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Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Charity auction seeks to help Costa Rican kids

Amanda Zúñiga - October 16, 2015

Art and social work join forces tonight as Man Yu Fung and other renowned artists unite with the Costa Rican Heart Foundation, the United for Childhood Foundation…

Citizen groups want street harassment criminalized in Costa Rica
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Crime
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Citizen groups want street harassment criminalized in Costa Rica

L. Arias - October 15, 2015

Women’s rights group Colectivo Acción Respeto Costa Rica and other organizations launched an initiative Tuesday to draft and submit a bill for criminalizing catcalls and other forms of sexual…

Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery
Health
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Health
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Fifth of Costa Rica sextuplets dies following surgery

Lindsay Fendt - October 11, 2015

Gabriel González, the youngest of Costa Rica’s first set of sextuplets, who were born prematurely in May, died Saturday night in San José’s Hospital de la Mujer.…

Gerardo Cruz off life-support, recovering after heart surgery, mother tells Costa Rica media
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Crime
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Gerardo Cruz off life-support, recovering after heart surgery, mother tells Costa Rica media

Zach Dyer - October 9, 2015

The 22-year-old father who was stabbed after he publicly shamed a video voyeur on social media is out of surgery and no longer requires life support, his mother…

West Side (Birth) Story: Isla arrives at CIMA
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Health
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West Side (Birth) Story: Isla arrives at CIMA

Gabriela Díaz Musmanni - August 15, 2015

In honor of Mother's Day and in hopes of providing useful information to moms and families, The Tico Times is proud to share the first-person accounts of…

Costa Rica to punish public workers for LGBT discrimination
Gay rights
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Gay rights
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Costa Rica to punish public workers for LGBT discrimination

Zach Dyer - May 17, 2015

Days before Costa Rica celebrated the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17, Vice President Ana Helena Chacón announced an executive order that would punish…

Caja to offer emergency care only on Holy Thursday, Friday
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Caja to offer emergency care only on Holy Thursday, Friday

L. Arias - March 26, 2015

Health and financial services at all 74 facilities of Costa Rica’s Social Security System, or Caja, will operate normally from March 30 to April 1, the first…

Costa Rica’s public hospitals to offer fast HIV screening starting next year
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Health
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Costa Rica’s public hospitals to offer fast HIV screening starting next year

L. Arias - November 28, 2014

Officials at the Social Security System (Caja) on Thursday confirmed that next year they will begin offering a quick new test for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, or  HIV, that returns…

Clinica Bíblica Hospital celebrates 85th anniversary
Crazy parties
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Crazy parties
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Clinica Bíblica Hospital celebrates 85th anniversary

Alberto Font - July 18, 2014

The Clínica Bíblica Hospital celebrated its 85th anniversary Thursday night with a spectacular presentation from the Costa Rican Philharmonic Orchestra at the Melico Salazar Theater in San…

‘Inframundo de Athan’ is an entertaining journey to the underworld
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Amusement Parks
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‘Inframundo de Athan’ is an entertaining journey to the underworld

Robert Isenberg - July 6, 2014

“For whom is the funhouse fun?”                                    – John Barth, “Lost in the Funhouse” When I first watched the commercial for “Inframundo de Athan,” I knew I…

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