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March 8 is International Women’s Day 2022

Women have been around since the time of Eve yet we still find a need to call for equality.  The world still considers it...

Costa Rica’s Valentine’s Day: Love it or Leave it

There appear to be two schools of thought when it comes to Valentine’s Day: Love it or Leave it. Those of the older generation...

Valentine’s in Costa Rica: Beware of Armed Cherubs

Hearts, candy, flowers, mood music and that chubby-cheeked cherub in a loincloth – you guessed it. Valentine's Day is coming. Romance makes for strange bedfellows,...

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a wonderful holiday!

An Age Old Christmas Tradition: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new mother-in-law told her,...

Thanksgiving in Costa Rica was a long time coming

In this #TBT piece, we looked back on days of turkey scarcity.
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How to Plant a Tropical Tree in your own Backyard

Since June 15 was celebrated around the planet as tree day, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight a special tree you can...

How a Tiny Parakeet Named Verde Changed My Day

In the area of Guanacaste where my family and I have lived for the last 12 years it is almost impossible to go through...

Costa Rica Receives IMF Approval for $500 Million After Economic Reforms

The IMF executive board allowed for the disbursement over $500 million to Costa Rica on Friday after a successful review of the Central American...