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From a Tico Times reader: a close encounter of the slothful kind

A Tico Times reader shares the unusual reason she almost lost her internet connection. Only in Costa Rica.

Inside Costa Rica’s Sloth Sanctuary: Horror show or a solution to a complicated issue?

When two former veterinarians filed a scathing complaint against the world-renowned Sloth Sanctuary of Costa Rica in Cahuita, it sent shockwaves through the rescue center that founder Judy Avey-Arroyo began 24 years ago.

PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center

Paralyzed from the waist down, Anakin the orphaned sloth is impressing handlers at his Manuel Antonio rescue center.

PHOTOS: Every Costa Rica sloth image you will ever need to see

There was a time, not so long ago, when sloths were not considered adorable. That time has now passed and here at The Tico Times we want to make sure our readers get their fix of super cute sloth photos.

Sloths in Costa Rica: 11 Little Known Facts

You thought sloths were just cute? Think again; Their fur could cure cancer.

Costa Rica and International Sloth Day

In honor of International Sloth Day 2015, here are some of our favorite sloth stories from The Tico Times.

Chinese Balloon Spotted Flying Over Costa Rica?

Costa Rica social media has been abuzz with posts and photos of a large white balloon seen flying over the country. The reports started...

Costa Rica Ice Hockey: Winter Olympic Dreams in the Tropics

It is not widely appreciated or publicized but it is possible to ice skate and play ice hockey in Costa Rica and an ice...

Costa Rica Plans to Modify Recreational Marijuana Bill

The Costa Rican government is set to present a substitute text to the recreational marijuana bill after obtaining feedback from different institutions. According to Natalia...

Speculation About Balloon Seen Over Costa Rica Continues

On Friday the Tico Times reported about sightings of a large white balloon seen in several areas over Costa Rica. Social media was being bombarded...