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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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How to retire as cheaply as possible in Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - October 3, 2019

Without a doubt, Costa Rica is more expensive than some of the other so-called retirement/relocation havens in the region. Unfortunately, many equate the cost of living with…

What is the best way to do one’s due diligence for retiring or living in Costa Rica?
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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What is the best way to do one’s due diligence for retiring or living in Costa Rica?

Christopher Howard - September 11, 2019

This is the first in a series of articles for The Tico Times about moving to and living in Costa Rica. The goal is to help people relocate…

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality
Global health
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Global health
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WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2019

At the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Costa Rica launched a global plan to cut snakebite mortality in half by 2030. The roadmap will…

If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this
Business
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Business
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If you are an ‘expat,’ or thinking about ‘expatriating,’ think about this

Stanley Foodman - September 30, 2016

Thinking about giving up your U.S. citizenship pending the results of the presidential election in November? Concerned because you have been an “expat” for a long time…

VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy
Artists
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Artists
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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy

The Tico Times - July 18, 2016

First things first: Lola is not the name of the designer behind Holalola, which is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most recognizable brands. Her name is…

Desamparados, 1984 and Prince: A Tribute
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Desamparados, 1984 and Prince: A Tribute

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - June 4, 2016

It has been just over a month since the sudden, shocking death of Prince Rogers Nelson, who I believe was one of the greatest musicians of all…

What’s new this year in US expat taxes
Business
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Business
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What’s new this year in US expat taxes

Kaitlin M. Krozel - April 15, 2016

While it’s nearly impossible to master the U.S. tax code, you don’t need to be a guru on the subject to demonstrate to your friends how up-to-date…

Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ranks among healthiest, most comfortable retirement destinations

L. Arias - March 8, 2016

Costa Rica is a top option for a healthy, comfortable retirement, according to two recent surveys. The country ranked fourth overall in International Living’s 2016 list of Best Countries to Retire. It…

Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary
Elections
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Elections
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Bernie Sanders ‘wins’ Costa Rica in Democrats Global Primary

The Tico Times - March 6, 2016

U.S. voters living in Costa Rica came out in big numbers to support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in his quest to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee…

ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels
Business
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Business
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ExpoMóvil 2016: Where Costa Rica shops for wheels

The Tico Times - March 4, 2016

Costa Rica’s annual car show, ExpoMóvil, kicked off its 10-day event Thursday, offering consumers special financing deals and a chance to inspect nearly every new car and…