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Nicaraguan comedian who trashes Ticos barred from entering Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Nicaraguan comedian who trashes Ticos barred from entering Costa Rica

AFP - March 10, 2016

A Nicaraguan comedian who insults Costa Ricans in online videos was barred on Thursday from entering Costa Rica for personal safety and public order reasons, officials said.…

24 Photos from the 2016 Envision Festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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24 Photos from the 2016 Envision Festival

Melissa Rejeb - March 3, 2016

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PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Paralyzed baby sloth thrives in Manuel Antonio rescue center

Lindsay Fendt - February 11, 2016

When Anakin, a newly orphaned, weeks old baby sloth, arrived at the Kids Saving the Rainforest rescue center in Manuel Antonio, he seemed weak. At first, the…

New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign

Amanda Zúñiga - January 28, 2016

Costa Rican director Alexandra Latishev and her team are looking to produce her first film, titled "Medea." Because it's so difficult to procure a budget to produce movies, the team has started a crowdfunding campaign…

PHOTOS: The best of Palmares Tope 2016
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: The best of Palmares Tope 2016

Andrés Madrigal - January 16, 2016

The annual Palmares Festival kicked off last Thursday at 1 p.m. with the tope (horse parade). Approximately 2,500 riders and horses rode 3 kilometers through the town of…

Al Jazeera America news channel to close up shop
Business
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Business
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Al Jazeera America news channel to close up shop

Paul Farhi | The Washington Post - January 13, 2016

Al Jazeera America, the low-rated cable news network that sought to take on Fox News and CNN, will shut down operations at the end of April, less…

Singer David Bowie dies at 69; influential performer of many alter egos
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Singer David Bowie dies at 69; influential performer of many alter egos

Tara Bahrampour | The Washington Post - January 11, 2016

David Bowie, the self-described "tasteful thief" who appropriated from and influenced glam rock, soul, disco, new wave, punk rock and haute couture, and whose edgy, androgynous alter…

Mysterious shark discovered off Costa Rican coast dubbed the ‘Ninja Lanternshark’
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Mysterious shark discovered off Costa Rican coast dubbed the ‘Ninja Lanternshark’

Lindsay Fendt - January 6, 2016

With its pale green eyes and eery grin, a mysterious shark has intrigued scientists since 2010 when it was first hauled aboard a Spanish research vessel cruising…

To conserve the Amazon, the forest must become an economic ‘asset’
Amazonia
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Amazonia
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To conserve the Amazon, the forest must become an economic ‘asset’

JURRIAAN VAN EERTEN - January 5, 2016

IQUITOS, Peru – When the brisk 66-year-old Julio Conwachi Sandow takes tourists through the jungle to go bird-watching, he talks a lot about flora and fauna. With…

The Tico Times most popular stories of 2015
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Business
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The Tico Times most popular stories of 2015

The Tico Times - December 31, 2015

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we know exactly how much our readers like our stories, and which ones stand out. Here are the top 10…

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