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Golfo Dulce: The Sweet Gulf of Costa Rica
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Southern Zone
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Golfo Dulce: The Sweet Gulf of Costa Rica

Todd Staley - July 2, 2019

The Golfo Dulce, in the southern zone of Costa Rica, is one of a handful of tropical fjords in the world and by many aspects a magical…

Wild and untamed: Our Southern Zone Deep Dive
Southern Zone
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Southern Zone
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Wild and untamed: Our Southern Zone Deep Dive

The Tico Times - April 9, 2019

Costa Rica’s Southern Zone is one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, beloved by travelers from around the planet. It’s also Costa Rica’s poorest. The…

Sittin’ by the dock of the Golfo
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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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
Tico Times Deep Dive
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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…

Tico Times #TBT: The train in Golfito
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Pic of the Day
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Tico Times #TBT: The train in Golfito

The Tico Times - November 1, 2018

This is a major throwback with an old photo from our archives. Stay tuned for more every Thursday.

U.S. donates new station, speed boat to Costa Rica’s Coast Guard
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. donates new station, speed boat to Costa Rica’s Coast Guard

L. Arias - May 30, 2017

President Luis Guillermo Solís officially inaugurated a new Coast Guard station in the southern Pacific, donated by the U.S. Southern Command. The new $2.5 million facility spans…

President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village
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Costa Rica
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President Solís inaugurates first phase of long-awaited Golfito Marina Village

The Tico Times - April 21, 2017

GOLFITO, Puntarenas — The president of Costa Rica flew into Golfito on Friday to inaugurate the first phase of a dream a dozen years in the making,…

Authorities detain Cuban migrants, boat captain in the Southern Zone
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Authorities detain Cuban migrants, boat captain in the Southern Zone

AFP - January 12, 2017

Costa Rican authorities detained five Cuban migrants who entered Costa Rican waters in a launch without complying with Immigration controls, the Public Security Ministry anounced Wednesday. The…

Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce
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Newsletter
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Open water swimmers race through Golfo Dulce

The Tico Times - September 12, 2015

Angélica Astorga (pictured), 18, of Cartago took home first place in the Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce 5-kilometer swim while Marco Barquero, 16, of Heredia won the…

Costa Rica takes custody of 3 suspected cocaine smugglers nabbed by US
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Crime
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Costa Rica takes custody of 3 suspected cocaine smugglers nabbed by US

The Tico Times - May 29, 2015

The Costa Rican Coast Guard on Thursday took custody of three Costa Rican men arrested by the U.S. Coast Guard earlier this month. The suspects were caught with nearly…

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