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PHOTOS: Cuba as it was – A glimpse of life before the US arrives
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Cuba as it was – A glimpse of life before the US arrives

The Washington Post - July 28, 2015

HAVANA — In Havana, the U.S. flag is flying for the first time in 54 years. Before this past week's historic resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba,…

PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTO REPORT: The 191st anniversary of the Annexation of Nicoya is a hot, lively affair

Andrés Madrigal - July 27, 2015

See also: Water protests greet Costa Rica's Solís in Nicoya during annual festival On Saturday, the people of Costa Rica’s northwestern province of Guanacaste dusted off their cowboy boots…

PHOTOS: Costa Rica Fire Department celebrates its 150th anniversary
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Costa Rica Fire Department celebrates its 150th anniversary

Alberto Font - July 26, 2015

The Costa Rican Fire Department celebrated on Sunday its 150th anniversary with an event at the Plaza de la Cultura in downtown San José. Activities included a concert…

PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic
Fourth of July
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Fourth of July
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PHOTOS: The American Colony’s 55th annual Fourth of July picnic

Alberto Font - July 5, 2015

United States citizens and their Costa Rican friends and family celebrated U.S. Independence Day at the 4th of July picnic at Cervecería Costa Rica in Alajuela on Saturday. Organized by…

PHOTO REPORT: University of Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day
Environment
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Environment
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PHOTO REPORT: University of Costa Rica celebrates World Environment Day

Alberto Font - June 5, 2015

As part of the celebrations for World Environment Day 2015, the University of Costa Rica in San José held a full day of automobile-free activities. Students and teachers were encouraged…

PHOTO GALLERY: A changing tide for Costa Rica’s artisanal fishing communities
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTO GALLERY: A changing tide for Costa Rica’s artisanal fishing communities

Thomas Enderlin - April 2, 2015

Adrian Arguijo Valdez is an artisanal fisherman. His weathered hands are a testament to countless years of direct exposure to sun and wind on the Golfo de…

PHOTOS: A Holy Week children’s procession in Heredia
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: A Holy Week children’s procession in Heredia

Alberto Font - April 1, 2015

As part of Costa Rica's Easter Holy Week activities, the Church of Santo Domingo de Heredia on Tuesday held an annual procession that featured kids as leading…

PHOTO ESSAY: Barrio Amón Shoe Repair Shop
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTO ESSAY: Barrio Amón Shoe Repair Shop

Alberto Font - February 12, 2015

On the corner of 7th Avenue and 3A Street in downtown San José, sits one of the oldest and few remaining shoe repair shops in the city. Although it has…

PHOTOS: National Rugby Championship has its winners
Photos and Video
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Photos and Video
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PHOTOS: National Rugby Championship has its winners

Alberto Font - September 9, 2014

The  French-Costa Rican School in Concepción de Tres Ríos, east of San José, hosted the National Rugby Championship Sunday. In the men's league Stag Rugby Football Club took…

Photos: A visit to a Costa Rican Cabécar indigenous community
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Around Costa Rica
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Photos: A visit to a Costa Rican Cabécar indigenous community

Alberto Font - July 19, 2014

SAN JOSÉ CABÉCAR, Limón – Visiting the San José Cabécar indigenous community, located in the mountains of Talamanca, Limón, is not something many people have the chance…