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Jean Marc Calvet, part III: Leaving Marco behind
Artists
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Artists
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Jean Marc Calvet, part III: Leaving Marco behind

Elizabeth Lang - May 18, 2018

This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet: a man whose complex life, obscurities and misfortunes overwhelmed him while living in Costa Rica in…

Jean Marc Calvet, part II: Fighting against Marco
Artists
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Artists
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Jean Marc Calvet, part II: Fighting against Marco

Elizabeth Lang - May 12, 2018

This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet: a man whose complex life, obscurities and misfortunes overwhelmed him while living in Costa Rica in…

Jean Marc Calvet, part I: Getting to know Marco
Artists
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Artists
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Jean Marc Calvet, part I: Getting to know Marco

Elizabeth Lang - April 14, 2018

This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet – a man whose complex life and misfortunes overwhelmed him while he was living in Costa Rica…

5 questions for a French artist in Costa Rica: Jacques Hervot
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a French artist in Costa Rica: Jacques Hervot

Elizabeth Lang - March 4, 2018

Jacques Hervot found art by chance, as a hobby; afterwards, it became his profession. The French artist, who now lives in Costa Rica, had always found art…

From France to Costa Rica: ‘Costa Rica is so privileged’
The World in Costa Rica
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The World in Costa Rica
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From France to Costa Rica: ‘Costa Rica is so privileged’

Elizabeth Lang - February 11, 2018

Using art as en excuse to travel the world has become French curator Emmanuel Javogue’s way of life. On a quest to determine the uniqueness and essential…

Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José
Airlines
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Airlines
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Air France to start direct flights between Paris and San José

Zach Dyer - April 15, 2016

Air France announced new direct flights between Paris and San José on Thursday. Travelers can go from buenos días to bonjour twice a week on Boeing 777-300s starting…

Costa Rica honors French terror victims in Parque Francia
Crime
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Crime
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Costa Rica honors French terror victims in Parque Francia

Lindsay Fendt - November 19, 2015

Flowers and candles still surround the monument in San José's Parque Francia to honor the victims of last Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris. According to the French Embassy in…

France launches new airstrikes on Syria and more anti-terrorism raids in France
Crime
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Crime
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France launches new airstrikes on Syria and more anti-terrorism raids in France

Missy Ryan, Anthony Faiola and Brian Murphy | The Washington Post - November 17, 2015

PARIS -- France and Russia launched a punishing wave of attacks against Islamic State targets in Syria on Tuesday, as French leaders invoked an emergency pact to…

At least 120 killed in Paris attacks; No Ticos reported killed or wounded, consulate says
Crime
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Crime
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At least 120 killed in Paris attacks; No Ticos reported killed or wounded, consulate says

AFP and The Tico Times - November 13, 2015

PARIS, France -- At least 120 people were killed in a wave of attacks across Paris on Friday, and more than 200 were injured, including 80 seriously, a…

Costa Rica’s Under-17 team upsets France to advance to World Cup quarterfinals
La Sele
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La Sele
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Costa Rica’s Under-17 team upsets France to advance to World Cup quarterfinals

Michael Krumholtz - October 30, 2015

The Costa Rica Under-17 team is doing its best "La Sele" impression with a surprising run in the World Cup. After Thursday's dramatic penalty shootout win over France,…

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