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Tamales in Costa Rica  – A Christmas Tradition
Banana leaf wrapped goodness
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Banana leaf wrapped goodness
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Tamales in Costa Rica – A Christmas Tradition

The Tico Times - December 19, 2020

This story was originally published in 2014. Happy Holidays!  Tamales are serious business come Christmas in Costa Rica. Unwrapping the steamed banana-leaf covering of a Costa Rican-style tamal…

Costa Rica seeks path to legalize medical marijuana
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Business
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Costa Rica seeks path to legalize medical marijuana

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - December 8, 2020

Rodrigo Martín was told by oncologists in Costa Rica that the cancer in his head had metastasized and that he had six months to live. It was…

Today is stressful. Let’s see pictures of your pets
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Today is stressful. Let’s see pictures of your pets

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 3, 2020

If you're invested in the U.S. elections, or if you have loved ones in Nicaragua or Honduras, or if someone you know has COVID-19, today may be…

Understanding Costa Rica’s new coronavirus measures
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Uncategorized
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Understanding Costa Rica’s new coronavirus measures

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 29, 2020

We're really confused, you guys. (more…)

Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs
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Business
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Global Entry: Costa Ricans could soon apply for a fast pass through US customs

The Tico Times - March 4, 2020

Costa Rica could soon join the short list of countries whose citizens can apply for customs and immigration pre-approval for low-risk travelers to the United States. If…

The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps
Holidays
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Holidays
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The perfect Costa Rican Christmas in 10 easy steps

The Tico Times - December 24, 2019

In Costa Rica, we don’t have sleigh rides or the white Christmases of movie fame – but we do have celebrations filled with delicious food and drinks,…

28 Useful Tips On How To Move To Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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28 Useful Tips On How To Move To Costa Rica

Christopher Howard - November 9, 2019

Many people, including myself, have referred to Costa Rica as a tropical paradise. Costa Rica has many wonderful things to offer — much more good than bad.…

¡Grande! Ticas advance to qualifying tournament for 2020 Olympics
La Sele
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La Sele
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¡Grande! Ticas advance to qualifying tournament for 2020 Olympics

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 9, 2019

La Sele is one step closer to Tokyo. The Costa Rica women's national team has advanced to the final regional qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympics with…

Heavy rains cause flooding in Ostional, Guanacaste
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Heavy rains cause flooding in Ostional, Guanacaste

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 26, 2019

Visitors hoping to watch the massive sea turtle arribada in Ostional, Guanacaste on Wednesday found their commute slightly harder than usual — if not impossible. Heavy rains…

Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.
Editorial
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Editorial
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Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.

Grace Pender, Thony Porras and Amaro Solís Quinn - September 24, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…