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U.S.-bound – and delighted
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U.S.-bound – and delighted

The Tico Times - October 12, 2017

Seven young Costa Ricans got a very pleasant surprise Thursday when they found out they'd won scholarships to study in the United States. Duván Ramírez, Fiorella Poveda,…

Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone
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Long road ahead for relief efforts in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

Katherine Stanley - October 12, 2017

This image, taken by Rocio Vargas of the Asociación Caminos de Osa, provides a glimpse of the extensive relief efforts being carried out by Caminos members and…

How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica
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How to help the victims of Tropical Storm Nate in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - October 9, 2017

Read more: Rescue operations, recovery continue after Tropical Storm Nate In one of our stories on Friday regarding the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, we included a few…

Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels
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Guanacaste nonprofit raises money to install cost-saving solar panels

Ellen Zoe Golden - September 27, 2017

CEPIA, the Guanacaste-based organization that helps hundreds of at-risk children and families in its area, has taken a bold step to lower their operational costs in order…

Former U.S. Ambassador launches campaign for cancer awareness, funding in Costa Rica
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Former U.S. Ambassador launches campaign for cancer awareness, funding in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - September 24, 2017

Sponsored by the Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation and Amigos of Costa Rica. Former U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney – now known to millions of Costa Rican…

A whale with a message: say no to that plastic bottle
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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A whale with a message: say no to that plastic bottle

Katherine Stanley - September 6, 2017

You can see any number of incredible marine creatures in the waters of Costa Rica’s Bahía Ballena, in the Southern Zone, but this one’s on dry land.…

New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States
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New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States

Katherine Stanley - July 13, 2017

At the end of July, students from Costa Rica’s public Vocational High Schools and public schools with International Baccalaureate programs will be able to apply for a…

New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life
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New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life

Katherine Stanley - June 8, 2017

A new campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds for organizations leading the way in the conservation and sustainable use of Costa Rica’s oceans. The “Protect What…

Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado
Education
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Education
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Cambiando paradigmas en La Carpio por medio del voluntariado

The Tico Times - February 22, 2017

At the request of La Carpio community leaders, we are presenting this series in translation for Spanish-language readers. Read the original English series, which we published in January,…

La Carpio’s cultural rebellion
Artists
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Artists
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La Carpio’s cultural rebellion

The Tico Times - January 13, 2017

Part Four of a four-part series. Read Parts One, and Two and Three!  Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a country's toughest neighborhood?…

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