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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

Katherine Stanley - 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

Elizabeth Lang - 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…

Nicaragua’s primal scream
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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Nicaragua’s primal scream

Tim Rogers / Univision - April 21, 2018

This time feels different. There's an energy I haven't felt before. A sense of urgency. A groundswell. The people of Nicaragua aren't afraid anymore. Now the government…

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 Costa Rica: This is just getting started
Elections 2018
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Elections 2018
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Dear Costa Rica: This is just getting started

Bernardo Montes de Oca - March 31, 2018

I usually turn in my column to my editor-in-chief well ahead of time. This time around I'll admit that, just like those homework assignments we used to…

We need to take a second look at our assumptions about gay marriage
Op-ed
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Op-ed
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We need to take a second look at our assumptions about gay marriage

Julio Noboa - March 29, 2018

The recent ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights confirming the marital rights of LGBTQ people has elicited multiple responses throughout Latin America, with some welcoming…

Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica
Opinion
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Opinion
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Trouble in paradise: LGBTQ rights debate divides Costa Rica

Jorge Solano - March 26, 2018

The idea of Costa Rica as an oasis for gay and transgender people in Central America vanished in a single day. The perception that Costa Rica was…

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