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Solving Costa Rica’s traffic and pollution problem
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Solving Costa Rica’s traffic and pollution problem

Daphne Blanchard - July 16, 2018

The explosive growth of its gasoline-dependent transportation sector has caused an embarrassing stain on Costa Rica’s green reputation. While it touts 99 percent of its electricity as…

The testimony I never gave
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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The testimony I never gave

Mariana Loría Truque - June 16, 2018

I testify today, because I still can. I don’t know where to start. It feel like I never do, because it’s the type of story that begs…

Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?

Jorge Jiménez - May 11, 2018

"Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's uh, shrimp-kabobs,…

Nicaragua’s primal scream
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s primal scream

Tim Rogers / Univision - April 21, 2018

This time feels different. There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government…

Goodbye, Fabricio!
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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Goodbye, Fabricio!

Álvaro Murillo - April 6, 2018

The former candidate Fabricio Alvarado (National Restoration, PRN) passed from being the revelation candidate of the campaign to become a system challenger of traditional coexistence that we as Costa Ricans could criticize, but are not willing to lose.

Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started

Bernardo Montes de Oca - March 31, 2018

I usually turn in my column to my editor-in-chief well ahead of time. This time around I'll admit that, just like those homework assignments we used to…

The dream of a community called La Carpio
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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The dream of a community called La Carpio

Marielos Méndez - March 22, 2018

On Tuesday, March 21, the first phase of construction of La Carpio’s new primary school was officially inaugurated by President Luis Guillermo Solís, First Lady Mercedes Peñas,…

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica

Pavi Ramani - November 15, 2017

I arrived in Costa Rica a year ago to teach English to third graders at a private school in Jacó. My Spanish was limited to “¿A qué…

Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Road safety in Costa Rica: the law of the jungle must rule no more

Roberto Guzmán - October 23, 2017

In the wake of the killing of another athlete in Costa Rica by a drunk driver, we feel impelled to republish this op-ed from Jan. 2017, which…

PHOTOS: ‘There’s a new normal in Puerto Rico’
News
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News
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PHOTOS: ‘There’s a new normal in Puerto Rico’

John McPhaul - October 22, 2017

There’s a new normal in Puerto Rico. Not having electricity is the new normal. Reading with a light that straps on to your head coal-miner style is…

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