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Costa Rica ‘does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards,’ FAA says
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ‘does not comply with International Civil Aviation Organization safety standards,’ FAA says

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 14, 2019

The United States's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that Costa Rica no longer meets the highest international standards for air travel. "The Republic of Costa Rica…

KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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KLM, Air Canada increase flights to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 28, 2019

Costa Rica’s status as a tourist destination continues to grow. This month, two major international airlines have announced additional flights to Costa Rica. KLM, the flag-carrier airline…

Selina hosts entrepreneur road trip through Costa Rica and Panama
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Selina hosts entrepreneur road trip through Costa Rica and Panama

Alissa Grosskopf - November 3, 2018

Twelve entrepreneurs from 11 countries are packing their backpacks to join Selina on a road trip through Panama and Costa Rica, traveling from one of its hostels…

Chabad of San Juan Del Sur: A Jewish presence in a Nicaraguan beach resort
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Chabad of San Juan Del Sur: A Jewish presence in a Nicaraguan beach resort

Paul M. Foer - April 9, 2015

See also in our Tico Times Travel section: 7 can’t-miss reasons to visit Granada, Nicaragua SAN JUAN DEL SUR, Nicaragua – It was quite easy to spot the…

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Lonely Planet guide documents a changing Central America

The Tico Times - November 11, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I was riding in the back of a van through rural Guatemala, and I noticed the German guy next to me flipping…

Orthodox Jewish community leaves Guatemalan village after clashing with Mayan population
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Orthodox Jewish community leaves Guatemalan village after clashing with Mayan population

AFP - August 29, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY -- A community of 230 Orthodox Jews from several countries Thursday began leaving the Guatemalan indigenous village where they lived for six years after claims and…

For family in the rain, Arenal Springs to the rescue
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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For family in the rain, Arenal Springs to the rescue

Jonathan Harris - August 16, 2014

It is The Tico Times' policy to conduct reviews anonymously. If we have reviewed your establishment and you disagree with our assessment, you are welcome to comment…

Costa Rica’s capital wins ‘Travel Oscar’
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Business
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Costa Rica’s capital wins ‘Travel Oscar’

L. Arias - August 14, 2014

San José was named “Mexico & Central America’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination,” at the 2014 World Travel Awards held in Quito, Ecuador, last weekend. Pablo Solano,…

In Guatemala City’s Zone 4, a new effort at urban renewal
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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In Guatemala City’s Zone 4, a new effort at urban renewal

Anna-Claire Bevan - August 7, 2014

GUATEMALA CITY – The streets of the Guatemalan capital’s Zona 4 are a mix of quirky cafes and bars, graffiti, mechanics, parking lots and boarded-up buildings. At…

Are you a Gringo?
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Are you a Gringo?

The Tico Times - July 10, 2014

Gringo. Some bristle at the word while others embrace it. Is it a stand-in for ugly American? A warmhearted nickname? A slanderous sobriquet? There are few things…

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