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28 useful tips for anyone who wants to relocate to Costa Rica
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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28 useful tips for anyone who wants to relocate 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…

U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. Embassy issues safety alert over adulterated alcohol

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica has issued the following safety alert in response to at least 19 recent deaths suspected to have been caused by adulterated…

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Our Southern Zone Deep Dive is underway!

The Tico Times - March 26, 2019

Our editorial team is making its first trip of the year – what we hope will be the first of many – to Costa Rica's Southern Zone. During the…

Where to watch the Super Bowl in Costa Rica
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Where to watch the Super Bowl in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 1, 2019

Super Bowl LIII kicks off Sunday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m. CST. The game features the NFC West's Los Angeles Rams facing the New England Patriots of…

Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?
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Christmas Throwback: What if Jesus had been born in Costa Rica?

The Tico Times - December 25, 2018

This article was originally published on Dec. 22, 2014. I wrote last time about the luxuries of a Costa Rican Christmas, but I recently realized that my…

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, 2018

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,…

Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica
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Green alert issued as cold front passes through Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 22, 2018

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a green alert throughout Costa Rica due to an incoming cold front. The effects are expected to last throughout the weekend.…