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United States sending Costa Rica $40.7 million to fight narcotrafficking and crime

The funding, which is part of a budget signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, amounts to a 33-percent increase over last year, according to the Foreign Ministry. 

Costa Rica y el ‘efecto Trump’ – sin protocolo de emergencia

"El problema es que varios políticos de Costa Rica (y quizás de otros países) vieron que esa fórmula funciona. Ya está probada."

PHOTOS: Nosara marches against Trump

About 100 residents of Nosara marched Saturday morning on Playa Guiones to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump, toting signs advocating women’s rights, equality, love and peace.

What Trump’s achievement has inspired

Many of us fear what Trump may do in power, but we do not need to wait to be terrified by what he has already achieved in his campaign. We saw it already on Wednesday, in various acts of hate.

Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video

Through the "Soy Yo" Bomba Estéreo music video, Sarai González wowed the world, became a Latina icon and met President Barack Obama, all for embodying pride in a heritage that includes Costa Rican roots.

Make Costa Rica great again?

The Tico Times is proud to present this new column from Álvaro Murillo, an experienced journalist who specializes in political coverage and has written...

Campaign aims to ‘defeat Trump’ by encouraging more U.S. expat votes

Activist group Avaaz is trying to get more U.S. citizens living abroad to vote in the upcoming presidential elections in an attempt to weaken Donald Trump's chances at the presidency.

Bernie Sanders’ CAFTA reversal pledge worries Costa Rica businesses

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has called for “reversing” the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement, which many local leaders see as critical to Costa Rica’s economy. Others would love to see it go.

Obama’s brutal assessment of the rise of Donald Trump

Obama: "There are thoughtful conservatives - good people in the Republican Party, good people who are Republican voters who care about poverty and they care about climate, and don't resort to insults, and are troubled by what's happening inside their own party."

Sanders to win Maine caucuses while Clinton nears half the delegates needed for nomination

After Saturday's contests, Hillary Clinton had 1,121 delegates, nearly half the 2,383 needed to win the Democratic nomination. But speaking at a CNN debate, Bernie Sanders sought to stress his campaign was on an upswing.
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