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No, San José police won’t enforce the ‘dry law’ during presidential elections (and the Super Bowl)
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No, San José police won’t enforce the ‘dry law’ during presidential elections (and the Super Bowl)

The Tico Times - January 24, 2014

 At the beginning of 2012, Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly reformed a “dry law” that prevented liquor sales during Easter Holy Week and elections. The move allowed individual…

Chile rips Costa Rica, 4-0, in World Cup warm-up
Friendlies with benefits
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Friendlies with benefits
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Chile rips Costa Rica, 4-0, in World Cup warm-up

The Tico Times - January 22, 2014

The result is not as bad as it seems, but it was still ugly. Chile shut out Costa Rica, 4-0, during an international friendly in the Chilean…

Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos bring NFL’s top defense, offense to the big game
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Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos bring NFL’s top defense, offense to the big game

Mark Maske | The Washington Post - January 21, 2014

SEATTLE, Washington — Even before celebrating fans honked their car horns late into the night on downtown streets here, Seattle Seahawks' players and coaches began to turn…

10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014
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10 Costa Rica stories to watch in 2014

The Tico Times Staff - January 21, 2014

With last year behind us, it's time to look forward to some of our picks for the top stories to watch out for in Costa Rica this…

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Tom Brady, possibly distracted by his supermodel wife’s ATV controversy in Costa Rica, fails to lead Patriots to Super Bowl

The Tico Times - January 19, 2014

The Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots, 26-16, Sunday afternoon and will play the  Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2. There are plenty…

Costa Rica’s Copa del Café wraps up with surprises, exciting play
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Costa Rica’s Copa del Café wraps up with surprises, exciting play

Erin Morris - January 12, 2014

Costa Rica’s 50th Copa del Café tennis tournament came to a close Saturday evening on an intimate court at the Costa Rica Country Club, southwest of the…

Swept away in Lake Arenal
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Swept away in Lake Arenal

The Tico Times - January 8, 2014

By the tenth fall I started to think I was in trouble. I hoisted myself from Lake Arenal’s cold water and climbed back onto my windsurfing board,…

NFL head coach fights off howler monkeys in Costa Rica
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Machete fights
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NFL head coach fights off howler monkeys in Costa Rica

Matt Levin - January 7, 2014

Newly anointed Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith met with the local media for the first time Monday. After a year off from football (he was…

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The iron men of stand-up paddleboarding

Ashley Harrell - November 14, 2013

Somebody hands a water bottle to Erick Zamora, and he promptly pours it over his head. Then he bends over, wincing from shoulder tendinitis, his pink sunscreen…