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‘Costa Rican hot springs’ makes an awfully nice mantra
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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‘Costa Rican hot springs’ makes an awfully nice mantra

The Tico Times - March 22, 2018

If you live in Costa Rica and your employer observes Holy Week, you may be only two days away from this. If you don't have Costa Rican hot…

UPDATE: Canadian girl thought missing in Costa Rica found
Crime
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Crime
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UPDATE: Canadian girl thought missing in Costa Rica found

The Tico Times - August 7, 2015

UPDATE Aug. 7, 3:20 p.m.: On Friday afternoon the family of Alysson Mercier posted on Facebook that she had been found. https://www.facebook.com/HelpFindAlyssonMercier/posts/953420661385101 Original post continues here. Relatives…

Rescuers find missing tourists in mountainous area near Arenal Volcano
Missing hiker
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Missing hiker
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Rescuers find missing tourists in mountainous area near Arenal Volcano

L. Arias - March 15, 2015

Search teams on Saturday rescued two foreign tourists who were reported missing Friday after failing to return from a hike in a mountainous area in the Alajuela canton…

Kalambu combines a waterpark with thermal pools
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Business
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Kalambu combines a waterpark with thermal pools

The Tico Times - September 26, 2014

When we picture waterparks, we think of shining afternoons – days so bright and hot that the water ripples with sunlight. Children splash with élan, parents soak…

National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone
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Business
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National Police announce operation to combat crime wave in Costa Rica’s Northern Zone

L. Arias - September 4, 2014

Responding to pressure from residents in Costa Rica's Northern Zone, who say they increasingly have become targets for assaults and robberies, the Public Security Ministry announced Thursday that it had conducted…

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7 tourists injured as suspension bridge fails in La Fortuna

The Tico Times - August 18, 2014

The night ended badly last Friday after several tourists were injured when a hanging bridge collapsed in the popular tourist destination of La Fortuna, in northern Costa Rica. Seven people were…

Crime
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Suspects in alleged rape of US tourist released

The Tico Times - July 16, 2014

Four suspects arrested Tuesday for the alleged rape of a U.S. university student from Wisconsin have been released, according to the Prosecutor’s Office. The Prosecutor’s Office in…

Crime
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Costa Rica police arrest 4 suspects in alleged rape of US tourist

The Tico Times - July 15, 2014

UPDATE, Wednesday, July 16, 2014: Police released all four suspects later the same day due to a lack of evidence. Read the updated story here. Original story…

Update: US woman allegedly raped in tourist town La Fortuna
Crime
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Crime
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Update: US woman allegedly raped in tourist town La Fortuna

The Tico Times - July 14, 2014

Second update, Wednesday, July 16, 2014: There have been several developments in this story since it was first published. Read the latest here.  Update Monday, 2:41 p.m.:…

Just hanging out for Semana Santa
Colorful frogs
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Colorful frogs
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Just hanging out for Semana Santa

The Tico Times - April 17, 2014

A red-eyed tree frog hangs from a plant near La Fortuna in northeast Costa Rica. The red-eyed tree frog has become a Costa Rican icon as a…

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