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Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!
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Canada
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Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!

The Tico Times - October 12, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at The Tico Times! Whether you’re celebrating in Costa Rica or in the Great White North, we hope you have a…

The national symbols of Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The national symbols of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 15, 2020

The national symbols of Costa Rica represent the country, its people and its traditions. The Coat of Arms (National Shield): Declared as a national symbol in 1948…

Google recognizes Independence Day with Costa Rican flag
Independence Day
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Independence Day
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Google recognizes Independence Day with Costa Rican flag

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 15, 2020

Today, in honor of Independence Day, you'll find the Costa Rican flag billowing proudly on Google's homepage. The image only shows up for Google users currently in Costa…

The National Anthem of Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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The National Anthem of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 15, 2020

As Costa Rica celebrates its Independence Day, we explore the history and meaning behind its national anthem, "Himno Nacional de Costa Rica." The history behind the National…

Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica celebrates Independence Day

The Tico Times - September 15, 2020

Happy Independence Day from all of us at The Tico Times! Today, Costa Rica celebrates 199 years of independence. It's a joyous day across the country, as…

Costa Rica declares December 1 as holiday celebrating abolition of army
Holidays
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Holidays
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Costa Rica declares December 1 as holiday celebrating abolition of army

AFP and The Tico Times - May 20, 2020

Costa Rica has declared December 1 as a national holiday in commemoration of Army Abolition Day. On that date in 1948, then-President José Figueres Ferrer abolished the…

Happy Passover from The Tico Times
Holidays
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Holidays
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Happy Passover from The Tico Times

Tico Times - April 8, 2020

Why is Wednesday night different from all other nights? It's the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, when people in Costa Rica and around the world…

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Tico Times!
Holidays
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Holidays
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Happy Valentine’s Day from The Tico Times!

The Tico Times - February 14, 2020

Dear Costa Rica, Roses are red Violets are blue Pura Vida to me And Happy Valentine's Day to you * * * * [caption id="attachment_131569" align="aligncenter" width="700"]…

WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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WATCH: Making tamales in Costa Rica

Andrés Madrigal - December 19, 2019

Originally published on Dec. 16, 2015. Doña Flor Arguedas, 71, has been making tamales since she was 22. That was the year she got married. Her new…

Where to eat an authentic Thanksgiving meal in Costa Rica
Holidays
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Holidays
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Where to eat an authentic Thanksgiving meal in Costa Rica

Nate Doughty - November 27, 2019

While Costa Rica doesn’t officially recognize the Thanksgiving holiday, thousands of Ticos every year still partake in the U.S. tradition by gathering with friends and family to…