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Despite reports, Costa Rica continues to not be an island
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Tico Times Shade
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Despite reports, Costa Rica continues to not be an island

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 23, 2019

Despite recent reports to the contrary, The Tico Times has confirmed that Costa Rica is not an island. This news contradicts a chyron displayed on Monday morning's…

Earthquake in Costa Rica was ‘un despiche total,’ Tico says
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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Earthquake in Costa Rica was ‘un despiche total,’ Tico says

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 26, 2019

Leave it to Costa Ricans to turn an unnerving nighttime earthquake into immediate fodder for a nationwide joke. After a magnitude 6.7 earthquake rattled the country at…

Costa Rica wins prestigious award for road quality
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica wins prestigious award for road quality

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 1, 2019

Costa Rica has won the Global Road Achievement Award, awarded annually by the International Road Federation (IRF), the organization announced Monday. Patrick Sankey, the IRF President and…

Best press release ever? Uber finds 10 Tico names that include the company’s name
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Uber
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Best press release ever? Uber finds 10 Tico names that include the company’s name

The Tico Times - August 14, 2018

The Tico Times gets a lot of press releases from PR firms. A lot. Some are interesting, some are downright bland, but every now and then we…

6 tweets that prove Costa Rica can find humor in anything – even an earthquake
Earthquake
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Earthquake
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6 tweets that prove Costa Rica can find humor in anything – even an earthquake

The Tico Times - November 13, 2017

Much has been made for years – including in a recent National Geographic cover story – of Costa Rica's position at our near the top of various international happiness…

Costa Rica meme makers, we applaud you
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica meme makers, we applaud you

The Tico Times - December 31, 2015

While there weren't as many major political scandals in Costa Rica in 2015 as in years past, there still was plenty of material for Ticos to do what…

Costa Ricans react to FIFA scandal like every other scandal: with memes
Fútbol
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Fútbol
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Costa Ricans react to FIFA scandal like every other scandal: with memes

The Tico Times - May 28, 2015

Ticos certainly are no strangers to corruption scandals. In fact, they've even put two of their own presidents in jail (albeit briefly). So they've developed a collective defense…