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Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter
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Costa Rica offering all-expenses-paid vacations: How to enter

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 26, 2020

Costa Rica is offering all-expenses-paid vacations for U.S. and Canadian residents who have found life’s essentials during what has been a difficult 2020. The Costa Rica Tourism…

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!
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Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!

The Tico Times - October 12, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at The Tico Times! Whether you’re celebrating in Costa Rica or in the Great White North, we hope you have a…

Watch: Niagara Falls shines with colors of Costa Rica flag
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Pic of the Day
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Watch: Niagara Falls shines with colors of Costa Rica flag

The Tico Times - September 22, 2020

Niagara Falls, which borders the United States and Canada, shone in the colors of the Costa Rican flag as part of recent Independence Day festivities. According to…

Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic
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Canada
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Canada helps protect vulnerable sectors in Central America against pandemic

AFP - September 18, 2020

Canada has allocated more than half a million dollars in aid to combat Covid-19 in vulnerable sectors of Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica, in the face of…

News briefs: ‘Made in Costa Rica’ promotion for U.S. and Canada
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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News briefs: ‘Made in Costa Rica’ promotion for U.S. and Canada

The Tico Times - September 4, 2020

Costa Rica's tourism industry is beginning its long journey toward normality. Starting this month, tourists from select U.S. states — plus more than 40 countries — are…

From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns
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Costa Rica
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From ‘No Artificial Ingredients!’ to ‘Save the Americans’: Costa Rica’s tourism campaigns

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica's economy relies on tourism, and the country has worked hard to increase the flow of international visitors to the country. Monday, the Costa Rican Tourism…

Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’
Travel and Tourism
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Travel and Tourism
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Watch: Costa Rica’s new tourism ad promises ‘Only the Essentials’

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 3, 2019

Costa Rica on Monday announced a new tourism campaign targeting major markets across the United States and Canada. The Costa Rican Tourism Board (ICT) is branding the…

Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy

The Tico Times - July 25, 2018

The year is 1998. A couple in Langley, British Columbia, is excited to welcome their first and only child: Bryn Hutchinson. Bryn’s parents are Marian Buechert, a…

US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup
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World Cup 2026
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US, Mexico and Canada win race to host 2026 World Cup

Guy Jackson / AFP - June 13, 2018

The United States, Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating underdogs Morocco in a vote of FIFA member nations in Moscow on…

5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 10, 2018

Using music as an excuse to continue a lifetime friendship, but also for travel and as a means of expression: that's what has characterized the Canadaian punk…