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Five reasons to take a night tour through the Sierpe mangroves
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Five reasons to take a night tour through the Sierpe mangroves

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 2, 2019

SIERPE, Puntarenas — Costa Rica’s southwest is home to one of the biggest mangrove reserves in Central America. The Térraba-Sierpe National Wetlands house thousands of acres of…

Sittin’ by the dock of the Golfo
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Sittin’ by the dock of the Golfo

The Tico Times - March 27, 2019

Our Southern Zone Deep Dive continues, with our journalists getting in touch with the cultural heritage of San Vito, exploring the mangroves of Sierpe by night, basking…

Announcing The Tico Times’ next Deep Dive: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Announcing The Tico Times’ next Deep Dive: Costa Rica’s Southern Zone

The Tico Times - February 22, 2019

In late 2018, The Tico Times began something new: taking our entire editorial team on week-long visits to Costa Rican communities far beyond the Central Valley. By…

Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Costa Rica ‘Social circus’ Helps Kids
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Deep Dive: Costa Rica ‘Social circus’ Helps Kids

Duncan Anderson - January 30, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — Max Barnaby's "Circo Caribe" is a social intervention. Four years ago, The National Program for the Development of the Performing Arts (PROARTE) expressed…

Puerto Viejo Costa Rica: Speeding Killing Animals & Reshaping Mobility
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo Costa Rica: Speeding Killing Animals & Reshaping Mobility

Duncan Anderson - January 24, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — Upgrades to Route 256 in Limón, the main road stretching 20 kilometers through several South-Caribbean tourist towns, has raised far-reaching questions about the benefits…

Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica : A fight to preserve culture
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica : A fight to preserve culture

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 17, 2019

PUERTO VIEJO, Limón — On Costa Rica’s southern Caribbean coast, you’re equally as likely to find a restaurant serving rice-and-bean as you are to find one cooking  gallo…

Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive
Tico Times Deep Dive
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Rough edges and rich culture: Our Puerto Viejo Deep Dive

The Tico Times - January 15, 2019

Puerto Viejo isn’t for everyone. If you need your beach vacation to be peppered with air-conditioned rooms and restaurants; if you can’t comfortably share your room with…

Santa Teresa Deep Dive: A murder shatters the illusion of safety
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Tico Times Deep Dive
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Santa Teresa Deep Dive: A murder shatters the illusion of safety

Alissa Grosskopf - December 22, 2018

Santa Teresa was taken over by crowds, dressed in white and carrying flowers to the beach. They laid them on the sand as a gesture to mourn…