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Lonely Planet guide documents a changing Central America

Robert Isenberg - 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’
Business
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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?

Zach Dyer - 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…

Avianca and regional tourism ministries want you to ‘Discover Central America’ with deep travel discounts
Central America
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Central America
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Avianca and regional tourism ministries want you to ‘Discover Central America’ with deep travel discounts

Andrés Madrigal - April 29, 2014

Avianca Airlines is now offering discounted rates on round-trip airfare in the region starting at $249, including taxes.  The promotion, which also includes deals on travel packages…

That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica
Archive
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Archive
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That one time when Joan Rivers got stuck in Costa Rica

Chrissie Long - January 8, 2010

Joan Rivers, the acerbic US stand-up comic and television presenter, died on Thursday, a week after being rushed to a New York hospital, her family announced. She…

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