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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…

We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning
#MeToo
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#MeToo
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We want them alive: Costa Rica’s reckoning

The Tico Times - August 13, 2018

I can’t stop thinking about them. María and Arancha. Arancha and María. They were murdered in a country I love. They were women, doing things I’ve done dozens of…

The dark side of Nicaragua
No Sugar Please
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No Sugar Please
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The dark side of Nicaragua

Álvaro Murillo - July 5, 2018

On November 2016 I published a piece at Semanario Universidad entitled “Nicaragua, at the border of dictatorship” and I remember that many friends, contacts and readers criticized…

Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica
¿Y vos qué harás?
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¿Y vos qué harás?
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Tico Times readers share their goals for Costa Rica

The Tico Times - May 15, 2018

Last week we shared some videos of our team telling you what we’ll do in the upcoming four years with the change of the new government and…

Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?
Op-Ed
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Op-Ed
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Everyone loves Costa Rican seafood – but how was it caught?

Jorge Jiménez - May 11, 2018

"Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. There's uh, shrimp-kabobs,…

Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’
Opinion
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Opinion
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Costa Rica’s Oscar Arias: ‘Oliver North and the NRA deserve each other’

Oscar Arias - May 10, 2018

People who have been honest, just and compassionate deserve every second chance they can get – but how bitter it is when people who have inflicted only…