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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.
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Miss Universe Seeks Safety from Nicaragua

The Miss Universe organization on Saturday asked the Nicaraguan government to "guarantee" the safety of the affiliates of the local contest, whose director, Karen...

Costa Rica’s Rising Costs Deter Tourists

Costa Rica has become a costly destination, evident when compared to neighboring countries like Colombia and Mexico. "We are seeing that tourists resent and complain...

Costa Rica Wildlife: Meet the Rufous Vented Ground Cuckoo

Although I’m a big fan of birds, I think I fall short of being a birder. I don’t don one of those floppy wide-brimmed...

Nicaraguan Pageant Director Banned from Country

Nicaraguan authorities have banned the national director of the Miss Universe pageant from returning to the country and raided her home, days after Nicaraguan...