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Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.
Editorial
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Editorial
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Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.

Grace Pender, Thony Porras and Amaro Solís Quinn - September 24, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

Letter to the Editor: Join the 2019 Global Climate Strike, Friday Sept. 20
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Join the 2019 Global Climate Strike, Friday Sept. 20

Maura Stephens - September 18, 2019

Calling all “ex-pats” to take our part in the worldwide actions, right here in Costa Rica.  Here in Costa Rica, immigrants from North America and Europe (or…

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Julio Noboa - August 13, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source. We want to hear your take on the latest news in Costa Rica, or issues…

Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Letter to the Editor: Monteverde Community Fund creating local opportunities

Grace Bachmann - August 9, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to highlight individuals and organizations that are creating change in Costa Rica. Send us your stories: alejandro@ticotimes.net. Today, we are featuring a…

Letter to the Editor: The story of the Cortez Amarillo, or how a country loses its own land
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Letter to the Editor: The story of the Cortez Amarillo, or how a country loses its own land

The Tico Times - August 8, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

The rise of the #metoo movement through the eyes of two Costa Rican teenage girls
Editorial
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Editorial
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The rise of the #metoo movement through the eyes of two Costa Rican teenage girls

Fiorella Bolaños Gutierrez and Maia Madrigal Frid - June 14, 2019

Women are speaking up like never before, telling their stories about sexual abuse and harassment, holding some of the most powerful people in Costa Rica accountable, including…

Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot
Central America
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Central America
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Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot

Mark Wilkins - April 7, 2019

This week, President Trump precipitously cut U.S. foreign assistance to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. This is a mistake, plain and simple.…

‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica
Editorial
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Editorial
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‘School of second chances’ opens in Costa Rica

Todd Scala / Head of Fundraising - February 16, 2019

Kimberly Marín Jarquín, like many Costa Ricans, never received her high school degree.  She stopped attending school in the 8th grade. But today, at 22 years old,…

Letter to the Editor: Costa Rica reflections
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Letter to the Editor: Costa Rica reflections

The Tico Times - January 26, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 18, 2019)
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Tico Times: Letters to the Editor (Jan. 18, 2019)

The Tico Times - January 19, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles; we appreciate…