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Costa Rica’s oceans and Covid-19
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s oceans and Covid-19

Todd Staley - September 3, 2020

While we have all become prisoners of Covid-19, nature on the other hand is thriving. We are seeing examples all over the world of how quickly nature…

Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy
Fishing
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Fishing
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Opinion: Costa Rica’s dolphin hypocrisy

Todd Staley - May 25, 2020

The permanent smile mother nature seemed to put on their faces and their high intelligence are probably some of the reasons virtually everybody loves dolphins. Costa Rica…

Letter from the Editor: Costa Rica’s new normal
Opinion
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Opinion
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Letter from the Editor: Costa Rica’s new normal

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 23, 2020

Today's Costa Rica is notably different than the Costa Rica of two weeks ago. Costa Rica, a country renowned for its biodiversity, has closed its national parks.…

Letter from the Editor: Visiting Costa Rica during the coronavirus pandemic
Opinion
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Opinion
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Letter from the Editor: Visiting Costa Rica during the coronavirus pandemic

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 13, 2020

We've received numerous questions over the past several days from readers asking if they should cancel upcoming trips to Costa Rica due to coronavirus. Every situation is…

Costa Rica’s best beaches for retirement and living
Expat & Retirement Living
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Expat & Retirement Living
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Costa Rica’s best beaches for retirement and living

Christopher Howard - January 29, 2020

If you are beach person, then Costa Rica is definitely worthy of consideration for where to retire. The Central American country is famous for its beautiful tropical…

Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.
Editorial
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Editorial
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Letter to the Editor: We are students in Monteverde. This is why we are striking against climate change.

Grace Pender, Thony Porras and Amaro Solís Quinn - September 24, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source in Costa Rica. Our readers regularly submit editorials and responses to our articles. Send us…

Letter to the Editor: Join the 2019 Global Climate Strike, Friday Sept. 20
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Join the 2019 Global Climate Strike, Friday Sept. 20

Maura Stephens - September 18, 2019

Calling all “ex-pats” to take our part in the worldwide actions, right here in Costa Rica.  Here in Costa Rica, immigrants from North America and Europe (or…

Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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Letter to the Editor: Fueling fears of a Hispanic invasion

Julio Noboa - August 13, 2019

The Tico Times is proud to be an independent, English-language news source. We want to hear your take on the latest news in Costa Rica, or issues…

The rise of the #metoo movement through the eyes of two Costa Rican teenage girls
Editorial
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Editorial
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The rise of the #metoo movement through the eyes of two Costa Rican teenage girls

Fiorella Bolaños Gutierrez and Maia Madrigal Frid - June 14, 2019

Women are speaking up like never before, telling their stories about sexual abuse and harassment, holding some of the most powerful people in Costa Rica accountable, including…

Lifeguards call for help in Costa Rica: support their work in Osa
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Lifeguards call for help in Costa Rica: support their work in Osa

Perry Gladstone - October 20, 2018

Over the last four years, the Lifeguards of Costa Ballena have performed 240 in-water rescues, administered first aid 100 times and prevented thousands of incidents along the…