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A conversation with Steve Aronson: ‘The character of Costa Ricans will save us’
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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A conversation with Steve Aronson: ‘The character of Costa Ricans will save us’

The Costa Rica USA Foundation (CRUSA) - November 8, 2018

Steve Aronson may have chosen to make his life in a country renowned for laid-back pura vida, but he’s the ultimate multitasker. As soon as he picks…

Fundraising dinner to honor Christiana Figueres, Steve Aronson
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Fundraising dinner to honor Christiana Figueres, Steve Aronson

The Tico Times - October 8, 2018

A Costa Rican who soared to the forefront of international climate change negotiations, and a U.S. citizen who's dedicated his life to business and philanthropy in Costa…

Christiana Figueres: ‘Costa Rica is in danger of losing what it’s gained’
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Christiana Figueres: ‘Costa Rica is in danger of losing what it’s gained’

The Tico Times - February 20, 2018

One of the most prominent Costa Ricans on the international stage released a statement on Costa Rica's ongoing election process. Christiana Figueres, the daughter of three-time Costa…

5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada
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Uncategorized
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5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada

The Tico Times - September 23, 2017

The representation of feminism through gentle, defined brush strokes and pastel colors: that's been Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada's focus for the past two years. For…

Costa Rican government responds to Trump’s climate accords exit
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rican government responds to Trump’s climate accords exit

The Tico Times - June 2, 2017

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on June 1 that he would seek his country's exist from the Paris Climate Agreement, Costa Rica's Presidency,…

Costa Rica votes to ratify Paris agreement on climate change
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica votes to ratify Paris agreement on climate change

L. Arias - October 4, 2016

Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly voted Monday to ratify the Paris agreement on climate change. The final vote came Monday evening after lawmakers received a Supreme Court ruling stating that…

Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres drops out of UN Secretary-General race
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres drops out of UN Secretary-General race

L. Arias - September 12, 2016

Costa Rican diplomat Christiana Figueres Olsen said Monday that she was dropping her bid to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the United Nations Secretary-General due to the lack…

Christiana Figueres sees lessons for UN leadership in climate talks
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Christiana Figueres sees lessons for UN leadership in climate talks

The Tico Times - July 8, 2016

U.N. secretary-general hopeful Christiana Figueres held up her success as executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change as an example of the international organization's…

Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres nominated for UN secretary-general
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Christiana Figueres nominated for UN secretary-general

The Tico Times - July 7, 2016

President Luis Guillermo Solís nominated Christiana Figueres Olsen for U.N. secretary-general Thursday morning during a ceremony at San José, Costa Rica's iconic National Theater. Former NASA astronaut Franklin…

Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rican women who made us cheer this year

The Tico Times - March 8, 2016

It’s been a banner year for Costa Rican women since the last International Women's Day. While a national bank unveiled a pink-themed “women’s bank” with fairytale castle facades,…

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