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Count me in: the natural hair revolution among Afro-Ticas

In order to combat centuries of negative stereotypes about afro hair, many people of African descent have waged personal wars with trying to “control the kink.”

Dr. Charles Gourzong: Costa Rica’s visionary medicine man

This month in "Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican," Natasha Gordon-Chipembere takes a look at a Limón-born medical legend.

A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael

Columnist Natasha Gordon Chipembere brings us a prom memory that was part Brooklyn, part Costa Rica, totally ’80s, and elevated by George Michael.

The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson

Huba Watson talks to The Tico Times about his upbringing in San José, and how his strong Limón roots, his experiences of racism growing up, and a certain encounter with the Sugarhill Gang shaped his musical career.

A graceful life: Jeannette Boyd Rodríguez and San José’s Afro-Costa Rican history

This month's "Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican" column takes a look at black families' lives in San José and shows that the Limón-San José migration sometimes went the other way, too.

The elegance of Quince Duncan: a chat with the celebrated writer

Renowned writer and activist Quince Duncan, now the Commissioner of the Ministry of Afro-Costa Rican Affairs, sits down with The Tico Times to talk about his latest writing projects, efforts to support Limón, and racism.

Costa Rica Asks for Financial Help to Deal with Wave of Migration

Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves asked Wednesday at the Davos forum for financial support so that the country can continue to be "just as...

A Costa Rica Expat’s View on Driving in Costa Rica

Are you tired of driving on smooth, well-maintained roads with clear signage and courteous drivers? Are you looking for a truly thrilling driving experience?...

Travel + Leisure Names Costa Rica among Best Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

According to Travel + Leisure magazine, Costa Rica has one of the best places in the world to practice diving: Cocos Island."Costa Rica's Cocos...

Costa Rica Wildlife – Meet the Jabiru Stork

There are few big birds in Costa Rica. Great curassows and black guans are hefty. Great blue herons and great egrets are tall. Nobody...
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