year-old U.S. native Brandon Rowlands died in Costa Rica. Shortly beforehand, he had been placed into an early-release program following a two-year prison sentence…

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

Arrests made in case of murdered Dutch couple and laborer
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Arrests made in case of murdered Dutch couple and laborer

The Tico Times - December 1, 2016

Officials from the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ) arrested four people Wednesday morning in connection with a triple murder in Sardinal, Puntarenas that happened nearly a year ago. After…

Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes

The Tico Times - September 14, 2016

International activist network Avaaz hopes to make it easier for U.S. expats to vote in the upcoming U.S. presidential election — with the ultimate aim of making sure Donald Trump…

Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

The Tico Times - August 1, 2016

CAHUITA, Limón -- There’s an area in the back of Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary that most visitors do not see. More than 100 injured adult sloths are kept in rows…

Tacos4Ticos gives back through football
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Business
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Tacos4Ticos gives back through football

The Tico Times - June 22, 2016

When Adam Baker and his colleague Richard Bexon began their community outreach program that donates football equipment to impoverished kids in the western San José district of Pavas, Baker admits the…

Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote
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Canada
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Canadian expats in Costa Rica hope to regain right to vote

The Tico Times - April 18, 2016

Joan Dewar, a Canadian citizen who has been living near Grecia, Costa Rica since 2005, got a rude surprise when she tried to vote in Canada's federal elections…

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