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There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it
Journalism
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Journalism
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There was a problem at the polls in Costa Rica – and I was part of it

Alexander Villegas - April 5, 2018

There was a problem at the polls this Sunday that didn’t get coverage from the press, and that’s because the press was the problem. I was part…

Dear Jonathan Harris: How The Tico Times shaped my life
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En paz descanse
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Dear Jonathan Harris: How The Tico Times shaped my life

Elizabeth Lang - August 3, 2017

It’s August 2014: I'm two months out of high school, only 18 years old, with no idea of what I want to study and what I’ll do…

Women leaders who’ve inspired us this year – and their secret powers
International Women's Day
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International Women's Day
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Women leaders who’ve inspired us this year – and their secret powers

Elizabeth Lang - March 8, 2017

Today is International Women’s Day, a day on which we call for respect for women's rights and celebrate women’s continual efforts to improve our world. At a…

A message to women: ‘Don’t be the one clipping your own wings’
Journalism
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Journalism
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A message to women: ‘Don’t be the one clipping your own wings’

Katherine Stanley - March 6, 2017

Step one if you want to interview Mariana Santos? Figure out where in the world she is. And no, following her on Facebook won’t help much. As…

At 60, The Tico Times celebrates tradition — and reinvention
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happy birthday tico times
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At 60, The Tico Times celebrates tradition — and reinvention

Katherine Stanley - May 18, 2016

[caption id="attachment_93725" align="alignright" width="212"] The Tico Times[/caption] Of all the stories The Tico Times has reported in its six decades of publication, one of the most remarkable is…

The Tico Times Circulation Department and a lost newspaper way of life
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happy birthday tico times
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The Tico Times Circulation Department and a lost newspaper way of life

Dery Dyer - May 18, 2016

We are proud to share this reflection from our former Editor and Publisher Dery Dyer, daughter of Tico Times Founder Elisabeth Dyer and Publisher Richard Dyer, as…

Costa Rica lacks a freedom of information law but still ranks high in press freedom
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica lacks a freedom of information law but still ranks high in press freedom

Zach Dyer - May 3, 2016

Costa Rica doesn’t have a freedom of information law but that hasn’t kept the country from achieving the highest rank in the Americas for press freedom, according…

Crime
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Yet another Veracruz journalist is kidnapped, tortured and killed in Mexico

AFP - February 10, 2016

https://twitter.com/El_Universal_Mx/status/697437409416335360 PUEBLA, Mexico – Authorities have identified a woman's body dumped on a road in central Mexico as a reporter who was kidnapped by gunmen, the latest assault against a…

Al Jazeera America news channel to close up shop
Business
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Business
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Al Jazeera America news channel to close up shop

Paul Farhi | The Washington Post - January 13, 2016

Al Jazeera America, the low-rated cable news network that sought to take on Fox News and CNN, will shut down operations at the end of April, less…

John Ross and the responsibility of being a ‘rebel reporter’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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John Ross and the responsibility of being a ‘rebel reporter’

David Boddiger - December 18, 2015

Anyone who’s done a lot of journalism work in Latin America in the past 30 years has likely bumped into the late John Ross at some point.…

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