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Party like it’s 1996: Backstreet Boys captivate packed crowd at Parque Viva
Events
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Party like it’s 1996: Backstreet Boys captivate packed crowd at Parque Viva

The Tico Times - February 29, 2020

More than 25 years after they were formed, the Backstreet Boys performed in Costa Rica for the first time. Their Friday night show at Parque Viva in…

‘The Adventurer’s Son’ tells story of hiker’s disappearance in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘The Adventurer’s Son’ tells story of hiker’s disappearance in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 18, 2020

A memoir by Roman Dial details the scientist and National Geographic Explorer's journey following his son's disappearance in Costa Rica. "The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir," released Tuesday,…

How accurately does “Jurassic Park” describe Costa Rica?
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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How accurately does “Jurassic Park” describe Costa Rica?

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 17, 2020

“Jurassic Park” gets a bad rap from many Costa Ricans. The story of John Hammond and his dinosaur island is set in Costa Rica. But the 1993…

Livin’ la Pura Vida: The Simpsons goes to Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Livin’ la Pura Vida: The Simpsons goes to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 18, 2019

What's "Pura Vida"? Marge Simpson, and the U.S. sitcom's millions of viewers, now know the answer. The family visited Costa Rica as part of Sunday night's episode…

Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Library on wheels: How the Huellas Gastronomic and Cultural Festival is bringing the Imagination Bus to reality

Nate Doughty - October 8, 2019

LA FORTUNA, Alajuela — The Imagination Bus, an old and dark cyan former school bus, is parked alongside the outside walls of La Fortuna’s former bull fighting…

Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Celebrate Independence Day in Costa Rica with these events

The Tico Times - September 11, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 15, Costa Rica will celebrate 198 years of independence. The Culture Ministry (MCJ) has prepared a wide array of activities aimed at celebrating Costa…

It’s official: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica
Music
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It’s official: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 28, 2019

Everybody, rock your body: The Backstreet Boys are coming to Costa Rica. The mega-popular U.S. boy band has announced its DNA World Tour includes a performance at Parque…

Backstreet Boys world tour may be coming to Costa Rica in 2020
Music
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Music
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Backstreet Boys world tour may be coming to Costa Rica in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 26, 2019

Everybody, rock your body: The Backstreet Boys may be coming to Costa Rica. The mega-popular U.S. boy band has received authorization to perform at Parque Viva on…

Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica initiative aims to create greener cities

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 20, 2019

A new Costa Rican initiative aims to improve quality of life by protecting and promoting green spaces in the country’s biggest cities. The Biodiver_City Project, a partnership…

‘Caracol Cruzando’ shows emigration from Costa Rica through the eyes of a child
Costa Rican Films
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Costa Rican Films
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‘Caracol Cruzando’ shows emigration from Costa Rica through the eyes of a child

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 13, 2019

"Caracol Cruzando" is a short animated film that portrays immigration through the eyes of a child. Director and animator Pamela Maria Chavez, a Costa Rican now living…