Costa Rica announced 10 new coronavirus-related deaths over the past day for a total of 314, according to official data released Tuesday afternoon by the Health Ministry.
Despite the long holiday weekend, coronavirus-related restrictions led to absolutely non-existent sales at many local businesses, the Costa Rican Chamber of Commerce said.
While we here at The Tico Times usually share sloth photos on Sundays, today we're celebrating a day early.
Happy Mother's Day to all our readers.
In this Mother's Day edition of our Calendar, check out live music, art, dining and a Pancha Carrasco celebration (what's that? Read on).
A Costa Rican mother might run around town with her baby in her arms, while a Gringa might be more relaxed about letting her baby play in the dirt. It’s all summed up by the common phrase cada loco con su tema: every nut has his own pet subject. It’s especially true for parents, who are crazy with love.
"In the end, my hospital stay was barely over 24 hours — a success in my book. Would I recommend it to a friend? It depends on the friend." Tico Times Managing Editor Jill Replogle shares her experience giving birth at Costa Rica's Hospital Calderón Guardia.
Chila's baby is the first ocelot born in captivity here and reason for boasting. Ocelots are on the endangered species list; these small spotted cats are losing ground as their territory is given over to encroaching urban life.
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