There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should

Mitzi Stark - August 28, 2018

The Book Fair is on, and there's still time to attend! For the 19th year in a row, the Antigua Aduana building on Calle 23, Avenidas 7-9,…

5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine

Elizabeth Lang - June 24, 2018

For vocalist Ana María Aguilar and guitarist Daniela García of Costa Rican pop rock band Half Tangerine, music is both a long-lasting passion and a discipline that constantly poses…

How’s the weather outside your door? Costa Rica’s ‘first 12 days’ superstition
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culture
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How’s the weather outside your door? Costa Rica’s ‘first 12 days’ superstition

Katherine Stanley - January 4, 2018

This photo shows how New Year's Day looked in Punta Uva, Limón. Yesterday, Jan. 3, was rainy in San José, and today is chilly and cloudy. So…

Agüizotes: The Folk Magic of Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Agüizotes: The Folk Magic of Costa Rica

Jack Donnelly - September 28, 2016

Agüizotes are the folk beliefs, small superstitions or minor brujería (witchcraft) of Costa Rica. Dionisio Cabal Antillón, the noted cultural journalist, calls them the magical roots of…

5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Costa Rican DJ Esteban Howell

Amanda Zúñiga - May 22, 2016

DJ Esteban Howell has come a long way since his piano lessons as a kid. After performing in music venues across Central America and Mexico over the last 15 years, he has become one of…

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VIDEO: Rolling Stones promise ‘historic’ Cuba concert

AFP - March 23, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibHtwz49vSg HAVANA, Cuba – The Rolling Stones took to Cuban media to promise a "historic" occasion when they give their first Havana concert this Friday in a communist country…

PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride

Andrés Madrigal - December 28, 2015

Costa Rica's annual holiday tope, or horse parade, took place on Dec. 26 along San José's Second Avenue and Paseo Colón. Thousands of riders and their equine companions came from different corners…

Welcome to Bound Brook, New Jersey, ground zero of Costa Rican migration to the US
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Welcome to Bound Brook, New Jersey, ground zero of Costa Rican migration to the US

Larry Luxner - December 22, 2015

BOUND BROOK, New Jersey – Few people know it, but this flood-prone little town on the banks of New Jersey’s Raritan River is the birthplace of the…

Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015
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Arts and Culture
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Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015

Zach Dyer - December 21, 2015

Clothes make the man, the saying goes, and President Luis Guillermo Solís took the adage to heart this year. Being president is a political and ceremonial post in…

Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Star Wars: ‘The Force Awakens’ in Costa Rica on Thursday

Zach Dyer - December 17, 2015

It takes place in a galaxy far, far away but the long wait is finally over. The seventh episode of the Star Wars saga, “The Force Awakens,”…

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